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PEP Grade 6 Component Schedule

Grade 6 Components Time Performance Task (Mathematics and Language Arts) – November   –  December Ability Test  –  February Curriculum Based Test (Mathematics, Language Arts, Science and Social Studies)       – April

Ministry of Education info on PEP

FAQs Updated.pdf Schedule of PEP Town Hall Meetings.docx Primary Exit Profile Public Consultation Presentation.pdf MOEYI_PEP_Brochure_Middle Spread_draft_IV.pdf MOEYI_PEP_Brochure_Front+Back Spread_draft_V.pdf

Grade-Five Students to Do PEP Mock Exams in June

Minister of Education, Youth and Information, Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid, has announced that grade-five students will sit the Primary Exit Profile (PEP) grade-six mock examinations in June. In an interview with JIS News, Senator Reid said all the necessary arrangements have already been made for students islandwide to sit the examinations, of which they…

2017 Ranking of Jamaica Top High Schools

2017 Ranking of Jamaica Top High Schools Campion College (100%) 2017 ranking: 1 2016 ranking: 2 Immaculate Conception High (99.9%) 2017 ranking: 2 2016 ranking: 1 Montego Bay High School for Girls (98.2%) 2017 ranking: 3 2016 ranking: 3 Westwood High (97.7%) 2017 ranking: 4 2016 ranking: 7 Hampton High (97.09%) 2017 ranking: 5 2016…

GSAT/PEP Six Months Package

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Bulletin: MOCK/PRACTICE EXAMINATIONS FOR GRADE 4 AND GRADE 6

Bulletin 159/2016 GENERAL “Every Child Can Learn… Every Child Must Learn” ATTENTION: REGIONAL DIRECTORS, SCHOOL BOARD CHAIRMEN AND PRINCIPALS OF ALL PUBLIC AND PRIVATE INSTITUTIONS SUBJECT: MOCK/PRACTICE EXAMINATIONS FOR GRADE 4 AND GRADE 6. _____________________________________________________________________________ Dear Colleagues: In an effort to provide additional support to principals, teachers and students in the preparation for the Grade…

YesGsat Christmas Special

YesGsat Christmas Special From now until December 27, 2016 Six Months package now available at a discounted rate! Was US$ 29.00 ($3,500)now US$19.99 ($2,500) Register and get full access to: Grades 4-6 Curriculum   Mock Exams Worksheets Quizzes Video Tutorials Notes Interactive Games Don’t miss this deal! REGISTER TODAY!! To participate in this Christmas Promotion, click…

YesGsat Heroes Weekend Special

ONE WEEK ONLY- YesGsat Heroes Weekend Special Don’t miss this deal! REGISTER TODAY!! Six Months package now available at a discounted rate! Was US$ 29.00 ($3,500) now US$19.99 ($2,500)                        Apply NOW until OCTOBER 21 to take advantage of this special.                    To participate in this Heroes Week Promotion, click here. Enter the discount code…

YesGsat New Demo-Free Limited Access

YesGsat now offers Free DEMO. Not sure whether to sign up? This is for you!!!! You can now get Free Limited Access to our Grade 4 Membership Level. No Payment required. No Catch. Visit our website and Create your account. Membership expires after 1 Year. To get access to this content, click here, then select…

YESGSAT Summer Special Extension.

YESGSAT Back to School Special has been EXTENDED!!!! New deadline is SEPTEMBER 30, 2016.           Don’t miss our next deadline! Yesgsat Six Months package now available at a discounted rate! Was US$ 29.00, now US$19.99 for 7 Months leading up to GSAT. Apply NOW until SEPTEMBER 30,2016 to take advantage of…

ONE WEEK LEFT!!! YESGSAT Back to School Special

ONE WEEK LEFT!!! Yesgsat Back To School Special!!! REGISTER TODAY Don’t miss our deadline! Yesgsat Six Months package now available at a discounted rate! Was US$ 29.00, now US$19.99 for 7 Months leading up to GSAT. Apply NOW until SEPTEMBER 15 to take advantage of this special. To participate in this sweet back-to-school promotion, click…

YESGSAT Back to School Special

Yesgsat Back To School Special!!! Yesgsat Six Months package now available at a discounted rate! Was US$ 29.00, now US$19.99 for 8 Months leading up to GSAT. APPLY BETWEEN AUGUST 16 and SEPTEMBER 15 to take advantage of this special. To participate in this sweet back-to-school promotion, click here. Enter the discount code BACK2SCHOOL Benefits…

Curves awards top GSAT girls

Lyssons Primary student Ashlee Brown is accompanied by her father Owen as she collects her grant of $50,000. (Photo: Naphtali Junior) THE Curves brand of feminine hygiene products, through its local distributor Lasco Distributors Limited, on Friday awarded scholarships to the top-performing girl in each of the six education regions based on the recent Grade…

GSAT Scholarships

Scotiabank Foundation Secondary School Scholarship Awards Value:                                                J$125,000 Age:                                                      Not over 19 years Year of study:                                      GSAT Number of awards:                           10 (Annual) Eligibility: Needy students of inner city Schools Islandwide based on their…

Sagicor Picks Scholars

Last year’s Sagicor scholars pose after being successfully chosen to be a part of the Sagicor Scholarship Programme with chairman of the Sagicor Group, R. Danny Williams (right, back row), and Richard Byles (left, front row), Sagicor president and CEO, at the Talk of the Town, The Jamaica Pegasus hotel. The Sagicor Foundation announced that…

Petrojam Awards $1.2 Million in Scholarships

 By Garfield L. Angus + Photo: Donald Delahaye Top-performing Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) students from Greenwich All-Age and the St. Andrew Primary schools pose with officials at Petrojam, after they were presented with scholarships valued at $1.2 million, at a luncheon held recently at Terra Nova All-Suite Hotel in St. Andrew. Story Highlights Petrojam…

Education Ministry clarifies GSAT question about Jamaican flag

  The Education Ministry says it will award the marks to some students who gave the incorrect answer to a social studies question on this year’s Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT). The ministry made the announcement in a media release as it sought to address the concerns of some parents. Parents were concerned that their…

Ranking of Jamaica’s Top High Schools 2016

by Wellesley Here we are again my friends! Thanks again to Educate Jamaica, we now have the very latest rankings of the TOP HIGH SCHOOLS IN JAMAICA! This edition follows our previous publication last year that created quite a lot of stir. And so, I know what your next question is, so let me answer…

The 2016 question that baffled GSAT students

Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) students should be breathing a sigh of relief that their exams are now over, however, many continue to rack their brain about one question which baffled many. Some say that the question, which appeared in the social studies test paper, will be the deciding factor “separating the sheep from the…

St. James boy gets perfect GSAT scores

Christopher Thomas Jonathan Morgan (third from left), head boy of Hosanna Preparatory School in Montego Bay, St James, with his grade six teacher, Shammy Green-Dawkins (second right); and the school’s other four top-performing students (from left) Joshua Waite, Anaijha Powell, Nathan Morris, and Jada Glenn. Jonathan has distinguished himself by achieving a 100 per cent…

All set for GSAT 2016 – Education Ministry

  KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Ministry of Education today announced that it is ready for the 2016 sitting of the Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT). The tests will take place on Thursday, March 17and Friday March 18 in 1090 centres across the island, the Ministry said in a release. The timetables for the examination have…

Education Ministry to Open More Centres for Children with Special Needs

+ Photo: Garwin Davis Education Minister, Hon. Rev. Ronald Thwaites, addressing Friday’s (February 12) Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signing and groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of an infant academy for children with learning disabilities and other special needs, at the Sir Clifford Campbell Primary School in Savanna-la-Mar, Westmoreland, by charitable organization, the Rockhouse Foundation. Story…