At the last Ofsted inspection at the end of 2005, Chesterton received a very respectable '2' (Good) mark in all areas of its standards.
In 2003, the UK television channel Five produced a 13-part television series called 'Stepping Up', which featured a range of Year 7 pupils at Chesterton Community College, to monitor their transition from primary to secondary education. The programme was narrated by Sallyann Keizer, who also narrated 'School', another school documentary series, only this time about Year 11s. 'Stepping Up' was broadcast on Five in the spring of 2004, and repeated in full on Teacher's TV at the end of 2007. It is still regularly repeated on Teacher's TV, though usually in the early hours of the morning.
http://www.cambridge2000.com/cambridge2000/html/0008/P8312294.html [Chesterton Community College: A and B wing: 1935]
http://www.cambridge2000.com/cambridge2000/html/0008/P8312295.html [Chesterton Community College: swimming pool: 1974]
http://www.cambridge2000.com/cambridge2000/html/0008/P8312293.html [Chesterton Community College: Newall Building: 1992]
http://www.cambridge2000.com/cambridge2000/html/addendum/P31217278.html [Chesterton Community College: Chesterton Sports Centre: 2004