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.

The Church of All Saints is the Church of England parish church.

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).

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Sawtry Village Academy is celebrating continued improvement in their top results this year with 22 per cent of students achieving A*-A grades – a three per cent increase on last year. 76 per cent Read more >

The separate parishes of Sawtry All Saints and Sawtry St Judith were combined into the single civil parish of Sawtry between 1931 and 1951.

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Sawtry Village Academy is celebrating continued improvement; as A Level students exceed last year’s results.

Sawtry was in the historic and administrative county of Huntingdonshire until 1965. From 1965, the village was part of the new administrative county of Huntingdon and Peterborough. Then in 1974, following the Local Government Act 1972, Sawtry became a part of the county of Cambridgeshire.

By 1086 there were three churches and two priests at Sawtry.

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Sawtry was listed in the Domesday Book in the Hundred of Normancross in Huntingdonshire; the name of the settlement was written as Saltrede in the Domesday Book.[3] In 1086 there were four manors at Sawtry; the annual rent paid to the lords of the manors in 1066 had been £20.5 and the rent had fallen to £19.5 in 1086.[4] website: SSBP website:

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

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.

The Domesday Book does not explicitly detail the population of a place but it records that there were 56 households at Sawtry.[4] There is no consensus about the average size of a household at that time; estimates range from 3.5 to 5.0 people per household.[5] Using these figures then an estimate of the population of Sawtry in 1086 is that it was within the range of 196 and 280 people.

All population census figures from report Historic Census figures Cambridgeshire to 2011 by Cambridgeshire Insight.[15]

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From 1901, a census was taken every ten years with the exception of 1941 (due to the Second World War).

As part of the Go-Ride Scheme, British Cycling are coaching track racing as part of our Year 8 PE curriculum. Students thoroughly enjoyed their lesson and are looking forward to next week!

Sawtry is twinned with the Gemeinde Weimar region in Germany.[8]

In 2011, the parish covered an area of 6,269 acres (2,537 hectares)[15] and the population density of Sawtry in 2011 was 667.3 persons per square mile (257.6 per square kilometre).

This is the website of one of the groups in the Cambridge Community Archive Network. Here you can browse through our collection of local historical material, which includes photos, old documents and the memories of local people.

In the period 1801 to 1901 the population of Sawtry was recorded every ten years by the UK census. During this time the population was in the range of 790 (the lowest was in 1801) and 1,393 (the highest was in 1851).[15]

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Sawtry has two public houses: The Bell (The Bell Inn Website) and the Greystones. It also has an ex-services and working men's club (Sawtry Club Website). There is an infant school and a junior school in Sawtry; and a community college (Sawtry Village Academy) which educates many young people from nearby villages as well as Sawtry itself.

Sawtry is quickly expanding, with a new estate built in 2014 and plans for more homes to be built by 2020. Along with these new estates, plans are in place to build new amenities, such as a doctor's surgery, to accommodate the new residents.

Sawtry is a village and civil parish in Cambridgeshire, England.[1] Sawtry lies approximately 8 miles (13 km) north of Huntingdon. Sawtry is situated within Huntingdonshire which is a non-metropolitan district of Cambridgeshire as well as being a historic county of England. The village is home to over 6,000[2] people.

Sawtry is just west of the Fens, halfway between the city of Peterborough and the town of Huntingdon. Other nearby villages include Folksworth, Alconbury, Holme, Yaxley and Stilton.[1] Being situated in close proximity to the A1(M), it is a sought-after location for commuters. It is approximately six miles north of the A14, and a fifty-minute car drive from both Stansted Airport and Luton Airport.