Formal Welcome of Foundation Sixth Formers on September 12

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A formal welcome of the first cohort of sixth form students, at The Christ Church Foundation School (CCFS) will take place on Monday, September 12 when Minister of Education and Human Resource Development, Ronald Jones, will meet the students and tour their facilities.

The Minister is expected to address the 60 new Lower Sixth students, at the school at Church Hill, Christ Church, at 9:00 a.m.

This year, the CCFS and The St. Michael School at Martindales Road, St. Michael, joined the list of sixth form schools on the island, bringing the number to six and the intake of lower sixth form students for the academic year 2011-2012 to approximately 620.

The other sixth form schools are Harrison College, Queen’s College, Combermere and The Lodge School.

Students at these two new sixth form schools will, like their counterparts, pursue the two compulsory subjects offered by the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE), namely Communication Studies and Caribbean Studies.

However, the options of studies available to these students will vary. At the Foundation School, students will pursue Mathematics; Accounts; Environmental Science; Geography; Computer Studies; Management of Business; Biology and Literatures in English.

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