[PHOTOS] Grade 5 pupils begin KNEC assessment tests

The students on Tuesday morning sat for their mathematics paper.

In Summary

• Grade 3 learners were assessed in integrated areas from October to December last year.

• This year, the end-of-grade assessment will be based on Mathematics and English activities.

Grade five pupils sit for mathematics paper during start of Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) assessment tests at Nairobi Primary School on February 1, 2022/ANDREW KASUKU
Grade five pupils sit for mathematics paper during start of Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) assessment tests at Nairobi Primary School on February 1, 2022/ANDREW KASUKU

Grade five pupils on Tuesday started their Kenya National Examinations Council assessment tests across the country.

The students on Tuesday morning sat for their mathematics paper.

The Kenya National Examinations Council portal was opened for schools to download the tests on Saturday.

Grade five pupils sit for mathematics paper during start of Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) assessment tests at Nairobi Primary School on February 1, 2022/ANDREW KASUKU
Grade five pupils sit for mathematics paper during start of Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) assessment tests at Nairobi Primary School on February 1, 2022/ANDREW KASUKU

Knec posted assessment tools to the Competency-Based Assessment portal which will be accessible from January 31 to February 4.

The exam body directed school heads to upload the assessment results to the portal by February 21.

Grade five pupils sit for mathematics paper during start of Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) assessment tests at Nairobi Primary School on February 1, 2022/ANDREW KASUKU
Grade five pupils sit for mathematics paper during start of Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) assessment tests at Nairobi Primary School on February 1, 2022/ANDREW KASUKU

On Monday, the Grades 3 and 5 assessments that were scheduled to be administered on Monday did not start.

A spot check by the Star revealed most of the schools were yet to administer the exams.

Grade five pupils sit for mathematics paper during start of Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) assessment tests at Nairobi Primary School on February 1, 2022/ANDREW KASUKU
Grade five pupils sit for mathematics paper during start of Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) assessment tests at Nairobi Primary School on February 1, 2022/ANDREW KASUKU

Schools with many students and unreliable internet experienced challenges downloading the tests.

Grade 3 learners were assessed in integrated areas from October to December last year.

Grade five pupils sit for mathematics paper during start of Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) assessment tests at Nairobi Primary School on February 1, 2022/ANDREW KASUKU
Grade five pupils sit for mathematics paper during start of Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) assessment tests at Nairobi Primary School on February 1, 2022/ANDREW KASUKU

This year, the end-of-grade assessment will be based on Mathematics and English activities.

Grade five pupils sit for mathematics paper during start of Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) assessment tests at Nairobi Primary School on February 1, 2022/ANDREW KASUKU
Grade five pupils sit for mathematics paper during start of Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) assessment tests at Nairobi Primary School on February 1, 2022/ANDREW KASUKU
Grade five pupils sit for mathematics paper during start of Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) assessment tests at Nairobi Primary School on February 1, 2022/ANDREW KASUKU
Grade five pupils sit for mathematics paper during start of Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) assessment tests at Nairobi Primary School on February 1, 2022/ANDREW KASUKU