Welcome to Sawtry Village Academy

We have high expectations of our students and provide a high quality education for all. The academy aims to deliver students from our care as responsible, cultured and employable young people.

Sawtry Village Academy works in partnership with the ‘Outstanding’ Swavesey Village College – one of the best non-selective state schools in Cambridgeshire. The academy is supported by the Cambridge Meridian Academies Trust (CMAT).

Our Values

Cambridge Meridian Academies Trust (CMAT) exists to provide, support, and champion high-quality education at the heart of local communities.

  • Achievement for all
  • Valuing People
  • A high quality learning environment
  • The pursuit of excellence
  • Extending the boundaries of learning


  • Pledges Day 8th November

    November 15, 2016

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  • GCSE Art trip to London

    GCSE Art trip to London

    November 6, 2016

    Year 10 and 11 students enjoyed an Art trip to London in October. The trip included travelling by coach to the Tate Britain Gallery and then afterwards a boat trip up the Thames to the Tate Modern Gallery. Read more >

  • Secretary of State for Health praises Sawtry VA artwork in Hinchingbrooke hospital

    Secretary of State for Healt...

    November 6, 2016

    Last Friday Secretary of State for Health Jeremy Hunt visited Hinchingbrooke Hospital and noticed and commented on the Sawtry Village Academy pictures in the Care of Elderly wards and corridor walls! This artwork included the large oil and acrylic canvases Read more >

  • Sixth form art trip to London

    Sixth form art trip to Londo...

    November 6, 2016

    Sixth form art trip to London in October

    The Art department organised a trip for sixth form students studying Art, Photography and Textiles at Sawtry Village Academy. Read more >

  • Help Us Bid for new Facilities!

    November 6, 2016

    We are bidding for some funds to develop the outside leisure spaces at the academy. 

     Your support is urgently required because our success will depend on the number of votes we secure. Read more >

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On the week commencing the 28th November, the Business Gold Dust Team led a focused pitch analysing bids towards a hypothetical business scenario.
The team presented this on Friday 2nd December to members of the leadership team. For several weeks the team have been preparing and analysing business data, to form a SWOT analysis based presentation.
Following the presentation the team received valuable feedback that will now be used to prepare for the official event in March 2017, where they could be entered into a National Competition. Fingers crossed
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Last night Crystal Clear Productions ran a Young Technicians taster session at the Academy. 22 students attended and where able to get hands on experience with sound and lighting programming, stage management and trussing set ups.
Crystal Clear will be starting a Young technicians course in January on Mondays 4pm-7pm, where young people 11-19 can learn industry skills, gain work experience and earn their Arts Award qualification. For more information www.crystalclearproductions.co.uk/young-technicians.html
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Our House System

The Houses provide crucial support and guidance, and the needs of every student are acknowledged and understood by their tutor and senior tutor. The system enables individual progress to be monitored much more closely and the House is the key focus of the relationship between the academy and families, with siblings joining the same House.

House System

Where to find us

Fen Lane Sawtry Huntingdon Cambridgeshire PE28 5TQ