The Ministry of Education is reporting that all is in place for the Grade Six Ability Test component of the Primary Exit Profile PEP, which will be held on Wednesday, May 26.
A total of 37,179 students have been registered to sit the examination.
Education Minister Fayval Williams, during yesterday’s (Wed)) post-Cabinet press briefing at Jamaica House said that the Ability Test will be presided over by contracted persons who are external to the schools.
Additionally, Ms. Williams pointed out that the Ministry will be extending its support for transportation on the day of the examination for students who will require assistance.
Providing tips for the upcoming examinations, she encouraged students to go to bed early on the night before the examination.
She emphasized that students are to ensure that they take at least two HB pencils to the examination and a clean eraser.
Mrs. Williams urged parents to ensure that students get to the examination venues on time, noting that they should be at the examination venue at least one hour before the start of the examination.
She reminded students to direct any queries they have to the presiding examiners/invigilators.
The Minister further implored everyone to maintain all the COVID-19 protocols.