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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 […]

Rain interrupts basketball final

The final of the Co-operators General Insurance-sponsored National Sports Council’s Secondary Schools Basketball Knockout Competition came to an abrupt halt when rain came and stopped what was turning out to be an exciting showdown at the YMCA today. With just seven minutes to play in the fourth and decisive quarter Harrison College held the advantage […]

Kolij, QC to face off

Queen’s College and Harrison College will contest the final of the Co-operators General Insurance-sponsored National Sports Council Junior Basketball Competition at the YMCA tomorrow. The final’s spots were decided this afternoon at the Wildey Gymnasium when Queen’s College trounced Graydon Sealy 71-59 in the first semi-final showdown and Harrison College edged Alexandra 36-35 in the […]

Champs!

Blackman and Gollop won and lost, and won again, in the final of the Pine Hill Dairy-sponsored National Sports Council’s Primary Schools Netball Tournament this afternoon. Playing at the Garfield Sobers Sports Complex, Blackman and Gollop A defeated Blackman and Gollop B 21-11 in an exciting match before a large, cheering crowd, and stamped their […]

Vindicated

Quality, as it should, always wins out in the end and Blackman and Gollop put face to that at the Netball Stadium yesterday. The accolade of best primary school netballers in the island will be heading to the school irrespective of any further result this year, as both “A” and “B” teams have made it into […]

St Stephen’s are champs

More than a decade after their last title, St Stephen’s Primary’s footballers today brought joy to the school when they defeated Milton Lynch 1-0 to win the 2015 BICO-sponsored National Sports Council’s Primary Schools Football Competition. Playing at the Wildey, St Michael AstroTurf, a spectacular shot from distance by captain Kyrone Alexander separated the two […]

HC, QC for final

Harrison College and Queen’s College will determine who the 2015 Co-operators General Insurance Junior League Basketball Tournament champions will be when they contest next Tuesday’s final at the Garfield Sobers Sports Complex. This afternoon Harrison College defeated Alexandra 59-46, while in the second semi-final encounter Queen’s College upset last year’s losing finalists Graydon Sealy 56-55 […]

Netball semis for Wednesday

By Wednesday, hopefully, everyone should know who will contest the final of the Pine Hill Dairy-sponsored National Sports Council’s Primary Schools Netball Competition after today’s semi-final games were abandoned due to rain. The game between Blackman and Gollop B and Grantley Prescod got underway today at the Netball Stadium and went down to the fourth […]

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