Cambridge Lower Secondary (Grade 7 & 8) offers a clear path for educational success from age 11 to 14 years old. It offers a broad understanding of core subjects – English, Mathematics, Science, and Computers.

It provides an excellent foundation for IGCSE / O Levels and AS/A Levels.


Cambridge Lower Secondary English (Curriculum Outline)

Reading

  • Develop broad reading skills.
  • Demonstrate understanding of explicit meaning in texts.
  • Demonstrate understanding of implicit meaning in texts.
  • Explain, comment on and analyse the way writers use stylistic and other features of language and structure in texts.
  • Recognise conventions and evaluate viewpoints, purpose, themes, and ideas in texts.

Writing

  • Develop broad writing skills.
  • Select and develop content and use register and language appropriate to genre, purpose, and audience.
  • Structure and organise ideas coherently using sections or paragraphs.
  • Use a range of sentence structures and punctuation accurately to convey meaning and create particular effects.
  • Use accurate spelling

Speaking & Listening

  • Helps learners to communicate  confidently and effectively
  • Develop critical skills in order to respond to a range of information
  • Designed to be successful in any culture
  • To promote cross-cultural understanding

Cambridge Lower Secondary Mathematics (Curriculum Outline)

Number

  • Integers, powers and roots.
  • Place value, ordering and rounding.
  • Fractions, decimals, percentages, ratio and proportion.
  • Calculation.

Algebra

  • Expressions, equations and formulae.
  • Sequences, functions and graphs.

Geometry

  • Shapes and geometric reasoning.
  • Position and movement.

Measure

  • Length, mass and capacity.
  • Times and rates of change.
  • Area, perimeter and volume

Handling data

  • Planning and collecting data.
  • Processing and presenting data.
  • Interpreting and discussing results.
  • Probability

Problem-solving

  • Using techniques and skills in solving mathematical problems.
  • Using understanding and strategies in solving problems.

Cambridge Lower Secondary Science (Curriculum Outline)

Scientific enquiry

  • Ideas and evidence.
  • Plan investigative work.
  • Obtain and present evidence.
  • Consider the evidence and approach.

Biology

  • Plants.
  • Humans as organisms.
  • Cells and organisms.
  • Living things in their environment.
  • Variation and classification.

Chemistry

  • States of matter.
  • Material properties.
  • Material changes.
  • The Earth.

Physics

  • Forces and motion.
  • Energy.
  • The Earth and beyond.
  • Sound.
  • Light.
  • Magnetism.
  • Electricity.