Armitage registers 100% pass in WASSCE
Monday, September 10, 2012
Armitage Senior Secondary School in Janjangbureh, Central River Region (CRR) has registered a100% pass in the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) this year.
Confirming this development, Musa Suso, a senior master at the school said they registered 136 students for WASSCE this year and out of that figure, 129 candidates made the entry requirements into the Gambia College and the University of The Gambia (UTG). He added that 134 candidates have got at least a credit or more among the 136 candidates registered, saying only 2 people got passes.
According to him, the best student overall at Armitage is from the Commerce stream and he got 9 credits including 5 A1s. “Another Science student also got 9 credits with 4 A1s, which also includes an A1 in Further Maths and an A1 in General Mathematics,” he revealed. “In a nutshell, I can say that Armitage has done very well this year in WASSCE,”he said.
Susosaid the National Award is pegged at 8 A1s and Armitage has fallen short of the award by 3 A1s, adding that they are hoping to get the award next academic year. “Our next target at Armitage is to increase the number of students who will have the entry requirement for the University,” he concluded.
Author: Assan Sallah