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Salute to the Pass Master

Ricardo Leacock,

Added 04 July 2016


Teacher John Gittens with some of his past students at the luncheon yesterday. (Picture by Ricardo Leacock.)

PARENTS OF Class 4 B pupils at Charles F. Broome Primary were so impressed with the way John Gittens taught and prepared their children for the 11-Plus Exam that they got together and planned a surprise church service for him at Covenant Life Teaching Centre yesterday.

They then treated him to a luncheon in Jackson, St Michael.

One of the organisers, Debbie Jones-Wilson, told the DAILY NATION: “Mr Gittens has brought these students up to a standard that we, as parents, are proud of.

“He has led them successfully into the Common Entrance Exam and today we are showing our love and appreciation to him.”

Jones-Wilson said the teacher constantly communicated and worked with them on the progress of the children, and for that they would always be grateful. (RL)


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Should the Barbados Secondary Schools' Entrance Examination (11+) be abolished?