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Watch your mouth!

Watch your mouth!

Minister of Education Ronald Jones has made an impassioned plea to this country’s educators to be guarded in their remarks to their students, cautioning that their words could easily crush the hopes and dreams of children. Delivering the featured address at Friday morning’s opening ceremony of the In-Service Certificate Programme at Erdiston’s Teacher’s Training College, […]

Hinkson not pleased with Govt’s handling of teacher appointments

Hinkson not pleased with Govt’s handling of teacher appointments

The Opposition Barbados Labour Party (BLP) has congratulated 141 primary school teachers on their recent appointment to the Government service. However, Shadow Minister of Education and Human Resources Development Edmund Hinkson is not at all pleased with Government’s handling of the matter. In fact, he has accused the Freundel Stuart administration of politicizing the appointments, […]

Principals hail schools’ performances

Principals hail schools’ performances

 Principals of the schools in the east of the island are satisfied with the results of students who recently sat the Barbados Secondary Schools’ Entrance Examination. Principal of St Margaret’s Primary Glendene Hayde told Barbados TODAY she had a small class of nine students and the results in Mathematics ranged from 49 to 95, while students got […]

Bittersweet moment for Vauxhall top boy

Bittersweet moment for Vauxhall top boy

Principals and teachers continue to revel in the successes of their students in this year’s Barbados Secondary Schools’ Entrance Examination. And at Vauxhall Primary School, principal Heather Parris is proud of her two valedictorians, Cherish Darbhunauth who secured a place at The St Michael School after scoring 99 in Mathematics, 85 in English Language and […]

Cousins share in Common Entrance honours

Cousins share in Common Entrance honours

It was a double celebration at Boscobel Primary School in Gay’s Village in St Peter Wednesday. First cousins Kyle Jordan and M’Laika Jordan were on top of the world after learning that they were the top students of the close knit primary school and would both be heading to The Alexandra School in September. The […]

Headley gets 99 in Mathematics

Headley gets 99 in Mathematics

Ajani Headley was today still racking his brain trying to figure out which Mathematics sum he messed up in this year’s Common Entrance Exam. The top boy at the All Saints’ Primary School, who scored 99 in Maths and 95 in English, told Barbados TODAY he was generally pleased with his performance, but really wished […]

Joseph’s joy

Joseph’s joy

She is the only student to have copped full marks in English in this year’s Common Entrance exam. And 11-year-old Choiselle Joseph of Leacock Private couldn’t be more pleased. The daughter of political scientist Dr Tennyson Joseph, who aspires to be a politician, also emerged as top student overall at her St Peter school. However, […]

13 get full marks in Maths

13 get full marks in Maths

The name on everyone’s lips at Hindsbury Primary Wednesday afternoon was that of Ayanna St Hill. The deputy head girl emerged among the top performers in Mathematics with 100 per cent, much to the delight of her parents Nelvin St Hill and Allanna Albert. Ayanna, who is headed to Queen’s College, was a bit shy but […]

Early sitters dominate at Hillaby Turners Hall

Early sitters dominate at Hillaby Turners Hall

The early sitters turned in the best 11-plus results at Hillaby Turners Hall this year, as ten-year-olds Chayan Knight and Jewel Nicholls took top honours. Chayan scored 96 in English and 90 in Mathematics for an overall score of 236.38, with an ‘A’ in Composition, while Jewel got 95 in English and 97 in Mathematics […]

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