Tag: John Gray High School

Cabinet OKs plan for high school project

Cabinet OKs plan for high school project

| 19/11/2018 | 21 Comments

(CNS): An outline business case by consultants KPMG for the new John Gray High School project has been approved by government, and work is now moving onto the procurement process to find consultants and contractors for the design stage of the new school. The development will now include the refurbishment of the existing George Hicks site […]

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Inspectors give high schools poor grades

Inspectors give high schools poor grades

| 23/10/2018 | 170 Comments

(CNS): Both of the government run high schools on Grand Cayman were given failing grades by the Office of Education Standards following recent inspections. In the reports, which have just been published, Clifton Hunter was judged to be weak in all areas, while John Gray, which fared slightly better, was marked satisfactory but was judged […]

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JGHS project back on agenda

JGHS project back on agenda

| 22/08/2018 | 31 Comments

(CNS): Ten years since the groundbreaking of the John Gray High School campus project, which was followed by a catalog of problems with the contractors at the time, the proposed redevelopment is back on the government’s agenda. Local contractors wanting to bid on the construction project were recently invited to an engagement day recently to outline the […]

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JGHS student arrested for assaulting teacher

JGHS student arrested for assaulting teacher

| 12/02/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A teenage boy from John Gray High School has been arrested following an altercation with a teacher at the school last week. Both the police and the school’s principal have confirmed that the incident occurred around 9:30 on Thursday morning. School officials said that a support teacher had been hit in the head with […]

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Opposition calls for school over port

Opposition calls for school over port

| 04/01/2018 | 65 Comments

(CNS): The opposition leader has made it clear that education will continue to be the priority for his team this year and they will be holding government to account, not just over teachers’ pay and more local autonomy for schools but also the completion of the John Gray campus. Speaking to CNS about the year […]

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JGHS goes back to drawing board

JGHS goes back to drawing board

| 12/10/2017 | 42 Comments

(CNS): The Ministry of Education has signed a contract with local consultants for an outline business case, this time for the John Gray High School facility, effectively taking the project back to the drawing board. Contractors originally broke ground almost a decade ago on the project after a government contract was awarded to Tom Jones […]

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Armed cops called to school fight

Armed cops called to school fight

| 06/10/2017 | 79 Comments

(CNS): The head of John Gray High School has confirmed that there was a series of violent incidents at the school at the end of last week and the beginning of this that have resulted in arrests after armed police were called to the school. But he said the situation has been dealt with “firmly […]

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$8.8M price tag revealed for school gym

$8.8M price tag revealed for school gym

| 16/05/2017 | 113 Comments

(CNS): The new John Gray High School (JGHS) gymnasium cost government CI$8.8 million, government has finally confirmed. The new 34,442 sq.ft. facility, reportedly finished  on time and under budget, has been handed over to education officials in time for the Year 10 and Year 11 external exams. The completion of the multi-purpose hall ahead of other […]

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CIG about to seek consultants to restart JGHS

CIG about to seek consultants to restart JGHS

| 23/02/2017 | 21 Comments

(CNS): The education ministry has said it will soon embark on a request for proposals for consultants to complete a business case to restart the John Gray High School project. Although the high school gym is nearing completion and McAlpine has already been contracted to do that work, the rest of the project is still […]

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New gym price tag remains secret

New gym price tag remains secret

| 21/02/2017 | 75 Comments

(CNS): Tax payers will not find out how much government spent on the new John Gray High School gymnasium, which has been prioritised over the rest of the school development for this year’s exams and a basketball tournament, before the May election. Government told CNS that although there “has been no decision to withhold the […]

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Acquitted teacher no longer at local high school

Acquitted teacher no longer at local high school

| 14/10/2016 | 31 Comments

(CNS): A teacher who was recently acquitted of three sexual assault charges is not back on the job, the education ministry has confirmed. The John Gray High School teacher who was cleared of indecently assaulting three 12- and 13-year-old girls in his lesson had already come to the end of his contract before the trial […]

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