Erindale College


Cambridge International School

Erindale College is an approved Cambridge International School and has been offering students the opportunity to follow the Cambridge International curriculum since 2015. As the first public education school in Australia to be granted this status by Cambridge International Examinations (CIE), we are proud to form part of a network of more than 10,000 Cambridge schools in over 160 countries worldwide.

What are Cambridge Assessment International Examinations (CIE)?

The Cambridge International program allows students access to a rigorous and internationally recognised curriculum and suite of qualifications that aims to equip students for the challenges of the future in a rapidly changing global context. CIE comprises a network of more than 10,000 Cambridge schools in over 160 countries worldwide.

For more information visit the CIE website: http://www.cie.org.uk

Why join the Cambridge Program at Erindale College?

The Cambridge Program at Erindale College offers students a variety of benefits. These include:

  • A rigorous, world-class curriculum
  • Internationally recognised qualifications
  • The opportunity to gain a second tertiary entry pathway (in addition to an ATAR)
  • Additional tutorials and teacher support
  • Small class sizes
  • Working with like-minded students

What can I study in the Cambridge Program?

Year 10 - International General Certificate in Secondary Education (IGCSE)

Students can elect to take any of the following subjects as part of the Cambridge International Program at the IGCSE Level:

  • English (Literature)
  • Mathematics
  • Sciences (Physics, Chemistry and Biology): Combined (Single) or Coordinated (Double)
  • Global Perspectives
  • Physical Education
  • Environmental Management

Students will also study other subjects to ensure that they meet the requirements of the Australian Curriculum and those of the ACT Year 10 Certificate.

Years 11 & 12 - Cambridge International AS & A Levels

Entry to the AS & A Levels program at Erindale is available to Year 11 students. Students will complete AS Level examinations in Year 11 and will go on to complete their A Level examinations in Year 12.

Cambridge AS & A Level subjects that are currently offered at Erindale College:

  • English (Literature and Language)
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Global Perspectives & Research

How can I learn more about Cambridge at Erindale?

As Cambridge is an academically rigorous and fast-paced curriculum, entry to the program is by application only.

How do I apply for the Cambridge program at Erindale?

Students can apply to be part of the Cambridge program by completing the application form and returning it by the dates indicated. Applications forms are available below:

Successful applicants will be invited to complete entry testing and Year 10 applicants will also be invited to participate in a family interview.

Please be advised that in order to provide additional support and materials, we request a fee of $60 per Cambridge class, per semester (to a total of no more than $250 per semester). If students elect to sit the Cambridge International Exams, these also require a fee that is payable to Cambridge (these fees vary for subjects and year levels). 

For more information, please contact our Cambridge Executive Teacher, Amy Smith on 02 6142 2971 or at amy.smith@ed.act.edu.au

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