CATS Cambridge Alumni Event Success

Five of our alumni strolled back through the doors of CATS Cambridge on a sunny Friday morning. After signing in, they were warmly welcomed back by CATS Cambridge Principal, Dominic Tomalin, who also saw them through their own studies years before. “It was wonderful to host our past students back on campus. They have each […]

Model United Nations at CATS Cambridge

CATS Cambridge is excited to be hosting the CIFE* Model United Nations. The Model United Nations will be a great chance for students to engage in topical and nuanced debates while flexing their critical thinking skills. It’s expected 80 delegates from different independent schools will be in attendance. What is a Model United Nations? The […]

Students visit St John’s College for Year 11 Girls in Maths Day

In 2023, to celebrate one century of their mathematical society, St John’s College, University of Cambridge hosted a Year 11 Girls in Maths Day. It proved such a roaring success they decided to host the event again this year, inviting six young mathematician’s from CATS Cambridge to join them for a day of inspirational talks, […]

71% of CATS Cambridge Students University Offers from Russell Group Universities

We’re pleased to share good news about the offers which have arrived for our students so far this year. 71% of university offers have been from Russell Group Universities. I’m pleased to announce that 71% of all offers have been from Russell Group universities – some of the most prestigious higher education institutions in the […]

CATS Cambridge Send Top Mathematicians to Inter-school Maths Challenge

A group of top maths students from CATS Cambridge travelled to Northampton to take part in the CATS Global Schools Inter-school Maths Challenge, hosted this year at Bosworth Independent School. At the school students were joined by the current trophy holders from Guildhouse School London. Both schools are part of the wider group of CATS […]

Happy Lunar New Year: A Message from Our Principal

Nǐ hǎo. My name is Dominic Tomlin. I’m the principal at CATS Cambridge. In 2023 we celebrated sending two of our students to the University of Cambridge, one to study mathematics, the other natural sciences. Many of our other students went to top universities in the UK as well. We look forward to further successes […]

Mock Exams Prepare Students For Final Tests At CATS Cambridge

The school year is ramping up and all around the UK students are preparing to sit their mock exams. Mocks are one of the unavoidable hurdles students must face in preparation for university. For a teenager in Britain, whilst daunting, mock exams are a rite of passage. They are also an important way of preparing […]

Mini Golf at CATS Cambridge

Join us on the CATS Cambridge (mini) Pro Tour as our usually chilled common room is transformed into a challenging and tropical miniature golf course. We strive for excellence at all times at CATS Cambridge. This can take shape in many ways, from intellectual discussions and challenging course materials to engaging extra-curriculars and exciting trips. […]

A Happy New Year from CATS Cambridge

A New Year means a new beginning. Here at CATS Cambridge we have lots to look forward to in the coming year, and we can’t wait to see how 2024 unfolds. However, as it draws to a close we can’t help but reflect on the fantastic year that was 2023. Before we delve into the […]

A Merry Christmas from CATS Cambridge

Christmas is nearly upon us and many of our students are travelling home to enjoy the break and celebrations with their loved ones. However, there have been lots of events and activities happening around Cambridge. This meant our students still got a chance to experience the joy of a traditional British Christmas.  Before we dive […]

The CATS Cambridge Christmas Quiz

For months the days have been getting shorter and the nights longer. Cambridge has been getting colder and that summer feeling has vanished. And we couldn’t be happier! It is finally December, which means the Christmas season is officially upon us. In the lead up to Christmas there are lots of wonderful and exciting things […]

CATS Cambridge Announces ISA Award Winners

Each year the Independent Schools Association holds a national art competition. Students from Early Years all the way up to KS5 enter their artwork, individually or as a group, for consideration. The competition has huge scope, with lots of different artistic mediums being covered. This includes sculpture, fashion and photography as well as more traditional […]

Inspiring Visit from Lord Woolley, Principal of Homerton College

On Wednesday 2nd November CATS Cambridge was abuzz with anticipation. Students filled the lecture hall, packing every seat down to the very last step. There was a hum of conversation in the room, which faded down to silence as the man of the hour arrived.   Lord Simon Woolley stepped up to the podium, in front […]

The Impact of Proposed Changes to A Levels

Dr Craig Wilson, Managing Director Schools at CATS Global Schools, shares his thoughts on Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s plans to radically reform A Levels. On Friday 22 Sept 2023 Prime Minister Rishi Sunak asked for plans to be drawn up for radical reform of A Levels, introducing a baccalaureate style qualification that would allow students […]

GCSE Results 2023: Prepared For The Future

“I congratulate all of our GCSE students being awarded their results today. 100% of our History grades are A* and 100% of our Art and Design grades are A* as well. We’re proud of the strong academic foundation that our GCSE students have laid down and wish them only greater heights of success as their […]

5 Tips to Stay Connected with Far Away Friends. 

Keeping up with your friends when you’re apart can just be as fun as when you’re together, it just demands a bit of creativity and effort. Every year on the 30th of July the United Nations celebrate The International Day of Friendship. This day was created to serve as a reminder that friendship is impactful […]

Packing Tips for Studying Abroad

CATS Cambridge is so excited to welcome our new students this September. To make sure your new adventure has the best possible start we’ve created a list of things you can’t forget to pack before jetting off. This will help ensure your journey to the UK runs smoothly and you have everything you need to […]

Cambridge’s Local Literary Hero

When you walk through Cambridge you often, unknowingly, retrace the footsteps of world changing individuals who once lived here, from Watson and Crick to Stephen Hawking. But in the spirit of National Book Lovers Day we cannot recommend retracing the footsteps of anyone other than Rupert Brooke, a local literary hero. Brooke arrived in Cambridge […]

Graduation 2023

16th of June was the perfect day to graduate. Above students’ heads was a cloudless blue sky and in front of them was a beautiful stone church, that has stood in the community since the 1200’s. Today they would add their own piece of history to it. Proud parents, siblings and other family members streamed […]

Alumni Success at CATS Cambridge

CATS Cambridge participated in the CIFE awards! We celebrated a great former student, which got us thinking about other successful Alumni!

Tips for Managing Exam Stress

Exams are important but the usually leave us feeling stressed. These are some of the ways we can help ourselves to manage exam stress…

Tips for Studying Abroad

The idea of studying abroad be scary. But those brave enough to take the plunge are rewarded with a once in a lifetime experience…

Why Cambridge? The Benefits of Studying Here!

Famous for its world-class university and beautiful scenery, Cambridge is a hub of academic excellence. Students and educators travel from around the world for the opportunity to work, study and live in this renowned city. Amongst students, Cambridge is generally known for its quiet and focused atmosphere, however that doesn’t mean there isn’t lots going […]