June 18, 2024

2,000 pupils fail mock exams in Kole

By Isaac Okello (isaac.okello@vol.co.ug)

Kole

Private schools in Kole district out performed government aided primary schools in the primary school mock examinations.

Speaking at the release of the mock examination result, Kole District examination secretary who doubles as the head teacher of Omuge P7, Alex Okello said Akalo Comprehensive which emerged the best had all 20 candidates passing in first grade.

At Alpha primary school out of 38 candidates, 24 passed in Div 1, at Angel Gabriel P/S 27 passed in Div 1 out of 44 candidates, at St Paul 30 out of 38 pupils got first grade, at Otino Wa 10 out of 50 pupils passed in Div 1.

Abilonino primary school and Omuge P7 Schools are among government aided primary schools that performed well in the exams.

At Omuge P7 there were nine first grades out of 86 candidates while at Abilonino 13 pupils passed in first grade out of 105.

Okello said 160 pupils passed in Div 1 while 2,215 failed out of the registered candidates in Kole district.

Kole District education officer, Tom Okare said there was better performance in the mock exams this time compared to last year, asking teachers to put in more effort to realize better performance in the final exams.

George Okidi who represented the district CAO at the release of the mock results called for cooperation between head teachers and teachers for better performance.

Johnson Aligi, the executive director, Akalo Comprehensive Primary school attributed their school’s good performance to early preparation for the exams.