Boarding schools in the UK have a long tradition of excellence in education. For each of the boarding schools listed below, you will find all the information you need on:
Tuition fees, A-Level and IB exam results, study programs, language courses, student-teacher ratios and extra-curricular activities.
CATS Cambridge is a world-class boarding school, located in the United Kingdom and renowned for its academic success. The school provides high quality learning by offering a wide range of academic programs: GCSE, International Baccalaureate, NCUK International Year One, Academic English, High School Term and Summer Programmes.
The CATS Cambridge campus is located in the heart of the city, close to the prestigious University of Cambridge and the beautiful River Cam. A short bike ride takes you directly to the shopping districts and its many attractions, where you can enjoy all the benefits the city has to offer, such as festivals, concerts, plays and academic gatherings.
CATS Cambridge has one of the best teaching environments in the United Kingdom, with very high academic standards, where the well-being of the students is at the heart of the school’s concerns. The school is regularly inspected by the UK Office of Private School Inspection and the results are always outstanding. Five of the nine criteria on the campus have been rated “Excellent”, including the quality of the boarding school. The remaining criteria were rated “Good”.
CATS Cambridge maintains links with the Academic and Admissions Tutors at various Cambridge Universities, including Jesus, Christ’s and Queens. The school regularly invites speakers who cover different specialties, give lectures on their favourite subjects, conduct mock job interviews, initiate debates and give advice on university admissions.
The CATS Cambridge Campus has created flexible learning spaces to encourage collaboration and academic excellence. Places for meeting and sharing exist to make students feel at home from the moment they arrive. Students are encouraged to develop a warm international community, and local leaders ensure the safety and well-being of students. CATS Cambridge makes every effort to combine teaching at an exceptionally high level with consideration for individual needs. Emphasis is placed on academic and personal development. The school provides its students with a demanding but motivating learning environment, so that everyone feels good, both in and out of class.
Academic background :
The CATS Cambridge Campus offers many programs to meet all the needs of all students, and to lead them on the path to academic success. The programs are as follows: A-level, GCSE/Pre-Program, A-level, International Baccalaureate, University foundation programme (UFP), NCUK International Year One, Academic English and Summer Programmes.
GCSE/Pre-Program is a curriculum for students who wish to develop a strong foundation in English language and culture. Classes cover a wide range of topics to provide students with a solid general knowledge and allow them to discover the subjects they are most passionate about.
The A-level Programme is a recognised qualification, a classic route to UK universities. The programme is designed for young people wishing to engage in advanced higher education, including three in-depth subjects, depending on their academic and career aspirations.
Students study for one year to obtain the UFP – University Foundation Programme. This program provides them with a foundation of knowledge to build upon at university, and allows them to learn at an advanced and detailed level.
With the NCUK International Year One Programme, students will be able to enter the second year of a Bachelor’s degree at a UK university. This program allows students to approach their undergraduate studies in a different way and obtain their bachelor’s degree from a recognized university.
The International Baccalaureate (IB) is a two-year program designed for bright students who are interested in a wide range of subjects. The International Baccalaureate is arguably one of the most respected qualifications in the world. It is the perfect passport to enter the most prestigious universities.
Extracurricular Activities :
CATS Cambridge offers more than 40 different activities ranging from academic and self-development oriented activities to sports clubs, arts, leadership or even field trips.