GCSE results 2019: Comberton Village College
Comberton Village College pupils are celebrating an outstanding set of GCSE results.
Almost half of all the grades awarded to pupils were at the highest grades, 9-7, with almost a third at 8-9.
Some 83 per cent of students achieved at least a standard pass in both English and maths.
Principal Peter Law said: “We are absolutely delighted to see that very nearly half of all GCSE grades were awarded 9, 8 or 7 – this being equivalent to A*-A in the previous GCSE grading system. For this to be achieved within a fully comprehensive school is truly outstanding.”
Comberton Village College results:
Total grades at 9-8: 31 per cent
Total grades at 9-7: 48 per cent
Total grades at 9-4: 87 per cent
Mr Law told the Cambridge Independent: “This is a truly exceptional performance from our pupils. Pupils at all levels did extremely well and are to be highly congratulated.”
Pupils at the school have the opportunity to study a very broad range of subjects at Comberton, including Russian, Portuguese, photography and economics.
“As a large and fully comprehensive school it is really important and valuable that we offer such a wide range of courses. By doing this we are able to ensure students of all abilities and interests are able to be really well catered for and to go on to achieve the best possible results,” added Mr Law.
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