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Archived news, events and information

In this area of the website you can find archived news and blogs, teaching and learning resources, links to our partner schools and organisations, and direct links to our community and sports centre websites.

Sawston Village College pupils produce brilliant 'ASPIRE 2' film

24th September 2013

Developed by pupils and staff at Sawston Village College in 2011, with the aim of supporting pupils always to strive to achieve their best, ‘ASPIRE’ is an acronym for Achieving, Self-Motivated, Positive, Independent, Respectful and Engaged. Together, the six values creating ...

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Exam Success for SVC Pupils

27th August 2013

The college is delighted to announce that the 2013 GCSE examination results are the best in the history of the school. In total, 80% of pupils who sat the exams achieved five or more A*-C grades with English and Maths, with 37% of all grades being awarded at A* or A. Nearly 98% of all ...

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A slightly different work experience placement...

14th June 2013

Over the past two weeks, Alice Gilderdale in Year 10 has been completing a unique two week work experience placement in Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Nepal. Here is a brief account from Alice of the experiences she has had while in Asia. ...

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Principal's Blog: towards world class curriculum and assessment?

11th June 2013

These are certainly interesting times in education at the moment, perhaps the most turbulent I can recall in my 20 plus years as a teacher. The government has undoubtedly embarked on a radical programme of reform, through its academies and free school programmes, the latter especially ...

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Goodbye and Good Luck to Year 11

20th May 2013

This week is a busy one in the life of the college. Firstly, we move into the main Year 11 exam period, with the big English Literature examination this morning, while tomorrow we have our Leavers’ Day – a time of celebration but also sadness as we say an official goodbye to ...

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Arts Award Success

2nd May 2013

A moderator visited the school this week to look at work submitted by young people for their Arts Award, a qualification offered at Bronze, Silver and Gold levels which recognises young people’s participation and leadership in the arts outside the curriculum and is accredited through ...

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