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Cambridge Exams Update - 2021

Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE) in adherence to the notice of new Covid-19 precautionary safety measures for schools have announced the following guidelines for candidates taking the Cambridge IGCSE, O Level, and International AS & A Level exams in Kuwait for the June 2021 series: 

Schools will not proceed with conducting CAIE examinations. They will switch to an approach based on teacher assessment instead and provide grades based on your level of achievement. For more details please contact your school. You can find more information from CAIE about school-assessed grades here. As of this week, you will begin receiving updates from schools that are using school-assessed grades. 

Exams for British Council private candidates will take place as scheduled. In view of the current situation, no further registrations will be accepted for private candidates as the registration deadline has already passed. 

For more information, please visit Cambridge Assessment International website: www.cambridgeinternational.org/ 

 For the latest information and guidance we recommend you visit Examination board websites:  

Cambridge Assessment International: www.cambridgeinternational.org/  

Oxford AQA:https://www.oxfordaqaexams.org.uk/support/news  

Pearson Edexcel: https://qualifications.pearson.com/en/campaigns/rest-of-world-covid-19-coronavirus-update.html

Update on Pearson Edexcel – May/June 2021 Series

Pearson Edexcel has cancelled International GCSE and International AS/A Level exams for the May/June 2021 series.

  • This follows the decision by the UK government to cancel GCSEs and A Levels in England.
  • Pearson has cancelled exams globally - exams are not being delivered in any country
  • The British Council was not involved in making any decision regarding Pearson’s exams cancellations

 Please click here for more information on Pearson Edexcel - May/June 2021 series




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