Exams Overview

We are a recognised centre for IGCSE, GCSE and IB examinations and an SAT test centre.

In Years 10 and 11 students take either UK GCSEs or International GCSE courses. Further information can be found using the following links:

Edexcel International GCSE and GCSE


Further information on courses offered can be found in the Middle Years Curriculum.

The main pathways offered to students in Years 12 and 13 are the IB Diploma Pathway and the Applied Learning Pathway.

The IB Diploma allows students to study six subjects, generally three at higher level and three at standard level. In addition, students study a Theory of Knowledge course and complete an Extended Essay and a Creativity, Action and Service (CAS) component; these all give students opportunities to excel in different fields and to pursue their own interests. Further information can be found at www.ibo.org

The Applied Learning Pathway has the Business and Technology Education Council (BTEC) qualifications at its core and has been developed over the past few years to meet the needs of students who enjoy and do best at more practical styles of learning. Further information can be found here.

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Exams Information

Certificate Collection

2020 certificates (IB, BTEC and IGCSE / GCSE) are available for collection now. Please come to Exams Office to collect the certificates in person.

We have certificates from previous years on file and these can be collected from the Exams Office by appointment. Email examsoffice@sis.edu.hk to pre-arrange collection time and bring photo ID.

If you are in Hong Kong you must collect your certificates in person. Certificates can be mailed to overseas addresses and are sent by registered air mail.

For Students

(I)GCSE Exams Student Briefing
IB Mock Exams Student Briefing
JCQ Information for Candidates – Written Exams
JCQ Warning to Candidates
JCQ No Mobile Phone
JCQ Information for Candidates – Social Media
JCQ Information for Candidates – NEA Controlled Assessment
JCQ Information for Candidates – Coursework
Cambridge IGCSE Information for candidates
Cambridge IGCSE Notice to Candidate
Cambridge IGCSE Candidate Warning Poster

For Teachers

JCQ Instructions for Conducting Coursework ELC and Project
JCQ Instructions for Conducting non-examination assessments (controlled assessments)
JCQ Teachers sharing controlled assessments and coursework
Cambridge IGCSE Teacher Assessment

For Invigilators

JCQ Conduct of Exams