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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 ❯
Clifton Hunter Wins 2023 Inter-Secondary Schools Sports
After three days of intense competition at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex, Clifton Hunter High School emerged as the 2023 Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Champions on Friday (24 March).Outstanding performances from divisional champions Gabrielle Cooke (Under-13 and Victrix Ludorum) and Rahnia Beach (Under-17) aided the team in amassing 1,100 points to defeat five-time defending champions John...read more ❯
New John Gray High School Officially Opens
The New John Gray High School (JGHS) officially opened on Monday, 20 March, with a formal ceremony in the gymnasium.Ministry of Education (MOE) Acting Chief Officer Lyneth Monteith welcomed the guests, saying, “The new facility will undoubtedly provide students with a state-of-the-art learning environment that will inspire and challenge them to reach their full potential.”During the...read more ❯
Prospect Primary School (PPS) Declared 2023 Inter-Primary Sports Champion
Prospect Primary School was named Inter-Primary School Sports Champion on Friday (17 March) afternoon after amassing 416.33 points at the three-day athletic meet held by the Department of Education Services (DES) in partnership with the Department of Sports (DOS) at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex.Defending champion Red Bay Primary School (RBPS) scored 362.50 to place second, while Joanna Clarke...read more ❯