In primary section, children are thought subject in the 4 subject field of the national curriculum: language (Sinhala), mathematics, environment related activities, and religion (Buddhism) . Other subject offer in that section are English language, Tamil as a second language and Aesthetic subjects. In addition, primary education teaches table manner and common ethics to the children. The students have the ability to develop their communication skill through various activities. Playing games and doing handicraft are other activities continued as a part of primary education. The intention is to improve the creativity and team sprit among children. at the end of the last year of primary education, pupils can take the grade 5 scholarship examination. This competitive test administrated by the department of education.