Cambridge Primary, Secondary and Advanced: The Cambridge Pathway

The Cambridge Pathway gives students a clear path through education from age 5 to 19. It has four stages: Cambridge Primary, Cambridge Lower Secondary, Cambridge Upper Secondary and Cambridge Advanced. Schools can offer all the stages, or just some of them.

Cambridge Primary

Cambridge Primary is typically for learners aged 5 to 11 years. It develops learner skills and understanding through the primary years in English, mathematics and science. The flexible curriculum frameworks include optional assessment tools to help schools monitor learners’ progress and give detailed feedback to parents. At the end of Cambridge Primary, schools can enter students for Cambridge Primary Checkpoint tests which are marked in Cambridge.

Website: www.cie.org.uk/primary

Cambridge ICT Starters introduces learners, typically aged 5 to 14 years, to the key ICT applications they need to achieve computer literacy and to understand the impact of technology on our daily lives. It can be taught and assessed in English or Spanish.

Cambridge Secondary 1

Cambridge Secondary 1 is typically for learners aged 11 to 14 years. It develops learner skills and understanding in English, English as a second language, mathematics and science for the first three years of secondary education, and includes assessment tools. At the end of Cambridge Secondary 1, schools can enter students for Cambridge Secondary 1 Checkpoint tests which are marked in Cambridge and provide an external international benchmark for student performance.

Website: www.cie.org.uk/cambridgesecondary1

Cambridge Secondary 2

– Cambridge IGCSE
(includes Cambridge International Certification of Education (ICE)

Cambridge Advanced

– Cambridge International AS & A level

– Cambridge Pre-U

– Cambridge Advanced International Certificate of Education (AICE) Diploma