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At the heart of academic innovation

CATS Cambridge has great links to the Cambridge academic and innovation community

Outstanding teachers


20% of the CATS Cambridge academic staff are Oxbridge graduates

An all round education

CATS Cambridge students benefit from over 30 extra-curricular activities including Coding, STEM, Robotics, Sports and Astronomy

Our Campus

The CATS Cambridge campus is located near the city centre, close to the prestigious University of Cambridge. We have over 220 rooms in our on-campus boarding accommodation for younger students, with a further 180 rooms a short walk from campus. The close proximity of our boarding accommodation gives students the best environment for both studying and living.

The campus is regularly inspected by the UK Independent Schools Inspectorate, in the last inspection the campus was graded ‘Excellent’ in five out of nine areas including boarding and achieved ‘Good’ in all other areas.

En-suite boarding

Our boarding facilities provide you with a home-from-home, with over 400 single en-suite rooms ensuring that you are comfortable, safe and secure.

Great Location

The specially designed CATS Cambridge campus is a 15 minute walk from the historic centre of Cambridge.

Safe campus

Our campus buildings are located in a quiet part of the city, allowing you to settle in quickly and get used to exploring the local area.

All boarding accommodation has 24hr supervision.

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Campus Gallery

Our Accommodation

We offer two accommodation options to cater for whatever students need from their boarding experience. Elizabeth House is attached to the school building offering 236 single en-suite rooms for ages 14-17. Varsity House is just a short walk from the school and offers 214 single en-suite rooms for ages 16+. Both boarding houses are supervised 24 hours a day and offer a range of catering options.

Campus Map

“CATS Cambridge staff are all very approachable. Whenever I talk to them, they always give me constructive feedback on my studies and my progression towards university.”

Jag from the Philippines progressed to study Film Production at the University for the Creative Arts


All meals are served on campus for catered students, cooked by our team of onsite Chefs. As we look after students from all over the world, we know the importance of enjoying a taste of home as well as trying food from different cultures. Recent meals include – braised beef, stir-fried noodles, roast chicken, steamed cod, roast beef with Yorkshire pudding and borsch.

All fully catered students take breakfast, lunch and dinner in The Hub at the following times:

Monday to Friday
07.30 – 08.30
09.00 – 11.30
11:30 – 14.00
11:30 – 13.00
17.00 – 19.30
16.30 – 16.00

We serve a range of food from The Hub canteen including vegetarian and Halal options. Menus are published in advance and we can support students with any specific dietary requirements.