Cambridge Assessment International Examination (CAIE)

Introduction

Cambridge international prepares students for life – availing them to develop lasting ardency for learning and an apprised curiosity. The school is affiliated to IGCSE which is one of the most sought-after and recognized qualifications in the world. The IGCSE Programme has worldwide status and credibility.

Cambridge programs inspire students to love learning, helping them discover new abilities and a wider world. We encourage learners to develop In-depth subject knowledge and higher-order thinking skills like– problem solving, critical thinking, independent research, collaboration, presenting arguments. And we help students develop the skills they require for life, and to achieve at school, university and career.

The five elements of Cambridge education are International curriculum, assessment, teaching and learning, global community, and international recognition.

Multifarious activities and exposures engage the students to be a perennial learner at our school.

Cambridge Learner Attributes

Why CAIE?

Success in Cambridge qualifications often gives students admission to the world’s best universities is the exact fit for query Why Cambridge International. Cambridge is conventionally considered as an epitome of world-class education and every student aspires to learn concepts the Cambridge way at some point in their lives. It is concurrent well researched by academia, standardized and psychologically student-based. CAIE empowers students with a strong skill-set as they start looking at the world from a global perspective, without any inhibitions or traditional boundaries.
Prosperity in Cambridge qualifications often gives students admission to the world’s best universities in the US, the UK, Australia, Canada, Germany and Beyond

Cambridge IGCSE is the world’s most popular international qualification for 14 to 16-year-olds. It is endeavoured, tested and trusted by schools.

CAIE is recognized by Association of Indian universities as equivalent to Indian boards ,hence  parents aspiring for Engineering Examinations (AIEEE, IIT, etc.) or Medical Examinations (PMT, AIIMS CPMT, etc. ) can still appear without apprehension.

Cambridge Pathway

CURRICULUM

Cambridge Primary Programme

Students of stages 1 to 5 study English, Mathematics and Science along with a Second Language, ICT, Social Studies and Global Perspectives. Global Perspectives focusses on Critical thinking and enhances skills of research, evaluation, analysis, communication, and collaboration amongst the student.
The ICT program cultivates skills in Information and Communication amongst the students.
The school offers French and Hindi as second languages.
The assessment for Cambridge Primary Years is objective-predicated and the subject reports are given periodically. Summative Assessments are in the form of Exams that are held at the cessation of each term.
Students take Cambridge primary checkpoint examination mostly in subjects like English, Mathematics, and Science.

Assessment

Kairos international, Best CAIE Schools in Hyderabad, design our assessments to be valid, fair, practicable and reliable. We assess what we know to be of value: conceptual understanding, deep subject knowledge, and higher-level thinking skills. There are two assessment options:

  • Cambridge Progression Tests(marked in school)
  • Cambridge Primary and Secondary Checkpoint(marked by Cambridge examiners)

The tests are marked in Cambridge and each learner receives a diagnostic report and a statement of achievement. The Cambridge Global Perspectives assessment is marked by teachers and is moderated in Cambridge.

Subjects

  • English

  • Mathematics

  • Science

  • ICT

  • II Language(Hindi/ French)

  • Global perspectives

  • Social studies

Cambridge Secondary Programme

Cambridge Secondary Students of Stages 6 to 8Kairos international school, Best CAIE Schools in Hyderabad, study English, Mathematics and Science, ICT, Global Perspectives and Social Studies and one Second language. The Second languages offered are Hindi and French.

Assessment will be in both Formative and Summative. Formative Assessment includes presentations, day to day activities, projects and lab work. Summative Assessment includes Progression Examinations at the end of each term. The Cambridge Secondary 1 Checkpoint examination is taken in the subjects English, Science, and Mathematics at the end of Stage 8. This is a diagnostic assessment to compare individuals and classes, check to learn, and reports progress to students, parents, and teachers. Secondary Checkpoint 1 provides detailed feedback about a student’s strengths and weakness

Assessments

We use the Cambridge Primary testing assessments structure which uses internationally benchmarked tests to assess learner performance and report progress to the students and parents. Cambridge Primary Progression Tests provide valid skills and understanding in Mathematics, English, and science; internal assessment of knowledge

Subjects

  • English

  • Mathematics

  • Science

  • ICT

  • II Language(Hindi/ French)

  • Global perspectives

  • Social studies

Cambridge Primary Progression( Marked in school)

  • Provides detailed information about the performance of each student for stages 3, 4, 5 and 6.
  • Enable learning to be assessed every year.
  • Enable teachers to compare the individuals and groups with strengths and weaknesses.
  • Enable teachers to provide the well-structured feedback to learners and parents.
  • Come with clear standards, guidance, and mark schemes.
  • Tests are marked by teachers at school.

We provide a reporting tool for Cambridge Primary Progression Tests. We upload learners’ test results and then analyze the results and create the print reports. We can also compare a learner’s results against their class, school or other schools around the world and on a year-by-year basis.

Cambridge Primary Checkpoint (Marked by Cambridge)

  • Cambridge Primary Checkpoint is a diagnostic testing service that is marked in Cambridgeand each learner receives a statement of achievement and a diagnostic report that helps young learners by giving comprehensive feedback in each subject area on their strengths and weaknesses.
  • The Cambridge Global Perspectives assessments are marked by teachers and moderated in Cambridge.
  • Question papers are sent to the exam officer in a sealed courier which is then stored in a safe room with alarm. After administration again the answer scripts are sent to Cambridge for correction. Parents can use the login id to view the results of students online.