Popondetta Secondary School

 Welcome to Popondetta Secondary School Profile. The Popondetta Secondary School is located in the heart of Popondetta town in Oro Province, Papua New Guinea. The school is a government run school. It is a day school. 

The school has a  population of 1300 students and teaching staff of 40 teachers. It has 10 support staff. 

Popondetta secondary School. Photo by StudyinPNG
Popondetta secondary School. Photo by StudyinPNG 

Courses offered at the school are divided into two categories. These are 

  • Upper Secondary ( Grade 11 and 12) 
  • Lower Secondary ( Grade 7 to 10)
The upper secondary school courses offered by the school are
  • Language and Literature (English)
  • Mathematics ( Advanced mathematics & General Mathematics)
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Economics
  • Accounting
  • Business Students
  • Geology
  • Applied Science
  • Geography
  • History
  • Legal Studies
  • Information Communication Technology (ICT)
Science Stream: In order to study science courses, you must get good grades in the induction period assessments especially for Science subjects like, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics. 

Students who do not meet the requirements can take up arts (Social Science) courses. 

Social Science Stream :  History, Economics,  Business Studies, Accounting,  Legal Studies, ICT, Geology

Lower Secondary School 

Courses offered at lower secondary school (Grade 7 to 10 include)

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Personal Development
  • Science
  • Social Science
  • Business Studies
  • Agriculture
  • Home Economics
  • Practical Skills
  • Computing 
At least 7 subjects must be studied at the lower secondary school to qualify for national examinations.  The mandatory subjects are . English, Mathematics, Personal Development, Science and Social Science. 

How to Apply to study at Popondetta Secondary School 

Students are welcome to study at Popondetta Secondary school. The following criteria must be met.
  • Good performance at Grade 6 is required to moved to Grade 7.
  • Students must pass the Grade 8 exams to be selected to Grade 9
  • For Grade 11 placement, you must pass the grade 10 examination with good results (Uppers Pass or above).
Transferring students can be accepted provided there are enough space and met the minimum entry requirement. 
Popondetta secondary School. Photo by StudyinPNG
Popondetta secondary School. Photo by StudyinPNG 

Popondetta Secondary Schools Contacts and Addresses 

Phone (675) 6297271  (675) 6297271
Mobile phone : 70627906
Email: clarencehonani@gmail.com

Also check out : Martyrs Secondary School

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