Recently joining our Staff:
Ms. Reah Alleyne
Ms. Raynel Harris
Ms. Shamica Padmore
Ms. Kymon Reid
Ms. Leann Skeete
Ms. Ashlee Weekes
We welcome these ladies to the St. Cyprians Teaching Staff
Form 4 Teacher Deputy Principal
B.A. in History [UWI]
A proud member of the St. Cyprian’s family for almost a decade. Mr. Hurdle is driven by his passion for the language arts and the comprehensive development of the students who enter his care during the final phase of their journey through primary school. He believes in a disciplined, diligent approach, seeking to embody the elements of our motto “Sure and Steady; Must Succeed."
Ms. Alleyne is a teacher of Composition and Creative Writing. She has been teaching both privately and publicly for the last 5 years, sharing her love of writing with her students. She joined the staff in 2020 and currently teaches Form 4.
Ms. Alleyne holds an Associate Degree in English & Sociology and a Bachelors Degree in Psychology.
Ms. Ebony Barrow - BSc (Hons)
Ms. Barrow joined St. Cyprian's Boys' in September 2006. She currently teaches Form 3 and aims to provide exciting and engaging lessons in a motivated atmosphere where 'can't' is not allowed.
She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management with Psychology, along with certificates in Strategies for Teaching Mathematics in Primary Schools and Child Care and Nursery Management.
In her capacity as teacher, she plans the annual school fair, graduation and prize giving ceremonies. She also assists the coach with the preparation of the athletic team for the annual National Primary School's Athletic Championships.
Outside of school, Ms. Barrow is one of the few professional female stilt- walkers on the island, a stilt-walking tutor and a netballer. She also plays an active role in her community, holding management positions on a community based cricket team and a junior netball team.
Ms. Leann Skeete is a diligent and flexible primary school teacher, well-versed in using social skills and empathy to manage student behaviour. She is focused on creating a positive environment in which students can learn and grow. She has previously taught a differentiated class, with special needs students, at a private primary institution. She also has experience tutoring children and adults, at private tutoring agencies. She is always excited to provide an inspiring learning experience for her students!
She joined the staff in January 2021. She currently teaches Form 3.
Ms. Shaneise Holder M.Ed., B.Sc., Dip.Ed.
Ms. Holder is an enthusiastic and committed teacher and songwriter. She strongly believes in providing an environment that encourages students to be expressive and have fun while learning. She has taught at the primary level for seven years and currently teaches Form 2.
She joined the staff in 2014 and has a Diploma in Primary Education with distinction and a Masters in Education (Language and Literacy). In her capacity as a teacher, she has also written two NIFCA award-winning songs for The Cyptones (St. Cyprian’s Boys’ School Choir) which includes bronze in 2016 and gold in 2019..
Ms. Reid has been teaching for approximately two years. She continues to exhibit a love for children and a passion for teaching. Ms. Reid holds a bachelor’s degree in education with first class honours from the Erdiston Teachers’ Training College. She has also obtained an Associate Degree in History and Sociology from the Barbados Community College. She joined the staff in 2020 and currently teaches Form 2.
Mrs. Evelyn-Knight previously taught at the primary level. She subsequently joined the St. Cyprian’s Boys’ School in 1993. She enjoys working with students of all ages. Mrs. Evelyn-Knight is certified by the Caribbean Dyslexia Association in the Theory and Practice of Multisensory Teaching for Dyslexic Pupils. She is also trained in Classroom Management. Mrs. Evelyn-Knight currently teaches Form 1.
Mr. Ricardo Watson is a multi-instrumentalist who enjoys performing, teaching and sharing his knowledge with whoever he comes into contact with. He started playing the piano from age four and then at eleven he learnt the saxophone, bass guitar, steel pan and the drums. He taught music privately in Barbados for over 7 years. Mr. Watson was the past organist and chorale director for St. Thomas Parish Church and St. Philip The Less Anglican Church. He joined the staff in 2017.
He is a 2008 recipient of the Irving Burgie Award for Excellence in Literary and Creative Arts, has achieved Grade 6 Trinity College Classical Saxophone (Merit), and Grade 5 ABRSM Theory. He holds an Associate Degree in Music from the Barbados Community College. Mr. Watson is currently pursuing his Bachelors in Arts and Entertainment Management.
Ramon Greaves - Bachelor of Education Degree in Physical Education
Mr. Greaves has been teaching Health and Physical Education for fourteen years, twelve of which have been at the St. Cyprian’s Boys’ School. He holds an Associate Degree in Physical Education and he is Erdiston trained. He also has a FIFA coaching license and a WICB child protection certificate.
Mrs. Sandiford joined the St. Cyprian’s Boys’ School staff in 1986 and is currently head of the Kindergarten department. She studied Child Psychology at U.W.I and holds certification in Early Childhood from Polk Community College Florida. Mrs. Sandiford loves her job as a teacher and finds pleasure working with her students. She currently teaches Kindergarten 4.
Randy Harris is a dedicated teacher, producer, songwriter, and musician. He currently teaches Kindergarten 4 and is the choir director of the NIFCA Gold award-winning Cyptones.
Mr. Harris joined the staff in 2014. His love for music began with the steel pan at the tender age of seven. He later learned how to play the keyboard at age nine and the guitar at age fourteen. His singing career began with the St. Leonard’s 100 Boys’ Choir. During this time, he obtained Grades 4, 6, and Grade 8 in classical vocals with the Trinity Guildhall College of Music. Mr. Harris also has Associate Degrees in Music, Italian and Spanish for Business and Tourism from the Barbados Community College.
He is currently the organist and musical director for the Dalkeith Methodist Church and sings with many well-known artists across the island. His ethos is to always aim higher than you can reach. Growth is inevitable.
A. A. S., B. Ed
Mrs. Gaskin is an educator who enjoys sharing her love for science and learning with her students. Mrs. Gaskin would describe herself as a passionate teacher who can adapt under pressure and deliver results, whilst catering to the diverse learning requirements of each of her students. She joined the staff in January 2020 and currently teaches Kindergarten 3.
Ms. Shamica Padmore is a passionate, hardworking, and dedicated individual who has been teaching for approximately two years and enjoys working with children. Ms. Padmore holds a bachelor’s degree in education (Primary) at Erdiston Teachers’ Training College with first class honours. Prior to this, she completed her Associate Degree in Literature’s in English and Sociology at the Barbados Community College. Also, Ms. Padmore has helped with the youth ministry at her church. She joined the staff in 2020 and currently teaches KG 3.
Nateisha Brathwaite B.Ed. (Hons)
Ms. Brathwaite has ten years of working experience in the field of early childhood education. She possesses a nurturing and pleasant disposition which lends to improved academic performance and personal development amongst her students. She joined the staff in 2014. She currently teaches Kindergarten 2.
Ms. Brathwaite holds a bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education and Family Studies..
Raynel Harris is a foreign language enthusiast and an avid baker in her free time. She is a graduate of the Barbados Community College and has an educational background in Law and Italian for business and tourism.
Relatively new to the staff at St Cyprian's Boys' she is currently working with the Kindergarten 2 Class. Ms. Harris considers it a privilege to help facilitate the students’ learning and academic growth, while also gaining experience in transforming teaching methods to better suit children's curricular interests. Her hope is to impact students to have a positive outlook on learning.
Ms. Destiny Tull is a bubbly, fun-loving individual who has been teaching for six years and loves working with children. She has completed the Early Childhood course and is currently pursuing her Bachelor’s in Education (Primary) at the Erdiston Teachers’ Training College. Ms. Tull joined the staff in 2019 and currently teaches KG 1.
Kelly-Ann Layne-Hurdle B.Ed. (Hons)
Mrs. Layne-Hurdle is very passionate about the education of young children. She taught at the preschool level for two years before joining the St. Cyprian’s Boys School staff in 2011 where she taught Kindergarten 2. Mrs. Layne-Hurdle holds a Bachelor of Education degree with first class honours from the University of the West Indies as well as certificates in Early Childhood Education and Classroom Management from the Erdiston Teachers’ Training College. She currently occupies the post of Administrator.
Mr. Weekes has been a member of the Staff for the past decade. He is one of the School's Custodians.
Ms. Bishop is one of the Cafeteria attendants. She joined the staff in 2018.
Ms. Holder, our School Monitor joined the staff in September 2020.