Combermere School

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Combermere School

Combermere School, is a secondary school, located in Waterford, St. Michael, on the outskirts of Bridgetown, Barbados.

Combermere has 54 teachers including one guidance counsellor. Most hold bachelor's degrees in their subject area, with at least three holding doctorates. The school offers a music program and the band has won awards at the National Independence Festival for the Creative Arts (NIFCA).


Other than the Principal, the Deputy Principal and six Year heads for First form through to the Upper Sixth, the School has 12 Departments which are headed by 12 Senior Teachers. They include Chemistry, Mathematics, Geography/Social Studies & Environmental Science, Physics, Biology & Home Economics, English, Music & Fine Arts, Physical Education, Technical & Vocational Studies, History, Foreign Languages and the Business Studies Department. There are dedicated labs/rooms for Chemistry, Biology, Geography, Physics, Languages, Music, Computer Science and Food and Nutrition. The school has a pavilion equipped with a gym and changing rooms. There are two playing fields, a cricket pitch, shooting range, basketball/netball and tennis/volleyball courts. A meteorological station is also included on the premises, a library, and an auditorium - The Major Noot Hall.

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