I have spent all of my working life in education, with the majority of this time spent in Sawtry, and as such I was particularly pleased to be appointed as Principal of the Academy when it became part of the Cambridge Meridian Academies Trust (CMAT) in April 2015. I am committed to providing a high...
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Year 13 leavers assembly today, had a wonderful celebration of their time at Sawtry Village Academy. We wish them all the best for their future.
A 'well done' from a Year 11 Maths Class that took the time to contact their favourite Maths YouTube author (corbettmaths) and ask them to give Miss Hay a special YouTube message. They posted this video as well and will be sending Miss Hay free stationary as a reward. Well done Miss Hay on being a great teacher! Your year 11 class will miss you!
One of your Year 11 students contacted me to pass on how grateful your class are for your support. Thank you so much for being an amazing teacher!
Wow, results are in for yr13 Diploma in Financial Studies: A*-A = 61.5% A*-B = 84.6% What a staggering achievement for the students and the staff involved in delivering this course. #that'swhyweareoutstanding
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At the weekend students took part in a DofE walk in the Cambridgeshire countryside
Mr Parsons has been collecting fruit once a week which has kindly been donated by the Cooperative Supermarket in Sawtry. Students have been able to have free piece of fruit before their exams. We are most grateful for their support.
Sawtry Village Academy added 2 new photos.
Sawtry Village Academy added 4 new photos.
Last Saturday, Elliot Whittington completed the Rat Race, along with several other SVA students. However, between him and members of his family they have currently raised in excess of £1400 for children with cancer.😁 The race was over 20 miles and contained 200 obstacles! If this is of interest the event is to be repeated next year, details below http://ratrace.com/dirtyweekend2019/
Sawtry VA Arts Evening Tuesday 19th June 6-7p.m
Artist of the Month – March
Alisha composed and painted a wonderful diptych of an underwater world of turtles and tropical sea creatures using watercolours and felt tips for her yr 10 GCSE Art project
Artist of the month – April
Hollie composed and painted a tremendous picture of a portrait in oil paints on a large scale for her A Level Art exam.
Year 9 Art Trip to Cambridge
Art Pledges day. In March 50 yr 9 students enjoyed a Pledges day in Cambridge visiting the Fitzwilliam Museum and the Sedgwick Museum. In the Fitzwiliiam Museum they delighted in the wide range of exhibits ranging from Ancient Egyptian mummies to Impressionist paintings. Whilst in the Sedgwick museum the students were greatly interested in the…
Cambridgeshire Schools Golf Championship
Rhys Leggett in year 13 competed in the Cambridgeshire Schools Golf Championship at St Ives Golf Club. The course was playing quite difficult on the day because the wind was so strong. A nett 65 (-7) won which was a great score. Rhys was fairly happy with 6th place from 50 competitors. Great results from…
Sawtry Sixth Form is Outstanding!
We were delighted to be awarded an Ofsted rating of Outstanding for the Sixth Form in January 2018 This was the summary, ‘The sixth form provides an outstanding education. Achievement overall has been significantly above average for the previous two years. Strong teaching and a very supportive pastoral system are enabling students to follow ambitious…
Masks on display in Hinchingbrooke hospital by Year 8 art students
Visitors, staff and patients have all enjoyed the display of masks created by Sawtry VA year 8 art students. In particular young children have stopped and admired the masks which can be seen in the glass display cabinets in the entrance foyer of the hospital. The display includes masks from the following students: Hannah Pollard, Mia Edwards, Matilda…
Year 8 Art field trip to Holme Fen
As part of an extra curricular art project in partnership with The Great Fen Project 15 talented year 8 art students enjoyed an afternoon field trip to Holme Fen and Holme wood in February. The trip included meeting a worker from the Wildlife Trust and a visit to the Trundlemere Lookout where they learned all…
Year 8 Art trip to London Saturday 24th February
50 Sawtry VA Year 8 art students were treated to a day out in London by the Art Department on Saturday 24th February. Most students had not visited an art gallery before so were wonderstruck when looking around the National Gallery. They sat enthralled in front of the paintings as Sawtry VA Art staff entertained…
Local artist Michael Murfin visits Sawtry VA
Local artist Michael Murfin visited Sawtry VA Art department to talk to ks4 art students about his career as an artist. Michael, a successful painter who has exhibited in London, nationally and internationally, records the everyday world. His oil paintings include people at work, landscapes, skyscapes and portraits. The students enjoyed the presentation, learned a…
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.
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