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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 the [...]Continue 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 Turks [...]Continue Reading

RATS – Week 8 – Advanced Open Water Deep Dive

RATS – Week 8 – Advanced Open Water Deep Dive
RATs week 8 - Advanced Open Water Course Deep Dive  Last Friday, the RATS team went on a deep dive, a compulsory part of the training for those on the Advanced Open Water Course (a chance for the rest of us to play with eggs underwater!).  We split [...]Continue Reading

World Book Day celebrations!

World Book Day celebrations!

In what has now become a bit of a tradition as part of our BWIC World Book Day celebrations, Year 9 prepared three short plays, based on familiar childhood stories, to perform at local primary schools Precious Treasures and Provo Primary. The Year 9 groups each wrote […]

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BWIC Wins Science Fair Quiz for the Third Consecutive Year

BWIC Wins Science Fair Quiz for the Third Consecutive Year

Congratulations to the British West Indies Collegiate Science Fair Quiz Team for winning this competition for the third consecutive year! Chelsea Stubbs, Selena Grant and Koji Hartley have worked extremely hard with their Quiz Coach, Ms Daphne Roots. Their hard work paid off in the final round, […]

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BWIC Students Qualify for CARIFTA

BWIC Students Qualify for CARIFTA

British West Indies Collegiate students Jack Parlee and Georgia Greatrex have made us proud. Both students attended the Nassau swimming meet last weekend and their performance secured a much sought after place at the CARIFTA games. Jack Parlee, a year 10 student, participated in a large number […]

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RATS – Week 7 – Buoyancy Dive

RATS – Week 7 – Buoyancy Dive
Peak Performance Buoyancy Dive, Oliver Downes (Yr9) During last week’s dive, we did the peak performance buoyancy section of the AOW diving course. Some people on the RATS team have already completed their Advanced course but joined in with those being assessed anyway. The people that did [...]Continue Reading

RATS – Week 6 – Knot Tying

RATS – Week 6 – Knot Tying
Tied up in knots! By Jessica Saunders (Yr 9) On Friday the 24th of February, BWIC 'Reef Action Team' (RAT's) with Miss Rankin (head of RAT's) headed over to Big Blue Unlimited where we had a lesson in seamanship, more specifically, learning some very useful knots! The [...]Continue Reading

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