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CATS Cambridge // Eastern England +

Cambridge is a city renowned for learning and home the prestigious University of Cambridge. Follow in the footsteps of Crick & Watson, who discovered the...



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Boarding Tuition
£34,770 - £34,980 for UK and EU students/£38,870 - £39,975 for international students
Day Tuition
£29,985 for international students/£24,990 for UK and EU students
Scholarships
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%
Oxbridge entrance
1%
Russell group entrance
56% A level/41% UFP approx.45% overall
University entrance
95%
Teacher - student ratio
1:8
Setting
Urban
Total enrollment
400
Average class size
8
Extracurricular programmes
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
Academic programmes
Academic English Programme/Fast-Track University Foundation Programme/Academic Summer Programmes/High School Term/University Foundation Programme/Pre-programme/GCSE/A-Level
Language courses offered
French/ESL / EAL/Mandarin/Russian/German/Spanish/Cantonese
Main language
English
Girls
Yes
Boys
Yes
Age of entry
14+
Age of entry to boarding houses
14+
Preparation course
Yes - Oxbridge/Yes - UK universities/UCAS Preparation
University counselling
Yes
Career counselling
Yes
Full boarding
Yes
Day pupils
Yes

Dover College // Eastern England +

Location: Dover College is located on the grounds of the 12th Century Benedictine Priory, in Dover, Southeast England. The school...



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Junior Day Tuition
£2,500 - £3,450 per term
Senior Day Tuition
£4,150 - £5,200 per term
Boarding Tuition
£10,000 (9-13 years per term)/£8,000 (7-8 years per term)
Scholarships
Academic/Music/Performing Arts/Sports/ADT
Russell group entrance
50 - 60%
Oxbridge entrance
85% in 2017
GCSE pass rate
83.3% pass rate, 83.3% A* - C
A-Level pass rate
95% pass rate, 73% A* - C
University entrance
All pupils who applied to university in 2017 were given a place
Total enrollment
300
Setting
Urban
Teacher - student ratio
1:12
Average class size
12
Extracurricular programmes
Dance/Film Club/Duke of Edinburgh's Award/Debating society/Chess/Table tennis/Basketball/Horse-riding/Tennis/Swimming/Sailing/Music/Art/Theatre/Football/Hockey/Rugby/Cricket/Netball/Cricket/Badminton/Athletics/Choirs/Drama/Young Enterprise/Coding/Charity & Fundraising/Fives/Zumba/Science club
Academic programmes
ESL / EAL/GCSE/A-Level
Language courses offered
Latin (on request at extra charge)/French/ESL / EAL/Mandarin/Spanish
Main language
English
Girls
Yes
Boys
Yes
Age of entry
3 +
Age of entry to boarding houses
11+
Career counselling
Yes
University counselling
Yes
Preparation course
UCAS Preparation/Yes - Oxbridge
Senior School Counselling
Yes
Full boarding
Yes
Day pupils
Yes
Flexi-boarding
Yes
Weekly boarding
Yes
Occasional boarding
Yes
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