St Mary's Junior School

Empowering girls since 1898

We are delighted you are considering joining us.

Our caring, specialist teachers, will inspire your daughter’s love of learning and she will join a nurturing community, where courage, compassion and integrity are part of school life. Located in the heart of Cambridge, our School is rated excellent by the Independent Schools Inspectorate.

We warmly invite you to visit us, however, this collection of videos will allow you to explore some key aspects of life as a St Mary's girl.

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Music in Junior School

Hear more about all the musical opportunities on offer in Junior School.


Girls enjoy a wide variety of curriculum sports, clubs and competitions. Every girl is encouraged to lead an active, healthy lifestyle.

Want to know more?

If you would like any more information about joining St Mary's School, please contact our friendly Admissions Team.

The Place to be Me

The place to be me

The place to be me

The place to be me

The place to be me

Our ISI report 2022

Introducing our Preschool

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Miss Olivia Buchanan, Head of Juniors

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Quick facts
  • Students aged 3-11
  • All-girls' education
  • Preschool for 3-4 years
  • c.20 girls per class
  • Day and boarding
  • Mary Ward School


Open Events

Discover what makes St Mary's so special


What our students say ...

About art at St Mary's as part of our creative curriculum

What our students say ...

About sporting opportunities at St Mary's

“Their confidence has soared since joining St Mary's Junior School Cambridge. I feel like the School adds more value than any other independent school in Cambridge.”

Junior School parent 2019

“It’s a wonderful, dynamic and loving place and we have been truly blessed to have had the opportunity to send our girls here.”

Parent survey

“St Mary’s is a brilliant school with excellent staff. The head teacher is amazing, supportive and kind. My daughter has great respect for him. The teaching staff are wonderful and nurturing.”

Parent survey