ACHIEVEMENT & LATEST OFSTED REPORT
We are absolutely committed to ensuring that all our students achieve their full potential, both academically and socially, irrespective of their prior attainment.
Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the 2022 public examinations taken by Bottisham Village College students was were the first since the summer of 201. In 2020 and 2021, teacher assessed grades were used to award students their qualifications.
Given the uneven impact of the pandemic on school and college performance data, the government has suggested that direct comparisons between the performance data for one school or college and another, or to data from previous years, should be treated with caution.
In 2022, almost 75% of all students achieved good GCSE passes in both English and mathematics, a crucial benchmark which enables students to move on to higher level courses. Students excel at BVC: nearing a third of all GCSE grades in 2022 were graded 9-7 (Equivalent of A* and A), with many students achieving a suite of results in the top 5% of students nationally. Alongside traditional academic rigour, our students perform well across a broad curriculum offer, as we support students to achieve and be enriched in an all-round manner.
In addition to traditional GCSE subjects, we also offer a range of complementary vocational courses with pass rates at an exceptionally high level. These results consistently enable our Year 11 students to progress onto their chosen course or destination when they leave us. The overwhelming majority of our students take up places at sixth form centres in Cambridge. Students are fortunate to have access to a range of highly regarded establishments offering a variety of academic and vocational programmes.
Beyond academic achievement, we place great emphasis on supporting young people to develop a broad range of interests outside the classroom and encourage them to strive for excellence in these areas too. We track students’ achievements in extra-curricular activities, such as sport and the arts, as well as their contribution to the life of the college and the development of their individual leadership skills.
We firmly believe that this broad, inclusive approach ensures that our students leave us fully prepared to relish the challenges they will face and thrive in their adult lives.
|Students average this many GCSE grades above similar ability peers||+0.28|
|Students average this grade across their best 8 GCSEs||5.3|
English & Maths
|the percentage of pupils who’ve achieved a strong pass (grade 5 or above) in English and maths at the end of KS4||55%|
|% students entered||39%|
Examination results 2022
|Subject||Entries 2022||Av. Grade||% 9-7||% 9-5||% 9-4|
|Enterprise and Marketing||13||3.9||8%||15%||31%|
|Food and Nutrition||59||4.7||22%||66%||81%|
|Health and Social Care VQ||47||4.7||23%||36%||75%|
School Performance Tables published by the Secretary of State can be accessed here https://www.compare-school-performance.service.gov.uk/
Our most recent Ofsted inspection was in June 2012. We were judged to be outstanding in all categories: Achievement, Quality of Teaching, Behaviour & Safety and Leadership & Management. As an ambitious and aspirational College, we are excited at the prospect of building on this success in the future. A copy of the full inspection report can be downloaded below.