Fifty-Seven Registered to Sit 2018 CPEA Exams


Fifty-Seven Grade Six Students on island are preparing to sit the 2018 Caribbean Examination Council CXC Caribbean Primary Exit Assessment, CPEA Exams on Thursday and Friday.

Twenty-Four students from the Brades Primary, Sixteen from the Look Out Primary and 17 pupils from the St. Augustine Primary School are registered to write the external component of the assessment.

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The students are writing the exam in preparation to enter the next level of their educational journey – secondary school. 

They will be faced with four one hour and 15 minute papers in the subject areas – Mathematics and Social Studies which will written on Thursday and Language and Science on Friday.

The Caribbean Primary Exit Assessment (CPEA) is an assessment of the literacies required by all pupils exiting the primary school system.

The focus of this assessment is on a set of literacies, which are common to all primary curricula across the region, and are necessary for students to achieve at higher levels of education.

The exams will be conducted at the respective schools.

The results are due next month.

Montserrat’s average score in the CPEA exams last year was 360.4 which was well above the regions average score of 339.86.