By Our Reporters
The best school Kampala Parents’ School (KPS) has held a thanksgiving service to thank God and celebrate the 2019 Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE) in style. KPS registered 172 First Grades while 54 passed in Second Division.
15 pupils scored 4 aggregates, 16 had five aggregates and 22 candidates got six aggregates. The school was number six countrywide in as far as candidates who scored 4s are concerned.
While addressing the Farewell party for their champions at KPS, Rev Canon Michael Mukhwana, the Vicar at St. Andrews Church, Bukoto said that KPS has a partnership with the Church and it was great for the school to organize the party to recognize and celebrate success.
“I am so glad that the school organized this party for the children and parents in order to celebrate the victory that God gave them. It is very important that we celebrate our victory. it’s important that we recognize that victory comes from God” Said Mukhwana
“They balanced both the academics and the social life of the child which is a beautiful thing. We also have an opportunity to do ministry here and I consider that very special” Mukhwana adds
KPS director Rajiv Ruparelia thanked the children for the seven dedicated years. However he attributed the good performance to a combination of efforts from management, parents, children and the teachers.
“You have embarked on a new journey. Keep yourselves positive. Keep the great of KPS spirit and when you join your new secondary schools, keep all the positive things Kampala Parents’ School taught you. Go become a Kampala Parents’ School ambassador and i promise that the school will introduce more co-curricular activities this year” Said Rajiv
According to Uganda National Examination Board, 2019 a total of 695,804 candidates from 13,475 centers sat the PLE in 2019. 473,893 accounting for (68.2%) were from Universal Primary Education UPE while 221,912 accounting for (31.8%) were from private centres.
It revealed that at least 69,243 (10.1%) of the pupils who sat last year’s PLE passed in division one.
318,155 passed in second grade while 140,420 passed in third grade.
A total of 89,332 passed in the fourth Division while that 66,152 candidates were ungrade