Inspiration and guidance plus superb teaching and a load of leadership opportunities. The perfect mix.

It’s the perfect place to enjoy growing intellectual, personal and social independence, with all the support you need to make the transition from school to university.

Our tutorial system ensures lots of individual attention but, more importantly, we encourage you to think for yourself and push your boundaries, instead of simply walking through the syllabus of your chosen subjects. Talking of choice, you can take A levels or the International Baccalaureate – our students get exceptional results in both and we were Sunday Times International Baccalaureate School of the Year 2010 as well as in 2013. Our IB results are in the top five in the UK and our A levels are similarly strong. Thirty per cent of our university applicants in 2012-13 had offers from Oxford or Cambridge –but, more importantly, our students are welcomed by a wide range of competitive universities and achieve a very high offer rate.

'This is a proper college, a bridge between school and university'

Sport, music, art and drama play a big part in college life and our enrichment programme could see you travelling to Kenya or Japan, trying out your entrepreneurial skills or taking part in a mock trial.

Whatever you want to do when you leave, you’ll be brilliantly prepared. Our alumni are welcomed everywhere from Oxbridge and America’s Ivy League to Central St Martins and the Royal College of Music.

  • Japanese Exchange 2015
    Our recent exchange trip to Japan provided a fantastic opportunity for some members of the Lower 6th to experience life in Japan...
  • English Schools Cross Country Championships
    Congratulations go to Melissa Dix in the 6th Form and Francesca Töpel in Year 8 who have both been selected to compete for Cambridgeshire in the English Schools Cross Country Championships...
  • Institute of Economic Affairs Conference
    6th Form students studying both Economics and Geography got the opportunity to attended a conference, with students from a multitude of other schools, run by the Institute of Economic Affairs at the Stephen Perse Foundation...
  • Lower 6th Philosophy Trip
    Lower 6th students studying A Level RS and IB Philosophy spent an enjoyable day in Cambridge on Friday 6 February, attending a lecture series by acclaimed philosopher Peter Vardy...
  • Crime and Forensic Linguistics: Inspire Me
    Speaker Dr Luna Filipovic, a forensic psycholinguist, supported by alumna and PhD student Elspeth Wilson, led the event at our new 6th form college building...

Sunday Times IB School of the Year 2010 & 2013

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Our programme of visiting speakers brings in individuals and groups to share fascinating careers/life stories , inspiring students, parents and alumni to think differently.

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