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International boarding education for students aged 14+

A-Level & Fast Track A-Level Programmes

The classic route to university in the UK, and recognised by many of the best universities around the world. It is designed for confident students who aspire to the most competitive degree courses at UK universities and beyond.

A Level

Quick facts:

  • Age: 15.5+
  • Entry requirements: A secondary or high school level of education and a good school report
  • English language level: IELTS 5.0+
  • Start dates: 6 term: September and January
    5 term: January and April

Fast-track A level

Quick facts:

  • Age: 17+
  • Entry requirements: A good secondary or high school level of education and good school report (previous experience in the subject and level is preferable)
  • English language level: IELTS 5.5+
  • Start dates: September
  • Course length: 3 terms

Subjects

Depending on university and career aspirations, we work with all of our students to help them choose the most suitable combination of subjects.

6 terms: students choose three or four subjects for the first year, and three will usually be continued in the second year.

5 and 3 terms: students choose three subjects to study for the full duration of their A level study.

English for Academic Purposes is compulsory on all pathways for non-native speakers. Subjects may change, and are not guaranteed.

  Cambridge Canterbury London
  6 term
(Sept start)
5 term
(Jan start)
6 term
(Sept start)
6 term
(Jan start)
6 term
(Sept start)
5 term
(Jan start)
3 term
(Sept start)
Accounting  
Biology
Business Studies
Chemistry
Computing            
Economics
English Literature          
Fine Art      
Further Maths        
Geography      
Government and Politics        
History    
History of Art            
Law          
Maths
Media          
Photography      
Physics
Politics            
Psychology  
Sociology  
Languages available:

Students are encouraged to study their native language at A level
-Chinese
-Russian
-German
-French
-Spanish
N/A -Cantonese
-Mandarin
-Russian
-Spanish
-French
-German
-Others on request

-Non-exam native language and literature in up to 26 languages

Art portfolio (non-exam) available for Jan and Sept start.

-Chinese*
-French
-German*
-Italian
-Japanese*
-Russian*
-Spanish

*Examination only, no tuition provided.

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Academic English

This programme guarantees entry to all CATS academic programmes and teaches grammar, common terms and expressions regularly used in academic subjects.

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