St.Mary’s Girls’ Primary School continues to set the pace in Nakuru East 

Teamwork and collaboration among stakeholders has been attributed to the good performance of St.Mary’s Girls Primary school in Nakuru East Sub county in the national exams.
The school that has both Day and Boarding sections has continued to record exemplary results in Nakuru East Sub county and Nakuru County as a whole.
St.Marys Girls’ Primary School teachers join in a dance during Thanksgiving ceremony for the good performance in KCPE 2023.PHOTO/Courtesy.
In 2020, the school recorded a meanscore of 312 while in 2021 a meanscore of 324 despite the COVID-19 pandemic that paralyzed learning.
In 2022 after normalization, the only girls public boarding school managed a meanscore of 303.
The trend has continued with the school having a meanscore of 317 in the 2023 KCPE having enrolled 191 candidates for the exam.
All subjects recorded an increase of 14 on their meanscore compared to 2022.
Fr.Thomas Nyutu of Catholic Diocese Nakuru(Education Department) awards St.Marys Girls’ Primary School Headteacher Mrs Caroline Macharia during Thanksgiving ceremony for best 2023 KCPE results on January 13,2024. PHOTO/Courtesy.
Speaking on Saturday January 13, 2024 during a Thanksgiving ceremony for the good results, the Schools Headteacher Mrs Caroline Macharia lauded the teachers, parents and Board of Management for the good work that has seen the school’s flag fly high.
She revealed that of the 191 girls who sat KCPE 2023, 30 will be joining National High schools, 70 will be absorbed in Extra County schools, 50 in county schools while 40 will join Sub county schools.
Mrs. Macharia called on parents who might have their children transferred from the schools of choice to keep in touch with the school management for easy follow-up.
“We are happy that all our girls have a place in high schools with 30 joining national schools. We will also continue monitoring even the schools that they join and how they are progressing academically, ” she said.
Mr.Paul Mungai, PTA Chairman St.Marys Girls’ Primary School in Nakuru East Sub county during interview on January 13, 2024 at the school.PHOTO/Courtesy.
Parents led by Chairman Paul Mungai attributed the good performance to team work.
Mungai also pointed out that high levels of discipline among learners was a key aspect urging parents to continue showing the right path to their children.
“The good performance is just as a result of team work and discipline virtue instilled in these learners,” he said.
Sentiments echoed by Barack Onyango who is the Board Member in charge of academics.
According to him, the aspect of living together as a family has enabled the school soar higher.
“In St.Mary’s we live as a family with proper coordination under our school head Mrs Caroline Macharia,” he stated.
Mary Wanjohi is a board member and representative of parents of the 2023 class and she is proud of the performance.
According to her, hard work and determination has led to the same.
Amanda Stephanie sat her KCPE at the School in 2023 scoring 395 marks out of the total 500.
In an interview, Amanda notes that the virtues she has received from St.Mary’s Girls Primary school will help her even as she joins Sironga Girls High school in Nyamira County.
“I am grateful to my teachers and parents but moreso the virtues I have received in this school. I will use them even as I join Sironga Girls High school to achieve my dreams,” she stated.
Similar sentiments echoed by Jemery Muigai who scored 404 marks and will be joining Njonjo Girls High school in Laikipia County.
The thanksgiving mass was presided over by Fr.Thomas Nyutu who is the secretary Education department Catholic Diocese of Nakuru.
The Priest encouraged the girls to continue working hard adding that passing exam is not the end of life for there is more to achieve.
“There is greater exam than KCPE and that is Life which calls for more virtues including discipline and respect for God that can help one,” said the Clergy.
During the event, Teaching and subordinate staff were awarded for their role in ensuring best results.
The pupils’ Council members were also awarded in what the school’s administration says is a way of motivating them.

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