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Blackman & Gollop Primary

Blackman & Gollop Primary Principal
Petrona Holder - Principal

Staple Grove, Edgerton, Christ Church


blackmangollopprimary@mes.gov.bb / pholder.bg@school.edu.bb

The Blackman and Gollop Primary School was officially opened on 28th September 2011 as the amalgamated institution for the former South District and St. David's Primary schools. It is co-educational, and caters to students from four years to eleven plus. It offers a full complement of academic subjects, as well as a wide variety of Extra-curricular activities.

The school is known nationally for its academic, sporting and musical successes. It hosts annually a highly competitive Calypso Competition, and in the 2019 NIFCA competition, received Gold, and the Jackie Opel Award for its original entry 'Bite By A Centipede', which was also named as the most recent Folk Song. This song was written and arranged by teachers- Mr. Dwane Francis and Ms. Cassandra Greenidge respectively. The principals assigned to Blackman and Gollop Primary were Ms. Joslyn Brewster (2011-2015), Mrs. Olwyn Walker 2015-2016, and Ms. Petrona Holder (2016- present).

Our Motto

Set high goals, Be determined, and Persevere

Our Vision

To have a community of learners who are Goal Oriented, Environmentally Friendly, Mannerly and Self-motivated.

Mission Statement

To partner with our stakeholders to provide the best quality education to each child in a safe and technologically friendly environment, and to impart knowledge which promotes socially desirable skills and behaviours.

School Organization



There are ten (10) Heads of Departments and six (6) Year Heads with responsibilities for Form Levels 1-6.



There are five forms at year levels 1 to 5. Each year level is managed by a Senior Teacher.



Various sports including athletics, badminton, cricket, football, hockey, netball and volleyball.



Activities include Band, draughts, etiquette, choir and I.S.C.F.
Blackman & Gollop Primary Deputy Principal
John King - Deputy Principal
Blackman & Gollop Primary Senior Teacher
Deborah Harper - Senior Teacher

School Song

Set high goals, be determined , persevere
Strive for success give your best
(Repeat these lines 2 times)

As we work and play together
At the Blackman and Gollop School
May we not forget our purpose
We will follow all the rules.
Let us pledge to help each other
As we're working side by side.
As a school to stand united
With faithfulness and pride.


We will live by our school motto
As we strive from day to day.
We will take pride in our efforts
Showing dignity, we pray.
As we here at Blackman and Gollop
Gain new friends and live in love.
Let us ask our Heavenly Father,
To protect us from above.