Benson attended Malimba Community School for grades 1 to 7 and sat for his Certificate of Primary Education exams last year.He achieved a good aggregate score of 726 – here are his individual subject results.
|Betina Nkhoma||Grade 7|
|Special Paper I||105||2|
|Special paper II||117||1|
|Creative and Technology Studies||113||2|
Benson has three brothers and two sisters. His oldest brother has managed to put himself through school by gardening and selling the produce to pay school fees but it has been a great struggle for him. Benson has been offered a place at Mfuwe Day Secondary School where he will need to board as the school is too far from his home to travel to and back daily.
You can get an idea of which subjects the pupil likes or is good at by looking at his or her marks. English and mathematics are obvious but you might like an explanation of the other subjects. Social and Development Studies is all about geography, history and civics. Zambian Language is the study of one of the many languages used in Zambia; in this area it is Chinyanja. Creative and Technology Studies is a mix or practical subjects such as arts and crafts. The marks may also indicate the type person, especially when it comes to the Special Papers; Special Paper 1 is a simple and basic IQ test based on English and Maths logic and Special Paper 2 is a basic visual IQ test based on patterns.