Our setting

Our Sixth Form Centre is a dynamic, safe space in the heart of Cambridge.

Set in the heart of Cambridge, our Sixth Form is housed in historic buildings, surrounded by tranquil grounds, close to Cambridge University Botanic Garden. We strive to create an inspiring, dynamic learning environment for our students.

Our location

Sixth Form Centre

Our Sixth Form Centre at No.2 Brookside is just a few minutes walk from our Senior School and boarding accommodation at Mary Ward House.

Sixth Form Tour

Join Ruth Taylor, our former Head of Sixth Form to tour our Sixth Form facilities in the heart of Cambridge.

Our Sixth Form Centre is a secure, welcoming environment, perfect for developing independence during the Sixth Form. It includes:

  • Dedicated subject classrooms for teaching Business Studies, Economics and Psychology
  • A silent study room
  • A social study and computer room
  • An extensive careers and Higher Education advice suite
  • A spacious common room and bright kitchen
  • A gym and dance studio

Art @ No.47

For Art and Design students, No. 47, our dedicated Art and Photography Centre on Bateman Street, provides four art teaching spaces, a Sixth Form study space, a dark room and a photography studio.

Drama and Music

Drama students love working in our Drama studio, and have use of our full-size stage in Senior School for productions, curricula performances, and Speech and Drama examinations.

Our Music facilities provide magnificent views across the Botanic Gardens and include a large teaching room with keyboard workstations, an additional room for A Level Music studies and individual rooms for peripatetic Music teaching.


In 2015, Dame Mary Archer opened our innovative new science hub, acknowledging its “triumph of aesthetic appeal”. Our light, bright and airy laboratories offer the perfect setting in which to inspire our girls to expand their understanding of the world through science.

Here the engineers, medics, inventors and scientists of tomorrow ignite their dreams for the future.


We offer state-of-the-art sports facilities at Long Road, developed in partnership with Homerton College, part of the University of Cambridge.

Our Senior School gymnasium is the ideal arena for indoor sports such as badminton, gymnastics and dance. We also have an outdoor gym, table tennis, netball and tennis courts.

Students have the opportunity to excel in Rowing, with access to expert coaching and facilities at the St Mary's Boathouse on the River Cam.