A Prestigious Boarding School in the UK – CATS Cambridge
CATS Cambridge campus is located in the heart of the city, close to the prestigious University of Cambridge and the scenic River Cam. It’s just a short bicycle ride from shopping areas and a wide range of attractions, where you can take advantage of all the city has to offer such as academic events, festivals, music and theatre.
CATS Cambridge offers some of UK’s best learning facilities with the highest academic standards and first-class welfare support. The school is regularly inspected by the UK Independent Schools Inspectorate and achieves exceptional results. The campus has been graded as ‘Excellent’ in five out of nine areas including boarding and achieved ‘Good’ in all other areas.
CATS Cambridge has connections to academic and admission Tutors at several University of Cambridge Colleges including Jesus and Christ’s and Queens. The school regularly invites speakers who cover a wide range of subjects, give talks about their specialist subject, perform mock interviews, host debates and give advice on admission to the University.
CATS Cambridge Campus has created flexible learning spaces to encourage collaboration and academic excellence. Shared social areas ensure students are made to feel at home from day one. An exciting and happy international community is encouraged and live-in house parents provide the highest standard of safety and pastoral care. CATS Cambridge strives to combine exceptionally high-quality teaching with a deep understanding of each student’s individual needs. With a focus on both academic and personal development, the school offers students a supportive yet challenging learning environment, allowing students to thrive within the classroom and beyond.
CATS Cambridge campus offers a wide range of programmes to suit every study need and put students on the pathway to university success. The programmes include A-level, GCSE/Pre-Programme, A-level, International Baccalaureate, University foundation programme (UFP), NCUK International Year One, Academic English and Summer Programmes.
GCSE/Pre-Programme is a study plan for students who want to develop a solid foundation in English Language and culture. The course features a wide range of subjects that will give students a broad knowledge base and allow them to discover the best subjects suitable for them.
A-level Programme is a renowned qualification, which is a classic route to university in the UK. The programme is designed for students looking to study the most competitive degree courses, which include three subjects in depth depending on their career aspirations and university.
Students study for one year to gain the UFP – University Foundation Programme. The programme provides them with an important base, ready to build on at university, and allows them to learn at a detailed and challenging level.
With the NCUK International Year One Programme, Students get access to Year 2 of a Bachelor’s degree at a UK University. The programme offers a new way to achieve a first-rate undergraduate degree and graduate from a recognized university.
The International Baccalaureate (IB) is a two-year programme designed for capable students who show interest across a wide range of subjects. IB is the most-respected qualification in the world and it’s a passport to the best universities.
Extra Curriculum Activities:
CATS Cambridge has over 40 different activities that range from academic and self-development activities to sports club, arts to leadership and trips.
£29,985 for international students / £24,990 for UK and EU students
£34,770 - £34,980 for UK and EU students / £38,870 - £39,975 for international students
Bursaries available / Academic
A-Level pass rate
A*17%/A*-A 26%/A*-B 67%/A*-C 84%
GCSE pass rate
A*10%/A*-A 27%/A*-B 46%/A*-C 67%
Russell group entrance
56% A level/11% UFP approx.45% overall
Teacher - student ratio
Average class size
ESL / EAL / GCSE / A-Level
Rock band / Cooking / Coding / Astronomy / STEM / Painting / Young Enterprise / Photography / Model UN / Running / Dodgeball / Juijitsu, Muy Tai boxing, Tae Kwon Do / Craft & Knitting / Gymnastics / Choirs / Badminton / yoga / Netball / Dance / Duke of Edinburgh's Award / Debating society / Chess / Table tennis / Basketball / Tennis / Music / Art / Football / Christian Fellowship
Language courses offered
French / ESL / EAL / Mandarin / Russian / German / Spanish / Cantonese
Age of entry
Age of entry to boarding houses
Yes - Oxbridge / Yes - UK universities / UCAS Preparation