Health concerns have been raised at Sir John A Cumber Primary School.
This as a three-page letter is now being circulated among parents of in it demanding action to improve conditions at the West Bay school.
The Ministry of Education and Department of Education Services, in response to the letter, issued a statement explaining that the Facilities team regularly works with Principals, Teachers, PTA’s, Public Works Department (PWD), Department of Environmental Health (DEH) and contractors to ensure that schools are well maintained.
“We can safely say that generally all of our schools are kept in good condition. In addition, each year all schools undergo intensive cleaning. This work is carried out as soon as possible after schools close for the summer holidays, and any identified issues are discussed with the contractors,” the ministry statement said.
It also stated that on Sunday (25 September) work began to fix the issues.
“The first step is the removal of debris and the broken playground equipment. Replacement equipment is being sourced and further meetings are planned with the Principal to establish timelines for addressing problems in the short-term. Once the plan is finalised and actions taken, an update will be provided to SJACPS parents to ensure they are all aware,” the release added.