Hope you did not miss out on the most spectacular end of year event, the talk of town.It’s SBEC International Junior School Annual Speech and Prize giving ceremony that took place at the High School Campus Salaji , which was held on 23rd December 2016.
The Theme of the year :Embrace Education with I .C. T.
The program took off at 10:00am on a Saturday and was graced by distinguished personalities across the country including; the wonderful and dynamic Parents of SBEC International School, Management and Staff, our awesome students and the general public.
The Ceremony was colorful and breathtaking from start to finish.After the opening Prayers, National Anthem and SBEC’sSchool song, The Master of Ceremony (MC) Mr. Bah wasted no time in introducing the Head of the Junior School. On behalf of the Head of SBEC Junior School, the Deputy Head of Academics (Mr. Harry M. Koroma) delivered an immaculate speech that ranged from flexible school admission policies,the guaranteed bilingual education for all students, parent–teachers cooperation, in the day to day running of the school, zero tolerance to child discrimination, and more.In his conclusion, he said the best gift we can give to our students is a positive view of themselves and the restoration of self-confidence in young people.
In his speech, the Guest Speaker Mr. Mbenga (Principal Education Officer, Regional), spoke in detail about the Theme“Embrace education with I. C. T”. He stressed on the need for schools in The Gambia to take ICT more seriously as the way forward into modern education and the 21st Century Learning. Hecited some examples of how I.C.T can be used to make learning easy and more meaningful.
In another development, Prize Winners queued up as they waited impatiently to receive their hard earned prizes. As prizes were been distributed, lightning flashed from cameras that illuminated the entire hall, thereby exposing the happy and smiling faces of prize winners. Prizes ranged from academics, effort, sports and for good behaviour.
The program was climaxed with spectacular performances from the Junior School Choir together with gymnastics and Martial Arts presentations which got everyone on the edge of their seats, as children displayed agility and flexibility. Finally, the much talked about Choreography team of SBEC International School was there to crown it all, as they exhibited a breathtaking mixture of African and Western dance steps. The scene was spectacular and extra-ordinary.