Tag: Office of Education Standards

Kindergarten impresses inspectors

Kindergarten impresses inspectors

| 18/06/2019 | 8 Comments

(CNS): The overall performance of Island Montessori pre-school was good, according to inspectors, falling short of an excellent grade by a whisker. One of several early years centres inspected this month, the school was said to have performed well in all major aspects of its work. “There were a number of excellent features, particularly with […]

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Baptist school has work to do, inspectors find

Baptist school has work to do, inspectors find

| 17/06/2019 | 25 Comments

(CNS): School inspectors graded the First Baptist Christian School as ‘satisfactory’ but also highlighted a number of important areas where the school was judged weak, leaving it with work to do to improve the education it offers. Inspectors said the school, whose students are aged from 5 to 11, needs to improve the entire curriculum, […]

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Church schools get failing grades

Church schools get failing grades

| 30/05/2019 | 130 Comments

(CNS): Triple C School and Wesleyan Christian Academy were both rated as ‘weak’ following school inspections this month. While government schools have been accused of failing local children as many of them have had weak or just satisfactory ratings, these fee paying schools have also received failing grades. Inspectors said that the overall performance at […]

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GTPS makes progress but challenges remain

GTPS makes progress but challenges remain

| 23/05/2019 | 6 Comments

(CNS): After its third follow-up inspection report last month, George Town Primary School has made enough progress for inspectors to rate the school as ‘satisfactory’ after its previous ratings of weak. In this latest report inspectors said the GTPS had addressed all six of the recommendations made in 2015. The first had been for the […]

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Schools scrape ‘satisfactory’ grades

Schools scrape ‘satisfactory’ grades

| 23/04/2019 | 23 Comments

(CNS): Judged ‘weak’ in two previous inspections, George Town Primary School was found to have made satisfactory progress in the latest follow-through report. The government school was judged to have made progress in maths after children were previously said to be underachieving. But as the government primary schools struggle to achieve more than satisfactory ratings […]

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Private school goes to top of the class

Private school goes to top of the class

| 15/04/2019 | 68 Comments

(CNS): Cayman Prep and High School was given top marks by school inspectors from the Office of Education Standards, which is systematically reviewing every education facility in Cayman, from early years through high school. The all-through school received an overall ‘good’ grade, and the inspectors found that across all quality indicators almost all judgements were […]

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Clifton Hunter still ‘weak’, say school inspectors

Clifton Hunter still ‘weak’, say school inspectors

| 11/04/2019 | 69 Comments

(CNS): The overall performance of Clifton Hunter High School was rated weak again by education inspectors, showing that the government’s flagship school has shown no improvement since its review last year. In the Office of Education Standards’ latest report on the school in Frank Sound they said the standard of teaching was ‘weak’ and most […]

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Inspectors: Prospect improves as Savannah struggles

Inspectors: Prospect improves as Savannah struggles

| 19/03/2019 | 27 Comments

(CNS): Education inspectors have found that Prospect Primary School is improving, though it fell short of receiving a ‘good’ result because of a few areas that still need work, but Savannah Primary is still struggling. While Prospect was rated ‘satisfactory’ overall with many areas found to be ‘good’, Savannah was ‘weak’ in the majority of […]

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Lighthouse school shines following inspection

Lighthouse school shines following inspection

| 14/03/2019 | 8 Comments

(CNS): The Lighthouse School was described as “a good school” by education inspectors this month after it was rated ‘excellent’ in several categories and ‘good’ in the majority of areas inspected. It was rated satisfactory in just two areas and none at all were rated poorly. As government schools largely struggle to get past a […]

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West Bay school still weak, inspectors find

West Bay school still weak, inspectors find

| 15/02/2019 | 36 Comments

(CNS): School inspectors found that overall progress has been weak at Sir John A. Cumber Primary School in West Bay during the six months since the school was last reviewed. The school’s second follow-through inspection took place on 30 January to 1 February, and while a number of improvements were identified, the standards of achievement “remained […]

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GT pre-school gets top marks from inspectors

GT pre-school gets top marks from inspectors

| 08/02/2019 | 25 Comments

(CNS): Government school inspectors gave their first excellent grade to a George Town pre-school this month, following its latest round of inspections, which included one primary and several early years education centres. The new inspection reports published this week were on the Creek and Spot Bay Primary on Cayman Brac, as well as private pre-schools […]

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