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Department of Education Services (DES) Releases Start Dates for New Academic Year

Education 17 Aug, 2021 Follow News

Department of Education Services (DES) Releases Start Dates for New Academic Year

The Department of Education Services (DES) has released the dates when government schools on all three islands, including primary, secondary, the Lighthouse School and the Cayman Islands Further Education Centre (CIFEC), will reopen for regularly enrolled students.

All government primary and high schools, including Little Cayman Education Services, are scheduled to reopen for all students on Monday, 30 August 2021.

Year 12 students enrolled at CIFEC are required to go to the institution for consultation and guidance based on the first letter of their surname from 30 August 2021.

 

School Orientation for New and Transfer Students

Orientation Day provides new students and their parents with essential information for successful integration into the new learning environment. Parents are required to accompany their children to Orientation Day, which is mandatory for any student entering a government school for the first time.

 

2021 New Student Orientation Schedules

Primary Schools

Date

Time

School

Details

27 August

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Sir John A. Cumber Primary

All NEW primary school students must attend orientation accompanied by a parent/guardian.

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

George Town Primary

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Red Bay Primary

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Lighthouse School

8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Joanna Clark Primary

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Prospect Primary

8:30 AM - 11:00 AM

8:30 AM - 10:15 AM

Theoline L. McCoy Primary

Reception Students

New Students for Years 1-6

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Edna M. Moyle Primary

8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

East End Primary

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

West End Primary

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Creek & Spot Bay Primary

 

John Gray High School (JGHS)

Date

Time

Activity

Details

25 August

8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Orientation for Year
7 students

Students will meet in the new gymnasium and parents are invited to attend the welcome assembly.

26 August

8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Orientation for Year
8 & 9 students

 

27 August

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Orientation for Year
10 & 11 students

 

30 August

8:00 AM

Resumption of classes

For all current/previously enrolled and new students.

 

Clifton Hunter High School (CHHS)

Date

Time

Activity

Details

25 August

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Induction for new Year
7, 8, 9 &10 students

Year 7 students who attended taster day should not attend.

26 August

7:55 AM - 2:50 PM

Year 7 & 11 orientation

 

27 August

7:55 AM - 2:50 PM

Year 7, 10 & 11 orientation

 

30 August

7:55 AM - 2:50 PM

Resumption of classes

For all current/previously enrolled and new students.

 

Layman E. Scott Sr. High School (LSHS)

Date

Time

Activity

Details

24 August

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Orientation for Year 12 students

UCCI (Dual Entry) students and Vocation Studies students.

25 August

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Orientation for New and Transfer students ONLY

 

30 August

8:05 AM - 2:45 PM

Resumption of classes

For all current/previously enrolled and new students.

30 August

8:05 AM - 2:45 PM

Resumption of classes

For all current/previously enrolled and new students.

 

Cayman Islands Further Education Centre (CIFEC)

Date

Time

Activity

Details

30 August

8:30 AM

Class induction for Year 12 students in CIFEC Hall

Students will come in based on the letter of their last name for consultation and guidance on choosing courses.

 

8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Surnames A - D

 

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Surnames E - H

31 August

8:30 AM

Class induction for Year 12 students in CIFEC Hall

8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Surnames I - L

 

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Surnames M - P

1 September

8:30 AM

Class induction for Year 12 students in CIFEC Hall

8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Surnames Q - T

 

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Surnames U - Z

 


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