East End Primary School

welcome to east end primary school

The mission of East End Primary School is to ensure a positive learning environment where students are able to reach their full potential.  Stakeholders together maximising open dialogue and utilising relevant and creative teaching practices to empower students to master the curriculum, embrace challenges and contribute positively to society.


principal's welcome

Dr. O’Neil Duncan comes with a wealth of experience in Education and Educational Leadership. Dr. Duncan assumed the role of principal of the East End Primary School in August 2022. Since then he has been steadily working to push the school to the next level. Dr. Duncan has over 20 years’ experience in the field of education and has taught and/or administered in 4 high schools and 6 colleges/universities. His field of expertise is in Educational Leadership and Computer Technology. Dr. Duncan has authored 4 textbooks that are used all over the Caribbean to prepare students at the CSEC and Advanced Level examinations. Dr. Duncan hopes to operationalize the school improvement plan for the school through:
  • Improving the teaching and learning capacity of the teachers
  • Focusing on curriculum, instruction and assessment
  • Introducing an Early Years facility for the East End community
Dr. O’Neil Duncan Principal, East End Primary School

news from the dept. of education services

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 ❯