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B1 Preliminary for Schools gives detailed, informative results. All students receive a Statement of Results. If a student’s performance ranges between CEFR Levels B2 and A2, they will also receive a certificate.
This document outlines:
Find out how to understand your B1 Preliminary for Schools Statement of Results.
Certificates are normally sent to exam centres within three months of the exam. Please contact your centre if you need to know the specific date. Your certificate can be awarded at different levels, depending on your achievement.
Students will receive the same certificate as candidates who take B1 Preliminary.
B1 Preliminary for Schools – Level B2
Pass with Distinction
Exceptional students sometimes show ability beyond B1 level. Students who achieve Pass with Distinction in their exam will receive the Preliminary English Test certificate stating that they demonstrated ability at Level B2.
B1 Preliminary for Schools – Level B1
Pass with Merit or Pass
If a student achieves Pass with Merit or Pass in their exam, they will be awarded the Preliminary English Test certificate at Level B1.
Level A2 certificate
It is important to recognise students’ achievements, even if they do not reach Level B1. If a student’s performance falls within Level A2, they will receive a Cambridge English certificate stating that they demonstrated ability at Level A2.
Yes, the fastest way for you to get your exam results is to sign up for our FREE online results service. Your exam centre will give you the information you need to register for this service.
Register with Cambridge English Results Online
You can let employers, universities or other organisations check your results online.
Just send them your Candidate ID and Candidate Secret Number (printed on your Confirmation of Entry) and they can check your results quickly, easily and securely online at www.cambridgeenglish.org/verifiers
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