• Let your voice be heard with CALSDA

    "A dynamic mixture of subjects with an extensive range from Spoken English to Effective Communication and Speech and Drama make an important and innovative contribution to the development of Language Skills. There is something for everyone."

  • Let your voice be heard with CALSDA

    "Find in yourself those human things which are universal." - Sanford Meisner
    "The more personal, the more universal." - Gary Ballinger

  • Let your voice be heard with CALSDA

    "You can change your world by changing your words." - Joel Osteen

  • Let your voice be heard with CALSDA

    "The art of communication is the language of leadership"
    -James Humes

  • Let your voice be heard with CALSDA

    "Performance celebrates the fact that we do contain within ourselves infinite possibilities." - Daniel day-Lewis

  • Let your voice be heard with CALSDA

    "That's what our work can do: we remind people that things can change, that wounds can heal, that people can be forgiven, and that closed hearts can open again." - Larry Moss

  • Let your voice be heard with CALSDA

    “Communication is the solvent of all problems and is the foundation for personal development.” - Peter Shepherd

  • Let your voice be heard with CALSDA

    “The articulate, trained voice is more distracting than mere noise." – Seneca

FAQ

HOW DO YOU REGISTER?

Teachers are advised to call over at the CALSDA office during regular working hours and fill a ‘Registration Form.’ Thereafter they could be in contact with the office, enter pupils and participate in CALSDA activities regularly as all notices and relevant documents regarding office activities and examinations are sent to registered teachers.

WHEN ARE EXAMINATIONS HELD?

Practical  Examinations

Practical examinations are held throughout the year. The first session is from January to August 2016 and the official closing date for 2016 is Friday – 26th February 2016. The second session is from September to December 2016 and the official closing date for 2016 is Friday – 5th August 2016.

Teachers may also select the date / month / period of their students’ examinations and enter them six (6) weeks prior to the requested date of the examination. A suitable date may be arranged in consultation with the office staff depending on availability.

Theory  Examinations

Written examinations are held twice a year – on Saturday 28th May 2016 (the official closing date of entries is Friday 26th February 2016) and on Saturday 22nd October 2016 (the official closing date of entries is Friday 5th August 2016).

IS IT PERMITTED FOR A CANDIDATE TO ENTER FOR MORE THAN ONE EXAMINATION WITHIN A YEAR?

A candidate may enter for more than one examination. The relevant forms have to be duly filled and handed over to the office with proof of payment six weeks prior to the requested date of examination.

IF A CANDIDATE ENTERS BUT DOES NOT SIT THE EXAMINATION, ARE THE FEES REFUNDABLE?  

Examination Entry Fees are not refundable. Monies paid in respect of a particular candidate will not be refunded, nor will the substitution of one candidate for another be permitted under any circumstances.

HOW CAN ENTRY FORMS BE OBTAINED?

Entry forms could be collected from the office during working hours between 8.30 am and 4.00 pm Monday to Friday. The relevant Entry Form for each Subject should be used and each form should be used for one grade only.

ARE THERE AGE LIMITS FOR CANDIDATES WHO ARE SITTING FOR EXAMINATIONS?

There are no age limits for candidates sitting examinations. However to be considered for a Prize you have to be within a certain age limit. (Details of age limits are given in the Information Book and Website.)

Ages for Prizes will be considered as at 1st January of the current year (2016)

 

Introductory Under 06 Grade VI Under 17
Junior Preparatory Under 08 Grade VII Under 18
Preparatory Under 09 Grade VIII Under 19
Grade I Under 10 Grade IX Under 20
Medial Grade Under 11 Grade X Under 21
Grade II Under 12 Grade XI Under 23
Grade III Under 13 Grade XII Under 25
Grade IV Under 15 Primary Under 11
Grade V Under 16 Junior Under 13

 

CAN THE EXAMINATION ENTRY FEES BE HANDED OVER AT THE CALSDA OFFICE?

Examination Entry Fees should be paid into Account No. 1220000192 at the COMMERCIAL BANK Narahenpita OR at any Branch of the  Commercial Bank. (Please do not deposit Cheques).  Entry fee  Payments will not be accepted at the CALSDA office from 2016. Only names of candidates filled on the Official Entry forms available in the CALSDA office will be accepted. Entries sent otherwise (e.g. back of credit slips etc.) will NOT be accepted.