Edexcel International Tuition Programme (EITP)

What is the Edexcel International Tuition Programme (EITP)? Who is it for?

The EITP is a Pearson Edexcel Lower Secondary Programme, benchmarked to Key Stage Three of the UK National Curriculum. It is intended for year 7 to year 9 pupils (Secondary 1 and Secondary 2). The EITP course is a single-phase, 18-month course designed to prepare students for a Pearson Edexcel IGCSE programme. It provides students with a solid grounding in the basics of the subjects they will go on to study at IGCSE level, together with essential training in academic and study skills.

The EITP is based on a specification devised by Pearson Edexcel. While focusing on clearly defined learning aims and objectives, the EITP is flexible in its delivery, ensuring that it meets the needs of students coming from a range of different education backgrounds. There are two main enrolment dates (January and July) but students may join the programme at any time. Specialist English Language support is provided for students who need it.

At the end of the EITP course, students will be equipped with the skills and subject knowledge needed to progress to the next stage of their school careers – usually an IGCSE programme. They may also opt to take Pearson Edexcel International Curriculum Examinations, designed to assess learning on this programme.

What Will l Study on the Edexcel International Tuition Programme?

On the EITP, students study the following core subjects:

  • Mathematics
  • English Language
  • Science (Biology, Chemistry, Physics)
  • Humanities (Geography and History)

In addition, students may also study:

  • Art
  • Chinese

How Can I Apply for the Edexcel International Tuition Programme?

Students should be aged between 12 and 14, and must have completed their Primary education or equivalent. They should also have completed an English for Academic Study Programme or equivalent, or achieved the required score in a recognised English Language exam (IELTS 4.0 or equivalent) as indicated in our list of requirements. Click on Enrol Now or download and fill out our application form.

Course Duration

6 terms (18 months)

Class size

4 – 12 students

Main Intakes

January and July

Other Enrolment Periods

March / April
September / October

Entry Requirements

Recommended Age12-14
English ProficiencyIELTS 4.0 or equivalent
QualificationMust have completed Primary education or equivalent

Academic Progression

Students who have successfully completed the EITP may choose to progress to the Pearson Edexcel International GCSE progamme or Year 10 (Key Stage 4) equivalent.

For any enquiries on admission matters, contact us at (65) 6732 1728 or email us at enquiries@insworld.edu.sg.
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