Mothercare School, Burma Camp in Accra has climaxed its 50th anniversary celebration with a grand durbar at the school.
The durbar, which coincided with the Speech and Prize Giving Day, had the theme, “50yrs of holistic education towards national development.”
As part of the event, the school honoured its founder, Mrs. Acquah Asare and other staff and stakeholders who have made significant contributions to the growth of the school.
Mrs. Linda Boye, headmistress of the school, in her address, observed that “the next 50 years present a challenge for us to do more for the institution as we seek to play a lead role in the advancement of the development of this country.”
Mrs. Boye promised that the school would continue to live up to the challenge of providing a holistic education and instilling values in children to enable them to develop into responsible adults to support national economic growth.
Madam Rita Odoley Sowah, Chief Executive of the La Dadekotopon Municipal Assembly, who was the guest of honour, assured private schools of governemnt’s continued support in an effort to expand the provision of quality education across the country.
She urged parents and guardians to keep a prime focus on the development of their wards, and congratulated the school for achieving such milestone, hoping that the next 50 years would yield even greater dividend for the institution.
During the 29th graduation ceremony, deserving pupils were awarded certificates and prizes for their hard work.
The school was established in 1965 as a pre-school and has developed into a full-fledged institution offering primary and Junior High School programme.
By Times Reporter