St Mary’s School is the leading independent day and boarding school for girls aged 4-18 in Cambridge.
Discover more about how to join our Junior School, Senior School or Sixth Form.
Every girl is valued, known and inspired in our supportive, dynamic community.
We empower girls to aim high as they prepare to follow inspiring future paths.
An exceptional place in which to live, learn and grow.
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To apply for a place, complete our application form online or download and return by post or email to our Admissions team. Please also pay the relevant application fee* at time of application.
The application fee is £75 for applications for students joining us this academic year. For applications where students will join us from September 2021 the application fee is £100 for day students and £150 for boarding applications. The application fee is not refundable and is payable when you submit the application form.
The application process typically begins at least 12 months prior to joining the school, although we are happy to consider later applications, as long as places are available in the relevant year group. We do offer a waiting list if the year group in question is full.
There is no formal deadline for applications to join our Junior School. We welcome applications all-year round.
For applications for Year 7 or Year 9, please complete our application form online or download and return it to our Admissions team by 13 December in the year prior to entry.
Applications for scholarships in Year 7 and Year 9 must also be received by 13 December in the year prior to entry.
Applications for Lower Sixth should be completed and returned by 15 November.
Applications for scholarships in Sixth Form must also be received by 15 November.
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