School Visits

Newnham hosts School Visit Days for different age groups throughout the year. For these events, priority is given to state schools from Newnham’s Link Areas.

Year 10/11 Visit Days for Spring Term this year are now fully booked. Dates for Year 12 Visit Days in Autumn Term 2022 will be released closer to the time. 

Newnham’s Visit Days are completely free, and tailored to the age of the student group. Each visit will run from approximately 10am – 3pm and will typically include the following:

  • Detailed information on applying to universities and Post-16 choices, as well as what it is like to be a Cambridge student
  • A Q&A with admissions staff
  • A student Q&A
  • A tour of Newnham College
  • An academic taster session
  • Lunch will be provided if requested

The exact programme for the day will be confirmed in advance of the visit. Groups from multiple schools may be present on these visit days.

Questions about these visits should be sent to

Please note: These events are held in line with Newnham College’s COVID-19 safety policies. All students and staff who attend will receive information about these policies prior to the visit and are expected to adhere to them at all times.

These visits may be cancelled at any point as a result of restrictions imposed by the University of Cambridge or the UK government.