Though School heads started to download Grades 3- 6 assessment papers on Monday, only a many of the practical subjects for upper primary will be available for download.
According to a schedule released by the Kenya National Examinations Council( KNEC), the subjects will be available at different times.
“ seminaries will be suitable to pierce Grades 4, 5 and 6 practical subjects from July 18 to August 15, and should be uploaded by September 16, ” shows the schedule.
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Despite being downloaded within a time span of two weeks, all practical subjects should be submitted by September 16. For the first two weeks – July 18 to September 16 – learners will be assessed in husbandry.
“ Art and craft, music will be available for downloading from August 1, ” the schedule reads.
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Learners will only have a week to be assessed before they break for half- term on August 11. When they renew, preceptors will continue administering another set of four practical subjects.
“ Science and technology, social studies, physical and health education and home wisdom will be available from August 15, ” the schedule shows.
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Grade 3 and foundation position learners will go through an intertwined literacy assessment. They include regular learners, hearing disabled learners, visually bloodied, physical disabilities and SNE foundation position.
Teachers will have one month after administering all these examinations to mark and submit the assessments by September 16.
The subjects which will be assessed during this period are all mandatory subjects in the upper primary order. Upper primary consists of Grade,5 and 6 while Grade 3 is in the early times of education.
The learners will remain with four subjects which will be assessed in the third term. The subjects are English, mathematics, Kiswahili, religious education, and voluntary subjects.
The voluntary subjects in the upper primary are Kenyan sign language, foreign languages, braille knowledge and indigenous languages. Foreign languages to be offered are French, German, Mandarin, and Arabic.
According to the Basic Education Curriculum Framework, learners are anticipated to choose a minimum of one and a outside of two subjects.
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