Pearson Edexcel International Tuition Programme (EITP)

The EITP is based on the Pearson Edexcel Lower Secondary Programme, and is benchmarked to Key Stage 3 of the UK National Curriculum. Pearson Edexcel is a fully accredited and licensed UK Exam Board and is the UK’s largest awarding body. It provides academic programmes for students between 11 and 18 years of age. Click here to find out more about Insworld’s range of British-based curriculum for pre-high school and high school students in Singapore.

What are the outcomes of the EITP?

The EITP follows closely the Pearson Lower Secondary Curriculum, offering students a solid grounding in the subjects they will go on to study when they graduate to a Pearson Edexcel IGCSE programme. In addition to English, Science and Maths, students study a range of subjects in Humanities and may opt to study extra subjects such as Art and Chinese. There is a focus on encouraging students to develop an active and engaged approach to learning. The EITP provides essential training in Academic and Study Skills to help build a learning toolkit for students that will carry them through further studies. Students who intend to take the IGCSE or GCE A-Levels or IAL exams in the future will benefit from the strong foundations in essential knowledge and understanding the EITP programme can provide.

At the end of the EITP, students may opt to take external exams administered by Pearson Edexcel. All students who have completed this programme successfully will be eligible to join the Pearson Edexcel IGCSE programme taught at Insworld, Find out more about Insworld’s IGCSE programme here.

What requirements do I need to meet for the Pearson EITP?

Students joining the EITP are recommended to have achieved CEFR level B1 (IELTS 4.0 or equivalent) in English Language. However, English Language support is a key part of the EITP, as an ability to communicate fluently in English enables students to participate fully in the EITP learning experience. As a private school offering a pre-high school curriculum in Singapore to local and international students, Insworld recognises that students thrive best when given student-centred learning opportunities catered to their individual needs. Find out more about Insworld’s pedagogical approaches here.

Students whose level of English is not sufficient to allow them to enroll in the EITP can consider joining Insworld’s English Language programme; English for Academic Study (EAS). This is a practical language programme aimed at providing the language skills and study skills which are essential for effective study in English at EITP level, IGCSE or GCE A-Level / IAL.Find out more about the EAS here.

What will I study in the Pearson EITP?

Students enrolled in the EITP study the following core subjects:

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

In addition, students may also study

  • Art
  • Chinese Language

Course Duration

6 terms (18 months)

Class size

4 – 12 students

Main Intakes

January and July

Enrolment Period

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.

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