Primary Education

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Primary Education

Primary education begins at Grade 3 and finishes in Grade 8. It caters for the nine to fourteen year age group. Lower primary education comprises Grades 3 to 5, and upper primary Grades 6 to 8.

At 9 years of age children continue their basic education in a primary school. After six years of primary education that begins with a bilingual program, children have the skills to live happily and productively, contribute to their communities and use English to understand basic social, scientific, technological, and personal concepts and value learning after grade 8.

Subjects

Lower Primary Upper Primary
Language Language
Mathematics Mathematics
Community Living Social Science
Health Education Personal Development
Physical Education Making a Living
Environmental Studies Science
Arts Arts

Exam Dates

Examinations will be held for Grade 8, Grade 10 & Grade 12.

Dates to observe:

  • Grade 10 Written Expression Exam - June 8, 2017
  • Grade 12 Written Expression Exam - August 7, 2017
  • Grade 10 Examinations - 1 week October 9 - 13, 2017
  • Grade 12 Examinations - 8 days October 16 - 25, 2017
  • Grade 8 Examinations - 4 days October 30 - Nov 2, 2017

Dates for subjects will be given at a later date.

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