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The Leys School
The Leys School
The Leys School
The Leys School
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The Leys School Cambridge, Cambridgeshire Visit
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The Leys School
Cambridge
570 pupils, ages 11-18
Mixed
Day and Boarding

The Leys School

This relatively small co-ed day and boarding school makes the most of Cambridge’s academic and cultural connections. We like the way it has adapted over the years to meet the unique demands of the city it serves, and all the parents we’ve spoken to – many of whom chose it for the experience of boarding while still being close to home – tell us that their children are really happy here. We found a genuinely friendly and supportive environment, with a striking level of camaraderie among pupils. Over the years, both reputation and results have constantly increased &ndash...
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Boy playing the cello in white shirt
Girls smiling in ballet class with black tops
Two girls with long hair studying lime green wall
Two girls and a boy chatting in blue polo shirts outside
The Leys Chapel with blue sky
Boy with dark hair in rowing boat

School Updates

  • Charlie Heads to AstraZeneca

    Year 13 Leys School pupil Charlie RK has accepted an offer to complete a Degree Apprenticeship in Digital Technology Solutions with AstraZeneca, the global biopharmaceutical company headquartered in Cambridge, UK, from September.
    Charlie Heads to AstraZeneca
  • Pupil from The Leys selected for Royal Navy Wings Programme

    Year 12 pupil Cameron M has gained a place on the prestigious Cadet Naval Wings Programme, sponsored by the Royal Navy.
    Pupil from The Leys selected for Royal Navy Wings Programme
  • Pupil from The Leys accepted into Brown

    Year 13 pupil Neev G, currently studying at The Leys, has accepted an offer to study at Brown University from September 2024.
    Pupil from The Leys accepted into Brown
  • Freya Nets Place in Saracens Mavericks U17 Squad

    Year 12 Leys pupil Freya H has been selected as part of the Saracens Mavericks U17 netball squad for the 2023-24 season. Their first match is against Team Bath on 9 December.
    Freya Nets Place in Saracens Mavericks U17 Squad
  • Army Officer Scholarship for Harry

    Year 13 pupil at The Leys has been awarded a prestigious Army Officer Scholarship.
    Army Officer Scholarship for Harry
  • The Leys GCSE Results 2023

    On Thursday 24 August, the 2023 cohort of Year 11 pupils at The Leys received news of another outstanding set of GCSE results.
    The Leys GCSE Results 2023
  • The Leys A Level Results 2023

    On Thursday 17 August, staff and pupils at The Leys celebrated an outstanding set of A Level results. This year, just short of 80% of grades achieved were at A*-B (up on 2022) and more than 54% were graded A*-A (again, up on 2022).
    The Leys A Level Results 2023
  • Tife Wins Young Financial Journalist Competition

    Year 10 pupil Tife Y. has won The London Institute of Banking & Finance (LIBF) and the Financial Times (FT) Young Financial Journalist competition in the 14-15 age group category.
    Tife Wins Young Financial Journalist Competition
  • Putting a Lid on Plastic Waste

    The Leys will no longer distribute single-use water bottles on school trips and at sports fixtures. Instead, pupils are encouraged to fill up their own reusable bottles at any of the seven newly-installed water fountains.
    Putting a Lid on Plastic Waste
  • Noah T Signs Contract with Essex

    Year 13 pupil Noah T has signed a rookie summer contract with Essex County Cricket Club.
    Noah T Signs Contract with Essex
  • The Leys Reach Rosslyn Park Semi Final

    The Leys School U16 Rugby Sevens team successfully reached the Semi Finals of the Rosslyn Park National Schools Sevens Tournament on Wednesday 22 March.
    The Leys Reach Rosslyn Park Semi Final
  • Bath Cup Victory for Leysian Swimmers

    On Friday 10 March, Upper Sixth pupils Austyn J, Chris H, Alex H and Isaac H finished in first place in the Small Schools Medley Relay event at the Bath Cup.
    Bath Cup Victory for Leysian Swimmers
  • Leysian Takes Gold in UK Linguistics Olympiad

    Lower Sixth pupil Edward S achieved a Gold award in the first round of the 2023 UK Linguistics Olympiad Advanced Paper, placing him in the top 5% nationally.
    Leysian Takes Gold in UK Linguistics Olympiad
  • See The Leys School in our Senior Boarding Schools Guide.

    See The Leys School in our Senior Boarding Schools Guide.
  • Talk Education's all-through schools focus: The Leys & St Faith's

    Talk Education's all-through schools focus: The Leys & St Faith's

Essentials

Address
Fen Causeway, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB2 7AD

Contact
admissions@theleys.net
01223 508904

Website
theleys.net

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