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Erdiston Nursery School

Erdiston Nursery School Principal
Patricia Gooding - Principal

Pine Hill, St. Michael

246.535.9360

ErdistonNursery@mes.gov.bb

Erdiston Nursery School was the first public nursery school to be established in Barbados. It was opened in 1965. For number of years, classes were conducted during the morning session only. In 1980, a two-shift system was introduced so that more children in the 3-4 age group could benefit from nursery education.

Under this system some pupils attended school in the morning, 8:45-12:00 noon and some pupils attended in the afternoon, 12:30-3:00 p.m. In the year 2000, the whole day system was introduced using only one group. Since then, the numbers of whole day groups have continued to increase. Pupils were placed in groups of fifteen (15) students to one teacher. However, from September, 2006 school was fully conducted on a whole day basis.

Our Motto
Look! Listen! Learn!

Our Mission Statement
To be a high quality nursery school providing learning activities that are socially, culturally and developmentally appropriate for pupils in a stimulating, supportive and nurturing environment that satisfies pupils, staff, parents and the community.

School Organization

5

TEACHERS

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

80

STUDENTS

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

4

SPORTS

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

4

CLUBS

Activities include Band, draughts, etiquette, choir and I.S.C.F.
Erdiston Nursery School Senior Teacher
Patricia Gooding - Senior Teacher

School Song

We are pupils of Erdiston Nursery
Daily we venture to our lovely school
We're very happy, we have lots of fun
We are God's children, our lives
have just begun.

We must always strive to do our best
We'll grow and glow, with help
From God above.
Our teachers guide us in what'ere we do We'll look to Jesus, He will see us through.