Helping you with evidence-based discussions during the disruption to classroom-based learning
How We Are Supporting You
CEM, part of Cambridge Assessment and Cambridge University Press, is supporting schools and teachers to identify gaps in learning that can be addressed and supported during home-learning.
Below you can find out more information about the assessments and how they can be conducted.
Using CEM Assessments
Upload Student Details
Uploading your student details for MidYIS and Yellis
Watch the "uploading your student details for pre16" video
Download the "uploading your student details for pre16" document
Uploading your student details for Alis and CEM IBE
Watch the "uploading your student details for post16" video
Download the "uploading your student details for post16" document
Adding Subject Choice Data for Alis or CEM IBE
Setting Up and Guidance
Setting up and running your online assessment
Download the "setting up and running your online assessment" document
Guidance For Supporting Parents and Students
Download the "guidance for supporting parents and students" document
Guidance For Running InCAS Assessment at home
Download the "guidance for running InCAS assessment at home" document
Interpreting Your Yellis and Alis Assessment Data for Predictions (Teachers)
Watch the "interpreting your Yellis and Alis assessment data for predictions" video
About the Assessments
What is in the assessments?
Is it compulsory to take an assessment for each of the subjects a candidate has been registered for?
On what topics will the students be assessed?
Does the assessment consist of multiple-choice questions?
Are practice assessments available somewhere on your site?
Are these assessments subject-specific?
What is the level of preparation required by our students in order to score well at these assessments?
Will the assessment be based on the prescribed syllabus A Level/IGCSE?
Are the assessments suitable for students with Special Educational Needs?
About taking the Assessments
How are assessments administered and how long do they take?
What equipment is needed?
What does "low stakes use" mean?
Is it suitable for all students?
Should the candidate open a certain link to take the assessment?
The assessments takes around 50 minutes. What if there are technical connection problems during the assessment? Are more minutes allowed or time goes on while disconnected?
Our students use school-issued iPads. As far as we’re aware, the CEM assessments aren’t compatible with iPads; is this still the case?
In which format do I upload student details onto the CEM system?