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  This is Harry. He comes from Priory Primary School in Dudley, England. He came to Jamaica recently to visit the children at Mitchell Town Primary School, Clarendon, Jamaica. Click on the picture to see some of the children from Mitchell Town.This is a picture of Harry, with the Jamaican flag. Harry comes from Priory Primary School in Dudley, England. He came to Jamaica recently to visit the children at Mitchell Town Primary School, Clarendon, Jamaica. See Harry's adventures in Jamaica.

If you belong to a school interested in linking, you can contact Niki Johnson at the British Council office in Jamaica, Josephine Gauld at the Central Bureau for International Education and Training, London, or visit the Windows on the World Web site. Windows on the World is a Web site developed by the Central Bureau to link schools worldwide. It contains information on sources of funding, technical help and examples of good practice, as well as School Gates, an online partner-finding database.

If you are looking for a partner school, why not register on this database?

Creating virtual communities of teachers and students through global Internet and curriculum projects

MONTAGE is a global web-based education programme. If you're looking for ICT-in-Education activities, they offer on-line projects in many areas, including Civics and Citizenship, Culture, Environment, Literacy, Music, Religious Studies and Special Education. Any school in the world can participate, and there is no fee to join.


Schools seeking links with Primary Schools

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New on the list! Five schools from London...

1. Ashmole Primary School (primary, mixed, urban)
Address: Ashmole Street, London SW8 1NT, United Kingdom
Telephone +44 20 7735 2419; Fax +44 20 7735 5554
E-mail info@ashmole-primary.lambeth.sch.uk
Contact: Katrina Norrie
Notes: looking for arts and literature projects, mail/penfriends, teacher exchange, whole school partnership

2. Bishop Challoner R/C Girls School (secondary, single sex girls, urban)
Address: Hardinge Street, Stepney, London E1 0EB, United Kingdom
Telephone +44 20 7790 3634; Fax +44 20 7702 7398
Contact: Denise Moloney
Notes: We are a multi-cultural inner city school, with a wide range of nationalities mainly white/British, African, Afro Caribbean. We are looking for a pastoral project for the Year Group - i.e. an understanding of other cultures and children in other countries. Also looking for projects in geography, and mail/penfriends

3. Henry Fawcett Primary School (nursery, primary, mixed, urban)
Address: Bowling Green Street, London SE11 5BZ, United Kingdom
Telephone +44 20 7735 2764; Fax +44 20 7582 6299
Contact: James Walker
Notes: Our school is in an area of economic disadvantage. Pupils come from a wide range of ethnic backgrounds including African, Caribbean and Portuguese heritage. We are interested in projects in citizenship, culture, and computing (IT).

4. Larkhall Infants School (nursery, primary, mixed, urban)
Address: Smedley Street, London SW4 6PH, United Kingdom
Telephone +44 20 7622 38204; Fax +44 20 7627 8854
E-mail admin@lark-hall-infant.lambeth.sch.uk
Contact: Margaret Donaldson
Notes: Our school is in an area of economic disadvantage. Pupils come from a wide range of ethnic backgrounds including African, Caribbean, South American and Portuguese heritage. We are interested in projects in citizenship, culture, geography, heritage, and history.

5. Larkhall Junior School (primary, mixed, urban)
Address: Smedley Street, London SW4 6PH, United Kingdom
Telephone +44 20 7790 3634; Fax +44 20 7702 7398
E-mail admin@lark-hall-andcfa-junior.lambeth.sch.uk
Contact: Denise Moloney
Notes: Our school is in an area of economic disadvantage. Pupils come from a wide range of ethnic backgrounds including African, Caribbean, South American and Portuguese heritage. We are interested in projects in arts, citizenship, culture, geography, heritage, history and literature.


Breadnut Hill Primary School (Government owned)
Address: Colegate P A, St Ann, Jamaica, W.I.
Telephone (876) 917 0367
Number of students 283 / age groups: 6 to 12 years
Link co-ordinator: F H Freemantle (Mrs); Principal: Werrickford Grant

Cacoon All Age School (Government owned)
Address: Dias P O, Hanover, Jamaica, W.I.
Telephone (876 ) 956 8140
Number of students: 293 / age groups: 6 to 16 years
Link co-ordinator: Sylvia Davis; Principal: Sylvia Davis
NB: this school once had a link with Hanham School in the UK, organised through the Hanover (Jamaica) Returning Residents Association. That link is now inactive.

Columbus Preparatory School (Roman Catholic)
Address: P O Box 55, St Ann's Bay, St Ann, Jamaica, W.I.
Telephone (876) 972 2374; Fax (876) 794 9376
E-mail columbusprep@hotmail.com
Number of students: 362 / age groups: 3 to 12 years
Link co-ordinator: Lurline Grant; Principal: Shirley Perkins

Esher Primary School (Government owned)
Address: P O Box 141, Lucea, Hanover, Jamaica, W.I.
Telephone (876) 956 2788; Fax (876) 956 2788
E-mail esherprimary@yahoo.com
Number of students: 645 / age group: 6 to 12 years
Link co-ordinator: Lesbia Phillips; Principal: Winfield Murray

Falmouth All Age School (Government owned)
Address: 4 Charlotte Street, Falmouth P O, Trelawny, Jamaica, W.I.
Telephone (876 ) 954 3326
Number of students: 1,122 / age groups: 6 to 15 years
Link co-ordinator: Sonia Stewart; Principal: Talbert Golding
NB: also wants to link with secondary school

Hampstead All Age School (Government owned)
Address: Hampstead District, Hampstead P O, St Mary, Jamaica, W.I.
Tel (876) 992 5151 or 992 2656 (Principal); Fax none
E-mail none
Number of students: 201 / age groups: 6 to 15 years
Link co-ordinator: Martin Murphy; Principal: Martin Murphy

Legamaddy Primary School (mixed, semi-urban)
Address: 167 Ballynoe Road, Downpatrick, County Down, BT30 8AR United Kingdom
Telephone +44 1396 6139 81; Fax +44 1396 6177 06
E-mail legamaddy@unite.co.uk
Contact: John McGrath
Notes: Cultural Project - Music/Dance Folklore/History/Geography/Environment

Moneague Primary and Junior High School (Government owned)
Address: Moneague P O, St Ann, Jamaica, W.I.
Telephone (876) 973 0524; Fax (c/o Moneague College) (876) 973 0455
Number of students: 650 / age group: 6 to 15 years
Link co-ordinator: Keren Mitchell-Palmer (Mrs); Principal: Howard Isaacs

New Brighton Primary School (mixed, urban)
Address: Vaughan Road, Wallasey, Wirral, CH45 1LH United Kingdom
(nearest large town Liverpool)
Telephone +44 151 639 3869; Fax +44 151 638 9102
Contact: Mrs T Smith
Notes: Large urban school with 630 pupils. For several years the geography of Barbados has been a major compulsory study in the school. The work is based on visits to the island by the headteacher so the children use photographs, o/s maps, locally obtained information. Children aged 9-10 would love to correspond with children in a primary school in Barbados.

Ocho Rios Primary School (Government owned)
Address: Milford Road, Ocho Rios P O, St Ann, Jamaica, W.I.
Telephone (876) 974 2432; Fax (876) 974 2432
Number of students: 283 / age groups: 6 to 12 years
Link co-ordinator: F H Freemantle (Mrs); Principal: Werrickford Grant

Riverside All Age School (Government owned)
Address: Dias P O, Hanover, Jamaica, W.I.
Telephone (876 ) 956 8057; Fax (876) 956 8057
Number of students: 443 / age groups: 6 to 15 years
Link co-ordinator: Carol Young; Principal: Igol Allen (Mr)

Saint Sila C.E. Primary School (mixed, urban)
Address: Pengwern Street, Toxteth, Liverpool, Merseyside, L8 3TP United Kingdom
Telephone +44 151 7272 6067; Fax +44 151 726 0625
Contact: Miss Wild
Notes: Inner city urban school. 45 percent White, 55 percent Black, 33 percent E.A.L. Wide variety of religions - a 'Beatle' school (Ringo Starr). Hoping to start from a class project with possibility of spreading towards whole school partnership.

Sandy Bay Primary and Junior High School (Government owned)
Address: Sandy Bay P O, Hanover, Jamaica, W.I.
Telephone (876) 953 5232; Fax (876) 953 5232
E-mail sandybaa@cwjamaica.com
Number of students: primary - 650, junior high - 374 /
Age groups: 6 to 12 years, 12 to 15 years
Link co-ordinator: Vilma Kameka; Principal: Marva Trenfield
NB: also wishes to link with a junior high school - link co-ordinator for junior high to be identified


Schools seeking links with Secondary/High Schools

Brown's Town Comprehensive High School (Government owned)
Address: P O Box 305, Brown's Town, St Ann, Jamaica, W.I.
Telephone (876) 975 2403; Fax (876) 975 9523
Number of students: 2,119 / age groups: 12 to 17 years
Link co-ordinator: Mazie Gordon-English; Principal: Dr Robert Walker

Charlemont High School (Government owned)
Address: P O Box 4282, Linstead P O, St Catherine, Jamaica, W.I.
Telephone (876) 985 3307 to 9; Fax (876) 985 3377
Number of students: 902 / age groups: 11 to 19 years
Link co-ordinator: Sonia Hutchinson; Principal: Ralph Williams

Ferncourt High School (Government owned)
Address: Claremont P O, St Ann,Jamaica, W.I.
Telephone (876) 972 3221 or 4180; Fax (876) 972 3237
E-mail ferncourt@cwjamaica.com
Number of students: 1,222 / age groups: 10 to 17 years
Link co-ordinator: Sharon Green-Burey; Principal: Rev Claudette Johnson

Rusea's High School (Private)
Address: Watson Taylor Drive, Lucea, Hanover, Jamaica, W.I.
Telephone (876) 956 3095; Fax (876) 956 2150
E-mail ruseashigh@yahoo.com
Number of students: 1,956 / age groups: 11 to 18 years
Link co-ordinator: Donaldson Bernard; Principal: Donaldson Bernard

St Andrew High School for Girls (Government owned)
Address: 10 Cecelio Avenue, Kingston 10, Jamaica, W.I.
Telephone (876) 926 5925 to 6; Fax (876) 929 6144
E-mail standrew@uwimona.edu.jm
Number of students: 1,330 / age groups: 10 to 19 years
Principal: Dahlia Repole
NB: wishes to link preferably with a boys' school


Schools already linked

St Ann's Bay Primary School (Government owned)
Address: 16 Church Street, St Ann, Jamaica, W.I.
Telephone (876) 972 2368 or 9430; Fax none
Number of students: 1,752 / age groups: 6 to 12 years
Link co-ordinator: Rupert Brown; Principal: Rupert Brown
Linked to: Widden Primary School, Sinope Street, Gloucester, GL1 4AQ

Plans are in progress to establish a three way link between The Clarendon School in Wiltshire, UK, Vidyashram School in Jaipur, India and Bishop High School in Tobago. The Link will explore ecology issues in the three countries, using the Internet to bring the issues alive for all the students.

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