For students aged 14-18

CATS College Cambridge

CATS College Cambridge offers a home away from home boarding experience in one safe and secure contemporary campus near the centre of Cambridge, UK. It offers a range of academic programmes for international students aged 14-18 including Foundation, GCSE and A level. For admissions and enrolment please contact the school directly.

“We aren’t just interested in getting students to the next step in life, we aim to equip them to succeed and to be the best they can be.”

Dominic Tomalin

Principal, CATS College Cambridge

Preparing students for the future

CATS Cambridge encourages and enables international students to realise their potential. By fostering independence and maturity, students prepare for their future as global citizens.


of all A level students achieved at least one A* or A (2021)

Regular lectures by University of Cambridge academics

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Russell Group universities have accepted CATS College students, including the Universities of Cambridge and Oxford

School values

Strong links with universities

Guaranteed progression to over 30 top universities including two in the Russell Group giving students confidence that they can progress to a leading institution upon successfully meeting their chosen university’s entry requirements.

Competitive career preparation

Career preparation for key professions such as Medicine, Engineering, Architecture, Business, Law and Science. Students wishing to apply to the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge also benefit from dedicated Oxbridge preparation.

A diverse, international environment

Students learn in a genuinely international community. At any one-time CATS Cambridge has students enrolled from over 50 countries.

Holistic support

From subject teachers who know how to adapt lessons to build confidence in English to houseparents who provide care and concern during your stay, students are supported to make new friends and prepare for university success.

“I would definitely recommend CATS Cambridge to anybody who wants more independent living… to get an English Sixth Form experience with the addition of a multi-cultural community.”

Megan from Malaysia, CATS College Cambridge

Progressed to read Law at King’s College London

Boarding Accommodation

At CATS Cambridge we offer single en-suite student accommodation, offering a home-away-from home experience. Our boarding houses are run by a team of houseparents, led by the Head of Boarding. They are all experts in pastoral care and provide 24-hour support for our students. We also have a Medical Centre on campus, as well as a Student Welfare team. The College is a 15-minute walk into the historic centre, where students can enjoy a variety of sports, shopping and leisure facilities, as well as beautiful green parks and historic university buildings.

  • Single, en-suite rooms

  • A choice of on-campus or close-to-campus accommodation

  • A world-class boarding team with experience of providing pastoral care to over 60 nationalities

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