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Three computers for Deighton Griffith


Students of the Deighton Griffith School

are all set to keep up their excellent

work in computer-based subjects with the

addition of three computers from a leading

financial services provider.

CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank

recently presented the school with three

desktop computers, which have been

deployed to a new computer lab. The

school has embarked upon an ambitious

plan to eventually replace the outdated

computers in its two computer labs and

to create third to facilitate 21st century

teaching of information technology,

industrial arts, electronic document

processing and management, as well as

mathematics and geography.

During the presentation of the

computers during a technical drawing

class for fourth formers, principal Cheryll

Moseley said the school had recently

achieved “record high marks” in its

computer-based subjects.

“We’re outstanding in IT and technical

subjects, and even with these subject areas

having a more academic approach, we

continue to excel.”

Moseley added: “The school is looking

to be extremely interactive through the

use of computer-based learning, and wishes

to have an IT component in all other

subject areas. For our students the use

of technology makes a big difference and

allows them to work and excel at their

own pace.”

Moseley, along with deputy principal

Andrew Alleyne and IT coordinator

Andrew Edey expressed appreciation

for the donation by the bank’s saying the

computers were a good start to outfitting

the third lab.

CIBC FirstCaribbean, Barbados,

managing director Donna Wellington

commended the school and students for

the strides they were continuing to make

and hinted that the bank would continue its


“CIBC FirstCaribbean has a long and

rich history of supporting young people in

their all-round development, particularly

in and around the communities in which

we serve. Investing in the technological

pursuits of the students and the vision of

Deighton Griffith School was, therefore,

not a difficult decision to make.”

She added that she was impressed by

the excitement and attentiveness of the

students working in the IT lab.

Located in Kingsland, Christ Church,

Deighton Griffith School has received

Caribbean Examinations Council pass rates

of 92 per cent in EDPM and information

technology, and 95 per cent in technical


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