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A comprehensive look at the meaning of each BGCSE and BJC grade.

Woodcock Primary School celebrated Commonwealth Day at its Hospital Lane campus. Students sang the Commonwealth song and Principal Denise Farquharson read the Queen's speech from the throne. Commonwealth Day is a grouping of fifty-four nations once colonies of the British Empire. Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second is the titular head of this association of developed and developing nations. This year marks 71 years of the modern Commonwealth and the theme is: Delivering a common future: Connecting, Innovating, Transforming.

Over 40 students of the Government High School (GHS) were today awarded for outstanding achievement in academic performance for the 2019 Christmas term. Obtaining the highest grade point average of 3.70 was 10th grader Davian Cartwright.

The school’s former head girl Sherell King during her keynote address challenged the student-body to apply the principles which she said led to her success. “I challenged myself by setting the bar extremely high and found that applying the principles, faith, discipline and focus; I was able to obtain a 3.9 GPA.”

Students received certificates for the following categories: Principal’s List, Honour Roll, Most Improved, Outstanding BGCSE passes, Subject Awards, and Perfect Attendance.

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The Bahamas’ Ministry of Education (Moe) has responsibility for more than 50,000 K-12 students in approximately 170 educational institutions in The Commonwealth of The Bahamas, which are dispersed over 14 districts in the major islands. Our goal is to increase the graduation rate from 50% to 85% by 2030. The MoE aims to create an educational system that is technologically sound and competitive and that develops the strengths of each child, whether academic or otherwise, towards the maximum contribution that he/she is able to make to the national development of The Bahamas.

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