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Irishtown Primary Returns To Face to Face Instruction

Published 1 March 2023


Buckie Got It, St Kitts Nevis News Source


Basseterre: St. Kitts, Wednesday, March 1, 2023: Grades 3 to 6 of the
Irish Town Primary School returned to face to face instruction today
March 1.

Initially for the month of March, school will take place at three locations
in the vicinity of Irishtown. On March 1 grades 3-5 attended school at
the Olivet Gospel Hall while grade six occupied the Basseterre Church
of God (old Location).
Kindergarten through grade two will return to face to face instruction for
the first time on March 2 and will now be situated in the Olivet Gospel
Grades 3-5 will then (March 2) shift to the building which once housed
the Venezuelan Embassy on Greenland’s Pasture. Grade 6 will remain at
the refurbished Church of God building Basseterre,

The decision to restart face to face instruction was taken following a
period of debriefing sessions organized by the Ministry of Education for
staff and pupils regarding a tragic incident that took place on the school’s

The Irish Town Primary School staff and students will be provided with
ongoing compassionate care by the Counselling department of the
Education sector, fulfilling a commitment of the Ministry of Education.
It is the intention to return to the Irishtown Primary School following some adjustments being made to the physical plant to enhance safety,
security and comfort. The Ministry is reinforcing its safe schools policy
ad has promised to do all in its power to encourage adherence by all

The first assembly was held at the Olivet Gospel Hall. Several students
expressed their pleasure at being back at School.

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