Mar 1, 2011, 12:45 PM
The outgoing Head-girl of Advance Nursery and Lower Basic Schools in London Corner, Serrekunda has said that the good moral behaviours and academic foundation, which the out-going students of Advance Nursery and Lower Basic Schools received from the school will continue to shine.
Ms. Marie Dacosta was speaking during the 6th graduation ceremony of Advance Nursery and Lower Basic School on Friday, held at the school campus. She said this year's graduation ceremony was very important, as it was held on four folds namely, graduations of Nursery 3 to Lower Basic School, the first graduation of grade six students to Upper Basic School, the opening of a new training centre to help students acquire skills and the inauguration of a new boys and girls movement in the school.
Dacosta commended their teachers, parents and MoBSE for making it possible for them to complete their nursery three and grade six circles at Advance School.
In her speech to the grandaunts, the headmistress of the school Mrs. Mbayang Jobe said in October 2005 Advance Lower Basic School was opened with an enrolment of 10 students.
She also highlighted some of the activities carried out in the school in 2009-2010 academic year, noting that the nursery school has an enrolment of 129 students, while the Lower Basic school has 142 students. She said their new training centre was opened for students who had completed grade six, nine, twelve or adults who are interested to further their education.
Certificates were presented to students and teachers for their hard work and dedication to the development of the school.
In his brief speech, the Administrator of the school Mr. Yussuf Ehi said 47 students passed out of the school, out of which 39 are to be enrolled into Lower Basic School (grade 1) and 18 into Upper Basic School (grade 7). Mr. Ehi thanked the family of the late Ms. Trudy Duhoux-Aschman and all members of Yamah Youth Foundation in Holland for the tireless support they continue to render to the school.
Other speakers included Ms. Isatou Ndow from Gambia College, Chief Alhagie Nuru Adams, Alhagie Ahmed Sylver and Prince Daniel Antigha.