Welcome to CCSS

We are an independent sixth-form college for boarding and day students offering a wide choice of A Level and GCSE courses, small class sizes, inspiring teachers and excellent support based in central Cambridge.

Our next Open Evening is on Thursday 28th September from 4pm to 7pm and is the perfect opportunity to experience life at CCSS.

Open event


Fast-track your future

We offer a fast-track one-year A Level course that provides intensive tuition in up to three subjects. Students taking this course are usually aged 17+ and may already have completed either one or two years of A Level, or similar courses.

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Russell Group Destinations

Our 2017 students will be progressing to some of the best universities in the country including:

  • University College London
  • University of Warwick
  • Imperial College London

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2017 exam results

2017 saw another outstanding year for our students with provisional results showing:

  • 34% of year 13 students achieving A*- A grades
  • 81% of year 13 students achieved A*-C grades
  • 96% of year 13 students achieved A*-E grades

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Subject success

CCSS has had a 100% success rate for year 13 students achieving A*- C grades in a number of subjects such as History, Psychology, Politics and Biology.

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Teachers that inspire

Our teachers are truly outstanding: highly-qualified subject specialists, passionate about their subjects, determined to inspire their students and transform aspiration into achievement.

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The CCSS Advantage

Inspiring teachers, small tuition groups, an unrivalled choice of subjects, extra tuition time and of course, enthusiastic students all contribute to make your learning at CCSS a fabulous experience.

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Introducing Success

Our goal is to help you achieve the very best qualifications you can, in order to gain the university offers you dream of. Our small class sizes and first class tuition enable achievement and encourage ambition and self-confidence.

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Redevelopment of our St Barnabas Residence

CCSS has been granted permission for an exciting redevelopment of our St Barnabas Road Student Residence Site. The project will include a complete refurbishment of both boarding houses – Stables and St Barnabas – and a new foyer will also be created leading into Kirby’s Dining Hall.

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Enjoy yourself

CCSS is a welcoming environment. Intellectually challenging and socially enriching, student life at CCSS provides unrivalled educational and extra-curricular benefits.

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Where to look next:

To find out more about our A Level and GCSE courses, click here.

We have possibly the best boarding in the UK – have a look at boarding at CCSS.

Our student profiles give you an insight into what life is like for students at CCSS.

If you’re interested in seeing which universities our students go to, click here.


Call us - +44 (0) 1223 716890

Contact us


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on: +44 (0) 1223 716890

Email us at: admissions@ccss.co.uk

Write to us at:
4-5 Bene’t Place
Lensfield Road
Cambridge
CB2 1EL
United Kingdom



Book a visit

Find out more about our regular open events, or use the form to the right and we’ll contact you to discuss a visit:

Open events and visits