For KG and Reception Classes: When the application fee has been paid, The assessment will take place with the appropriate staff
An interview is scheduled for the parent and the child, with the Head of Early Years.
An assessment test is done with the child by an Early Years teacher.
Parents and child are interview by the Head of Early Years.
Any previous reports are viewed.
The decision is noted on the application form and passed to the Registrar, who will inform the parents.
For other year groups: When the application fee has been paid, The assessment will take place with the appropriate staff
An assessment time for the child is scheduled.
When the child arrives, they are taken away from parents to sit assessment tests in English and Maths.
All previous school reports are taken into account.
The parent’s phone number is taken.
When the papers are marked, a decision on the suitability of the child is made and the parents informed.
If a child fails the test but the school deems that they may still make the grade, a retest may be scheduled for 1 or 2 month’s time. The child will be given an opportunity to resit the test.
For IGCSE years, the assessment tests will be based on IGCSE past questions
If, when all the evidence is considered ( school reports and test papers), the school believes that the child would thrive at Cambridge English School and would be able to meet both the academic and behavioural expectations, a positive decision will be made. If, however the school believes that the child would struggle to access the curriculum offered and to follow our community expectations, then the parents will be advised to seek elsewhere.