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Learn in historic Saffron Walden

A setting steeped in history. An education built for the future.

A great foundation for the future

Friendship, fun and discovery – the foundation for a lifelong love of learning

Learning and creativity go hand-in-hand

A creative community, where ideas, individuals and imaginations thrive

Welcome

“Set in the heart of Saffron Walden, our school is a creative community, where ideas, individuals and imaginations thrive. Our boys and girls share a willingness to experiment and question, to rise to the challenge ...”

Enriched learning

Exploring drama, the arts, music and sport is integral to learning here. From ballet to gardening, textiles to tennis – our enrichment activities encourage our pupils to collaborate, build confidence and discover new skills and interests.

Latest News

  • Grandmasters crowned at inaugural Foundation Chess Tournament

    Students from across the Stephen Perse Foundation enjoyed participating in the Foundation Chess Tournament. 

    13
    Feb
  • Year 5 tour the world-famous Globe theatre

    Year 5 at Dame Bradbury's enjoyed a wonderful trip to Shakespeare's Globe, learning all about the theatre.

    08
    Feb
  • Welcoming visitors from across the world to share expertise in innovative learning practices

    The Stephen Perse Foundation recently welcomed delegations from France, South Africa and China, to share our expertise and to coll...

    08
    Feb
  • Digital Awareness Fortnight at Dame Bradbury's

    Learning important lessons about online safety at Dame Bradbury's during Digital Awareness Fortnight.

    08
    Feb
  • Staying safe online with Digital Awareness UK

    Pupils from Dame Bradbury's and the Stephen Perse Junior School enjoyed learning lots about digital safety with Digital Awareness U...

    05
    Feb
  • Tudor Seafaring - a Year 5 collaboration day

    Year 5 pupils from the Stephen Perse Junior School and Dame Bradbury's enjoyed a Tudor collaboration day all about seafaring.

    05
    Feb
  • Learning life lessons through music

    Stephen Perse Junior School and Dame Bradbury's enjoyed a choral masterclass from choirmaster Dominic Ellis Peckham. 

    04
    Feb
  • Year 3 get to grips with our 'Active Planet'

    Year 3 enjoyed a drama workshop and a visit to Saffron Walden Museum as part of their 'Active Planet' topic.

    01
    Feb
  • U9 netball begin season with win

    Dame Bradbury's U9 netball team won their first game of the season.

    23
    Jan
  • World Food Wednesday introduces new cuisines

    World Food Wednesdays brings the Stephen Perse Foundation an opportunity to try new and exciting global foods and cuisines.

    10
    Jan
  • Meat Free Mondays return to the Foundation

    Meat Free Monday returns to the Stephen Perse Foundation throughout the Spring Term

    10
    Jan
  • National Young Mathematicians' Award Regional Winners

    Dame Bradbury's team are regional winners of the National Young Mathematicians' Awards 2018/19.

    17
    Dec
  • Dame B's blog

    Year 5 trip to Cornwall

    Year 5 enjoy the sun, sea and sand in Cornwall 

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