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Cambridge recognises ACG students as ‘Outstanding Learners’

Highlighting a year of exceptional academic performances, Senior students at ACG Sunderland have reached new heights in the recent Cambridge International exams, including a perfect A-Level pass rate for the fourth consecutive year.


Sunderland’s overall Cambridge pass rates for 2020 show an impressively high level of achievement.

  • A-Level: 100%
  • AS-Level: 93%
  • IGCSE: 91%

Additionally, our students attained an extraordinary number of A grades, with 46% of A-Level papers and 41% of IGCSE papers receiving an A* or A (80% or better) grade result.

Further underscoring our academic success, Sunderland students received three Cambridge Outstanding Learner Awards including:

  • 1 Top in World
  • 1 Top in New Zealand
  • Top A-Level student in New Zealand – Junheng (David) Li

After a stellar academic career at ACG Sunderland, 2020 School Dux, David Li, was recognised as the Top A-Level student in New Zealand and was also awarded Top in New Zealand for AS-Level Biology. Meanwhile, Cedric Siriwardana took Top in the World honours for IGCSE Combined Science – a truly remarkable accomplishment.

“We are thrilled with the performance of all our students who sat the Cambridge International examinations in 2020,” says ACG Sunderland Principal Nathan Villars. “The year was unbelievably challenging for everyone, so for our students to achieve these results, is testament to the hard work and dedication of all involved.”

About Cambridge
The Cambridge International Curriculum is now taught to almost a million learners, in over 10,000 schools, across 160 countries. Setting a global standard for education, Cambridge qualifications are accepted by every UK university, by 600 universities in the USA (including all Ivy League colleges) and in many other major student destinations, such as Canada, Australia, South Africa, Germany and the Netherlands.