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Opening of two schools further delayed

The Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training informs all parents and guardians that  all schools that had a delayed opening will start tomorrow except two schools. St John Primary – only Class 4 Students will return to school tomorrow.  All other classes are to report to school on Wednesday,   September 18. Eagle Hall […]

Alleyne School appoints prefects to lead student discipline

Alleyne School continues to produce young leaders equipped to excel positively in varying spheres of life, within their communities and beyond. In keeping with the school’s organization of discipline and student leadership, 42 prefects from the fifth and sixth forms were installed on Friday during morning assembly. The leaders will serve for the duration of […]

Delayed opening of several schools

The Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training has advised that a number of schools will have a delayed opening, and not start on Monday, September 9, 2019. Following construction and rehabilitative works at these schools, which contributed to excessive dust and the repositioning of furniture and equipment, there is a need for these school plants […]

St Michael South children get backpacks

Member of Parliament for St Michael South, Kirk Humphrey, this morning continued an annual practice of handing out to children of the constituency, who sat the 11-plus examinations, school backpacks full of supplies that they will need during their first term in secondary school. Humphrey and his team of volunteers have been passing on these […]

Mount Gay gives back to Alleyne School for annual We Care Day

Mount Gay Distilleries, in its continued commitment to ‘give back’ to the community, took its annual ‘We Care Day’ to the Alleyne School recently, to beautify the environs. In addition to painting the sports facility/pavilion at the St Andrew school, de-bushing and cleaning-up the grounds and planting trees and flowers, the  100-plus team from Mount […]

Elliot Belgrave Primary closed Monday, May 27

The Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training has advised that the Elliott Belgrave Primary School, at Gays, St Peter, will remain closed tomorrow, Monday, May 27, to complete industrial cleaning at the school. It will reopen on Tuesday, May 28. Any inconvenience caused is regretted. (BGIS)

Gov’t taking no-tolerance stance to violence schools

Government is taking a no-tolerance stance to violence in the island’s schools. Prime Minister Mia Mottley made the declaration Saturday after a meeting of stakeholders in the education sector. Present were three representatives of each of the following teachers’ unions and principals’ associations: Barbados Secondary Teachers’ Union, Barbados Union of Teachers, Barbados Association of Principals […]

Two schools receive upgrades for new term

The start of the new school term for St. George Secondary students will be delayed by a week. But it will be worth the wait when students return to the school located at Constant, St. George. They will be met with some spanking new bathrooms, new ceilings for the first time in the history of […]

St George Secondary closed next week

The Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training has advised that the St. George Secondary School, located at Constant, St. George, will remain closed for the first week of the new school term. It will reopen on Tuesday, April 23. The closure is to allow for extensive refurbishment work on some of the bathrooms and […]

School ends for Easter break next week

The Hilary School Term (Term II) will end next week, for the Easter break. Public schools will close on Thursday, March 28, for students and Friday, March 29, for teachers.  The break will last for two weeks. The Trinity Term, Term III, will begin on Monday, April 15, for teachers, and Tuesday, April 16, for […]

All Saints Primary School remains closed Monday

The Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training has advised that the All Saints Primary School, at Pleasant Hall, St Peter, will remain closed tomorrow, Monday, March 18. This is to allow for the completion of industrial cleaning at the school, which began last Friday. The school will reopen on Tuesday, March 19. The Ministry thanks […]

Ann Hill School closed for this week

The Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training has advised that the Ann Hill School, at Pine Plantation Road, St. Michael, will be closed this week. This closure is to allow for emergency remedial work to be carried out on the roof and ceiling of the school. The Ministry thanks parents and guardians for their understanding […]

Blackman and Gollop Primary School closed Monday

The Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training has advised that the Blackman and Gollop Primary School, at Staple Grove, Christ Church, will be closed tomorrow, Monday, February 18. The closure is to allow for industrial cleaning of the school compound. The Ministry thanks parents and guardians for their co-operation and understanding in this matter. (BGIS)

Coleridge and Parry school re-opens Monday

Classes will resume at the Coleridge and Parry School from tomorrow, Monday, February 4. ​ The Ashton Hall, St Peter school was closed from Tuesday last week to allow authorities to address an environmental problem there. The Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training thanks parents and guardians for their patience and understanding in the matter. (BGIS)

BUT elects Spencer as new president

The Barbados Union of Teachers (BUT) has elected Sean Spencer as its new president. Spencer, a teacher at The Foundation School, polled 174 votes to unseat Pedro Shepherd who had been at the helm of the umbrella teachers’ union for the past six years. Shepherd mustered 154 votes during yesterday’s election, while his other challenger, […]

Lodge’s title

Controversy and football in Barbados seem to be going hand in hand at the moment. Two highly questionable decisions overshadowed today’s Coca-Cola Barbados Secondary Schools Football League (BSSFL) Under-14 final played between Frederick Smith and the Lodge School at the Wildey AstroTurf. Before a ball had even been kicked, the game was embroiled in controversy, […]

Queen’s the kings

Queen’s College are the 2015 Co-operators General Insurance-sponsored National Sports Council’s Secondary Schools Knockout Tournament champions after they edged Harrison College 60-57 in an overtime thriller. Both teams picked up where they left off after rain forced the finals to be postponed last Thursday at the YMCA with just seven minutes left to play in […]

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