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Junkanoo Museum Trip

Junkanoo Museum Trip
Junkanoo Museum Trip On Wednesday, as part of the Activities Week Programme, the Creative Arts Team (Miss Rankin, Mr Handfield, Mrs Chapman) took 12 students along to the new museum downtown to learn about the history and traditions associated with Junkanoo. It was a great afternoon; we learntContinue Reading

DECR Environmental Stewardship Award

DECR Environmental Stewardship Award
Tree re-planting update Friday saw the successful completion of our tree re-planting project. With the help of some Sixth Formers, Karyn Downes of the PTA, Mr Haynes and Amy Avenant from DECR, students used pick axes and shovels to break ground and dig holes large enough forContinue Reading

Turks & Caicos Big Bin Competition

Turks & Caicos  Big Bin Competition
Turks & Caicos Islands Shines: DECR design a bin competition In January, the British West Indies Collegiate Student Council learnt about the TCI Shines Big Bin Competition. DECR informed the school that the  Turks & Caicos Islands Ministry of Tourism, Environment, Gaming, Heritage and Culture, in collaboration with TCContinue Reading

Weekend fun dive with BWIC Scuba Club

Weekend fun dive with BWIC Scuba Club
On Saturday, May 13th, a group of our avid scuba divers were fortunate to be able to go diving with Big Blue Unlimited. We met at Big Blue at 8am and, after gathering our gear, set off from the dock for a day of diving fun andContinue Reading

Student Council: Greening TCI

Student Council: Greening TCI
Student Council: Greening TCI Month Tree Planting Project This month is Greening Turks and Caicos Islands Month and, in honour of that, the British West Indies Collegiate Student Council has been busy trying to encourage students and their families to adopt the habit of taking reusable bags toContinue Reading

A dedication to Rob Stewart

A dedication to Rob Stewart
A dedication to Rob Stewart In March 2015 the Turks and Caicos Islands had the honour of hosting Rob Stewart, world renowned shark conservationist and film maker. While on his visit here, he impacted the lives of a number of students, in particular students from the BritishContinue Reading

RATs – Week 12 – Cleaning Up the Mangroves

RATs – Week 12 – Cleaning Up the Mangroves
RATs - Week 12 - Cleaning Up the Mangroves On Friday 7th of April the RATs group headed over to Big Blue Unlimited where we kayaked over to the mangroves with our big black baggies to clean up all the garbage that is killing our wild life.Continue Reading

RATs – Week 11 – Search and Recovery Dive

RATs – Week 11 – Search and Recovery Dive
Search and Recovery Dive Last week during our RATs session we all went to Big Blue and took part in the Search and Recovery Dive, which is part of the Advanced Open Water course. It was my last RATs dive for this year and involved new skills,Continue Reading

RATs – Week 10 – Loggerhead Turtle

RATs – Week 10 – Loggerhead Turtle
RATs week 10:  At the Amanyara Cinema On March 24th the RATs team took a break from all the diving and the clean ups and went to watch Turtle: The Incredible Journey in the Amanyara’s movie cinema. This cinema is in fact the only one on theContinue Reading

RATs – Week 9 – Fish Identification in Turks & Caicos Islands

RATs – Week 9 – Fish Identification in Turks & Caicos Islands
Fish Identification in Turks and Caicos Islands Sadly the weather, this Friday, was not on our side. Plans had to be changed and so instead of doing our Search and Rescue dive training, we took the opportunity to broaden our knowledge of reef fish in the TurksContinue Reading
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