“Examinations to be given at the end of year/class.2. Terminal examinations are no longer considered3. Objective questions have been phased out in all subjects4. Students will be expected to produce a field work report after the real fieldwork.5. Fieldwork studies to be school- based.6. Teaching to be learner centered and not teacher centered7. Formative assessment contributes 20% and summative assessment (UCE) contributes 80%.8. S.1 are to do 12 subjects . 11 are compulsory and one elective9. In geography, Rhineland’s , North America have been phased out remaining with Rest of Africa, map use but not map reading, East Africa, China and Photographic interpretation and field work based school.10. There will be two physics, chemistry papers11. A candidate’s performance on examination shall be assigned a grade on a grade 7 – point scale, from grade 1 (the highest) to grade 7 ( the lowest), or ungraded (U).12. History has two papers i.e. paper 1 HISTORY AND POLITICAL EDUCATION OF EAST AFRICA SINCE 1000 A.D (TIME 2HRS)Section A5 questions shall be set about east African history( select 2 numbers)Section B5 questions about pol. Educ (select 2 numbers)Paper 2 ( HISTORY AND POLITICAL EDUCATION OUTSIDE EAST AFRICA SINCE 1000 A.D√. Comprises of 8 essay questions.See also: The Basic 5 Boy Who Read 5 Books Of Shakespeare’s Series13. UCE changed to Uganda Certificate for Lower Secondary Education (UCLSE).14. General science for students with special needs ONLY15. Examination papers reduced in all subjects.16. Agriculture as a topic has also been phased out from the geography syllabus.17. Terminal exams changed to activity of integration.
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