Our setting

We offer a dynamic, safe space in the heart of Cambridge.

The Sixth is housed in historic buildings, close to Cambridge University Botanic Garden. It is a welcoming, dynamic learning environment located just a few minutes walk from our Senior School and boarding accommodation at Mary Ward House.

Our location

Take a Tour

Join Robin Griffiths and some of our students to find out more about life and learning at The Sixth.

The Sixth Centre 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 studios, 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.


Dame Mary Archer opened our new science hub, acknowledging its “triumph of aesthetic appeal”. Our bright, airy laboratories offer the perfect setting for the engineers, medics, inventors and scientists of tomorrow to ignite their dreams for the future.


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

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

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