Welcome to Sawston Village College

Welcome to Sawston Village College, a 1050 pupil 11-16 mixed academy, 7 miles south of the iconic city of Cambridge.  We are a proud and happy College, fully committed to inclusive, comprehensive education for all.  Pupils and staff work hard together to achieve excellent academic outcomes and, as importantly, to do so in a safe, caring and supportive environment built on mutual respect. Read more...


Open Evening 2020

Due to the current restrictions that are in place we will be holding our online Open Evening on Thursday 1 October.

CLICK HERE to go to our Open Evening.

If you have any questions regarding Open Evening or the transition process for pupils moving from Year 6 to 7 please email transition@sawstonvc.org.

welcome back

We welcome our pupils back to school for the Autumn Term 2020.

We hope everyone has had an enjoyable summer break and now look forward to welcoming all pupils back to school. In the film below, Principal Mr Russell gives a clear account of what pupils can expect on their return to school.

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Interested in working for us? Please click here for current employment opportunities at Sawston Village College.

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College News



Following Boris Johnson's announcement at 8pm on Monday 4th January, we confirm that College will only be open to children of key workers and vulnerable pupils as planned from Tuesday 5th January. All those who have registered their child to attend College have been notified of...
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Privacy Notice for COVID-19
Updated Privacy Notice for COVID-19 can be found here.
Year 11 Results Day - 20 August 2020
The School site will be open for Year 11 leavers only to collect their calculated grade results from 0830-1030 on Thursday 20 August. For full details see further information HERE


Reporting an absence
If your son/daughter is unable to come into school due to illness or other unforeseen circumstances, please telephone 01223 712623 before 8.30 am (alternatively email attendance@sawstonvc.org)

Returning to school after sickness
Sawston Village College has a 24 hour policy after last bout of sickness

Cambridge Teaching Schools Network (CTSN) is holding an information evening about routes into teaching at Chesterton Community College on January 8th 2020 from 6.00 to 8.00 pm. Senior Tutors will be available to discuss the different routes available to train to teach and how the CTSN programmes work. The event will be in the auditorium at Chesterton, Gilbert Road, Cambridge CB43NY.

Please register if interested
details are also available at ctsnscitt.info 


Stepping Stones Autumn 2019

Raising Teens Autumn 2019

Sawston Village College is a partner school in the Cambridge and Suffolk Schools Alliance (CASSA), which brings together leading primary, secondary and special schools to support improvement, initial teacher training and educational research. Please click on the logo below to learn more.

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