Barbados News

Some back to school today

Thousands of primary and secondary students across the island return to the classroom after the long summer vacation.

Twenty schools however will remain shut today, Monday, September 9th.

Construction and rehabilitative works according to the Ministry of Education have contributed to excessive dust and the repositioning of furniture and equipment.

As a result, classes for students of the Alexandra School, Grantley Adams Memorial, Frederick Smith and Princess Margaret are set to resume on Wednesday.

It will be an extended vacation of sorts for students of the Ann Hill School, Bay Primary, Belmont Primary, Eagle Hall Primary, Luther Thorne, Milton Lynch, St. Bartholomew, St. Giles Primary, St. John Primary, St. Margaret, St.  Paul’s, St. Philip Primary, St. Stephen’s Nursery, Welches Primary, Wesley Hall Junior, and Wilkie Cumberbatch.

These schools will reopen next Monday, September 16th.

CBC understands the opening of the Bridgetown Seventh Day Adventist Preschool has been postponed from today, and will instead open Wednesday, September 11th.

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