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Bellerbys College Cambridge Find out how we will help you to become a great scientist or engineer

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Bellerbys Cambridge

Choose Cambridge to specialise in science and engineering

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Why choose Bellerbys College Cambridge?

Our students choose this College for:

  • The opportunity to learn alongside students with the same passion for STEM subjects
  • Our world-class laboratory and teaching facilities
  • Exciting enrichment visits to local science and technology businesses and research centres
  • The traditional British setting
  • Secure accommodation options

Our historic campus provides a beautiful setting for students aged 15+ who want to focus on STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and mathematics).

The College building includes state-of-the-art science laboratories and purpose-built classrooms.

The specialist mix of science, engineering, mathematics and IT subjects will give you an outstanding learning experience, as well as the opportunity to progress to a top university.

Through our distinctive Bellerbys Way ethos, we adapt our teaching style and British curriculum to the needs of international students.

We are especially proud of our student achievements in 2016:

  • 55% of A Level results were A* or A grades
  • 80% of A Level results were A*, A or B grades

Take a tour of our College in Cambridge:

Our courses:

Lessons are taught in our state-of-the-art science and engineering laboratories. The College also includes a library, computer labs and spaces where you can study with your friends.

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  • Contact us

    Bellerbys Cambridge (Monday to Friday: 9am-5:30pm GMT): 

    +44 (0)1223 652 800


    0800 634 5522 

    Calling from abroad: 

    +44 (0)1273 339 300 

    Out of hours and holidays: 

    +44 (0)776 859 2695

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    How to find us

    College address

    Queens Campus
    Bateman Street
    CB2 1LU


    Nicholas Waite

    Nearest airports

    London Stansted, London Heathrow 

    Useful links for Cambridge:

    Our results

    We congratulate our students on their excellent results.

    2016 A Level results 
    • 80% of our A Level received A*- B compared to the national average of 53%
    • 88% of our students progressed to a top 50 UK university^
    2015 Foundation results 
    • 25 of our students have progressed to study Medicine, Dentistry, Biomedical Science, Pharmacy, Chemistry and Physics
    • 25 of our students have progressed to degrees in Aerospace, Chemical, Civil, Electronic, Energy and Mechanical Engineering

    Bellerbys College Cambridge is ranked in the top 17% of schools in England.

    (Department for Education Performance Tables 2016)

    ^ Percentages and numbers are based on those students who progressed to universities included in The Times and The Sunday Times university league tables 2017

    Your enrichment programme

    To help you explore your academic studies more deeply, and to help you build an impressive personal statement for your university application, you will take part in exciting enrichment activities. 

    Recent enrichment trips, activities and workshops have included:

    • Doctors Surgery, in which our students gained hands-on experience of how to perform routine medical checks on patients
    • CSI (crime scene investigation) allows students to gather and analyse scientific evidence
    • Heart dissection to demonstrate the workings of the circulatory system
    • Oxbridge interview practice to prepare our top students for interviews at the world-leading universities of Cambridge and Oxford

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  • Social life at our College in Cambridge

    You will find that our College is a safe and secure environment where you can feel happy and at home. You will always find someone friendly to talk to if you need some extra support. 

    Our study facilities include:

    • Well-equipped science and engineering laboratories
    • Large classrooms
    • Computer labs
    • A library for research and quiet study
    • A courtyard garden where you can study and relax with your friends

    Life outside of the classroom

    Outside of class time, you’ll find lots of exciting things to do. 

    We provide regular sports and fitness activities, run fun competitions and arrange visits to interesting places around Cambridge, the UK and Europe.

    Sports clubs you can join Activities you can try in Cambridge
    Cycling Punting (a type of boating)
    Football Picnic in the park
    Basketball Explore the city's cycle routes
    Swimming Take a walking tour
    Yoga Visit the Fitzwilliam Museum

    Experience life at Bellerbys College Cambridge:

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  • Accommodation

    When you are away from home, it is important to feel safe, comfortable and happy. Bellerbys College Cambridge offers a number of high-quality and convenient places to live during your studies.

    Manor House

    For students aged 15 to 17

    This residence is located north of Cambridge city centre, and is connected to the heart of the city by excellent transport links. Free transport is provided between the residence and the College on weekdays.

    • 60 single bedrooms
    • Gym, music room and cinema room
    • 24-hour security
    • Breakfast and dinner (known as ‘half-board) included
    • Shared bathroom and kitchenette facilities (with four students)

    Prices start from £3,960 per term.

  • Price information for Manor House
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  • Study Inn

    For students aged 18+

    A stunning, modern and fully serviced student accommodation located just less than 30-minutes’ walk from the College or 20-minutes by bus. Study Inn is the ideal place to live and study with fantastic facilities and access to local amenities.

    • 26 Deluxe Rooms or 34 Deluxe Plus Rooms (larger room and wardrobe)
    • Fully equipped kitchenette with induction hob, fridge, freezer, microwave, cutlery, glasses, plates and cooking implements
    • Weekly room cleaning service
    • Self-catered accommodation
    • Coin operated laundry
    • Gym with sauna
    • TV/games lounge

    Prices start from £3,417 per term (£160 admin fee applies)

  • Price information for Study Inn
  • Download: Study Inn factsheet
  • Homestay

    Living in homestay accommodation gives you a wonderful opportunity to experience British culture, language, religion and home life. 

    We have many different kinds of homestay. You could live with a family with children, a single person, or even in a home hosting other students like you. 

    All homestay accommodation is carefully chosen for the security and friendliness it provides and we make regular visits to ensure you have everything you need. 

    Standard homestay

    For students aged 17+

    Choose our standard homestay option if you are 17 year's old and would like to live relatively independently, but with the support of a caring home environment. 

    Homestay Plus

    For students aged 15 and 16

    Homestay Plus provides the extra support and supervision you'll need as a younger student.

    Homestay prices start from £1,980 per term.

    Watch our homestay video to find out more:

    Statement of Boarding Principles and Practice

    The College’s aim is to enable every individual to make the most of their abilities and to fulfil their potential, and it is accepted that much of what is valuable in education takes place outside of the classroom. The College therefore aims to provide a very full educational experience in the context of full boarding, including homestay. Such a programme can often make great demands on the pupils and staff involved so the College is committed to the highest levels of pastoral care.

    Download the College’s statement of Boarding Principles and Practice.

    The city of Cambridge

    Cambridge is known for its historic university, where Charles Darwin (a naturalist and geologist famous for his theory of evolution), Alan Turing (mathematician and founder of modern computing) and David Attenborough (broadcaster and naturalist) all studied.

    The University of Cambridge is the second-oldest university in the UK and is consistently ranked within the top five universities in world, making the city an inspiring place for your studies.

    More recently, Cambridge has become a global centre for the science and technology industries. The area is now home to leading companies, such as Microsoft Research, ARM and AstraZenica, as well as Addenbrookes Hospital, the world-renowned teaching hospital. Your enrichment programme gives you the opportunity to visit some of these innovative environments to see theory in action.

    Bellerbys College Cambridge is located opposite the beautiful Botanic Gardens and just a fifteen-minute walk from the city centre.

    Students love studying in Cambridge because:

    • It’s just 50 minutes from London by train, so you can visit the Science Museum
    • You have the opportunity to visit the University of Cambridge Engineering Department and Cambridge Science Park
    • You can cross the Mathematical Bridge, the first bridge built using mathematical principles
    • You can try the popular activity of ‘punting’, which is a type of boating
    • The city is close to beautiful countryside and historic towns, which are perfect areas for walking and cycling

    For more information about Cambridge please visit: visitcambridge.org