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Serere Township Secondary School

Serere Township Secondary School
Address
Plot 18-34 Block J
Serere Township
P.O Box 732 Soroti

Uganda
Information
Religious affiliation(s) Christian
Established 5 January 1998 (1998-01-05)
School district Serere[1]
School number PSS/A/36
Gender Coeducational
Accreditation Uganda National Examination Board
Website

Serere Township Secondary School is a government sponsored, private coeducational secondary school in Serere, Eastern Uganda. The school caters for both boarding and day pupils.[2] The lower secondary provides 4 years of schooling at the end of which students sit Uganda Certificate of Education (O-level) exams in up to 8 subjects. The upper secondary provides a further 2 years of schooling at the end of which students sit Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (A-level) exams in up to 3 subjects.

Curriculum

The school curriculum includes:[3]

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • English Language
  • Mathematics
  • Christian Religious Education
  • Geography
  • History
  • Business Subjects
  • Computer Studies

Universal Secondary Education

The school participates in the Universal Secondary Education scheme whereby students who achieve specific grades in each of the four primary school-leaving exams study for free, and the Ugandan government pays the school an annual grant of USh41,000 per eligible student.[3][4]

Universal Post Ordinary Level Education and Training

The school participates in the Universal Post Ordinary Level Education and Training (UPOLET) scheme whereby students who achieve specific grades in three O-level exams study at A-level for free, and the Ugandan government pays the school an annual grant of USh80,000 per eligible student.[3][5]

Connecting Classrooms programme

The school took part in the British Council's Connecting Classrooms programme between July 2009 and March 2012.[6] The programme linked schools and education authorities in Katine sub-county and Soroti District in Uganda with schools in Sheffield, England. The programme aimed "to challenge stereotypical attitudes among young people in Africa and the UK, broaden the international view of young people in both continents and develop the skills of pupils and teachers."[7]

See also

References

  1. ^ Serere District was created by Act of Parliament and became functional effective 1 July 2010. Prior to that, it was part of Soroti District.
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