The Perse School Singapore

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Everything you need to know about The Perse School Singapore

Perse College Preparatory School Dr. Stephen Perse, a fellow of Gonville and Caius College, founded Cambridge’s oldest surviving secondary school in 1615. He began his career as a theologian before becoming a medical lecturer practicing physician and made much of his money by investing in land and property and financing others’ ventures. Singapore gets chosen as the location for The Perse School’s first foreign branch. Strong collaboration ties with our Cambridge counterparts enable us to provide a challenging and comprehensive curriculum to ensure that our academic achievements mirror the famous educational experiences of The Perse School Singapore.

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The Perse School, founded in 1615 by Stephen Perse MD, a Fellow of Gonville and Caius College at Cambridge, is the oldest surviving Cambridge school.


The Perse School Singapore is a British school that follows the Cambridge International Primary Programme and will open for additional years in August 2022. Beginning in August 2022 with Year 7, the school will provide Key Stage 1 (ages 5 to 7), Key Stage 2 (ages 7 to 11), and Key Stage 3 (ages 11-13). There is a healthy mix of academic excellence and character development for each student. The Perse School Singapore offers a comprehensive and balanced academic curriculum with enough time for games, Cocurricular activities, and social development. Subject Specific Teachers begin teaching each subject in Year 3.

Subject offered:

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Chinese
  • Science
  • History
  • Geography
  • Digital Literacy
  • Global Perspectives
  • Music
  • Physical Education
  • Art & Creativity
  • Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education (PSHEE)

Extra-Curricular Activities:

Extra-Curricular Activities, or ECAs, are a vital aspect of life at The Perse. Active, Creative, and Academic ECAs are the three types of ECAs we provide.

Our students are encouraged to participate in at least one ECA every term throughout their academic years. We provide ECA sessions on a term basis to allow our students to enhance and expand their knowledge. Chess, Trinity Speech & Drama, and Scouts are core ECAs examples. Dodgeball, Multisport, Knitting, Debate Club, and many more ECAs are examples.

Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 3.45 pm to 4.45 pm, the Extra-Curricular Activity Programs operate during lunchtime or after school.

Programs taught by our professors are usually free of charge. However, classes taught by other vendors cost between $140-$270 each term.

Our Values, Vision, and Mission:

“To Love Learning & Strive For The Greater Good” is the Perse School’s purpose. Our goal is to establish a British International School in Singapore that brings over 400 years of heritage, values, and educational achievement. To get this vision to life, The Perse will:

(a) Encourage academic success by providing a rigorous curriculum, excellent instruction, and a culture of intellectual curiosity and scholarship.

(b) Foster the development of happy, balanced, and thoughtful students by providing a nurturing pastoral environment that fits individual needs.

(c) Provide a well-rounded education with various curricular activities that foster life skills, character, and perspective.

(d) Promote an understanding of life’s spiritual dimension and the formation of a moral framework.

(e) Provide workers with high-quality professional development to ensure personal and institutional growth.

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