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Balliou Hill Road, New Providence

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         The A. F. Adderley Junior High School was originally named the Southern Senior School, situated on the corner of Wulff Road and Collins Avenue in the building that now houses Columbus Primary School.

      Mr. Olgden Nash was the first principal, and in 1952 the late Carlton E. Francis succeeded him. The school began as a secondary school where the Cambridge Junior Certificate examination was written at the end of the secondary level education.

    In 1966, the school was moved to its present site on the corner of Harold and Baillou Hill Roads. The school was then re-named the Harold Road Secondary School; later, the school’s name was changed to Baillou Hill High.

      In 1973, the name was changed to the A. F. Adderley Secondary School in honour of the late Alfred Francis Adderley. Mr. Adderley was a true statesman and was dubbed Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire because of his contribution to Bahamian society in the fields of law, education, sports, politics and government.

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Dr. Virginia Romer
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Mrs. Marilyn Fowler
Vice Principal
Mr. Kenneth Rolle
Vice Principal
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Mrs. Nikisha Curtis
Senior Mistress
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Ms. Nora Albury
Senior Mistress

Office Hours:  8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  

Telephone: (242) 325-6179 / 323-6808 / 809-7650(cell) / 826-5609 (Tech Cell)

Baillou Hill Road & Graham Drive,

New Providence


Our Administrative Team

About Our School


A.F. Adderley Junior High School is a quality institution of excellence, producing responsible citizens equipped to perform effectively in a global society.


We believe that the students of the A. F. Adderley Junior High School upon completion of the skills, concepts, values and morals taught, should become functional, productive and contributing members of the society in which they live.


A. F. Adderley Junior High School in cooperation with the community strives to develop the potential of students in the academic, technical, vocational and spiritual areas in a safe environment, thus assisting them to become responsible citizens.


Faith, Understanding and Love.


Only the Best Is Good Enough!



Dr. Virginia Romer 2017 - Present

Theophilus V Claridge 2012 - 2017

Drexel Miller 2001- 2012

Cleomi E. Woods 1998 - 2001

Marie A. G. Taylor 1994 - 1998

Vincent Ferguson 1993 -1994

Leonie McCartney 1988 - 1993

Mr. Tracey Strachan - 1983 - 1988

Mr. Errol Bethel - 1981 - 1983

Ceil N. Curling 1975 - 1981

Rev. Enoch Beckford 1973 -1975

Hugh Campbell 1961 - 1973

Mr. Kirkland Ricardo Charles II is a driven, passionate young man who in his short professional career has already made lasting impacts on his students and the community he works in. Some notable things to mention are having started the Governor General’s Youth Award and the Culinary Club in 2015, Award winning Culinary Coach and House Captain who has brought Tiger Spirt to Life. He believes that once you apply yourself, stay focused and remain passionate about what you believe in, you will achieve whatever goals you set for yourself.

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