OCTOBER 2013
BERMUDA MINISTRY OF EDUCATION
BPSS PERFORMANCE MEASURES
TARGET OUTCOMES
 Ninety percent (90%) of students will graduate with a Grade Point
Average(GPA)...
BPSS HIGHLIGHTS – SENIOR LEVEL
Graduation Statistic: 217 Graduates
 96% Graduation Rate; (S4 Cohort)
 88% Graduation Rat...
BPSS HIGHLIGHTS – SENIOR LEVEL
External Examinations
 1,204 Scores reported
 91% pass rate
 2% increase over 2011-12
 ...
BPSS HIGHLIGHTS – MIDDLE LEVEL
Cambridge Secondary 1 Checkpoint
 English
 23% of examinees achieved a 3 or above
- 61% a...
BPSS HIGHLIGHTS – PRIMARY LEVEL
Cambridge Primary Checkpoint
 English
 61% of examinees achieved a 3 or above
- 85% achi...
BERMUDA PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM
2013 GRADUATION RESULTS
2013 Bermuda Senior Certificate Statistics -
A Minimum Grade Point Av...
2013 COHORT GRADUATION RATE
(S1) Cohort Status (S4) Cohort Status
Number of Students Enrolled 247 227
Number of 2013 Gradu...
2010 Blueprint for Reform in Education
Strategy 1:
We will provide a high-quality, well-rounded educational
curriculum to ...
*CAMBRIDGE INTERNATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
*Excerpt taken from from Cambridge International Qualifications Information for UK...
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%
2...
2013 SYSTEM-WIDE IGCSE
GRADE DISTRIBUTION BY SUBJECTS
English English AS Mathematics Science
Foreign
Languages
The Arts
Bu...
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% 7...
Source: Cambridge International Examinations Board
A sound understanding of most of the
curriculum content - Cambridge
A b...
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
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Press conference final oct 2013

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  • 1. OCTOBER 2013 BERMUDA MINISTRY OF EDUCATION
  • 2. 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
  • 3. 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%
  • 4. 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
  • 5. 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
  • 6. 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
  • 7. 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
  • 8. 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
  • 9. 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.
  • 10. *CAMBRIDGE INTERNATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS *Excerpt taken from from Cambridge International Qualifications Information for UK Admissions Tutors Publication
  • 11. 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
  • 12. 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%
  • 13. 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
  • 14. 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
  • 15. QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS