Principal ‘delighted’ with Bassingbourn Village College’s best ever GCSE exam results

Lucy Catterall, Saffron Henry, Amelia Gumble and Charlotte Headington

Lucy Catterall, Saffron Henry, Amelia Gumble and Charlotte Headington - Credit: Archant

Pupils at Bassingbourn Village College are celebrating their GCSE results after 75 per cent gained five or more passes at A* to C, ranking them among the top achievers in the country.

Georgina Morris, Rivers Cook and Natalie Thompson

Georgina Morris, Rivers Cook and Natalie Thompson - Credit: Archant

Principal Duncan Cooper said: “We are absolutely delighted. These are our best ever results and reflect the hard work and excellent relationships our staff and pupils share.

“These results put us among the top achieving schools in the county. We are all very pleased.”

Matthew Bairstow and Sean Kerr

Matthew Bairstow and Sean Kerr - Credit: Archant

One third of the Bassingbourn results came in at A* or A, with almost half the pupils gaining three or more passes at A*-A. The school was particularly pleased with students sitting Latin for the first time, who all got an A.

Chair of governors Ken Murphy said: ”I’d like to say well done to all the staff and pupils in achieving such great results. It’s a just reward for all their hard work.”

Cameron Denchfield and Saul Bailey

Cameron Denchfield and Saul Bailey - Credit: Archant


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High achievers included Saul Bailey, Fran Boschetty, Katie Brace, Rivers Cook, Thomas Greenlaw, Georgina Morris, Charles Pearson, Nathalie Thompson, Brodie Weir, Mya Chapman and Samantha Tate who all achieved at least 10 A* or As.

Katie Brace

Katie Brace - Credit: Archant

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