Only ten schools have not qualified to host Junior Secondary
From left school head teacher Duncan Karanja ,Mwea West Sub -County Director of Education Apolo Kigaga and the Kutus Municipality Primary school proprietor Charles Mwenje in a cordial talk moments after the Director gave a clean bill of health for the institution to host Junior secondary school class come Jan 31
Out of the 61 schools both public and private in Mwea West Sub- County 10 have failed to qualify to host Junior Secondary school class come January 31.
Area Director of Education Apollo Kigaga however said children from the affected schools will be accommodated in the schools within the neighbourhood.
Briefing the media after an inspection of the Kutus Municipality Boarding Primary school this morning , Kigaga said no child from the area will miss a place to join the Junior Secondary class .
“In this sub-county we have 2500 available vacancies for the Junior Secondary against the 2300 children who are due to transit to new class under the CBC program , “the officer said.
He said the school he had just inspected was among those passed to host the Junior Secondary in the area since it had the required basic infrastructure , qualified teachers and a science laboratory.
From left the Kutus Municipality Primary school head teacher Duncan Karanja leads the Mwea West Sub -County Director of Education Apolo Kigaga (center) and the school proprietor Charles Mwenje on an inspection your of the facility which was passed as fit to host Junior secondary school class
Added the officer “ we were also looking at the available land where these schools have been established to ensure the acreage was the prescribed one for the new CBC program,”.
School head teacher Cancun Karanja assured parents his team of colleagues and the entire administration was ready to host the Junior Secondary class come Jan 31.
Karanja said the school administration had also put in place a modern science laboratory besides classes and dormitories for students wishing to be boarders.
“We have classes to host the prescribed 45 leaners and even more space for others whose schools were not able to meet the required standards to host the junior secondary class,”he said .