- Catherine Young
Cambridge University Opportunities (Year 12, various dates)
Year 12 & 13
First come, first served. Event takes place on Saturday 19 February 2022.
A competition for sixth-form students organised by the Department of Chemistry, designed to test chemical problem-solving skills and creativity. Teams of 3–5 students are challenged to solve chemistry-related questions and compete with other teams in real time.
Robinson Access Programme
Deadline: 17 December
An online programme for Year 12 students who want to explore academically-selective universities and super-curricular skills. Sessions will be held every three weeks after school from January to April.
Women in Maths
Deadline: 4 February. Event taking place 24--26 March
Teacher reference required.
A residential for Year 12 girls interested in studying Mathematics at selective universities. Students must be taking both A Level Maths and Further Maths / IB HL Maths Analysis and Approaches to be eligible for the event.
Humanities Writing Competition
Deadline: 18 March
Open to Y12 students with an interest in the humanities. Applicants will submit a written piece on one or more of the objects we have selected from the Girton College small antiques museum. An opportunity for research and writing beyond the curriculum; essays or creative responses (such as dramatic monologues or short stories) are equally welcome.