St John's college Cambridge maths interview scores 2019-2020

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Dear St John's College, Cambridge,

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, I kindly request you to release the following information for the 2019-2020 UCAS application cycle:
For each Mathematics (G100) applicant a correlated list containing:

1. Number of A*s at GCSE
2. A-level subjects and predicted grades (and average maths/further maths UMS if applicable)
3. Scores achieved at interview (1-10)
4. Whether St John's college made an offer (y/n)
5. If an offer was made, what the offer is conditional on
6. If offer not made, whether the candidate was pooled (y/n)
7. If the candidate was pooled, whether they were made an offer by another college (y/n)

Yours faithfully,
A. Khatun

Freedom of Information Officer, St John's College, Cambridge

Dear Anisa Khatun,

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request concerning Mathematics
(G100) applicants to St John’s College.

 

To comply with your precise request would require the processing of the
personal data of individual applicants for a purpose other than that for
which it was obtained and would therefore conflict with the Data
Protection Principles. However, we hope the following information
about Mathematics (G100) applicants for the 2019-2020 UCAS application
cycle will prove useful.

1) The number of A* GCSEs achieved ranged from:

1 - 12.

2a) A Level subjects included:

Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Further Mathematics, Mathematics (Pure &
Applied), Further Mathematics (MEI - Mathematics in Education and
Industry), Music, Computer Science, English Literature, Economics,
Politics, History, Latin, Physics B (Advancing Physics), Persian, Biology,
Physical Education, French, Art and Psychology.

2b) Predicted A Level grades ranged from: 

A - A*.

2c) Mathematics UMS scores ranged from:

99 - 1186.

3) Scores achieved at interview ranged from:

2.25 - 9.5.

4) Whether St John's college made an offer:

29 applicants received offers, out of a total of 114 applicants.

5) If an offer was made, what the offer is conditional on:

The qualifications and grades included in the offer conditions were:

* Sixth Term Examination Paper (STEP) 1 in Mathematics (II).  
* Sixth Term Examination Paper (STEP) 1 in Mathematics (III). 
* Pass at International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with an
overall band score of at least 7.5 including at least 7.0 in each
element.   
* The Poland New Matura with 90th percentile overall, including 95th
percentile in Extended Level Mathematics and Extended Level Physics.
* Three A Level A* grades, including grade A* in Mathematics and grade
A* in Further Mathematics.
* An overall score of 9.0 in Spanish Título de Bachillerato, with a
score of 9.0 in Mathematics I and Mathematics II and a score of 9.0 in
Physics.
* International Baccalaureate (Diploma) with a total of 42 points
overall, with 7, 7, 6 at Higher Level including 7 in HL Mathematics
and HL Further Mathematics.
* Two A Level A* grades, including grade A* in Mathematics and grade A*
in Further Mathematics.
* Grade D3 in either Cambridge Pre-U Chemistry or Physics.
* One A Level A* grade and one A Level A grade, including grade A* in
Further Mathematics.
* Two A Level A* grades and one A Level A grade, including grade A* in
Mathematics and grade A* in Further Mathematics.
* Grade A in Pearson Edexcel International Advanced Level in Physics.
* Three Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education 5* grades in Algebra
and Calculus, Mathematics and Physics.
* The Romanian Diploma de Bacalaureat with an overall score of 9.5 and
a score of 9.8 in Mathematics.
* The Serbian Secondary School Leaving Diploma with an overall score of
5.0 and a score of 5.0 in Numerical Mathematics.

6) If an offer was not made, whether the candidate was pooled:

33 applicants were pooled.

7) If the candidate was pooled, whether they were made an offer by another
college:

Of the 33 pooled applicants, 12 received an offer from another College.

For clarification, Mathematics UMS scores include all Maths modules,
whether for Maths, Further Maths, Applied Maths or other Maths units.

If you are dissatisfied with my response you may seek an internal review
in writing setting out the grounds for review. It will be dealt with by a
College Officer. Should you not be satisfied with the outcome of the
review, you will have a right of appeal to the Information Commissioner by
writing to him at Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water
Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.

Yours sincerely,

 

Communications Officer (Freedom of Information)

St John’s College

Cambridge

CB2 1TP

Registered Charity No. 1137428

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From: Anisa <[FOI #671837 email]>
Sent: 20 June 2020 20:14
To: Freedom of Information Officer <[email address]>
Subject: Freedom of Information request - St John's college Cambridge
maths interview scores 2019-2020
 
Dear St John's College, Cambridge,

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, I kindly request you to release
the following information for the 2019-2020 UCAS application cycle:
For each Mathematics (G100) applicant a correlated list containing:

1. Number of A*s at GCSE
2. A-level subjects and predicted grades (and average maths/further maths
UMS if applicable)
3. Scores achieved at interview (1-10)
4. Whether St John's college made an offer (y/n)
5. If an offer was made, what the offer is conditional on
6. If offer not made, whether the candidate was pooled (y/n)
7. If the candidate was pooled, whether they were made an offer by another
college (y/n)

Yours faithfully,
A. Khatun

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