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The Grove is a regency era house in the centre of the main site of Fitzwilliam College.

Year 12 Visit Days

15 October 2024 - 19 June 2025 | 10:00 - 15:00 |
Fitzwilliam College

Widening Participation Criteria 

In the event of over-subscription, places will be prioritised for schools who meet any of the following criteria:

  • Are located in one of our Link Areas of Cheshire, Cumbria, and Hammersmith and Fulham
  • Have a below-average number of students progressing to higher education, or specifically Cambridge
  • Have an above-average proportion of students eligible for Free School Meals, or living in IMD Quintiles 1 and 2
  • Have a below-average Progress 8 or Attainment 8 score
  • Received Requires Improvement or Inadequate in the most recent Ofsted report

Similarly, places for individuals will be prioritised for students who meet any of the following criteria:

  • Are care experienced
  • Have been eligible for Free School Meals (at any point in the last six years)
  • Are, or have been, an asylum seeker or refugee
  • Have significant caring responsibilities
  • Are estranged from close family members
  • Live in an area of low progression to higher education (POLAR4)
  • Live in an area of high deprivation (IMD)
  • Attend a low-performing sixth form
  • Attend/attended a low-performing GCSE school
  • Are from an under-represented ethnic group, these include:
    • Black African and Black Caribbean
    • Pakistani and Bangladeshi
    • Gypsy, Roma and Traveller
  • Are from any background or region of the UK which is under-represented at the University of Cambridge
  • Have had any other personal circumstances that have disrupted your education