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Anglian Learning Exam Success

Anglian Learning Exam Success

Pupils and staff across Anglian Learning are celebrating the end of the summer exam season – with exceptional results at both GCSE and A Level.

Jonathan Culpin, CEO of Anglian Learning, said: “Our results are fantastic – and show that hard work really does pay off.

“I’d like to congratulate all Anglian Learning pupils on their results and wish them well as they continue their education. I’d also like to thank the teachers and support staff across our schools for their unwavering support, enthusiasm and hard work in helping our pupils achieve their results.”

At Bottisham Village College pupils have again achieved excellent GCSE results, with an overwhelming majority moving to their chosen post-16 placement of choice. With a third of all results being at grade 7-9 (A/A* equivalent) and the average grade being in excess of a “Good” pass, it has been a year to remember for these pupils.  Significantly, 86% of pupils achieved a pass in English with 72% of pupils securing a pass in both English and Maths.

Jenny Rankine, Principal of Bottisham Village College, said: “As a truly comprehensive college, I am delighted with the results from all of our pupils. As the grades show, there are success stories throughout the student body and they can be exceptionally proud of their achievements. As we all know, these reformed GCSEs are arduous, taxing and push students to their limits. Very clearly, our students have risen to the challenge and I fully commend them all for their exam success but also their success as people. A huge thank you to parents, governors and staff for all their support and hard work.”

Pupils at Sawston Village College have shown that hard work and perseverance does lead to success: 62.4% of all pupils achieved a strong pass Grade 5+ in English and Maths; 39% of all exam results were at Grade 7-9; 78% achieved Grade 4+ in English and Maths. 11% of all exams were gained at the very highest level with three pupils achieving Grade 9s in all 10 or 11 subjects taken.

Jonathan Russell, Principal of Sawston Village College, said: “We are delighted for our pupils who have worked exceptionally hard to achieve these excellent results. This richly-deserved success has also been achieved thanks to the dedicated care, guidance and teaching of all our members of staff and the tremendous support shown by our parents. We are very proud of our 2019 cohort and wish them all the best in the future.”

Bassingbourn Village College pupils are celebrating yet another successful haul of GCSE results.

The sun shone on students as they collected their results, with lots of happy faces – and a few happy tears – as those all-important brown envelopes were opened.

Vickey Poulter, Head of School, said: “We are delighted with this year’s results as staff and students worked exceptionally hard and many students achieved above expectations in all subject areas.

“It is fantastic to see the success of such a dedicated and enthusiastic year group and I wish them every success in the future in their chosen courses/careers.”

73% of all pupils achieved a good pass level 4+ in English and Maths, with a quarter (24%) of all exam results at level 7-9 (A/A*). Over 80% of exams sat achieved level 4 and above.

10% of all exams were gained at the very highest level (8-9, formerly A*), with three pupils – Annie Baigent, Diaan Gill and Edward Evans – achieving Grade 9s in four of their subjects.

At The Netherhall School and Oakes College, pupils have been receiving both GCSE and A level results.

66% gained a good pass level 4+ in English and Maths with almost 80% gaining a good pass in maths.  22.7% of all exam results were at level 7-9 (A*-A).

Principal Chris Tooley said: “Innovative teaching methods, a commitment to an inspiring curriculum and tailored individual approaches have allowed us to improve year on year.  Our students have again shown that they are a match for anyone with some nationally outstanding performances.  These include Neelam Solanki who achieved an amazing ten GCSEs all at the ‘super A*’ grade 9 level, and an A* in Further Maths. Marie Vallier, gained six 9s, three 8s and two 7’s and Lihinya and Thevinya Gurugama getting between them 11 9s, 2 8s, 7 7s and 2 A*s.

“We would like to congratulate all our students and wish them the very best of luck for the future.”

Pupils are now able to make the all-important decisions as to which course, apprenticeship or training they will be moving onto. We anticipate that many will choose to study at The Oakes College, which has published excellent results for A-levels, with 99.6% of students achieving A*-E grades across a range of academic and applied subjects. All of our sixth form pupils are going on to one of their first-choice destinations at university, a high-quality apprenticeship, or have already secured employment.



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Bottisham Village College
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CB25 9DL, United Kingdom


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