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Now is the time to talk to parents about their child’s progress and if they’re ready to take the exam, as well as telling them about the registration process.
We also have videos that you can use to explain to students what it’s like on exam day, so they know what to expect.
Finally, we have advice for your school if you’re planning to host the exams at your own venue – this includes tips on accessibility, test day photos, and exam security.
Teachers can use this guide to tell parents about a learner’s progress, and explain how to get ready to take the exam. It also includes useful links to exam day tips.
Download the exam registration guide
Use this template to talk to parents about entering their child for an exam. It also tells them about exam preparation, ways to pay, and how having a Cambridge English Qualification will help their child.
Download the template
You can send this booklet to parents along with the letter. Each exam has a dedicated booklet full of information that’s useful for both parents and candidates, including how best to prepare, and tips for exam day, plus what happens after the exam.
Visit the exam pages to download the booklet
Sitting for an exam can be a stressful experience for your students, especially if they have never taken a language test before. These videos show them what it’s like to take a Cambridge English Qualification, and reassures them that there’s nothing to worry about.
Ricardo’s story shows what it’s like to take Pre A1 Starters, A1 Movers or A2 Flyers, and Sofia’s story shows what it’s like to take one of the higher-level qualifications. You can watch the videos on our YouTube channel, or download them to use in the classroom.
Download Ricardo's story
Download Sofia's story
If your students are going to take their exam at your school, we have some useful tips to get your venue ready for the exam. If you’d like to hold exams at your school, get in contact with your authorised exam centre.
Download our tips for holding exams