Common Entrance Past Papers Available For Purchase

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

Persons who wish to purchase Barbados Secondary Schools’ Entrance Examination (BSSEE) past papers may do so at the Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training, Constitution Road, St. Michael. They will be available for purchase at a cost of $50.00 between 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Mondays to Fridays. melissa.rollock@barbados.gov.bb See also: READ MORE Forms For Sixth-Form Available from Mini… …

Christ Church Girls’ & St. Cyprian’s Take Top Spots

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Minister of Education, Technological and Vocational Training, Santia Bradshaw, announcing the results of this year’s Barbados Secondary Schools’ Entrance Examination. Also pictured are Chief Education Officer, Karen Best (right) and Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training, Dr. Romel Springer. (M. Elcock/BGIS) Christ Church Girls’ School and St. Cyprian’s Boys’ took the top spots in this year’s Barbados Secondary …

Common Entrance Results Back Tomorrow

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

The over 3,000 students who sat the Barbados Secondary Schools’ Entrance Examination (BSSEE), popularly known as the Common Entrance Exam, on Tuesday, May 8, will find out their results tomorrow, Thursday, June 14. Minister of Education, Technological and Vocational Training, Santia Bradshaw, will also hold a press briefing on the students’ performance in the BSSEE tomorrow, Thursday, in the Minister’s …

Education Ministry Saddened By Accident

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The Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation is saddened by the turn of events which resulted in several Class Four pupils, who had just sat the Barbados Secondary Schools’ Entrance Examination earlier today, being injured and taken to hospital for treatment. It is indeed an unfortunate end to what should have been an afternoon of celebration and enjoyment. The …

Over 3,400 Pupils To Sit The 11-Plus Next Week

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A total of 3,426 students will write this year’s Barbados Secondary Schools’ Entrance Examination (BSSEE) when it is held on Tuesday, May 8. That figure is up 96 students compared to last year. According to the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, this number comprises 1,738 males and 1,688 females, who are registered to write the examination at 22 …

A Helping Hand For 11-Plus Students

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The Welfare Department has stepped up to offer assistance to over 100 students who will be writing this year’s Barbados Secondary Schools’ Entrance Exam, commonly referred to as the 11-Plus examination. Chief Welfare Officer, Deborah Norville, presented 24 students recently with ‘Common Entrance kits’, comprising a clipboard, two pencils, one eraser, one sharpener and a drawstring bag, engraved with the …

Common Entrance Meetings Continue

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

Parents and guardians are reminded that the series of town hall meetings being held on the Barbados Secondary School Entrance Examination (BSSEE), also known as the Common Entrance Examination, will continue on Tuesday, December 5, at Bay Primary, Bayville, St. Michael; Blackman and Gollop Primary School, Staple Grove, Christ Church; and Western Light Church of the Nazarene, Oxnard’s, St. James. …

Common Entrance Meetings This Week

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

The town hall meetings on the Barbados Secondary Schools’ Entrance Examination, familiarly known as the Common Entrance Examination, will continue tomorrow, Tuesday, November 21, at St. Bartholomew’s Primary School, Parish Land, Christ Church; Cuthbert Moore Primary School, St. Helens, St. George; and George Lamming Primary School, Flint Hall, St. Michael. In addition, the team from the Ministry of Education, Science, …

Schools Urged To Set 11 Plus Targets

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Rather than simply focusing on the national mean of the Barbados Secondary Schools’ Examination (BSSEE), schools are being advised to set the target they want to achieve in any given year. This recommendation came from Education Minister, Ronald Jones, as he addressed the 2017 graduating class of St. Bartholomew’s Primary School, at Sunbury Plantation in St. Philip. Explaining further, Mr. …

Early Sitter One Of Two Top Students

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Top boy, Jovan Linton (front row, fourth from left) poses with his sister Jody (Brownie uniform) and classmates of the Blackman and Gollop Primary School following the announcement of results of the Barbados Secondary School Entrance Examination today. (C.Pitt/BGIS) An early sitter is one of two students topping this year’s Barbados Secondary Schools’ Entrance Examination (BSSEE). Jovan Linton, who sat the exam …