GCSE results 2019: Swavesey Village College
More than 30 per cent of students at Swavesey Village College achieved the highest GCSE grades of 7-9 this year.
Some 77 per cent of students achieved level 4 or higher, with 55 per cent achieving level 5 or above in both English and maths.
The school was particularly pleased with results in these subjects - 86 per cent achieved level 4 or above in English, and 31 per cent managed grade 7 or above; while 84 per cent achieved level 4 or above in maths and 29 per cent secured grade 7 or higher.
Nearly a third (31 per cent) of all grades achieved at the college were at or above grade 7.
One student even managed grade 9 in every subject taken, including a grade A in FSMQ additional mathematics.
More than half of students also achieved the English Baccalaureate.
Some 119 students studied the triple science qualification, which features biology, chemistry and physics as separate subjects, and all achieved level 4 or above, and more than half achieved a grade 7 or higher.
There were also excellent results in the arts. All students studying photography achieved level 4 or above, and 98 per cent studying art achieved level 4 or above, with 93 per cent securing level 5 or higher.
In engineering, 95 per cent of students earned level 4 or above.
Jim Stavrou, headteacher of Swavesey Village College, said: “I am incredibly proud of all our students with this fantastic set of results. These figures show the hard work and dedication that they have put into their five years of education here at Swavesey. We would like to wish all our students the very best in the next phase of their education.
“I would also like to thank the incredibly strong team of teachers who have worked so hard to inspire their students and our parent body for their continued support of the college.”
The college has also been working closely in the past academic year with the local community to create new schools at Northstowe. The secondary school at the new town will open next month.
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