Cambridge Secondary 1 develops skills and understanding in English, Mathematics and Science for the first three years of secondary education. It combines a world-class curriculum, high-quality support for teachers and integrated assessment. Cambridge Secondary 1 provides an excellent preparation for Cambridge Secondary 2 and other educational programmes. Cambridge Secondary 1 Checkpoint tests will be used to monitor learners’ readiness for the next stage of education.
Appropriate and relevant internationally, Cambridge Secondary 1 has been designed to be culturally sensitive. It includes top-quality teaching and assessment resources appropriate for teaching and learning in local and international schools. Schools can use Cambridge Secondary 1 with other curricula. No part of the programme is compulsory, so teachers can use the materials to suit their own situation.
Cambridge Secondary 2 is typically for learners aged 14 to 16 years. Cambridge Secondary 2 builds on the foundations of Cambridge Secondary 1. Cambridge IGCSE provides a broad and balanced study across a wide range of subjects, using learner-centred and enquiry-based approaches to learning.