As you know MYP4’s Sophie and Alexandra’s businesses were short-listed as finalists for the eighth cycle of the BEF’s national $20 Challenge and this involved both of them presenting to a panel of six judges at the end of our half-term break. You will have seen their achievements being visually celebrated on the Secondary School’s Wall of Fame in the main hall foyer. Saturday night saw the glitzy culmination of our involvement in this year’s cycle as we attended the Awards & Cocktail Reception. Both Codrington businesses won two of the evening’s top categories. Sophie’s GlassGo took the Excellence in Recycling [...]
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Meet the Class of 2018 - Where are they now? The class of 2018 had 16 graduates. Many have gone on to study internationally at Universities in subjects ranging from Biomedical Science to Business. Read on to see where they ended up. Kamryn Cordonnier Missouri University BSc. Pre-Pharmacy Emanuelle Mottley Emory University BA in Latin American and Caribbean Studies Nicolas Brown Esteban Universidad de Navarra Double Degree in Economics, Leadership and Governance (Bilingual ) Misha Hill Universidad de Navarra Degree in Design Tallulah Hogan University of Toronto BA Architectural [...]
2017-18 saw us set up and run 15 different businesses: Simply Snacks (Adam Douangprachanh) - frosted cookies Werewolf (Aliyah-Lise Kamuragiye) - a card game Liquid Gold (August Kuhn)- a caramel sauce Spectrum (Ava Goldstein) – an organic facial product range Oshun Spice (Brian Muhoza) - a food spice & marinade Stresstermination (Christian Simpson) – a stress reliever toy Ring Comics (Christopher Simpson) - comics Clean Face (Darric Taylor) - a facial scrub for teenagers Drifts (Harry Mumby) – candle holders made from driftwood recycled from local beaches Black Out (Laurenne Mottley) - a charcoal-based facial product Mind-Reset (Marika Kovasics) – a [...]
In 2018 we participated in the MUN hosted by the Rotary Clubs of Barbados for the first time. Every year more than 400,000 students from schools around the globe beyond take part in Model United Nations (MUN). The Model UN is an authentic simulation of the UN General Assembly, UN Security Council, or other multilateral body, which introduces students to the world of diplomacy, negotiation, and decision making. Four of our students spent 6 weeks – every Saturday from 9 – 1 pm – researching, writing and presenting. 23 schools from around Barbados were represented and each “delegate” was assigned a [...]
So what has happened this year so far? We had two businesses that were highly commended, ran by Alexa (Bliss Blend) & Edward (Ed's Colouring Cards). We also won four of the top eight category prizes: Excellence in Branding - Emilie & Sara (Nature) Innovation in Health & Culinary Arts - Aidan (Bajan Essentials) Excellence in Research & Development - Emilie & Sara (Nature) again! Niche market & spirit of entrepreneurship - Anais & Melissa (Aroma Lite) We were also crowned joint national overall champions too, with our very own Nature - Sara & Emilie! Again! This is the now the third year [...]
The International Bccalaureate (IB) recently published its May 2014 Diploma Programme results. 135,534 secondary or high school, diploma students across the globe received their results, including the 9 graduation students at The Codrington School, The International School of Barbados in the Class of 2014
Scotland International Trip 2015 In March 2015, 11 students from the Codrington School will travel to Loch Eil in the Scottish Highlands to visit the Outward Bound center. Loch Eil is at the foot of Ben Nevis and many may know it as Harry Potter country as the local area forms part of the filming location of 'Hogwarts'. During the visit the Codrington students will participate in an intensive week of adventure outward bound activities including, rafting, canoeing, rock climbing, rappelling, hiking, camping in the mountains and much more. Throughout the week a strong onus will be placed on teamwork and [...]
What began as a school challenge for a secondary school student has not turned into a passion. Fifteen year old Amber Mckenzie of Codrington school is on a mission to get the defunct Society Primary School back on the track; and she has begun with the donation of over $2,000 --- which she made from the sale of organic mosquito lotion. The fifth former was given $20 and a six week deadline to start a business or manufacture a product, as part of her business management school project under the Barbados Entrepreneurship Foundation.