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  • S1 Cohort EnrollmentS1 Students Enrolled in 2009 350Transfer In (Plus) +38Transfer Out (Minus) -128Non BSC Student (Minus) -13Termination (Minus) -1Total S1 Denominator 247S4 Cohort EnrollmentS4 Students Enrolled in 2013 275Retained Students from 2012 (Minus) -33Retained Students from 2011 (Minus) -2Total S4 Denominator 227
  • Cambridge Primary & Cambridge Secondary 1 Checkpoint scale.

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  • OCTOBER 2013 BERMUDA MINISTRY OF EDUCATION
  • BPSS PERFORMANCE MEASURES TARGET OUTCOMES  Ninety percent (90%) of students will graduate with a Grade Point Average(GPA) of 2.0 which equates to 70% or better  Eighty percent (80%) of examinees will achieve the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE)  Eighty percent (80%) of examinees will achieve a score at or above three (3) on a six (6) point Cambridge scale in Primary Six (P6) Checkpoint  Eighty percent (80%) of examinees will achieve a score at or above three (3) on a six (6) point Cambridge scale in Middle Three (M3) Checkpoint
  • BPSS HIGHLIGHTS – SENIOR LEVEL Graduation Statistic: 217 Graduates  96% Graduation Rate; (S4 Cohort)  88% Graduation Rate; (S1 Cohort)  2% increase over 2011-12  20 Honor Students representing 9% achieving 3.2 and above  94 Males representing 43%  123 Females representing 57%
  • BPSS HIGHLIGHTS – SENIOR LEVEL External Examinations  1,204 Scores reported  91% pass rate  2% increase over 2011-12  336 Scores of A-C representing 28%  53 passes were reported by students at the middle level with  32 students achieving A-C at the middle level
  • BPSS HIGHLIGHTS – MIDDLE LEVEL Cambridge Secondary 1 Checkpoint  English  23% of examinees achieved a 3 or above - 61% achieved a 2 or above  Mathematics  27% of examinees achieved a 3 or above – 57% achieved a 2 or above  Science  49% achieved a 3 or above – 86% achieved a 2 or above  15 % increase at level 3 & above from 2011-12
  • BPSS HIGHLIGHTS – PRIMARY LEVEL Cambridge Primary Checkpoint  English  61% of examinees achieved a 3 or above - 85% achieved a 2 or above  Mathematics  45% of examinees achieved a 3 or above – 61% achieved a 2 or above  Science  62% achieved a 3 or above – 86% achieved a 2 or above
  • BERMUDA PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM 2013 GRADUATION RESULTS 2013 Bermuda Senior Certificate Statistics - A Minimum Grade Point Average of 2.0 (70%) on a 4.0 Scale Year Total Number of Students Eligible to Graduate Number of Graduates Percentage of Graduates 2013 Cohort 227 217 96% 2012 Cohort 229 216 94% 2011 Cohort 219 210 96% OCTOBER 2013
  • 2013 COHORT GRADUATION RATE (S1) Cohort Status (S4) Cohort Status Number of Students Enrolled 247 227 Number of 2013 Graduates 217 Graduation Rate by Cohort 88% 96% OCTOBER 2013
  • 2010 Blueprint for Reform in Education Strategy 1: We will provide a high-quality, well-rounded educational curriculum to all students that is rigorous, culturally relevant, respectful, and engaging.  Support and monitor the implementation of the Cambridge International Curriculum in English, Mathematics and Science from Primary 1 to Senior 2 to ensure students successfully acquire international certifications.
  • *CAMBRIDGE INTERNATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS *Excerpt taken from from Cambridge International Qualifications Information for UK Admissions Tutors Publication
  • English A-G English A-C Mathematics A-G Mathematics A-C Science A-G Science A-C 2013 96.4% 39.7% 81.7% 19.3% 90.3% 18.1% 2012 90.8% 38.2% 74.2% 8.4% 95.7% 24.8% 0.0% 10.0% 20.0% 30.0% 40.0% 50.0% 60.0% 70.0% 80.0% 90.0% 100.0% BERMUDA PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM IGCSE GRADE COMPARISON FOR 2012 AND 2013
  • 2013 SYSTEM-WIDE IGCSE GRADE DISTRIBUTION BY SUBJECTS English English AS Mathematics Science Foreign Languages The Arts Busines & Technology Physical Education Family Studies Social Studies A-C 39.7% 45.0% 19.3% 18.1% 54.5% 34.1% 25.0% 62.1% 0.0% 25.0% A-G 96.4% 95.0% 81.7% 90.3% 100.0% 97.6% 95.8% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 0.0% 10.0% 20.0% 30.0% 40.0% 50.0% 60.0% 70.0% 80.0% 90.0% 100.0%
  • YEAR LEVEL GRADE DISTRIBUTION 2013 Year Level IGCSE/GCSE A-C A-C % A-G A-G % All Scores Reported Senior IV (S4) 30 40.5% 74 100.0% 74 Senior III (S3) 44 32.1% 127 92.7% 137 Senior II (S2) 210 25.4% 758 91.5% 828 Senior I (S1) 20 23.0% 78 89.7% 87 Middle III (M3) 32 41.6% 52 67.5% 77 Middle II (M2) -- -- 1 100.0% 1 Totals 336 27.9% 1,090 90.5% 1,204
  • Source: Cambridge International Examinations Board A sound understanding of most of the curriculum content - Cambridge A basic understanding of curriculum content and would benefit from more focus on some areas of the curriculum - Cambridge CAMBRIDGE CHECKPOINT SCORES Ministry Expectation for 2015
  • QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS