The schooling system in Uganda is broken down into three terms. The first term has ended, and term two will start at the end of May. Between terms students spend time with their families or guardians. They help around the house with chores, and some may look for work to support their families needs.
You may have already received your sponsored student's report card, and you might be wondering how exactly to read it. The grading system is slightly different than here in the U.S. Primary school students have four subjects, which include Math, Science, English, and Social Studies. Lower secondary students have eight compulsory subjects, which include: English, Math, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geography, History and Literature, and the student can take up to seven elective classes. Below is a key to understanding the grading system.