Press Release

Premier's Office
Ministry of Education, Youth Affairs and Sports
Release Date:
Thursday, 19 March 2015 - 4:15pm

Students and teachers of the Joyce Samuel Primary School were all smiles as they basked under the cool shade of a tent, during the school’s annual sports day at the A.O. Shirley Recreation Grounds.

The contribution by Ogier, a BVI Commercial Law Firm was made possible through the Adopt-A-School Programme and represents the firm’s continued commitment to Joyce Samuel Primary School.

The Adopt-A-School Programme was formally launched by the Ministry of Education and Culture in 2008 and serves to provide a necessary link between the schools and their donor organisations to ensure that each school’s environment is conducive to a dynamic learning experience by the accountable and transparent use of donor funds.

Through the Adopt-A-School Programme, Ogier has been working directly with Joyce Samuel Primary School since 2010. The donor firm has been actively involved in many school projects including a school make-over; donation of text books, reading programme, beautifying the playground and re-painting and re-organising the school computer room.

Ogier’s representative, Mr. Decoy L. Mactavious stated “Ogier is delighted to continually provide support to Joyce Samuel Primary School. It is rewarding to be able to make improvements to the school learning environment and contribute to the on-going education of the school children.”

Head Mistress Orlandette Crabbe said, “We are exceedingly grateful to Ogier for their donation of a tent/outdoor cover for our school.  We look forward to their continued support in the future.”

The contribution of the new tent will also be used at all future outdoor events.

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Ms. Natalie Hodge

Deputy Chief Information Officer
Telephone:  468-3701 ext. 2731 (desk)