Samuel Barkoye, Rovin Lall top NGSA 2020

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L-R: Samuel Barkoye and Rovin Lall

Rovin Lall of the Stella Maris Primary School and Samuel Barkoye of North Georgetown Primary School have topped the country at the 2020 National Grade Six Assessment, both attaining 525 marks each.

They have both earned a spot at Queen’s College.

The highest attainable mark was 528.

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Chief Education Officer (CEO) Marcel Hutson said there were improvements in the subject areas of English, Social Studies, and Science.

He suggested that the increased performance could be as a result of greater parent involvement.

More than 14,000 students wrote the NGSA amid the Covid-19 pandemic.