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CARIBBEAN EXAMINATIONS COUNCIL

HEADQUARTERS
CARIBBEAN ADVANCED PROFICIENCY EXAMINATIONS
TIMETABLE MAY – JUNE 2011 DRAFT
CAPE
2011 MORNING AFTERNOON

Friday Art & Design Unit 1


15 April
Art & Design Unit 2

Test Papers (2 & 3 for Unit 1


and 1 & 2 for Unit 2) to be
handed out for Examinations
during the period May 03 - 13
- See Note 3

Monday Art & Design Unit 1 Information Technology Unit 1


02 May Paper 1 – 2 hr Paper 2 – 2 hr 30 min

French Unit 1
Paper 3 – 2 hr

Tuesday Caribbean Studies Sociology Unit 2


03 May Paper 2 – 3 hr Paper 1 – 1 hr 30 min
*
Art & Design Examinations to
Sociology Unit 2
begin for Unit 1, Papers 2 and 3
Paper 03/B – 1 hr 30 min
and Unit 2, Papers 1 and 2 -
See Note 3
Environmental Science Unit 1
Paper 2 – 2 hr 30 min

Wednesd Communication Studies


ay Paper 1A – 1 hr 15 min
04 May *
Communication Studies
Paper 1B – 30 min
*
Communication Studies ***
Paper 03/B – 1 hr 30 min

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∗ A 15-minute break must be allowed between Papers.


∗∗∗
For PRIVATE candidates only. NOT for candidates registered in schools and recognized
full-time educational institutions
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CAPE
2011 MORNING AFTERNOON

Thursday Sociology Unit 1 Chemistry Unit 1


05 May Paper 2 – 2 hr 30 min Paper 2 – 2 hr 30 min

Environmental Science Unit 1


Paper 1 – 1 hr 30 min
*
Environmental Science Unit 1
***
Paper 03/B – 2 hr

Friday Accounting Unit 1 Caribbean Studies


06 May Paper 2 – 2 hr 45 min Paper 1 – 1 hr 30 min
*
Chemistry Unit 1***
Caribbean Studies ***
Paper 03/B – 2 hr
Paper 03/B – 1 hr 30 min

Monday Geometrical & Mechanical Communication Studies


09 May Engineering Drawing Unit 1 Paper 2 – 2 hr 30 min
Paper 2 – 3 hr

History Unit 1
Paper 2 – 2 hr 40 min

Tuesday Literatures in English Unit 1 Pure Mathematics Unit 1


10 May Paper 2 – 3 hr Paper 2 – 2 hr 30 min

Physics Unit 1
Paper 2 – 2 hr 30 min

Wednesd Information Technology Unit 2 Management of Business Unit 1


ay Paper 2 – 2 hr 30 min Paper 2 – 2 hr 30 min
11 May

Thursday Literatures in English Unit 2 Applied Mathematics Unit 1


12 May Paper 2 – 3 hr Paper 2 – 2 hr 30 min

Physics Unit 2*** Spanish Unit 1


Paper 03/B – 2 hr Paper 2 – 2 hr

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∗ A 15-minute break must be allowed between Papers.


∗∗∗
For PRIVATE candidates only. NOT for candidates registered in schools and recognized
full-time educational institutions
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CAPE
2011 MORNING AFTERNOON

Friday French Unit 2 Electrical & Electronic Technology


13 May Paper 2 – 2 hr Unit 1
Paper 1 – 1 hr 30 min
Computer Science Unit 1
Paper 2 – 2 hr 30 min Geography Unit 1
Paper 2 – 3 hr
Art & Design Units 1 and 2
Examinations to end

Monday History Unit 2 Computer Science Unit 2


16 May Paper 2 – 2 hr 40 min Paper 2 – 2 hr 30 min

Biology Unit 1 French Unit 1


Paper 2 – 2 hr 30 min Paper 2 – 2 hr

Tuesday Spanish Unit 2 Geometrical & Mechanical


17 May Paper 3 – 2 hr Engineering Drawing Unit 2
Paper 2 – 3 hr
Chemistry Unit 1
Paper 1 – 1 hr 30 min

Wednesd Food & Nutrition Unit 1 Geography Unit 2


ay Paper 2 – 2 hr 30 min Paper 2 - 3 hr
18 May
Law Unit 2
Paper 2 – 2 hr 30 min

Thursday Economics Unit 1 Management of Business Unit 1


19 May Paper 2 – 2 hr 30 min Paper 1 – 1 hr 30 min
*
Chemistry Unit 2*** Management of Business Unit 1 ***
Paper 03/B – 2 hr Paper 03/B – 1 hr 30 min

Friday Physics Unit 1 French Unit 2


20 May Paper 1 – 1 hr 30 min Paper 3 – 2 hr

History Unit 1 Environmental Science Unit 2


Paper 1– 1 hr 30 min Paper 2 – 2 hr 30 min
*

History Unit 1 
Paper 03/B– 1 hr 30 min

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∗ A 15-minute break must be allowed between Papers.


∗∗∗
For PRIVATE candidates only. NOT for candidates registered in schools and recognized
full-time educational institutions
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CAPE
2011 MORNING AFTERNOON

Monday Literatures in English Unit 1 Applied Mathematics Unit 2


23 May Paper 1 – 1 hr 45 min Paper 2 – 2 hr 30 min
*
Literatures in English Unit 1 Spanish Unit 1
Paper 03/B – 2 hr 30 min Paper 1 – 1 hr

Physics Unit 1***


Paper 03/B – 2 hr

Tuesday Biology Unit 2 Spanish Unit 2


24 May Paper 2 – 2 hr 30 min Paper 2 – 2 hr

Management of Business Unit 2 Environmental Science Unit 2


Paper 1 – 1 hr 30 min Paper 1 – 1 hr 30 min
* *
Management of Business Unit Environmental Science Unit 2 ***
2*** Paper 03/B – 2 hr
Paper 03/B – 1 hr 30 min

Wednesd Law Unit 1 Pure Mathematics Unit 2


ay Paper 2 – 2 hr 30 min Paper 2 – 2 hr 30 min
25 May
Electrical & Electronic
Technology Unit 1
Paper 2 – 2 hr 30 min

Thursday Food & Nutrition Unit 2 Management of Business Unit 2


26 May Paper 2 – 2 hr 30 min Paper 2 – 2 hr 30 min

Geometrical & Mechanical


Engineering Drawing Unit 1
Paper 1 – 2 hr

Friday Physics Unit 2 Law Unit 1


27 May Paper 2 – 2 hr 30 min Paper 1 – 1 hr 30 min

Spanish Unit 1 Electrical & Electronic Technology


Paper 3 – 2 hr Unit 2
Paper 2 – 2 hr 30 min

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∗ A 15-minute break must be allowed between Papers.


∗∗∗
For PRIVATE candidates only. NOT for candidates registered in schools and recognized
full-time educational institutions
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CAPE
2011 MORNING AFTERNOON

Monday Chemistry Unit 2 Sociology Unit 2


30 May Paper 2 – 2 hr 30 min Paper 2 – 2 hr 30 min

Economics Unit 2
Paper 2 – 2 hr 30 min

Tuesday French Unit 1 Physics Unit 2


31 May Paper 1 – 1 hr Paper 1 - 1 hr 30 min

Geography Unit 2 Accounting Unit 2


Paper 1 – 1 hr 30 min Paper 2 – 2 hr 45 min
*
Geography Unit 2 ***
Paper 03/B – 1 hr 30 min

Wednesd Pure Mathematics Unit 2 History Unit 2


ay Paper 1 – 1 hr 30 min Paper 1 – 1 hr 30 min
01 June *
*
History Unit 2 ***
Pure Mathematics Unit 2 ***
Paper 03/B – 1 hr 30 min
Paper 03/B – 1 hr 30 min
Geometrical & Mechanical
Engineering Drawing Unit 2
Paper 1 – 2 hr

Thursday Literatures in English Unit 2 Sociology Unit 1


02 June Paper 1 – 1 hr 45 min Paper 1 – 1 hr 30 min
*
*
Literatures in English Unit 2
Sociology Unit 1
Paper 03/B – 2 hr 30 min
Paper 03/B – 1 hr 30 min
Computer Science Unit 1
Paper 1 – 1 hr 30 min

Friday Food and Nutrition Unit 1 Law Unit 2


03 June Paper 1 – 1 hr 30 min Paper 1 – 1 hr 30 min

Accounting Unit 2 Biology Unit 1***


Paper 1 – 1 hr 30 min Paper 03/B – 2 hr
*
Accounting Unit 2***
Paper 03/B – 1 hr 30 min

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∗ A 15-minute break must be allowed between Papers.


∗∗∗
For PRIVATE candidates only. NOT for candidates registered in schools and recognized
full-time educational institutions
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CAPE
2011 MORNING AFTERNOON

Monday Economics Unit 2 Information Technology Unit 1


06 June Paper 1 – 1 hr 30 min Paper 1 – 1 hr 30 min
*
*
Economics Unit 2 ***
Information Technology Unit 1***
Paper 03/B – 1 hr 30 min
Paper 03/B – 1 hr 30 min
Biology Unit 2***
Paper 03/B – 2 hr

Tuesday Biology Unit 1 Chemistry Unit 2


07 June Paper 1 – 1 hr 30 min Paper 1 – 1 hr 30 min

Economics Unit 1 Spanish Unit 2


Paper 1 – 1 hr 30 min Paper 1 – 1 hr
*
Economics Unit 1***
Paper 03/B – 1 hr 30 min

Wednesd Computer Science Unit 2 Pure Mathematics Unit 1


ay Paper 1 – 1 hr 30 min Paper 1 – 1 hr 30 min
08 June
*
French Unit 2
Pure Mathematics Unit 1***
Paper 1 – 1 hr
Paper 03/B – 1 hr 30 min

Electrical & Electronic Technology


Unit 2
Paper 1 – 1 hr 30 min

Thursday Accounting Unit 1 Applied Mathematics Unit 1


09 June Paper 1 – 1 hr 30 min Paper 1 – 1 hr 30 min
* *
Accounting Unit 1*** Applied Mathematics Unit 1***
Paper 03/B – 1 hr 30 min Paper 03/B – 1 hr 30 min

Food and Nutrition Unit 2


Paper 1 – 1 hr 30 min

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∗ A 15-minute break must be allowed between Papers.


∗∗∗
For PRIVATE candidates only. NOT for candidates registered in schools and recognized
full-time educational institutions
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CAPE
2011 MORNING AFTERNOON

Friday Biology Unit 2 Geography Unit 1


10 June Paper 1 - 1 hr 30 min Paper 1 – 1 hr 30 min
*
Information Technology Unit 2 Geography Unit 1***
Paper 1 – 1 hr 30 min Paper 03/B – 1 hr 30 min
*
Information Technology Unit 2 Applied Mathematics Unit 2
Paper 03/B – 1 hr 30 min Paper 1 – 1 hr 30 min
*
Applied Mathematics Unit 2***
Paper 03/B – 1 hr 30 min

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∗ A 15-minute break must be allowed between Papers.


∗∗∗
For PRIVATE candidates only. NOT for candidates registered in schools and recognized
full-time educational institutions
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KEY TO 2011 TIMETABLE – CAPE

SUBJECT PAPER No. DATE SESSION

OPEN EXAMINATIONS
Communication Studies 1A 04 May AM (1 hr 15 min)
1B 04 May AM (30 min)
2 09 May PM (2 hr 30 min)
03/B*** 04 May AM (1 hr 30 min)

Computer Science (Unit 1) 1 02 June AM (1 hr 30 min)


2 13 May AM (2 hr 30 min)

Geography (Unit 1) 1 10 June PM (1 hr 30 min)


2 13 May PM (3 hr)
03/B*** 10 June PM (1 hr 30 min)

Physics (Unit 1) 1 20 May AM (1 hr 30 min)


2 10 May AM (2 hr 30 min)
03/B*** 23 May AM (2 hr)

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See Notes to Timetable
∗∗∗
Alternative Papers for PRIVATE candidates only. NOT for candidates registered in schools and
recognized full-time educational institutions.
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NOTES TO 2011 TIMETABLE - CAPE

1. The time indicated on the Timetable includes Reading Time.


2. Starting times for all centres within a territory are 09:00 hr and 13:00 hr.

3. Art and Design: The Test Papers (Papers 2 and 3 for Unit 1 and Papers 1
and 2 for Unit 2) are to be handed to candidates on Friday, 15 April. The
examinations must be completed during the period 03-13 May.

4. Once scheduled in the same session, the Alternative Paper 03/B must be
written after Paper 1 or Paper 2.

5. Private candidates registered for the Alternative Paper (04/B) in the French
and Spanish Unit 1 and Unit 2 examinations will not be required to take a written
paper but will be required to take the oral examinations. No dates have been
scheduled for the oral examinations, however, they must be taken between 25–29
April, at the discretion of the Local Registrar.

Use of Dictionaries

6. The use of dictionaries is permitted for French and Spanish Paper 3 ONLY.
Candidates are allowed one text related to each theme – a total of three (3) texts
for Section 2 Paper 3.
N.B: Texts that are heavily annotated are not permitted in the examination
room.

Use of Calculators

7. The use of silent non-programmable scientific calculators is permitted for


the following examinations:
(i) Accounting Units 1 and 2
(ii) Applied Mathematics Units 1 and 2
(iii) Biology Units 1 and 2
(iv) Chemistry Units 1 and 2
(v) Economics Units 1 and 2
(vi) Electrical and Electronic Technology Units 1 and 2
(vii) Environmental Science Units 1 and 2
(viii) Geography Units 1 and 2
(ix) Geometrical and Mechanical Engineering Drawing Units 1 and 2
(x) Management of Business Units 1 and 2
(xi) Pure Mathematics Units 1 and 2
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(xii) Physics Units 1 and 2


(xiii) Sociology Units 1 and 2 – Paper 1 only

Use of Compact Discmans/Tape Recorders (Walkmans)

8. The use of Compact Discmans/Walkmans is permitted in the aural examinations in


French Units 1 and 2 Paper 1, and Spanish Units 1 and 2 Paper 1. Each candidate
will be provided with a compact disc (CD) for use in the Paper 1 examination.

Use of Geometry Sets

9. The use of geometry sets (mathematical instruments) is permitted in the following


examinations:

(i) Applied Mathematics Units 1 and 2


(ii) Pure Mathematics Units 1 and 2
(iii) Environmental Science Units 1 and 2
(iv) Geography Units 1 and 2

Multiple Choice Papers

10. The Paper 1 examinations will take the multiple choice format in:

(i) Accounting Units 1 and 2


(ii) Applied Mathematics Units 1 and 2
(iii) Biology Units 1 and 2
(iv) Chemistry Units 1 and 2
(v) Computer Science Units 1 and 2
(vi) Economics Units 1 and 2
(vii) Environmental Science Units 1 and 2
(viii) Food and Nutrition Units 1 and 2
(ix) Geography Units 1 and 2
(x) History Units 1 and 2
(xi) Information Technology Units 1 and 2
(xii) Law Units 1 and 2
(xiii) Management of Business Units 1 and 2
(xiv) Pure Mathematics Units 1 and 2
(xv) Physics Units 1 and 2
(xvi) Sociology Units 1 and 2

The Registry
13 August 2010