Pembroke College, Cambridge Residential Taster Day


June 2024

Dear Parent/Carer

Pembroke College, Cambridge Residential Taster Day

We are delighted to inform you that Pembroke College, University of Cambridge, has invited Biddenham students interested in applying to Oxbridge for entry in 2024-25, to participate in a residential taster day. This exciting event will take place on Wednesday 3rd July – Thursday 4th July.

The itinerary promises a comprehensive experience, including:

A thorough overview of the Oxbridge application process
An insightful introduction to the University of Cambridge
An interactive Q&A session with current Pembroke students
A choice of either a subject-specific taster lecture of a fascinating museum visit
Exploring post-16 options and planning for the future

We are thrilled that you child has been selected to participate in this valuable opportunity. Students will travel to the college by school minibus and there are no travel costs involved. We will depart Biddenham on Wednesday 3rd July, just after period 5 at 2.30pm and aim to return by 4.30pm on Thursday 4th July (traffic permitting).

Students will spend the night at the onsite university accommodation and meals will be provided.

Please be sure to indicate any dietary requirements you child may have.

To confirm their participation, please provide parental consent by logging on to your ParentPay account.

We appreciate your continued support in your child’s academic journey.

Yours sincerely

Mr A Shakoor
STEM Coordinator
Assistant HOY Sixth Form