The Canterbury Academy Trust provides an extensive range of facilities for hire together with hospitality packages for local and national business communities. Outstanding provision on campus provides the ideal venue for all sizes of events, open all year round.
The wealth of provision on and off campus includes educational and engagement packages for other schools and external organisations including area wide ACP programmes, educational tours, talks and buddy programmes.
We welcome visitors, both English and International, for a part or full day visit, a week or 2-week stay or a specialised programme of events, in association with Concorde International.
As a member of the School Direct Programme, we offer teacher training programmes for passionate, high calibre individuals to train and teach in our schools and colleges for a minimum of two years.
Catering and hospitality options are available for business, corporate functions and events from small meetings to large conferences, exhibitions and trade shows. Various venues on site provide catering facilities including the 40-seater Chef’s Restaurant.
The campus is open 7-days a week, all year round with free parking and within easy reach of transport links and Canterbury City centre. A number of businesses and organisations are based on the campus, providing students and the local community with a wide range of services, activities and leisure facilities.
Campus Facilities for Hire
Main Hall with stage area
(Capacity 300/400 seated or 600 standing)
Lighting & Sound Technician
(2 available – with tiered seating)
Professional Recording Studio
(Recording/Studio technician available)
Digital Music Network Room
(20 stations linked to Recording Studio)
Learning Resource Centre
Study space including computers, library area and presentation faciities
Campus Hosting Venues available 7-days per week out of school hours for hosting businesses, clubs and organisations.
Various catering venues on campus
To eat in or take away
For business and private functions serving up to 300 (seated) or 600 (standing)
Available all day from 7.30am to 9.00pm
Professional Flexible Service
Venues and service available from 7.30am for breakfast meetings, to part or full day hire
Corporate and Training Facilities
(Up to 50 people)
Variety of layout options to suit requirements in modern, air conditioned rooms with a view of Canterbury Cathedral
(3 – 40 people)
Available 7.30am – 9.00pm all year round
Presentation, Exhibition and Trade Show spaces
Extensive indoor and outdoor spaces available for all types of events