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Minister Clarifies: School Consolidation Talks

Minister Clarifies: School Consolidation Talks

“I wish to clarify the statement I made last evening to avoid any doubt and assure PTAs and the general public that middle and high schools are not being considered as part of the consolidation discussion,”  Minister of Education Wayne Scott  said today [Mar 6]. The total allocated budget for the Ministry of Education in 2015/2016 is... Read more of this article

Scholarship Winners To Be Announced March 11

Scholarship Winners To Be Announced March 11

The Alliance Française des Bermudes, a registered charity, held its annual contest again this year for high school students, with full and half scholarships offered to students between 14 and 17-years-old, giving them the opportunity to spend one month in France this summer. The winners’ names will be announced during the Occitania Night at the... Read more of this article

BHS Presented With CIS Accreditation Plaque

BHS Presented With CIS Accreditation Plaque

In recognition of their accreditation with the The Council of International Schools [CIS] in October 2014, the Bermuda High School [BHS] recently received a plaque that highlights the achievement. The accreditation was earned following two years of self-evaluation and development and a rigorous verification by an 11-member international visiting team.... Read more of this article

BPTSA On Proposed School Consolidations

BPTSA On Proposed School Consolidations

“We are determined to ensure that changes are thoughtfully planned and are based upon sound intentions, appropriate research and reliable data,” the Bermuda Parents Teachers Students Association [BPTSA] said. Minister of Education Wayne Scott said that the Ministry of Education faces a 5% budget reduction which coupled with a decline in... Read more of this article

$127.13 Million Allocated For Education Ministry

$127.13 Million Allocated For Education Ministry

The total allocated budget for the Ministry of Education in 2015/2016 is $127.13 million, which represents an overall decrease of $6.7 million or 5% compared to the 2014/2015 budget allocation, the Minister of Education Wayne Scott said today [Mar 4]. The 2015/2016 Budget for all Preschools is just under $5 million, with the 10 preschools in the Bermuda... Read more of this article

Education Ministry To Hold Meeting With PTAs

Education Ministry To Hold Meeting With PTAs

The Ministry of Education will host a meeting to solicit feedback from Parent Teachers Associations [PTAs] regarding the proposed public school reorganization on Thursday, 5 March at the CedarBridge Academy. Last month in the House of Assembly, Minister of Education Wayne Scott said that the Ministry of Education faces a 5% budget reduction [approximately... Read more of this article

Students Ask What Do Locals Think Of Triangle?

Students Ask What Do Locals Think Of Triangle?

Two students from the Netherlands, who are doing a school project about the Bermuda Triangle, are asking for feedback about how Bermuda residents perceive the Bermuda Triangle and all the stories that surround it. The students have posed a series of questions that they would like locals to answer, such as what we think about the stories surrounding... Read more of this article

Saltus Teachers’ Academy Information Session

Saltus Teachers’ Academy Information Session

One of the goals of Saltus Grammar School’s Strategic Plan of 2012 was to provide world-class professional development opportunities for educators in Bermuda, especially in leadership. A spokesperson said, “The Saltus Teachers’ Academy is getting set to hold an information session for those interested in the available courses, or in a Masters... Read more of this article

Minister Scott On Possible School Consolidations

Minister Scott On Possible School Consolidations

The Ministry of Education faces a 5% budget reduction [approximately $5.9 million] and this coupled with a decline in student enrolment has “left us little choice but to consider restructuring the way public education is delivered,” Minister of Education Wayne Scott said today [Feb 27] in the House of Assembly. The Minister said, “The... Read more of this article

Photos: Purvis Primary 2015 Science Fair

Photos: Purvis Primary 2015 Science Fair

[Updated] Purvis Primary held their annual Science Fair on Thursday [Feb 26], giving students the chance to show off the science skills that they have picked up during the school year. Students from Primary 1 to Primary 6 participate in the Science Fair, which challenges the students to solve questions using the scientific method, think like scientists,... Read more of this article


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