OP News Autumn/Winter 2021

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SCHOOL THANK FEATURE NEWS YOU

YOUR IMPACT 2020–21 THANK YOU to all our generous donors, volunteers and supporters – your support this year has made a significant difference to the lives of students both at The Perse and beyond. An excellent education changes lives. Your generosity has enabled us to support around 100 pupils this year through means-tested entrance and hardship bursaries, as well as working with over 3,000 pupils through our outreach projects.

WHAT DID YOU SUPPORT?

TOTAL

“The five years that I spent at The Perse provided a fantastic education and access to a wealth of opportunities that would have been far beyond my reach otherwise. I would like to say how incredibly grateful I am to the supporters of the bursary scheme. Your generosity of a Perse education is a gift which I will benefit from for years to come.”

£218,783

–BURSARY RECIPIENT Bursaries: 56%

We are also grateful to the many OPs who volunteer their time and expertise to The Perse. Incredibly, over 250 people have raised their hand to volunteering on Alumnet. Volunteers contribute by giving talks to students, serving on the Development Advisory Group, and by participating in careers events, university choice sessions, and much more.

HOW YOU MADE A DIFFERENCE THIS YEAR

Buildings: 1% O utreach: 1% Unrestricted: 37% Other: 5%

WHO GAVE TO THE PERSE? Philanthropic Donors 2020–2021

20% of bursary recipients received 100%

Almost 100 pupils supported

BURSARIES

with BURSARIES

TOTAL

391 GIFTS Established a RESEARCH AWARD 22 additional HARDSHIP

FOR YEAR 9 pupils

BURSARIES as a result

across the country

of Covid-19 OPs: 62% Corporate: 1%

86 Old Perseans and

Current/former staff: 2%

£55,000 GIVEN

Friends of The Perse

Current parents: 19%

by parents of

VOLUNTEERED their

2021 Leavers

time to the School.

P ast parents and Friends of The Perse: 14% Other: 2%

THANK YOU to everyone who has supported us this year. If you would like to get involved, please contact PerseADO@perse.co.uk.

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