A Prestigious Boarding School in the UK – CATS Cambridge
Cambridge is a city renowned for learning and home the prestigious University of Cambridge. Follow in the footsteps of Crick & Watson, who discovered the structure of DNA and Charles Darwin, who developed the theory of evolution.
Today, the city continues to be at the forefront of innovation. It hosts global companies such as the pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca and tech leaders Apple and Amazon.
CATS Cambridge – a campus designed for success
Rated ‘excellent’ or ‘good’ in all areas by inspectors
2+ visits per month from the University of Cambridge lecturers
Benefit from career preparation in competitive areas such as medicine and law
Best for International Students
Unlike traditional boarding schools in the UK, everyone in a CATS class is in the same situation - away from home, needing help to acclimatise, wanting to make new friends and committed to improving their English rapidly. Everything CATS Cambridge do is aimed at helping to achieve this, from teachers who know how to adapt lessons to build conﬁdence in English to house parents who provide care and concern during the stay.
Best for boarding
The campuses offer single and double bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms in purpose built accommodation, because they know if you are comfortable and relaxed in your surroundings you will ﬂourish academically, socially and emotionally. Throughout your stay, you will be treated as a young adult. The school’s houseparents are available 24 hours per day to provide the support and nurturing you need to thrive.
Best for University Preparation
Whatever your aspirations are, CATS Cambridge offer a wide range of programmes and subjects that will help you progress. You will receive one-on-one guidance on applying to university. You will visit a range of campuses, attend workshops to help you perfect your personal statement and receive individual support such as interview practice. In addition, you will have access to a range of activities through our Key Professions Programme to help you get a head start in a competitive career.
£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/41% UFP approx.45% overall
Teacher - student ratio
Average class size
Academic English Programme / Fast-Track University Foundation Programme / Academic Summer Programmes / High School Term / University Foundation Programme / Pre-programme / GCSE / A-Level
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 / Astronomy / Coding / Cooking / Rock band / 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