Cambridge Primary provides a flexible way of learning for learners aged 5 to 11 years old. It is tailored to meet the needs of the 21st century and helps develop learners’ skills in English, Mathematics & Science.
It prepares learners for the secondary level and for progression to other educational systems.
- Clear learning objectives in English, Mathematics & Science for each year of primary education.
- Focuses on core subjects which form an excellent foundation for further study.
- Compatible with other curricula, internationally relevant and sensitive to different needs and cultures.
- provides flexibility based on learners’ abilities.
Cambridge Primary English (Curriculum Outline)
- 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.
- 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 Primary Mathematics (Curriculum Outline)
- Number and the number system
- Calculation – Mental strategies, Addition and subtraction,
Multiplication and division.
- Shapes and geometric reasoning.
- Position and movement.
- Money (until Stage 3).
- Length, mass and capacity.
- Area and perimeter (from Stage 4)
- Organising, categorising and representing data.
- Probability (from Stage 5).
- Using techniques and skills in solving
- Using understanding and strategies in solving problems
(from Stage 3).
Cambridge Primary Science (Curriculum Outline)
- Ideas and evidence.
- Plan investigative work.
- Obtain and present evidence.
- Consider evidence and approach.
- Living things in their environment.
- Humans and animals.
- Material properties.
- Material changes.
- States of matter.
- Forces and motion.
- Electricity and magnetism.
- The Earth and beyond.
Cambridge Primary Checkpoint
- is a test to assess learning at the end of Cambridge Primary and provides evidence of readiness for the next stage
- is available for English, English as a second language, mathematics and science
- tests skills, knowledge and understanding at the end of stages 4–6 of the curriculum for English, English as a second language, and mathematics, and stages 3–6 of the curriculum for science
- tests are marked in Cambridge to provide an international benchmark of learner performance
- learners receive a statement of achievement and a diagnostic feedback report
- feedback reports show how a learner has performed in relation to the curriculum, their learning group, the whole school, and against all learners who have taken tests in that series around the world.
- helps teachers to monitor group and individual performance, and manage learning programmes.