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Academic Year 2018/19


Term Start Date End Date
Autumn Term Monday 10 September Friday 7 December
Half term holiday Saturday 20 October Monday 29 October
Christmas holiday Saturday 8 December Sunday 6 January 
Spring Term Monday 7 January Friday 5 April
Half term holiday Saturday 16 February Monday 25 February
Easter holiday Saturday 6 April Monday 22 April
Compulsory Reading Week* Tuesday 23 April Friday 26 April
Summer Term 1 Monday 29 April Thursday 13 June**
Summer holiday Friday 14 June Sunday 30 June 
Summer Term 2 Monday 1 July Friday 9 August

* Reading week is compulsory for final year University Foundation Programme, A Level and International Baccalaureate students. Campus will be open for final year students.

** Except for students still sitting exams

  • New students should arrive in their accommodation 48 hours prior to the start of their first term. 
  • CATS Canterbury closes during the Christmas holiday, but remains open throughout other holiday periods. Fees may apply if you wish to stay during these times 
  • During half-term, fees for activities apply for all students on Pre-programme and GCSE courses.

Tuition Fees

  International UK and EU
Programme Per Year Per Term Per Year Per Term
A levels (3 subjects), GCSE, Pre-programme,
University Foundation Programme, International Baccalaureate
£24,990 £8,330 £20,985 £6,995
Additional A level subject £4,710 £1,570 £4,710 £1,570
High School Term N/A £9,120 N/A £7,570
  • All courses are subject to a £300 non-refundable registration fee and a refundable deposit of £2,200 (refundable at the end of your course), with the exception of High School Term students (1 and 2 term) who pay a reduced deposit of £700.

Accommodation Fees

Catered Per Year Per Term Under 16 Years 16-17 Years 18+ Years
Single, en-suite £14,490 £4,830
Single £9,990 £3,330 X X
Shared, some ensuite X
Homestay single X X
  • Catered accommodation fees include breakfast, lunch and an evening meal on weekdays and brunch and supper at the weekend during term time. 

Airport Transfers

Heathrow Gatwick Stansted Ashford Eurostar or Dover Ebbsfleet International 
£190 £165 £165 £95 £115
  • Students under 16 require an unaccompanied minor service and will incur an additional £75 fee. 


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