A World Class Boarding School in the UK – CATS Canterbury
CATS Canterbury is located in the heart of Canterbury in Kent – one of the safest university cities in the UK. The campus is situated close to a wide range of attractions, seaside resorts, shopping centres, cinemas, and museums. The campus is located only 50 minutes from London. The blend of coast, city, and countryside means that there’s a wide range of places to see and activities to do.
CATS Canterbury is an award-winning campus that is regularly inspected by the UK Independent Schools Inspectorate and achieves excellent results in every area. The campus offers extra-curricular activities that allow the students to ignite new passions improve their existing skills and grow their minds. CATS Canterbury is proud of its award-winning status, and has won various awards, including: Independent Schools Association Awards of Excellence, LTM High School of the Year Award, Times Educational Boarding Initiative of the Year, British Council International School Award and Top 5 UK Independent 6th Form College for A level results in 2015.
The CATS Canterbury campus features boarding houses, which provide a safe and secure, home from home environment for students to live in. The boarding houses have high-quality amenities such as shared social spaces, a common room and a canteen.
CATS Canterbury offer a wide variety of study programmes – gateway to university success. The programmes include the Secondary Education, Sixth form/pre-university Education, A level, Undergraduate degree or International Baccalaureate, University foundation programme, GCSE/Pre-Programme and NCUK International Year One programme.
The GCSE Programme/Pre-Programme is designed to prepare students to study A-Level, University Foundation or International Baccalaureate. 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.
The International Baccalaureate (IB) is designed for students who are interested in a broad range of subjects. The two-year programme is a passport to the best universities and it’s a great option for students who have a wide range of interests and talents, and want to keep their career options open.
University Foundation Programme is designed for international students looking for focused bridge programme from international high school to UK university entry. Students can either choose a fast-track six-month and one-year programme.
The International Year One Business Qualification provides guaranteed access to a 2-year Bachelor degree at a UK University. The Programme provides students the skills, knowledge and experience they need to succeed in their future.
CATS Canterbury offers more than 100 different activities for students to indulge in, so there’s always something for you to do.
£24,990 for international students / £20,985 for UK and EU students
Teacher - student ratio
Average class size
ESL / EAL / GCSE / A-Level
Football / Music / Tennis / Basketball / Table tennis / Chess / Film Club / yoga / Running / Charity & Fundraising / Math lab / Life Skills / Philosophy for non-philosophers / Creative Writing CLub / Drama & Speech Training
Language courses offered
Spanish / Italian / French
Age of entry
Age of entry to boarding houses
Yes - Oxbridge / UCAS Preparation