Schools

These qualifications are specifically designed for school-age learners. They provide a strong foundation and learning framework to help children and teenagers gain confidence and improve their English language skills.

Pre  A1 Starters

Is designed to motivate young learners and build their confidence step-by-step:

  • Designed for young learners aged 6-8 (recommended)
  • Practical skills for the real world
  • No pass or fail – every child gets a certificate that celebrates their achievement
  • Fun and colourful exam materials
  • Available on demand

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See the range of preparation materials at cambridgeenglish.org/starters/prepare

A1 Movers

Is designed to motivate young learners and build their confidence step-by-step:

  • Designed for young learners aged 7-10 (recommended)
  • Practical skills for the real world
  • No pass or fail – every child gets a certificate that celebrates their achievement
  • Fun and colourful exam materials
  • Available on demand

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See the range of preparation materials at cambridgeenglish.org/starters/prepare

A2 Flyers

Is designed to motivate young learners and build their confidence step-by-step:

  • Designed for young learners aged 9-12 (recommended)
  • Practical skills for the real world
  • No pass or fail – every child gets a certificate that celebrates their achievement
  • Fun and colourful exam materials
  • Available on demand

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See the range of preparation materials at cambridgeenglish.org/starters/prepare

A2 Key for Schools

This qualification helps learners to fully develop their everyday written and spoken English at level A2. The exam builds on the skills students have achieved at A2 Flyers.

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See the range of preparation materials at cambridgeenglish.org/keyforschools/prepare

B1 Preliminary for Schools

This is an intermediate-level qualification for students who have mastered the basic of English and now have practical language skills for everyday use.

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See the range of preparation materials at cambridgeenglish.org/preliminaryforschools/prepare

B2 First for Schools

This qualification is a great way for learners to prepare for higher level exams, and shows they have the language skills needed to communicate confidently in an English-speaking environment.

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See the range of preparation materials at cambridgeenglish.org/firstforschools/prepare

C1 Advanced

This is proof of high-level achievement in English and the deal qualification for students preparing for university or professional life.

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See the range of preparation materials at cambridgeenglish.org/advanced/prepare

C2 Proficiency

This is our highest level qualification and it shows the world your learners have mastered English to an exceptional level.

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See the range of preparation materials at cambridgeenglish.org/proficiency/prepare

The Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR)

  • The CEFR is the international standard for describing language ability
  • It has six levels starting at A1 (basic) through to C2 (expert)
  • It describes what learners can do at each level of learning a language
  • It covers all four key language skills: reading , writing, speaking and listening
  • Cambridge Assessment English has been continuously involved in the research and development of the CEFR
  • Each Cambridge English Qualification targets a particular level of the CEFR and provides a clear focus for study programmes
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