Statistics for History and Spanish applicants 2018-19

Ava Sawyer made this Freedom of Information request to Queens' College, Cambridge

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Dear Queens’ College, Cambridge,

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, please may you release the statistics for History and Spanish applicants with 2018-2019 UCAS applications, including:

Predicted grades
Interview scores
Test scores
Number of GCSEs at A*
Whether they were offered a place or pooled
Whether pooled candidates received an offer from the pool.

Yours faithfully,

Ava Sawyer

Jonathan Spence, Queens' College, Cambridge

Dear Ms Sawyer

Further to your request dated 18 February 2019, under the Freedom of
Information Act, the answers to your questions are below:

Please note we are exercising a section 40(2) exemption and so are
providing summary data.
Queens’ received less than 5 applicants for History and Spanish this year,
none of whom were made offers by Queens’.   All of them were pooled and
several were made offers by other colleges. Their predicted grades ranged
from A*A*A* to A*A*A*A*. They had between 8 and 10 A* grades at GCSE and
achieved between 10.8 and 11.3 in the History Admissions Assessment,
between 6 and 9 at interview and between 31 and 37 in the MML Admissions
Assessment.

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Yours sincerely

Jonathan Spence
Senior Bursar
On 18/02/2019 21:54, Ava Sawyer wrote:

Dear Queens’ College, Cambridge,

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, please may you release the statistics for History and Spanish applicants with 2018-2019 UCAS applications, including:

Predicted grades
Interview scores
Test scores
Number of GCSEs at A*
Whether they were offered a place or pooled
Whether pooled candidates received an offer from the pool.

Yours faithfully,

Ava Sawyer

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