Comberton Village College

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Comberton Village College
Established 1960
Type Academy
Executive Principal Stephen Munday MA CBE
Head of School Peter Law
Location West Street

CB23 7DU
Coordinates: 52°11′05″N 0°00′39″E / 52.18482°N 0.01079°E / 52.18482; 0.01079
Local authority Cambridgeshire
DfE URN 136463
Ofsted Reports
Students 1369
Gender Coeducational
Ages 11–18

X half: C O M B

Y half: E R T N V

Comberton Village College is an academy in Comberton, Cambridgeshire, England. The school educates pupils aged between 11 and 18.

Comberton Village College was opened in 1960 as a Cambridgeshire Village College.


In 1974, the school became fully comprehensive and, in April 1993, it became grant-maintained. It changed to a Foundation School and has recently become a Foundation School with a Trust: the recently formed Comberton Educational Trust. The school was granted a presumption to open a new sixth form due to its high-performing status. Capital funding from the Learning and Skills Council was secured to build the required new facilities for a sixth form. The sixth form department of the college opened in September 2011. The new sixth form building was opened [1][2] by Sir David Bell, permanent secretary for the Department for Education on 14 June 2011.

In February 2011, Comberton Village College became an academy, operated by the Comberton Education Trust.[citation needed]

The Comberton Village College Academy Trust also operates Cambourne Village College which opened in Cambourne in September 2013. In January 2016 Comberton Village College were featured in the ITV news for providing teaching resources to Edlumino in order to support the education of refugees in France[3]


The College retained "Outstanding" status from Ofsted in February 2013.[4] A recent "section 8" monitoring inspection confirmed the excellent standards at the College.[5] In 2014, 77% of GCSE students achieved 5 A*-C grades (including English and Maths) and 66% of all A-level grades were A*-B.[6]


External links[edit]

"Comberton Village College". Retrieved 2 April 2009.