There was keen competition today in the finals of the Courts Reading Competition at Frenches House.
Ten Grade Six Pupils were tested in Fluency, Accuracy, Pronunciation, Confidence and Expression during the Seventh Annual Reading Competition.
The pupils were:
- Jaydealeah Chambers Barrouallie Government School
- Shaquan Sam Langley Park Government School
- Azarez James Lauders Primary School
- Brianna David Cane End Government School
- Kristy Ollivierre Paget Farm Government School
- Caitlin Polius Windsor Primary School
- Nadira Morgan Kingstown Preparatory School
- Janos Lucas Calliaqua Anglican School
- Saskia Truchot Sugar Mill Academy
- Joelle Campbell Spring Village Methodist School
In her address at the opening ceremony, Senior Education Officer at the Curriculum Department, Aldia Dyer stressed the need to develop competency in Reading from a very early age.
She said the Reading Competition has been beneficial to the students and the Education Sector.
Mrs. Dyer said Parents, Guardians and Education Officials must ensure that they continue to provide assistance to struggling readers.
The COURTS Reading competition is into its 7th year and the winner of the local leg will travel to Dominica to compete in the regional leg of the COURTS OECS Reading competition.
Last year’s winner of the local leg was Rheanna Harry of the Windsor Primary School.