NSGA 2016 results: Mae’s, Dharmic Rama Krishna share top position

Georgetown, GINA, July 5, 2016

Anthony Ferreira of Mae’s under 12 and Aryan Singh of Dharmic Rama Krishna Primary School, with a score of 568 marks share the top position for this year’s National Grade Six Assessment (NGSA).

The remaining positions were shared among Graham’s Hall Primary, Success Elementary, Dharmic Rama Krishna, Leonora Primary and the New Guyana School.

The results were announced by Minister of Education, Dr. Rupert Roopnaraine and Chief Education Officer (CEO), Olato Sam today, at a press conference at National Center for Educational Resource Development (NCERD).

Sarena Razak of Graham’s Hall Primary with 565 marks gained the third position, whilst Chelsea Barnes of Success Elementary with 563 marks copped fourth position.

Securing the fifth position was Arun Sooknaraine of Dharmic Rama Krishna with 562 marks. Helia Agrad of Success Elementary gained the sixth position with 561 marks. The seventh position was shared by five candidates; Indie Rampersaud and Justin Seecharan both of Success Elementary, Jonathan Ganga of Leonora Primary, Divya Nandalall of Mae’s Under 12 and Lemuel Assing of the New Guyana School.

The NGSA results will be available online from 17:00 hours (5pm) this evening. Parents and students are advised to log onto the Ministry of Education’s website at education.gov.gy. The candidate’s timetable will provide the necessary information to access these results.

The 2016 NGSA was written on April 27 and 28. Fourteen Thousand three hundred and eighty six (14,386) candidates wrote this assessment. The maximum possible total score obtainable was 583.

Meanwhile, Minister Roopnaraine reported that an overall subject analysis revealed that

performance in English Language and Social Studies has been consistent with previous years; however Mathematics and Science in 2016 fell below that of previous years.

Areas tested for each subject were; Mathematics-knowledge and algorithmic thinking and reasoning; Science-knowledge, comprehension and application; Social Studies-knowledge, conceptual understanding, and use of knowledge; English Language-reading, comprehension and vocabulary, structure and mechanics, content, focus, vocabulary, language and organisation.


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