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Friday, 19 April 2013 15:52

Application For Transfer To A School With A Lower Cut Off Score

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Transfers to schools with a lower cut-off scores will only be allowed in accordance with availability of places.

Transfers will be entertained only for extreme necessitous cases, within the area code.

Placement of students who are Re-Migrants, Children of Diplomats and Student from Local Private Schools.

In addition to established criteria for admission to Secondary Schools a student falling in the category mentioned above, shall be given a written test in Mathematics and English to be conducted by NCERD in order to determine the school to which he/she shall be placed. (Examinations are held in August and December each year).

The child’s report booklet from the school attended must be presented to the Placement Unit, Ministry of Education.

The application procedure must be observed.

Learners for Nursery and Primary Schools will be placed in schools nearest to residence.

Registration of students who are Re-Migrants, Children of Diplomats and Students form Local Private Schools will be done at the Placement Unit, Ministry of Education. (See Registration form attached)


Transfers

Applicants for placement pending the writing of the test will be placed at the List B or C Secondary School nearest to residence.

Monitoring for compliance with the placement rules at Nursery, Primary and Secondary Schools:

Within the second month of the new school year, officers from the Ministry will visit schools in Region # 2,3,4,5,6 and 10 to check on admission list/registers to ensure strict compliance with the laid down criteria and procedure. Any breach will result in prompt disciplinary action against the culpable officers and the removal and placement of the student (s) into the requisite school.

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