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Kavimba Primary School in the Chobe region recently celebrated their academic excellence in the 2022 Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE).
The school took position one in the region with 90.9% A, B, C pass hence they saw it befitting for a resounding victory celebration held under the theme, ‘Celebrating academic excellence, a result of hard work, focus and resilience.’
The celebration was meant to recognise and appreciate the hard work that students and teachers portrayed as well as their dedication.
Speaking during the event, the school head Mozimeni Mokoti indicated that for the past years they have been obtaining more than 80% A, B, C pass rate except for 2021 when they scored 77.8% decline. He noted that the decline in 2021 then motivated them to up their game hence they scored 90.9% in last year’s academic results.
Mokoti however lamented that they are still lagging behind in terms of internet connectivity and he has since appealed to different stakeholders to assist them that as well as construction of the school playgrounds and an assembly area.
One of the teachers, Collen Sakoreng applauded that the class of 2022 had good listeners who were resilient in their academic work. He noted that he set some goals which he wanted the students to achieve and that worked for them. According to Sakoreng, each and every Friday of the week the students wrote some quizzes while during Saturdays they settled for short tests.
Chobe District Council Chairman Chimney Mululwani encouraged the students to continue working hard and appreciated teachers, non-teaching staff as well as parents for their involvement the pupils’ education. Meanwhile, Mululwani has revealed that there will be another bigger event soon organised by the Ministry of Education to celebrate PSLE academic excellence.
For his part, Chobe Game Lodge General Manager, Johan Bruwer said that they were proud of the high pass rate recorded by the school and has assured that they will also commit themselves as a local business to support the school throughout this year and beyond.
“We will liaise with school head and his staff regarding your needs and we will also do our best to help you,” Bruwer promised.
The lodge already has education Corporate Social Responsibilities (CSR) projects in other schools within the region.