Department of Education Chief Officer Lyneth Monteith said issues surrounding safety and room shortages at Bodden Town Primary School are being addressed properly.
Cayman 27 understands concerns have been raised about the need for a nurse at the school in addition to molds in classrooms and the lack of a proper staff room at the school.
In a statement issued Mrs. Monteith wrote, “Discussions in terms of a staff room will take place for a resolution. At present, there is a location which can be used for that purpose.” In the issue of mold she wrote, “Any issue of mold or suspected mold in any of the schools is investigated in terms of testing and remediation if required”.
In regards to the lack of a school nurse she wrote, “The school’s medical support is the Bodden Town clinic. There are also first aid certified staff members on staff adding permanent provisions of a school nurse is an area for discussion with the Health Services Authorities.”