Soham Village College

Latest News

  • Young Musician of the Year Final 2016

    Young Musician of the Year Final 2016

    We are delighted to announce that tickets for the 2016 Young Musician of the Year Final are now on sale. The final will once again be held in the Auditorium of our Performing Arts Centre at 7:30pm on Tuesday 28th June 2016. Tickets cost £5 and are available to purchase at www.ticketsource.co.uk/sohamvc

    10th May

  • New Catering Company
  • Expedition to Cambodia & Laos 2016

    Expedition to Cambodia & Laos 2016

    Ten intrepid Soham Village College Year 11 students will be going on an expedition to Cambodia and Laos in July 2016

    22nd Jan

  • GCSE Certificates  Collection

    GCSE Certificates Collection

    GCSE Certificates will be available for collection from Lodeside Reception from Monday 9 November 2015

    1st Oct

  • Best GCSE Results Ever

    Best GCSE Results Ever

    Students at Soham Village College have achieved the best examination results in the school’s history. 70% students achieved the benchmark qualifications of five GCSEs at Grade C or above including Maths and English

    17th Jul

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Achieving Excellence With Care

Our vision is to be a truly outstanding Village College at the heart of its community

  • We aim to provide an education in which outcomes for students are outstanding
  • We are committed to the provision of a curriculum which gives every student the opportunity to achieve highly and to enjoy learning
  • We encourage students to develop the skills they will need for working life
  • We are committed to the well-being of all of our students and help them adopt a lifestyle which is safe, healthy and constructive within the local community
  • We seek to enable our students to reflect on their own experiences and those of others to develop a clear set of personal values in which respect for self, others and the environment is central

Key points from our lastest Ofsted report include:

  • Soham Village College is described as a ‘continuously improving academy’ with leaders and governors who are ‘highly committed’.
  • ‘Most students, including the most able, make good progress in their learning by the end of Key Stage 4’.
  • 'Good systems for tracking and monitoring the progress of students in Key Stage 4 have allowed the academy to identify accurately specific areas of development across all subject areas. This has resulted in effective intervention and improvements in most subjects to the quality of teaching, so that progress made by students in these subjects is consistently good’.
  • ‘Attainment and progress in English and science at Key Stage 4 have been well above average over the past three years and continue to be major strengths of the school’.
  • ‘Many teachers plan activities and tasks very well using information about students’ prior learning, to ensure students are well challenged and able to make progress quickly from their starting points’.
  • Inspectors found that systems to promote good behaviour and the safety and welfare of students ‘are exemplary’. ‘Low-level disruption in lessons is very rare’.
  • Relationships between staff and students ‘are exceptional and promote positive attitudes to learning’.
  • ‘Students’ attitudes to learning are highly positive... They collaborate well in order to exchange ideas, to extend their knowledge and support each other’s learning’.
  • ‘Bullying and racial incidents are extremely rare…the academy deals with any reported incidents both quickly and effectively’.