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

Melissa Rollock Top Stories

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 …

Last 11-Plus Town Hall Meeting Jan. 4

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

Parents and guardians of children sitting next year’s Barbados Secondary School Entrance Examination (BSSEE)  are advised that the last in the series of town hall meetings on the exam, popularly known as the Common Entrance Examination, will take place on Thursday, January 4, 2018. It will be held at The St. Michael School, Martindale’s Road, St. Michael, beginning at 5:00 …

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, …

Teachers Confident Students Will Do Well

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Students of the Hill Top Preparatory School pose for our photographer before heading into the Combermere School to sit the Barbados Secondary Schools’ Entrance Examination today. (C.Pitt/BGIS) Principals and teachers, who accompanied their charges to the Springer Memorial Secondary School on Government Hill today to write the Barbados Secondary Schools’ Entrance Examination (BSSEE), are confident their preparation and pep talks …

Over 3,000 To Write 11-Plus On May 2

Joy-Ann Gill Top Stories

Three thousand, three hundred and thirty (3,330) students will write this year’s Barbados Secondary Schools’ Entrance Examination (BSSEE) come Tuesday, May 2. According to the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, this figure comprises 1,680 males and 1,650 females, who are registered to sit the examination at 22 secondary schools across the island. Thirteen students made requests for permission …

Ensuring A Pressure-Free 11 Plus Exam

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With just under a week to go before children write the Barbados Secondary Schools’ Entrance Examination (BSSEE), Deputy Education Officer responsible for schools, Joy Adamson, is issuing some important advice to parents and guardians to help minimise stress before, during and after the May 2 exam. Also, with the exam coming after a Bank Holiday, Mrs. Adamson is urging parents …