Cambridge Lower Secondary

Cambridge Lower Secondary is typically for learners aged 11 to 14 years. It gives schools a flexible framework for developing skills and understanding in English as a first or second language, mathematics, science, Cambridge and Global Perspectives.

Cambridge Lower Secondary sets clear learning objectives for the first three years of secondary education. It combines a world-class curriculum, high-quality support for teachers and integrated assessment helping schools to check learners’ development and give feedback to parents.

Cambridge Lower Secondary provides excellent preparation for Cambridge Upper Secondary and other educational programmes. They can be used to monitor learners’ readiness for the next stage of education.

Cambridge Lower Secondary includes two testing options: Cambridge Lower Secondary Progression Tests and Cambridge Lower Secondary Checkpoint. These assessments provide an international benchmark of student achievement, helping teachers to identify learners’ strengths and weaknesses and give advice on progression routes.