School Year Ends For Students on July 3

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Public schools will close for the summer holiday next week.

The last day at school for students will be Thursday, July 3, while teachers will proceed on vacation after Friday, July 4.

Nine weeks have been allocated for the 2014 summer holidays, following which the School Year 2014-2015 will begin for teachers on Monday, September 1, and for students on Monday, September 8.

According to the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, there will be 38 weeks of instruction for the new school year.??The Michaelmas term (Term I) will run for 14 weeks, ending for students on Thursday, December 11, 2014, and for teachers on Friday, December 12, 2014.

During this term, there will be Teachers??? Professional Day, occurring on Friday, October 17. The Hilary Term (Term II), which starts at the beginning of 2015, will be for 13 weeks, beginning Monday, January 5, for teachers and Tuesday, January 6, for students. The term will end on Wednesday, April 1 and Thursday, April 2, for students and teachers, respectively.

Term III, known as the Trinity Term, will last for 11 weeks. Teachers will begin on Monday, April 20, while students will be back in the classroom on Tuesday, April 21. The term ends on Thursday, July 2, for students and Friday, July 3, for educators.

joy-ann.gill@barbados.gov.bb

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