Photo : An invigilator takes through a candidate exams rules on Monday in Mogotio Primary School, Baringo County during rehearsals. All is set for the Kenya Certificate of Primary Examination (KCPE) that will start tomorrow countrywide. Candidates are on high spirit as they prepare to sit for the examination which they have been preparing
All is set for the Kenya Certificate of Primary Examination (KCPE) that will start tomorrow countrywide.
Candidates are on high spirit as they prepare to sit for the examination which they have been preparing for the past eight years.Today being rehearsals, Pupils from Mogotio Primary School were on their final touches for the exam that will officially kick off tomorrow with Mathematics, English and Composition later in the afternoon.
Candidates who spoke Rift News welcomed the move by Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i to ban the use of geometrical set and clip boards saying it will curb cheating.
Wendy Keitany a candidate in the school said finally the moment has come to sit for the exam she has been preparing for the past eight years.
“I am happy that this moment has finally come we have been preparing for the past eight years . I am ready for the national exam as you see and hoping for the best as we sit for this exam,” said Wendy Keitany thanking her Headteacher who have been very supportive to her during her studies.
Samson Murei the supervisor of the exam said he will work round the clock to ensure the new rules are implemented to latter. He is optimistic that the examination will not be marred with cheating.
Tabitha Shiveka the head teacher of the school said her 88 candidates were ready for the exam.
” My pupils are ready to sit for the exam and we have ensured that all rules have been adhered to as the ministry of education have directed, ” Mrs Shiveka told Rift News.
A total of 1.5 Million will sit for the exam.
Data released by the Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) shows that an additional 78, 886 candidates have been registered compared to last year.