Cromwell Community College in Chatteris celebrate another year of continued GCSE success
Students and staff at Cromwell Community College, part of The Active Learning Trust, celebrated after securing another strong set of GCSE results.
Cromwell Community College saw an increase in the number of students receiving the top grades in English and Maths. 8 per cent of students achieved grade 7 or higher in both English and maths, a 3 per cent increase on last year. Overall, 61 per cent of students achieved grades 9-4 in English and maths.
In particular, the college saw a significant 6 per cent increase in students achieving the top grades (9-7) in English, rising from 12 per cent in 2018, to 18 per cent in 2019.
An impressive 31 per cent of students achieved at least one grade 9-7 and there were 13 subjects where the number of students achieving high grades of 9-7 increased. There were also 17 subjects where more students achieved a grade 4 or above, compared to 2018. 11 subjects also had at least one student achieving the top grade 9.
Jane Horn, Executive Principal of Cromwell Community College, said: “I am delighted that we have achieved another strong set of GCSE results. Our skilled staff have worked extremely hard over the last two years to help each student reach their potential. In turn, our students have been committed to their studies and have strived to achieve their best. It is brilliant to see this celebrated with such fantastic results and more students achieving the top grades.
“Thank you to our community for continuing to support the college and our students. I look forward to seeing them take their next steps in their education and careers with these strong results behind them.”
Clive Bush, Acting CEO of The Active Learning Trust, commented: “I am delighted for Cromwell Community College who have once again achieved strong GCSE results. The college is committed to supporting its students which is reflected in these results.”
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