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Sharon (Marie) Martin Primary School Becomes Marie Martin Primary School
Sharon (Marie) Martin Primary School Becomes Marie Martin Primary SchoolGrand Cayman, Cayman Islands, 09 May 2024.  The Ministry of Education is pleased to announce an amendment to the name of the Sharon (Marie) Martin Primary School. It will now be officially named the Marie Martin Primary School. This change reflects the wishes of its namesake, Ms. Marie Martin, a former principal whose...read more ❯
Johann Uy Named 2024 Butterfield Young Musician of the Year
Johann Uy Named 2024 Butterfield Young Musician of the YearGrand Cayman, Cayman Islands, 7 May 2024.  Johann Uy, a 16-year-old pianist from St Ignatius Catholic School, was named the 2024 Butterfield Young Musician of the Year on Monday, 29 April. He was chosen from among nine talented instrumentalists who performed classical pieces on the piano, violin, cello, and saxophone.   Pianist Lorena...read more ❯
DES Announces Updates to 2023-2024 School Calendar
Cayman Islands, 22 March 2024. The Department of Education Services (DES) advises parents and guardians of updates to the 2023-24 school calendar to ensure students meet the required instructional days.Changes to School Calendar:Extension of Final Term Days:Originally scheduled for half-days, 28 March and 28 June will now be full-day sessions for all public-school students.Instructional Day on 31...read more ❯
Inter School Athletics 2024
Department of Education Service and Department of Sports would like to announce the official dates of Inter School Athletics 2024:Inter-PrimaryTrack & Field EventsMarch 13, 14 and 15.Inter-SecondaryTrack & Field EventsMarch 20, 21 and 22.Both events will be held at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex.For regular updates on this event please visit the DES website at https://schools.edu.ky. read more ❯
Government School Registration Portal Closes in Anticipation of 2024/2025 Academic Year
Grand Cayman, 29 January 2024. The Department of Education Services (DES) advises parents and guardians that the Government School Registration Portal closes at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, 31 January, marking the end of applications for the 2023/2024 school year."We look forward to welcoming a new generation of learners for the 2024/2025 academic year, " says DES Director,  Mr. Mark Ray. ...read more ❯
Tsuwana Augustine and Haley Christian Named Top Spellers.
Tsuwana Augustine and Haley Christian Named Top Spellers Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, 1 December 2023. Tsuwana Augustine and Haley Christian emerged as Cayman's top primary and secondary school spellers, respectively, at the 24th RBC Royal Bank Primary National Spelling Bee and the 41st Lions Club of Grand Cayman Secondary National Spelling Bee Championships.Primary School ChampionTsuwana...read more ❯
How to Care for Your One to One Device
Students please watch this short video explaining how to properly care for your one-to-one device provided by the Ministry of Educations ICT Team. https://youtu.be/mJyMvgkhfbEread more ❯
DES Showcases NCFA Gold Medalists at Final Concert
Cayman Islands, 12 April 2023.  On 27 and 28 March, National Children's Festival of the Arts (NCFA) gold medalists from 15 schools across Grand Cayman entertained audiences during two final concerts at the John Gray High School Performing Arts Hall to showcase their winning song, dance, speech and instrumental performances. Department of Education Services (DES) Director Mr. Mark Ray was...read more ❯
Masahiro Takeda is the 2023 Young Musician of the Year
On Wednesday evening (April 24, 2023), Masahiro Takeda, a 15-year-old cellist from Cayman International School, was named the Butterfield Young Musician of the Year from among eight top instrumentalists in the 2023 National Children's Festival of the Arts (NCFA) preliminary competition.   Pianist Johann Uy, from St. Ignatius Catholic School, was the runner-up. The competition was held at the...read more ❯
Nursery to Open in East End; Registration Begins in July
The Ministry of Education (MOE) and Department of Education Services (DES) are pleased to announce that a nursery will open at the East End Primary School at the start of the 2023/2024 academic year. The nursery will serve Caymanian children who live in the East End and North Side Catchment areas.To be eligible for enrollment, children must turn three by 1 September of the year in which they...read more ❯