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International boarding education for students aged 14+

Welcome to CATS Canterbury

An award winning school in an historic and safe city

Jonathan Ullmer MBE

CATS College was established here 60 years ago and the first ever UK University Foundation course began here too.

Last year there were over 160 university visits at the college - an amazing record which includes almost all the Times Top 20 and key universities our students want to attend.

Jonathan Ullmer MBE
Principal, CATS Canterbury

About the College ISI inspection results

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  • Step inside CATS Canterbury Step inside CATS Canterbury
  • CATS Canterbury has recently won the British Council International School Award CATS Canterbury has recently won the British Council International School Award
  • Evening study and activities available Evening study and activities available
  • We offer a high level of pastoral and academic support to help students adapt quickly and comfortably to life and study at CATS Canterbury We offer a high level of pastoral and academic support to help students adapt quickly and comfortably to life and study at CATS Canterbury
  • Safe and secure on-campus residences Safe and secure on-campus residences
  • Relax with friends at the cafe Relax with friends at the cafe
  • Our boarding and welfare desk is manned all day to support students Our boarding and welfare desk is manned all day to support students
  • Classrooms equipped with modern technology Classrooms equipped with modern technology
  • CATS Canterbury CATS Canterbury

Our award-winning campus has been designed to give you the best environment for studying and living in the UK.

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Award-winning campus

CATS Canterbury has recently won various awards, including the British Council International School Award and the Independent Schools Association Boarding Initiative of the Year.

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Courses at CATS Canterbury

As well as traditional courses such as GCSE and A level, CATS Canterbury is proud of it’s status as an IB World School, offering students the opportunity to study one of the most well-respected qualifications in the world.

Meet our students

  • Naomi Tanikawa

    Naomi Tanikawa

    Japanese

    University destination: Durham University - Archaeology

    Naomi Tanikawa

    Name: Naomi Tanikawa
    Country: Japanese
    Studied: University Foundation at CATS Canterbury
    University destination: Durham University - Archaeology

    Grades: A* A* A

  • Karima Karagussova

    Karima Karagussova

    Kazakhstani

    University destination: University College London

    Karima Karagussova

    Name: Karima Karagussova
    Country: Kazakhstani
    Studied: International Baccalaureate at CATS Canterbury
    University destination: University College London

    36 IB points Studying Biomedical Sciences

  • Endi Skenderi

    Endi Skenderi

    Albanian

    University destination: University of Oxford, St Catherine's College - Experimental Psychology

    Endi Skenderi

    Name: Endi Skenderi
    Country: Albanian
    Studied: International Baccalaureate at CATS Canterbury
    University destination: University of Oxford, St Catherine's College - Experimental Psychology

    "The IB programme was motivating in itself. The vigor of the workload taught me the importance of time management and pushed me towards applying myself to the fullest."

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Getting into university

CATS Plus

We support students as they explore their interest in top university destinations and top careers such as Medicine, Law, Engineering, Finance, Accountancy, Banking, Architecture.

We offer Oxbridge, Medics, Law and Key Professions Preparation Programmes to give our students the right preparation for the demanding university application process.

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Living at CATS Canterbury


 
CATS campus gives students the best environment for living in Canterbury - our boarding facilties, extra-curricular activites and support teams help students settle in and enjoy their new home. 

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