CPEA Exams Start Today

Government of Saint Lucia


Two thousand and fifty-five (2055) candidates from sixty-nine (69) primary schools from across the island are registered to write the first ever Caribbean Primary Exit Assessment (CPEA) Examinations on May 12th and 13th, 2022.

The CPEA, which is administered by CXC, consists of an internal and an external component. The external component will be administered to students of Grade Six at 21 public secondary schools on the island. the CPEA Examinations comprises four core areas including Mathematics, Social Studies, Language and Science. Each examination paper contains 50 multiple choice items.

Fifty-four (54) special-needs candidates will be receiving reading accommodation for the external component.

On Thursday May 12th , 2022, students are scheduled to sit Mathematics from 9:00am to 10:15am, while Social Studies will be sat from 11:00am to 12:15pm.

On Friday May 13th, 2022, students will sit Language from 9:00am to 10:15am, while they will sit the Science Exams from 11:00am to 12:15pm. Primary schools are expected to present their scores and samples for the Internal Component of the CPEA by Thursday May 19th, 2022. The Ministry wishes all Grade Six students well at their CPEA Examinations.

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