Cambridge Secondary 1

"We believe our balanced education will enhance social interaction, leadership, healthy recreation, self-discipline and self- confidence."

Students in Cambridge Primary progresses into Cambridge Secondary 1 (formerly known as Key Stage 3), following a curriculum designed to develop students’ skills and confidence in English, Mathematics and Science. In Cambridge Secondary 1, Cambridge Checkpoints are conducted through Progression Tests to assess students’ strengths and weaknesses in the core skills of English, Mathematics and Science. These tests are set and marked by Cambridge International Examination Exam Office (CIE), providing an international benchmark of student achievement, allowing teachers to identify the strengths and weaknesses within subject areas as student progresses in their learning. The assessments / tests allow teachers to assess the readiness of students to embark on international qualifications like Cambridge IGCSE.

Cambridge Secondary 1 provides excellent preparation for students to progress into Cambridge Secondary 2 (formerly known as Key Stage 4) for Cambridge IGCSE courses in Year 11. Cambridge Secondary 1 is a flexible programme with flexible assessment, set within a multi-purpose and flexible framework which teachers can modify the programme to best suit their own students.

All students are required to take the core subjects of English Language, Mathematics and Science which are compulsory.

Other subjects covered in Cambridge Secondary 1
  • English (2nd Language)
  • Chinese (1st Language), Chinese (Mandarin - 2nd Language)
  • Malay Language*
  • Humanities & Social Science (Economics/ History/ Geography /English Literature)
  • Sciences (Physics/ Chemistry/ Biology/ Coordinated Sciences)
  • Mathematics (Mathematics/ Additional Mathematics)
  • Business, Creative, Technical & Vocational (Accounting/ Business Studies/ Art & Design/ Computer Studies/ Music/ Drama)
  • Physical Education, Personal Social & Health Education
* All students with Malaysian passport must take Malay Language