Calcutta Nursery School on schedule for December completion

– will accommodate more nursery aged pupils in the area than currently accommodated

– facilities for disabled children, a foyer for visitors, kitchenette and showers

DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Construction of a nursery school for 80 pupils at Calcutta Mahaicony in Region Five is on schedule for completion by early December.

The school, which is being built at a cost of $30M, will house several facilities including a waiting room for visitors, a kitchenette, bathroom facilities for children, facilities for disabled children, a large storeroom and separate offices for the Head Mistress and staff.

Regional Engineer for Mahaica-Berbice, Dhanpaul Sukha said that the waiting room was a new feature which had been requested so that transactions could be conducted without having to navigate through the classrooms and disrupt classes in progress.

Sukha disclosed that nursery-aged children in the Calcutta area have been accommodated in a section of the Calcutta Primary School for several years. The new nursery school is some distance away from the primary school but is housed in the same compound.

Story and Image: Clifford Stanley.

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