Kampala Parents’ School continued its tradition of success in the Primary Leaving Examinations that were released earlier today.
The school registered 15 candidates with Aggregate 4, 16 candidates with Aggregate 5 and 22 candidates with Aggregate 6. 174 pupils passed in Division One while 54 candidates passed in Division Two.
The school, owned by tycoon Sudhir Ruparelia also made history as it hosted the release of the results by the Ministry of Education and Uganda National Examinations Board. It is the first time the results have been released in a non-government institution.
The school’s Principal Ms Daphine Kato attributed the good performance to teachers who applied a lot of research on top of teaching and the disciplined and hard working students.
“I am grateful for this achievement, it is no mean achievement and I want to thank members of staff especially 2019 primary seven teachers, the well-disciplined pupils but above all school directors for providing everything on time” she said.
695, 804 candidates from 13, 475 centres or schools registered for PLE in 2019. 473,893 (68.2 per cent) were from Universal Primary Education (UPE) while 221,912 (31.8) per cent were from private centres.
While releasing results, UNEB Executive Secretary Dan Odong revealed that Social Studies and English as best done subject while Mathematics and Science were performed poorly.
A total of 617,150 candidates passed the 2019 PLE as compared 599,593 in 2018. 39,182 (11.9 per cent) boys passed in division one as compared to 30,061 (8.5 per cent) girls.