James is 13 years old and small for his age. He is the oldest in his family and has three sisters.Both his parents are alive but are unable to afford the school fees and needs required to send James to school at secondary level.He has been attending Mfuwe Primary School and last year took his final primary school exams. He scored a good aggregate score of 724 and has been offered a place at Mfuwe Day Secondary School. As he lives reasonably close to the school he will be able to attend as a day pupil. Here are his results:
|James Sakala||Grade 7|
|Social & Development study||113||2|
|Special Paper 1||121||1|
|Special Paper 2||123||1|
|Creative & Technology studies||120||1|
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.