For children & teenagers: B2 First for schools
How will I get my results?
All candidates receive a Statement of Results, and if you are successful in the exam you will also receive a certificate.
B2 First for Schools results are reported on the Cambridge English Scale.
You will receive a separate score for each of the four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and use of English, giving you a clear understanding of your performance. These five scores are averaged to give you an overall result for the exam. You will also be given a grade and Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) level.
When will I get my B2 First for Schools Statement of Results?
Your Statement of Results is released online, approximately four to six weeks after the exam.
When will I get my B2 First for Schools certificate?
We will receive your certificate about seven to nine weeks after the date of your exam. You can either collect your certificate from the exam centre or the exam centre will send it to you.
B2 First for Schools Scale Scores
Depending on which university, college or organisation you are applying to, you may be asked to achieve a specific score or grade, either overall or for a particular skill. For B2 First for Schools, the scores on the right will be used to report results:
The exam is targeted at Level B2 of the CEFR. The examination also provides reliable assessment at the level above B2 (Level C1) and the level below (Level B1).
Scores between 122 and 139 are also reported for B2 First for Schools. You will not receive a certificate, but your Cambridge English Scale score will be shown on your Statement of Results.
The relationship between the CEFR levels, the Cambridge English Scale and the grades awarded in B2 First for Schools is illustrated.