PICTORIAL: Bushenyi Parental Care celebrates excellence in 2023 PLE, awards best performers

Bushenyi District Chairperson, Mr Jafari BasajjaBalaba who was the Guest of Honor joined by Parental Care School administrators and learners in cutting the Victory cake (Photo/Courtesy)

Bushenyi, (UG):- Parental Care Primary School Bushenyi, one of the best primary schools in Western Uganda was on Thursday, February 15 soaked in celebratory moods reminiscing its stellar performance in the 2023 Primary Leaving Examinations PLE.

The glamourous function was graced by Bushenyi District LC5 Chairman, Mr Jafari Basajjabalaba who presided over as the Chief Guest as parents and pupils of the fast-growing school celebrated the milestone reached by their education institution.

Mr Basajjabalaba speaking to parents urged parents to actively support their children’s learning journey if they wish them well in future. The LC5 Boss expressed concern that some parents in certain schools have shifted their responsibilities onto the government and teachers, thereby impeding the educational progress of their children.

Addressing the teachers, parents, leaders and other Education stakeholders that graced the function at the School Grounds in Bushenyi Municipality, Basajjabalaba pledged the District Council’s recognition of Parental Care School for its remarkable achievements in the education sector.

The district boss praised the Parental Care Primary School Bushenyi director and administrators for investing all the efforts possible in ensuring that pupils succeed stressing that it has taken a stride in putting the district at the National table of academic elites.

Mrs Elivadah Nshemerirwe, the school director (R) gifts the Chief guest Mr Jafari Basajjabalaba (seated) with a goat

Mr Basajjabalaba also used the same opportunity to request Uganda’s Education Minister and First lady, Hon Janet Kataha Museveni to support Parental Care Nursery and Primary School pupils who won the 2023 African Debate Championship as they prepare to go for the World Debate competition in the Czech Republic in June this year stressing that they have already put the Country on the African map, hence a chance to shine World over.

The rallying call comes at a time when the Minister is set to visit Bushenyi on 23rd March 2024 to officiate at the grand opening of the teachers’ Sacco and Parental Care Primary School Bushenyi is already on the list of those that will present on the day.

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Mrs Elivadah Nshemerirwe, the school director, attributed the school’s yearly success in National Exams to its conducive learning environment and positive relationships between all the pillars of education including administrators, teachers, parents, community and all other stakeholders in this sector.

Chiefguest Basajjabalaba pause for a photo with some academic elites

Venerable Canon Didas Natweta, the Archdeacon of Greater Bushenyi Archdeaconry, emphasized the importance of hard work and readiness to face future challenges indicating that success awaits those who are prepared to embrace it. He encouraged both pupils and teachers to cultivate discipline and early preparation for future success.

Meanwhile, Mr Perez Basiime, the Parental Care Primary School Bushenyi head teacher expressed pride in the school’s impressive results over the past two years pledging to keep the candle burning so that the school remains the best not only in the region but the National scene as well.

The Chief guest celebrates with Mathematics teachers, the best 2023 PLE subject at Parental Care

Parental Care Bushenyi in the 2023 PLE Results returned a 99% division-one passing rate after 89 pupils of the 90 pupils who sat PLE scored aggregates in division one, with only one candidate in division two. 

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The results showed that eight pupils scored an 5 aggregate, fourteen pupils passed with aggregate 6, eighteen pupils got 7, twenty passed with aggregate 8, fourteen got aggregate 9, ten candidates got aggregate 10, three pupils pulled 11 aggregate, an another three got 12 as the last one passed with the best division two.

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