A pertinent call has been made to parents to allow their children to complete their basic six education, in order for them to have good foundation for the future.
The assertion was made by Head Teacher of Sunrise Schools, Mr. Amakiri Princewill at a prize giving day and forthparty for basic six pupil of the school held in Port Harcourt on Thursday.
Mr. Princewill condemned parents who are always in a hurry to see their children cross to senior school without undergoing adequate preparation and maturity.
The Sunrise Schools head teacher asserted that ,”half grooming has its long time implication. Parents should therefore ensure that their children get to the terminal point (Basic 6) of their education.”
He maintained that additional programmes that assists pupils to prepare them adequately for adulthood and proper integration into the society are provided in Basic Six.
In the light of this, he explained that the school has only graduated 13 pupils who have completed their primary school scheme, as required by the new curriculum.
Mr. Princewill stated that for the first time in the history of the school, pupils participated in quiz competition outside Port Harcourt and came out tops.
Among other achievements he stated include success at various examinations and their trade mark of securing admissions in top secondary schools in the state.
Earlier in her remarks, Proprietress of the school Lady Marytell Abulokwe admonished the graduating pupils to maintain good trademarks of which they were trained.
Lady Abulokwe warned that bad company, lack of respect for elders and exam malpractice are capable of denting their image as representatives of Sunrise Schools in the outside world.