CXC-CSEC, CAPE 2018 Timetable

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CARIBBEAN SECONDARY EDUCATION CERTIFICATE® EXAMINATIONS
TIMETABLE MAY-JUNE 2018

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2018 MORNING AFTERNOON
Monday
16 April
PORTUGUESE 3 (General)
FRENCH 3 (General)
SPANISH 3 (General)
Oral Examinations to begin (see
Note 4)
PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND SPORT
2 (General)
Practical Examination to begin
(see Note 5)
Friday
20 April
VISUAL ARTS 2 (General)
Question   paper handed   to
candidates for Examination to be
held during period 07 -23 May (see
Note 6)
Friday
27 April
PORTUGUESE 3 (General)
FRENCH 3 (General)
SPANISH 3 (General)
Oral Examinations to end
Friday
04 May
PHYSICAL  EDUCATION AND  SPORT 2
(General)
Practical Examination to end
Monday
07 May
VISUAL ARTS 2 (General) CHEMISTRY 3/2***
Examination to begin (see Note 6) General – 2 hr 10 min
MUSIC 2 (General) TEXTILES, CLOTHING & FASHION 2
Practical Examination to begin (see
Note 8) Technical – 2 hr 30 min
ELECTRONIC DOCUMENT
PREPARATION & MGT 2
General – 2 hr 20 min
Tuesday
08 May
ENGLISH A 2 ENGLISH A 1
General – 2 hr 40 min General – 1 hr 30 min
Wednesday
09 May
MATHEMATICS 2 MATHEMATICS 1
General – 2 hr 40 min General – 1 hr 30 min
*
MATHEMATICS 3/2***
General – 1 hr

 

Copyright: Every application to register for the examination will be deemed to constitute an assignment by the candidates to the Council of the future copyright of all their examination work, practical or written

 

  • A 15-minute break must be allowed between Papers

 

  • Alternative Paper to SBA. For Private candidates only. NOT for candidates registered in schools and recognized full-time educational institutions.

 

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2018 MORNING AFTERNOON
Thursday
10 May SOCIAL STUDIES 2 SOCIAL STUDIES 1
General – 2 hr 40 min General – 1 hr 15 min
*
SOCIAL STUDIES 3/2***
General – 1 hr 10 min
Friday ENGLISH B 2 ENGLISH B 1
11 May General – 2 hr 10 min General – 2 hr
Monday **ENGLISH A 3/2*** RELIGIOUS EDUCATION 2
14 May General – 2 hr General – 2 hr
**ENGLISH B 3/2*** FRENCH 2
General – 2 hr General – 2 hr 15 min
Tuesday INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY 2: **AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE D/A 2
15 May MECHANICAL ENGINEERING **AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE S/A 2
Technical – 2 hr 10 min General – 2 hr
FOOD, NUTRITION & HEALTH 2
Technical – 2 hr 30 min
Wednesday SPANISH 2 CARIBBEAN HISTORY 2
16 May General – 2 hr 15 min General – 2 hr 10 min
Thursday PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTS 2 PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTS 1
17 May General – 3 hr General – 1 hr 30 min
*
PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTS 3/2***
General – 1 hr 30 min
_________

 

  • Alternative Paper to SBA. For PRIVATE candidates only. NOT for candidates registered in schools and recognized full-time educational institutions

 

  • Common Paper

 

  • A 15-minute break must be allowed between Papers

 

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2018 MORNING AFTERNOON
Friday PRINCIPLES OF BUSINESS 2 PRINCIPLES OF BUSINESS 1
18 May General – 2 hr
General – 1 hr 15 min
*
PRINCIPLES   OF BUSINESS   3/2***
General – 1 hr 15 min
MUSIC 2 (General)
Practical Examination to end
Monday PORTUGUESE 2 HUMAN AND SOCIAL BIOLOGY 2
21 May General – 2 hr 30 min General – 2 hr
MUSIC PAPER 1 Section 1
General – 1 hr
##
MUSIC PAPER 1 Sections II and III
General – 1 hr 15 min
BIOLOGY 2
General – 2 hr 30 min
Tuesday FAMILY & RESOURCE MANAGEMENT 2 PHYSICAL EDUCATION & SPORT 1
22 May Technical – 2 hr 30 min General – 2 hr 40 min
ECONOMICS 1
ADDITIONAL MATHEMATICS 2 General – 1 hr 15 min
General – 2 hr 40 min *
ECONOMICS 3/2 ***
General – 1 hr 30 min
Wednesday CHEMISTRY 2 TECHNICAL DRAWING 2
23 May General – 2 hr 30 min TECHNICAL – 2 hr 40 min
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY 2: BUILDING VISUAL ARTS 2
AND FURNITURE General
Technical – 2 hr 10 min Examination to end
THEATRE ARTS 1
General – 1 hr 40 min

 

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  • A 15-minute break must be allowed between Papers

 

  • Alternative Paper to SBA. For PRIVATE candidates only. NOT for candidates registered in schools and recognized full-time educational institutions

 

  • A 10-minute break must be allowed between Section I, and Sections II and III (Music Paper 1)

 

 

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2018 MORNING AFTERNOON
Thursday GEOGRAPHY 2 AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE D/A 3
24 May General – 2 hr 30 min General – 2 hr
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY 2: ELECTRICAL
& ELECTRONIC
Technical – 2 hr 10 min
Friday OFFICE ADMINISTRATION 2 OFFICE ADMINISTRATION 1
25 May
General – 2 hr General – 1 hr 15 min
*
OFFICE ADMINISTRATION 3/2***
General – 1 hr 45 min
Monday PHYSICS 2 INTEGRATED SCIENCE S/A 2
28 May General – 2 hr 30 min General – 2 hr 30 min
Tuesday INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 2 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 1
29 May General – 2 hr 15 min General – 1 hr 30 min
Wednesday ECONOMICS 2 INTEGRATED SCIENCE S/A 1
30 May General – 2 hr General – 1 hr 15 min
PHYSICS 3/2***
General – 2 hr 10 min
Thursday INTEGRATED SCIENCE S/A 3/2*** INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY 1**:
31 May General – 2 hr 10 min BUILDING AND FURNITURE
ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC
FAMILY & RESOURCE MANAGEMENT 1 MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
Technical – 1 hr 30 min Technical – 1 hr 15 min

 

______________________

 

  • A 15-minute break must be allowed between Papers

 

  • Alternative Paper to SBA. For PRIVATE candidates only. NOT for candidates registered in schools and recognized full-time educational institutions

 

  • Common Paper

 

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2018 MORNING AFTERNOON
Friday ELECTRONIC DOCUMENT FOOD, NUTRITION & HEALTH 1
01 June PREPARATION & MGT 1 Technical – 1 hr 30 min
General – 1 hr 30 min
* PORTUGUESE 1
ELECTRONIC DOCUMENT General – 1 hr 15 min
PREPARATION & MGT 3/2 ***
General – 1 hr 50 min
Monday FRENCH 1 HUMAN AND SOCIAL BIOLOGY 1
04 June General – 1 hr 15 min General – 1 hr 15 min
BIOLOGY 3/2***
General – 2 hr 10 min
Tuesday CARIBBEAN HISTORY 1 BIOLOGY 1
05 June General – 1 hr 15 min General – 1 hr 15 min
*
CARIBBEAN HISTORY 3/2*** RELIGIOUS EDUCATION 1
General – 1 hr 15 min
General – 2 hr
Wednesday ADDITIONAL MATHEMATICS 1 PHYSICS 1
06 June General – 1 hr 30 min General – 1 hr 15 min
*
ADDITIONAL MATHEMATICS
3/2***
General – 1 hr 30 min
**AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE D/A 1
**AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE S/A 1
General – 1 hr 15 min

 

______________________

 

  • A 15-minute break must be allowed between Papers

 

    • Alternative Paper to SBA. For PRIVATE candidates only. NOT for candidates registered in schools and recognized full-time educational institutions

 

  • Common Paper

 

 

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2018 MORNING AFTERNOON
Thursday GEOGRAPHY 1 SPANISH 1
07 June General – 1 hr 15 min General – 1 hr 15 min
*
GEOGRAPHY 3/2***
General – 1 hr 45 min
Friday TECHNICAL DRAWING 1 CHEMISTRY 1
08 June Technical – 1 hr 15 min General – 1 hr 15 min
TEXTILES, CLOTHING & FASHION 1
Technical – 1 hr 30 min
____________________________

 

  • A 15-minute break must be allowed between Papers

 

  • Alternative Paper to SBA. For PRIVATE candidates only. NOT for candidates registered in schools and recognized full-time educational institutions

 

 

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KEY TO 2018 TIMETABLE
SUBJECT PAPER NO. DATE SESSION
1. Additional Mathematics 1+ 06 June AM (1 hr 30 min)
(General) 2+ 22 May AM (2 hr 40 min)
3/2***+ 06 June AM (1 hr 30 min)
2. Agricultural Science S/A 1 06 June AM (1 hr 15 min)
(General) 2 15 May PM (2 hr)
3. Agricultural Science D/A 1 06 June AM (1 hr 15 min)
(General) 2 15 May PM (2 hr)
3 24 May PM (2 hr)
4. Biology 1+ 05 June PM (1 hr 15 min)
(General) 2+ 21 May AM (2 hr 30 min)
3/2***+ 04 June AM (2 hr 10 min)
5. Caribbean History 1+ 05 June AM (1 hr 15 min)
(General) 2 16 May PM (2 hr 10 min)
3/2***+ 05 June AM (2 hr)
6. Chemistry 1+ 08 June PM (1 hr 15 min)
(General) 2+ 23 May AM (2 hr 30 min)
3/2***+ 07 May PM (2 hr 10 min)
7. Economics 1+ 22 May PM (1 hr 15 min)
(General) 2+ 30 May AM (2 hr)
3/2***+ 22 May PM (1 hr 30 min)
8. Electronic Document 1+ 01 June AM (1 hr 30 min)
Preparation & Management 2+ 07 May AM (2 hr 20 min)
(General) 3/2***+ 01 June AM (1 hr 50 min)
9. English A 1 08 May PM (1 hr 30 min)
(General) 2 08 May AM (2 hr 40 min)
3/2***+ 14 May AM (2 hr)
10. English B 1 11 May PM (2 hr)
(General) 2 11 May AM (2 hr 10 min)
3/2***+ 14 May AM (2 hr)
11. Family & Resource Management 1 31 May AM (1 hr 30 min)
(Technical) 2 22 May AM (2 hr 30 min)
12. Food, Nutrition & Health 1 01 June PM (1 hr 30 min)
(Technical) 2 15 May AM (2 hr 30 min)

 

___________________

 

+ See Notes to Timetable

 

  • Alternative Paper to SBA.

 

 

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KEY TO 2018 TIMETABLE

 

SUBJECT PAPER NO. DATE SESSION
13. French 1 04 June AM (1 hr 15 min)
(General) 2 14 May PM (2 hr 15 min)
3+ 16–07 Oral Examination Period
April
14. Geography 1+ 07 June AM (1 hr 15 min)
(General) 2 24 May AM (2 hr 30 min)
3/2***+ 07 June AM (1 hr 45 min)
15. Human and Social Biology 1 04 June PM (1 hr 15 min)
(General) 2 21 May PM (2 hr)
16. Industrial Technology 1+ 31 May PM (1 hr 15 min)
Industrial Technology:
Building and Furniture 2+ 23 May AM (2 hr 10 min)
Electrical and Electronic 2+ 24 May PM (2 hr 10 min)
Mechanical Engineering 2+ 15 May AM (2 hr 10 min)
17. Information Technology 1 29 May PM (1 hr 30 min)
(General) 2+ 29 May AM (2 hr 15 min)
18. Integrated Science S/A 1+ 30 May PM (1 hr 15 min)
2 +
(General) 28 May PM (2 hr 30 min)
3/2***+
31 May AM (2 hr 10 min)
19. Mathematics 1+ 09 May PM (1 hr 30 min)
(General) 2+ 09 May AM (2 hr 40 min)
3/2***+ 09 May PM (1 hr)
20. Music 1+ 21 May AM (2 hr 25 min)
(General) 2+ 07-18 Practical Examination
May Period
21. Office Administration 1+ 25 May PM (1 hr 15 min)
2+
(General) 25 May AM (2 hr)
3/2***+
25 May PM (1 hr 45 min)

 

______________________

 

+ See notes to Timetable

 

  • Alternative Paper to SBA.

 

 

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KEY TO 2018 TIMETABLE

 

SUBJECT PAPER NO. DATE SESSION
22. Physical Education & Sport 1 22 May PM (2 hr 40 min)
(General) 2+ 16 April-04 Practical Examination
May Period
23. Physics 1+ 06 June PM (1 hr 15 min)
(General) 2+ 28 May AM (2 hr 30 min)
3/2***+ 30 May AM (2 hr 10 min)
24. Portuguese 1 01 June PM (1 hr 15 min)
(General) 2 21 May AM (2 hr 30 min)
3+ 16-27 April Oral Examination Period
25. Principles of Accounts 1+ 17 May PM (1 hr 30 min)
(General) 2 17 May AM (3 hr)
3/2***+ 17 May PM (1 hr 30 min)
26. Principles of Business 1+ 18 May PM (1 hr 15 min)
(General) 2 18 May AM (2 hr)
3/2***+ 18 May PM (1 hr 15 min)
27. Religious Education 1 05 June PM (1 hr 15 min)
(General) 2 14 May PM (2 hr)
28. Social Studies 1+ 10 May PM (1hr 15 min)
(General) 2 10 May AM (2 hr 40 min)
3/2***+ 10 May PM (1 hr 10 min)
29. Spanish 1 07 June PM (1 hr 15 min)
(General) 2 16 May AM (2 hr 15 min)
3+ 16 – 27 Oral Examination Period
April
30. Technical Drawing 1 08 June AM (1 hr 15 min)
(Technical) 2+ 23 May PM (2 hr 40 min)
31. Textiles, Clothing & Fashion 1 08 June PM (1 hr 30 min)
(Technical) 2 07 May PM (2 hr 30 min)
32. Theatre Arts 1+ 23 May AM (1 hr 40 min)
(General)
33. Visual Arts 2+ 20 April Paper given to Candidates
(General) 2+ 07-23 May Examination Period

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*** Alternative Paper to SBA.

 

  • See notes to Timetable

 

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NOTES TO 2018 TIMETABLE

 

  1. **Indicates a common paper.

 

  1. The time indicated on the Timetable includes:

 

    1. Reading Time.

 

    1. 10 minutes Reading Time and 10 minutes to “warm-up” on the computer prior to the start of the examinations for Electronic Document Preparation and Management Papers 2 and 3/2

 

  1. Starting times for all centres within a territory are 0900 hr and 1300 hr. If at

 

any centre the number of candidates is greater than can be accommodated in one session, the Local Registrar may arrange to administer the examination in two or more sessions, ensuring that suitable arrangements are made to preserve the integrity of the examinations.

 

  1. French, Portuguese and Spanish Oral Examinations (Paper 3) in each territory will be conducted during the period 16–27 April in accordance with the Local

 

Registrar’s schedule.

 

  1. The Practical Examination in Physical Education and Sport (Paper 2) in each territory will be conducted during the period 16 April to 04 May in accordance with the Local Registrar’s schedule. The Physical Education and Sport Paper 1 examination will consist of a Multiple Choice component and a short essay-type component.

 

  1. Visual Arts: A common paper containing all options will be issued. Candidates will be required to choose two Production Papers from the Options below:

 

    1. Drawing
    2. Painting and Mixed-media

 

    1. Graphic and Communication Design

 

    1. Printmaking

 

    1. Textile Design and Manipulation

 

    1. Sculpture and Ceramics
    2. Leathercraft

 

    1. Fibre and Decorative Arts

 

Candidates must select for the final examination those two options for which SBA assignments have been done.

 

The Test Paper is to be handed to candidates on Friday, 20 April. The examination must be completed during the period 07–23 May.

 

All of the Options are 6-hour papers and should be divided into two (2) 3-hour sessions with a break of not less than 1 hour between sessions. These two sessions need not be held on the same day.

 

All candidates will be required to submit a Reflective Journal. This must be submitted at the same time as the Production pieces.

 

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  1. All Paper 1 examinations are multiple choice in format except those in Music, Theatre Arts and Visual Arts.

 

  1. The Practical Examination in Music (Paper 2) in each territory will be conducted during the period 07 – 18 May in accordance with the Local Registrar’s schedule. For Music Paper 1, there will be a 10-minute break between Section I, and Sections II and III. Both papers for Music Paper 1 are combined Question Paper/Answer Booklets.

 

  1. Attention is drawn to the rule that silent non-programmable scientific calculators may be used in the following examinations:

 

Additional Mathematics

Agricultural Science DA Papers 2 and 3

 

Agricultural Science SA Paper 2 only

Chemistry

 

Economics

Geography

 

Industrial Technology: Building and Furniture

Industrial Technology: Electrical and Electronic

Industrial Technology: Mechanical Engineering

 

Integrated Science SA

Mathematics – Papers 2 and 3/2

 

Office Administration Papers 2 and 3/2

Physics

 

Principles of Accounts

Principles of Business Paper 3/2 only

 

Technical Drawing Papers 2

 

  1. The use of geometry sets (mathematical instruments) is permitted in Biology Paper 2, Geography Papers 1, 2 and 3/2, Mathematics Paper 2 and Social Studies Paper 3/2.

 

  1. Information Technology Paper 2: this subject will be offered at General Proficiency level only. It is not a practical examination – no computer workstations will be required.

 

  1. The Alternative Paper (3/2) to SBA in Biology, Chemistry, Integrated Science and Physics is a practical examination – laboratory facilities will be required.

 

  1. Candidates taking the Technical Drawing Paper 2, CAD Option, on 23 May should be given additional time for printing at the end of the examination.

 

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  1. The Alternative Paper to SBA (Paper 3/2), must be written by private candidates who opted not to complete the SBA assignment. Papers 1 and 3/2 must be written in the same session with a 15-minute break between them – except in cases of the sciences and English A and B. Paper 1 must be written before Paper 3/2. Papers 1 and 3/2 in these examinations have been scheduled as follows:-

 

    1. Mathematics – 09 May

 

    1. Social Studies – 10 May

 

    1. Principles of Accounts – 17 May

 

    1. Principles of Business – 18 May

 

    1. Economics – 22 May

 

    1. Office Administration – 25 May

 

    1. Electronic Document Preparation and Management – 01 June

 

    1. Caribbean History – 05 June

 

    1. Additional Mathematics – 06 June

 

    1. Geography – 07 June

 

  1. Industrial Technology Paper 1 is a common paper to all three options: Building and Furniture, Electrical and Electronic, and Mechanical Engineering. The Paper 2 is a separate paper for each of the options. Candidates are permitted to register for all three options at any one sitting.

 

  1. The Alternative Paper to SBA (Paper 3/2) will be offered for the first time in English A, English B and Mathematics at the May-June 2018 sitting. Candidates who register for English A Paper 3/2 and English B Paper 3/2 during the same sitting will be required to write only one examination since both papers will be offered as a common examination.

 

2 November 2017