Our beautiful Victorian campus offers everything a student needs to have a safe, comfortable stay whilst studying in Canterbury.
The campus is regularly inspected by the UK Independent Schools Inspectorate and achieves outstanding results – being recognised as ‘Excellent’ in all areas, covering boarding, welfare, achievement and results, curriculum, extra activities, pastoral care, leadership and teaching.
The beautiful Victorian Worthgate campus is located near to the city centre
Excellent inspection results
Rated ‘Excellent’ in all areas by the UK Independent Schools Inspectorate
Highest specification facilities
Our boarding facilities are of the highest specification and are regularly inspected.
En-suite boarding bedrooms
Our boarding facilities provides a home-from-home, with single en-suite rooms ensuring students are comfortable, safe and secure.
Independent living facilities for over 18s
We offer catered or self-catered accommodation for over 18s – allowing students to be independent and prepare for university life.
Our campus buildings are located in a quiet part of the city, allowing students to settle in quickly and get used to exploring the local area.
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Our boarding facilities provide students with a home-from-home, with single en-suite rooms ensuring a comfortable, safe and secure boarding experience.
All our boarding houses are located within walking distance on the same road as the college. Catered or self-catered accommodation is also available for over 18s to give them an experience of independent living before attending university.
“The environment is extremely friendly. There are lots of international students, you don’t feel alone and it is easy to make friends.”
Lidya from Ethiopia went on to study Psychology at Loughborough University
Life on Campus
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 – lamb tagine, stir-fried noodles, risotto and vegetable stew. Halal, vegetarian and vegan food is available every day.
We encourage our students to live independently, preparing you well for life at university. Personal laundry is your responsibility. Washers and dryers are available in the residences and your House Parent will help you use them.
Healthy Living Tokens
If you do lots of sports, walking or cycling you will be entitled to healthy living tokens – by collecting these tokens you will get house points for your residence and prizes will be awarded to the student with the most tokens.
House Meetings are held regularly in your Boarding House. This allows you to have your say in how the house is managed and what activities you would like.
Worthgate is a non-denominational organisation. We respect your right to practise your religion and a quiet room is available for prayer and reflection at the school. We can help you attend places of worship and can try to put you in touch with a member of your faith who lives locally.
All of our residences have internet available via wireless router. We restrict wireless access after 00.00 for students aged 17 and under, and from 02.00 for over 18s to help you get a good night’s sleep and be ready to learn again.
Leaving School Campus
If you wish to leave the campus overnight or leave Canterbury city you can apply for an exeat – this will allow you to explore other amazing parts of the UK such as nearby London, or visit university open days.
Getting Around Canterbury
We encourage you to walk or cycle from your accommodation as this is only a short distance away. There is also a local bus service to the school, which will also give you unlimited travel around Canterbury – Student Services are able to buy a ticket online or you can go to the local bus station and purchase one there.