Students, who recently completed the Common Entrance Examination, can look forward to a ???pep’ talk from Magistrate Barbara Cooke-Alleyne on how to navigate some of the challenges they may face as they make the transition from primary to secondary school.
The first session of the annual 11+ Programme, ???In the Winners Circle: Making the Right Choice!" will take place tomorrow, Tuesday, May 10, at the Six Roads Church of Christ, Marchfield, St. Philip, beginning at 9:00 a.m.
Several experts, including members of the National Task Force for Crime Prevention (NTFCP), the Royal Barbados Police Force and the Barbados Family Planning Association will be on hand to deliver interactive sessions that include: the Transition Process; Bullying/Conflict Resolution/Peer Pressure; Wandering; Substance Abuse; Your Body and You and Self Esteem.
This year the programme is being held at schools in the parishes of St. John, St. Joseph, St. Philip, St. Andrew, St. Thomas and St. George.
Acting Attorney-General, Michael Lashley will deliver the feature address and the Director of the NTFCP, Cheryl Willoughby and Magistrate Barbara Cooke-Alleyne will deliver remarks.