AkshayaH Global School

Akshayah is Cambridge’s accredited representative. We are part of the University of Cambridge, one of the world’s top universities trusted for excellence in education.


Cambridge Programme is an excellent programme for learners that combines a world-class curriculum, through integrated assessment. Since early childhood 1 and 2 (Junior and Senior kindergarten), mark the initial transition from home to a new environment, Cambridge provides children with the opportunity to engage with the world in a interactive manner and with ‘hands-on’ experience. This approach encourages an active learning methodology, as children construct meaning from actual experiences from the world that surrounds them.


Why Choose IGCSE

Facts

  • Number of Schools : Approx 200 in India
  • Areas of Operations : 120 Countries including India, USA, UK.

Pros

  1. International Board recognized by most Universities of the world.
  2. Students can apply to Foreign Universities wherein CBSE and ICSE boards are not recognized.
  3. More advanced curriculum and variety of subjects to choose from.
  4. More emphasis on English, Mathematics and Science Subjects.
  • Primary Years
  • Secondary 1
  • Structured Program
  • Recognition
  • Exams & Assessments

Primary Years

During the early years of childhood, children experience an all-round development – physical, social, emotional and intellectual; the curriculum is flexible with clear learning objectives. Cambridge Primary offers integrated assessment, helping schools to check learners’ development.

Secondary 1

Cambridge Secondary 1 provides excellent preparation for Cambridge Secondary 2, the curriculum is appropriate and relevant internationally and designed to be culturally sensitive. The assessments provide an international benchmark to assess student's progress and help teachers to identify the learners’ strengths and weaknesses.

Structured Program

  Cambridge Primary Cambridge Secondary I Cambridge Secondary II
Age 5 - 11 yrs 11 - 14 yrs 14 - 16 yrs
Grades I - V VI - VIII IX - X
Cambridge exam Checkpoint I (Gr V) Checkpoint II (Gr VIII) IGCSE (Gr X)
Cambridge Subjects English, Maths, Science English, Maths, Science English, Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Art and Design
Additional Subjects Social studies, Computer Science, Art, Second Language - Hindi, Tamil or French Social studies, Computer Science, Art, Second Language - Hindi, Tamil or French Computer Science, Art, Second Language - Hindi, Tamil or French

Recognition

Recognition of Cambridge International Examinations

Cambridge IGCSE and Cambridge International AS and A levels, have been recognized by the Association of Indian Universities. All recognitions are entered in the recognitions database.

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Exams & Assessments

A zero period is allotted in the timetable as part of the assessments every week.


Exams:

Two exams will be held every year – term exam at the end of first term and a progression test at the end of the year. The exams include written and oral tests, course work and practical assessment. Schools have the option of assessing learners using only external examinations or in most subjects combining examinations with course work. Course work is set and marked by the teacher and externally moderated by Cambridge.

The Cambridge international A level will be reported on a grade scale from A* grade, awarded for the highest level of achievement to E the minimum grade.


Cambridge Check Point:

Cambridge Primary Checkpoint offers a feedback on a learner’s strengths and weaknesses in the key Curriculum areas of English, Mathematics and Science. The tests are marked by Cambridge and provide schools with an external international benchmark for learner performance.

Cambridge Secondary Checkpoint tests are for use at the end of Cambridge Secondary 1. They are also marked by Cambridge and provide schools with an external international bench mark for student performance. Checkpoint enables a feedback on the learner’s strengths and weaknesses in key curriculum areas.

Students in classes V and VIII will be given an option to take up checkpoint exams.