UCE exams begin, Students confident that they will excel
Senior four students have today commenced their Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) UNEB exams 2022 at their respective centres countrywide.
The students started with mathematics paper one and paper two.
In Kazo district, exams have started very well and a section of students in some schools told our reporter that their first paper, which was Mathematic paper one gave them confidence that they will perform well.
The students also noted that their exams were not tampered with and their invigilators were very professional.
At St Catherine Girls’ Sec school, 99 students were registered and all sat for the final examination according to Proscovia Kyomugisha, the headmistress while at Kazo modern high school, 33 students were registered and all sat for their final examinations according to Katureebe Godfrey, the head teacher.
In Mbarara, Simon Twinamastiko, the area supervisor Biharwe sub-county headquarters UNEB station intimated to our reporter that the examinations have been successfully conducted without any incident registered on the first day.
Twinamastiko noted that it’s only at Rugasha mixed school where only two students failed to sit for the exams due to withdrawal.
Biharwe sub-county headquarters UNEB station caters for 6 schools including; Rwansinga High School, Esteri Memorial Kokundeka School, St Paul Biharwe, Kashari High School, Mbarara Girls and Rugasha Mixed School.
Speaking to our reporter, Francis Turyaheebwa Kagaanda, the head teacher of Rwansinga High School appreciated the parents and teachers for doing all that it takes to ensure that the students are ready to sit for exams.
A section of senior four students at Rwansinga high school in Rubaya sub-county, Mbarara district who talked to our reporter after their first day of exams noted they hope to pass the exams because they covered the entire syllabus with their teachers.
Rwansinga high school registered 112 students with 58 females and 54 males who all sat for the 2022 UCE examinations.
In Bushenyi district, St Kaggwa Bushenyi high school, 97 students were registered and they all sat for their final examinations according to the school head teacher, Posy Kamugisha.
Kamugisha said that students were well prepared and despite the challenges faced during the covid-19 pandemic where students were directly promoted, the school managed to finish the syllabus.
At Bweranyangi Girls’ sec school, 339 students were registered and they all sat for the final examinations according to Juliet Muzoora, the headmistress.
At pioneer high school Bushenyi, the school registered 45 students and they all sat for their examination according to Pison Turyamureeba, the head teacher.
According to Jenifer Kalule Musamba, the UNEB spokesperson, a total of 349445 Senior Four candidates, 175,923 males and 175522 females are expected to sit for their UCE final examinations countrywide.