Cambridge International Examination (CIE) is apart of the world- renowned University of Cambridge.
The world’s largest provider of international qualification for 14-19 years olds.
Part of Cambridge Assessment Group and part of the University of Cambridge.
CIE examination are taken in over 150 different countries.
Cambridge qualification are recognized by university, colleges and employers
across the globe.
CIE is the only not- profit examination board to be QCA accredited by the UK
Offers school qualification such as Cambridge IGCSE (International General Certificate of
Secondary Education) , Cambridge O Level and International A and AS Level (Advance and
Advanced subsidiary respectively), plus professional qualification in area such as IT, business and
CIE are also the providers of The Cambridge International Primary Programme
(CIPP) and The Cambridge International Lower Secondary Programme (CLSP)
What is CIPP??
The Cambridge International Primary Programme is a comprehensive provision for teaching,learning and assessment in the core subject of ENGKISH, Mathmatics and Science , for children aged approximately 5 to 11.
Provides a curriculum for the core subject of English, Mathematics and Science at the primary phase.
Provides recommended learning material that encourage best practice in Teaching and learning.
Provides a suite of assessments which enables to independent measure the progress of their students.
Provides a solid foundation on which learning at the secondary phase can be build.
What is CLSP ??
Cambridge Lower Secondary Programme is part of the Cambridge Secondary 1 stage. The curriculum provides nature progression from Cambridge Primary and develops children'. Knowledge skill in Mathematics, English and science.
It offers a curriculum framework for education for success for learners, typically 11-14 years old, with an optional testing structure.
Cambridge Secondary 1 gives parents extra trust in feedback on their child’s progress – by using international benchmarked test known as Cambridge Checkpoint Test.
Tests for Cambridge Checkpoint are standardized, set and marked by CIE, so provide an international benchmark of student achievement enabling teachers to advise learners and parent of the suitability of different progression routes.
Checkpoint tests are available in:
Cambridge Checkpoint is not a formal qualification- it is a useful progress Check ahead of important external examinations at age 16.
It identifies students’ strengths and weaknesses in a subject, Individually , as a class, and for the school as a whole.
Students, and their parents, can see where they are doing well and Where they should concentrate their effort.
Cambridge Checkpoint can help student get better grades in the future.
Research has shown that Cambridge Checkpoint scores are good predictors Of performance in Cambridge IGCSE and Cambridge O Level examinations.
Cambridge checkpoint tests are offered twice a year
Results are usually delivered within four weeks of the test being taken. Feedback is provided on the individual student’s performance and that of their cohort or year group.
What is IGCSE??
The International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) is a Comprehensive two-year programme, spread over class 9 & 10, leading to the Final examination taken at the Class 10 level.
Cambridge IGCSE is the world’s most popular international curriculum for 14-16 Year olds withmore than 70 Cambridge IGCSE subject available.
It is globally recognized qualification , similar to the Class 10 examination of the SSC, ICSE, CBSE, British GCSE, International GCE O Level examination or the Middle Year Programme of the IB.
There are five subject Group in IGCSE with several subject to choose from, in each group.
- Group I : Languages
- Group II : Humanities and Social Sciences
- Group III : Sciences
- Group IV : Mathematics
- GroupI V : Creative, Technical and Vocational
IGCSE exam are conducted twice a year: May/June & November.
Results are issued in August and February.
Subjects offered at our school :
1. English Language
2. English Literature
7. Hindi as a second language
8. Spanish – Foreign Language
11. Information Technology
12. Environmental Management
13. Business Studies
FAQS ON IGCSE EDUCATION
What is Cambridge IGCSE?
The International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) is an International alternative to popular national curriculum. Cambridge IGCSE is a popular international qualification for 14-16-year- old students. However, the qualification can also be taken by students of other ages. IGCSE is a registered trade mark of the University of Cambridge. IGCSE offers over 70 subjects, offering a combination of subjects for students to choose from. Each subject pursued is certificated separately. IGCSE courses develop educational skills, oral skills, problem solving skills, initiative, teamwork and investigative skill. The qualification provides a foundation for higher-level courses.
Is the IGCSE programme recognized by higher secondary boards and universities in India and worldwide?
Yes, it is recognized by education boards in India as a qualification for entry to class XI or for other higher secondary education courses. Cambridge IGCSE is recognized as a reliable record by universities and employers around the world.
Are all IGCSE subjects studied at one level?
No, There are three levels of subjects:
1. Ordinary Level(IGCSE)
2. Advanced Subsidiary (AS)
3. Advanced Level(AL)
What is the Cambridge ICE curriculum?
The Cambridge portfolio of IGCSE qualification provides qualifications provides a foundation for higher level courses such as GCE AS and A Levels and the International Baccalaureate Diploma. A wide range of IGCSE subjects are available and these are grouped into five curriculum areas.
Where can I find the syllabus for various IGCSE subjects?
You can download them from www.cie.org.uk. Also, hard copies are regularly sent to all IGCSE schools.