St Mary’s School is the leading independent day and boarding school for girls aged 3-18 in Cambridge.
Discover more about how to join our Preschool. Junior School, Senior School or Sixth Form.
A safe, welcoming environment in which your daughter can learn, play and discover.
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.
Explore the latest news from our Preschool, Junior School, Senior School and Sixth Form.
If you are looking for Year 9 entry we offer the option for prospective students currently in Year 6 and 7 to sit our Year 9 Pre-tester assessment. Gaining a Year 9 place of entry, gives these girls peace of mind that their future plans for GCSE and A Level studies are secure.
Please read the further details below on joining us in Year 9. If you do need any further information, please contact our admissions team.
We can't wait to welcome you,
Charlotte Avery, Headmistress
Our annual entrance assessment is held every year on the last Saturday of January.
The Year 6 assessment comprises:
The Year 7 assessment comprises:
The Year 6 online adaptive assessment covers the following four key areas:
More about assessment
Simply complete an online application form and submit a registration fee. As part of the application process, our admissions team will be in touch with you to request a Headteacher reference and a copy of your daughter's latest school report.
Access the teacher talks, videos and content shared at our recent online Open Event for Senior School. Talks include:
Request on-demand access now
Join our Admissions Team for a tour of our Senior School facilities.
“St Mary’s has impacted my life in ways I cannot describe. The staff and pupils have created an environment that allows you to thrive in all of your endeavours! The friends I have made at St Mary’s will be my best friends for life.”
Kirsty T, St John's College School and St Mary's Alumna
“St Mary’s was such a loving, caring school that I couldn't have been happier to have spent five years at!”
Annabel Q. St John's alumna, St Mary's Sports Captain, now studying at York University
“The teaching, support and culture at St Mary’s enabled both our girls to succeed in accessing sought after university courses.”
St John's College School Parent, reflecting on their St Mary's experience
Discover the advantages of an all girls' school
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Request a copy of our prospectus
For girls aged 11 to 16
Read our latest Independent Schools Inspection Report.
Explore our wide selection of GCSE/IGCSE options
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