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8 of 21 schools gain 100% passes @ Primary School Exams

-Virgin Gorda, Anegada & Jost Van Dyke failed to make top 20 list
Keishon Gardner of the Bregado Flax Educational Centre Primary Division topped that school and came seventh overall in the Territory for Mathematics. Photo: VINO
According to a document seen by this news site bearing the detailed statistics of the results of the 2014 Primary School Leaving Examinations only eight primary schools can boast of having 100% pass rate. Photo: VINO
According to a document seen by this news site bearing the detailed statistics of the results of the 2014 Primary School Leaving Examinations only eight primary schools can boast of having 100% pass rate. Photo: VINO
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – According to a document seen by this news site bearing the detailed statistics of the results of the 2014 Primary School Leaving Examinations only eight primary schools can boast of having 100% pass rate.

Those schools were Agape Total Life School which had 8 students take the examinations, Bregado Flax Educational Centre with 15 students, Claudia Creque Educational Centre with 7 students, First Impression with 6 students, Robinson O’Neal Memorial with 12 students, St Mary’s School with 2 students, Valley Day School with 2 students and Willard Wheatley Primary with 22 students.

The data also show that 32.53 of the students who wrote the examinations passed with grade 1s, 51.73 with grade 2 and 15.73 failed this year. Overall 84.27 were successful at the 2014 primary school leaving examinations.

Michael Chen of First Impression who topped the Territory at the examinations this year with total score of 369.13 also topped scored in all five subject areas, however Guillaume Parkins who came in as second place for the Territory ranked number 7 in his grades for English language.

Jordan Blyden of Seventh-day Adventist, Johelly Marrugo of Alexandrina Maduro Primary, Angelique Lettsome of St Georges Primary, Antonillia Stone of Willard Wheatley Primary and Jhared Jones of Agape Total Life Academy all scored higher in the subject.

Scoring higher than the second place student in Mathematic were Hunter Christopher of St George’s Primary and Sanjay Singh of Althea Scatliffe Primary. Three students stood between Chen and Parkins in Social Studies; BVI Seventh-day Adventist’s Jordan Blyden, St George’s Primary’s Angelique Lettsome and Sanjay Singh of Althea Scatliffe Primary.

For Science two stood between the two Territory’s top; Nicklous Kanhai of Assemblies of God Cornerstone and their peer of First Impressions Nikolai Jagessar.

This year there were no students recorded in the overall top 20 performers for the Territory from Jost Van Dyke, Anegada or Virgin Gorda. However the Valedictorian and Salutatorian for the Bregado Flax Educational Centre Keishon Gardner and Angel Cupid shone among the top ten for the Territory in Mathematics and Science.

Gardner came in at number 7 at Mathematics while his peer Cupid placed 8th in Science.

Several efforts to secure a comment from the Department of Education to ascertain whether the performance by the students overall for 2014 had improved or not when compared to that of 2013 were unsuccessful.

17 Responses to “8 of 21 schools gain 100% passes @ Primary School Exams”

  • ccc (24/06/2014, 08:33) Like (3) Dislike (1) Reply
    Good job vino
  • Curious George (24/06/2014, 10:57) Like (12) Dislike (0) Reply
    While we are the topic of schools, can someone from the Education Department please inform the parents of Enis Adams Primary School why on Friday June 20, 2014 we were informed via a send home note, that the uniform for the school is being changed to gray and white come September 2014. What is the reason for the change?????
    • Fed Up (24/06/2014, 11:43) Like (8) Dislike (0) Reply
      To put parents in more expense
    • Two-man show (24/06/2014, 16:27) Like (22) Dislike (1) Reply
      Well well...I saw charcoal grey on my "note". Yours mentioned white? At least you got more info than me! And no description was even attached. So parents who have to spend their money don't even know what it look like. Remind me again why they are changing it in the first place? And why parents didn't have a say? Must be a damn dictatorship........
      • concern (25/06/2014, 07:32) Like (6) Dislike (0) Reply
        i myself would like to know whats goin on as I was told no permission was given for the uniform change!!!
  • weed (24/06/2014, 10:59) Like (4) Dislike (1) Reply
    kudos to all students
  • shelia (24/06/2014, 11:49) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
    Take heed and nip this poor results in the bud.
  • jack (24/06/2014, 14:32) Like (15) Dislike (0) Reply
    we need teacher who will help all the student and pay special attention to the weak ones
  • fish (24/06/2014, 18:13) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    This is not good for our sister islands
  • parent of the school (25/06/2014, 07:37) Like (8) Dislike (2) Reply
    I really want to know if what's going on at Enid Admas Primary school if Education have no say some parents ain't working and some bearly get by for this principle to be sending home a note that come September 2015 the kids would be in a different colour unform I don't know when last a meeting at that school was call somebody need to look in to this or come September move her from there from time she reach there the school gone down hill I know I am not the other parent standing up for this!!!! Very upset parent...
    • Correction (25/06/2014, 09:30) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
      It September 2014 is the time for the new uniform change. The way the note was written its like you are being talked down to waving their finger like you are being scold for something wrong. Mr. Minister I encourage you to look into the behavior of those who are in-charge of the school and get the problem fixed before school closes this week.
    • Real Talk (25/06/2014, 12:54) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
      My son attends this school and come September when school starts he is wearing grey and yellow as approved by the Department of Education. No PTA so I can't see how the uniform just change. I thought the parents who responsible for the purchasing of the uniform would be properly informed from the beginning to the school year.
  • Auntie Nicole (25/06/2014, 15:54) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    Congrats Angel! We are all proud of you!
  • change (25/06/2014, 16:28) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    SOME TEACHERS NEED TO BE SCANED. Some don't care about the children they are just there for the money.
    REMOVE THEM PLEASE.
  • mother (25/06/2014, 23:05) Like (0) Dislike (3) Reply
    Did that school, EAPS, have any passes for Primary 5?
  • parent (26/06/2014, 13:08) Like (0) Dislike (1) Reply
    It's a shame three students and they did so poorly at JVDPS! That school has so much issues it's not even funny! More like sickening! That school going to the dogs! Don't know when they are gonna open their eyes and see the "problem" over there!
  • daddy (27/06/2014, 19:05) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    It is wonderful pretty pass and pass until you move on. Get pretty grades on that paper


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