The Worthgate School

About The Worthgate School

Part of CATS global schools, The Worthgate School is an international co-educational day and boarding school located in Canterbury, England.

The school inspires students to achieve greatness in all areas of their education, and the wide range of qualifications and curriculums on offer allows students to choose the programme in which they will excel the most. The Worthgate School is an International Baccalaureate World School and are recognised as providing a prestigious education to all students.

The welfare of the students is paramount to the school, with emphasis placed on co-curricular activities and pastoral care to ensure that students are receiving an all-round education in the happiest environment. The key aim of the school is to empower and inspire students to be achieve the very best they can.

The facilities for The Worthgate School boarders are designed to create a safe and comfortable environment for students, with private en-suite bathrooms and shared social spaces available. The boarding houses are supervised 24 hours a day ensuring student safety at all times, and essential facilities such as internet access and laundry and cleaning services are also available.

There are four boarding houses for boarders aged 14-17 and four for ages 18+. All boarding houses range between single bedrooms with en-suite, to shared bedrooms with shared bathrooms. As many students attend The Worthgate School from abroad, the high standard of pastoral care ensures students settle in quickly and always have someone to talk to should there be any problems.


Type of School Co-educational
Age Range 13+
Distance from Airports

1hr 15 minute drive to London Gatwick, 1hr 30 minute drive to London Stansted Airport

Distance from London

1 hr 30 minute drive or train

School Links

Part of CATS global schools.

Educational Programmes

International Baccalaureate, A-Levels, University Foundation Programme, Pre A -Level, GCSEs

Co-Curricular Programmes

Although The Worthgate School encourages students to achieve highly in the academic side of their education, they also recognise the importance of co-curricular activities in developing the students as all-round individuals and allowing them to explore their passions and talents.


Sports on offer include Basketball, Football, Archery, Kayaking, Paddleboarding, Cycling, Badminton, Swimming and many more. If students wish to compete at a higher level, staff at the school will assist in helping them trial for local teams.

Besides sports, there are performing arts clubs such as Poetry Slam and GLEE (Music and Performance), and other arts clubs such as Creative Writing, Art Society and International Literature. There are also academic societies for students wishing to stretch themselves or try out a subject they don’t study; these include Medics Preparation, Sports Science Research, Law Society, UK Mathematics Challenge and Law Society.

Social events and trips are organised by the school regularly. Recent trips include Bruges for the Christmas market and Boston for the Model United Nations group.