April 10, 2020

Decision Regarding CAIE Examinations

For Students in Class 10 (Option 1)

Decision for CAIE exams

Take exams in Oct/Nov 2020

Reasons

  1. There is no CAIE result available to predict grades for the subjects applicable at this level.
  2. Some students perform better in the CAIE exams than school based exams.

Next Steps

  • Students will be transferred to class 11 as soon as schools reopen
  • Students will take a month off from school to prepare for Oct/Nov 2020 exams
  • Students will take Mock exams in July 2020.
  • CAIE will be asked to transfer the already paid fee for Oct/Nov 2020 exams.

Timeline

This option is automatic and no intimation to school is required

For Students in Class 10 (Option 2)

Decision for CAIE exams

CAIE predicted grade for May/June 2020

Reasons

  1. Some students would like to opt for predicted grades due to their own particular reasoning.

Next Steps

  • CAIE will be notified by the school
  • School will share all the required information with CAIE to predict grades as per CAIE guidelines.

Timeline

For this option, a request can be forwarded to the school no later than April 10, 2020.

For Students in Class 11 (Option 1)

Decision for CAIE exams

Take exams in Oct/Nov 2020

Reasons

  1. Students perform better in the CAIE exams than school based exams.
  2. School’s predicted grades will not be final. CAIE will combine various factors other than the student performance.

Next Steps

  • Students will be transferred to class AS as soon as schools reopen
  • Students will take a month off from school to prepare for Oct/Nov 2020 exams
  • Students will take Mock exams in July 2020.
  • CAIE will be asked to transfer the already paid fee for Oct/Nov 2020 exams.

Timeline

This option is automatic and no intimation to school is required.

For Students in Class 11 (Option 2)

Decision for CAIE exams

CAIE predicted grade for May/June 2020

Reasons

  1. Some students would like to opt for predicted grades due to their own particular reasoning.

Next Steps

  • CAIE will be notified by the school
  • School will share all the required information with CAIE to predict grades as per CAIE guidelines.

Timeline

For this option, a request can be forwarded to the school no later than April 10, 2020.

For Students in AS (Option 1)

Decision for CAIE exams

Take exams in Oct/Nov 2020

Reasons

  1. CAIE has not yet confirmed that the predicted grade for AS can be used for A-Level results next year.
  2. All students cannot take the burden of composite exams.

Next Steps

  • Students will be transferred to class A2 as soon as schools reopens.
  • One month off will be given to the students who opt for Oct/Nov 2020 CAIE exams for the preparation.
  • Students will take Mock exams in July 2020 in either case. School will fully support the students in preparations for the Oct/Nov series.

Timeline

This option is automatic and no intimation to school is required.

For Students in AS (Option 2)

Decision for CAIE exams

Take composite exams in May/June 2021

Reasons

  1. To have undivided attention during next academic year.
  2. CAIE has not yet confirmed that the predicted grade for AS can be used for A-Level results next year.
  3. Students may perform better in the CAIE exams than school based exams.
  4. CAIE will also use its own means of calculating grades using their own statistical expertise and methods along with information from schools. Predicted grades will not simply be awarded on a school’s recommendation.

Next Steps

Timeline

For this option, a request can be forwarded to the school no later than April 10, 2020.

For Students in AS (Option 3)

Decision for CAIE exams

CAIE predicted grade for May/June 2020

Reasons

  1. CAIE O level results are available to predict grades along with midyear and some other student work.
  2. Students may perform better in the CAIE exams than school based exams.
  3. CAIE will also use its own means of calculating grades using their own statistical expertise and methods along with information from schools. Predicted grades will not simply be awarded on a school’s recommendation.

Next Steps

  • CAIE will be notified by the school
  • School will share all the required information with CAIE to predict grades as per CAIE guidelines.

Timeline

For this option, a request can be forwarded to the school no later than April 10, 2020.

For Students in A2 (Option 1)

Decision for CAIE exams

Take CAIE predicted grade for May/June 2020

Reasons

  1. Results are needed in time for University admissions.
  2. CAIE AS level results are available to predict grades along with midyear and some other student work.

Next Steps

  • CAIE will be notified by the school
  • School will share all the required information with CAIE to predict grades as per CAIE guidelines

Timeline

This option is automatic and no intimation to school is required

For Students in A2 (Option 2)

Decision for CAIE exams

Take exams in Oct/Nov 2020

Reasons

  1. Cambridge is yet to share a confirmed decision regarding carrying forward of AS grades from May/June 2019. This intimation is expected in the next few days from them thereby influencing any decisions taken in this regard.

Next Steps

  • Students will take Mock exams in July 2020 before appearing in Oct/Nov.

Timeline

For this option, a request can be forwarded to the school no later than April 10, 2020.

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March 13, 2020

Dear Parents,

In the wake of the Corona virus pandemic and the directive of the Government of Punjab/Sindh/KPK, all City School campuses will remain closed from the 16th March 2020 until further notice.

We will provide you with a comprehensive online solution so that your child’s learning continues with minimum disruption. We will follow up with detailed information on how to access your child’s online learning.

We ensure you of all possible assistance in this difficult time.

Regards,

The City School Management