Preparations for Kenya Certificate of Primary Education and grade 6 exams set to start on Monday are currently in top gear in various schools.
A spot check on various schools has revealed that many schools closed on Wednesday and Thursday to pave way for the rehearsals on Friday.
This year will also see grade six pupils also sit for their national exams under the new curriculum.
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Patrick Onyango a school principal at Jeremic Adventist Academy told Ghetto Radio that they have set enough classrooms and that they have enough space to accommodate candidates.
” Im Patrick Onyango the school principal at Jeremic Adventist Academy and what I would say is that we are ready to host class eight and grade six exams in our compound. We are prepared and we are ready for the exams,” said Onyango.
“I have communicated with the supervisors and invigilators at Kenya National Examination Council KNEC and we are ready to work together,” Mr Onyango told Ghetto radio.
He also urged parents to take good care of other students who are going for a two month holiday.
” Other classes are breaking for a long holiday and I urge the parents to take good care of them. Incase of any challenge we as a school we are ready to help them. We cannot leave our children go astray,” he concluded.
The exams are to start on Monday. Grade six pupils will be sitting for their Kenya Primary School Education Assessment (K.P.S.E.A) for the first time in history while grade 8 pupils will be sitting for their Kenya Certificate of Primary Education. Both will take 3 days .
By Jeremick Joe