23 August 2012
Schools worldwide made over 500 000 entries for the June 2012 Cambridge IGCSE exam series. It was another record-breaking series for the world’s most popular international qualification for 14 to 16 year olds.
Key statistics from the June 2012 series
• Cambridge IGCSE is taken in 137 countries.
• It is taught by over 2900 schools worldwide.
• It is taught by more than 900 schools in the UK (500 state and 400 independent).
• Worldwide entries for Cambridge IGCSE in June 2012 up 21% on June 2011.
In the UK - where Cambridge IGCSE take-up has been growing strongly following the government's decision to fund subjects in state schools - entries are up 119% on last year.
Cambridge IGCSE results were released to schools on Monday 13 August. We wish all Cambridge learners well for the next steps in their education.
Learn more about Cambridge IGCSE
Learn more about Cambridge IGCSE for UK schools