Schools Reopening Guidance

Educational institutions and facilities that may now operate subject to guidelines include summer camps, vacation bible schools and early childhood care and education centres (nurseries, preschools and daycares).

You can download the updated and revised guidance on re-opening schools here:

Download Revised Reopening Guidance

General guidance for reopening schools is available below:

Download General Guidance


Registration for the 2020/2021 School Year for Government Schools opened on Monday, 27 April and closed on Friday, 26 June.

Both government and privately-run schools are to implement distance learning techniques and tools to ensure continuation of learning among their students.

Government schools have provided educational instruction through a combination of channels. These include paper-based learning packages, a daily timetable, access to online platforms such as the Raz Kids, EDU365 Everest, Study Ladders, Purple Mash, Oxford Owl, Epic as well as access to Power Maths, English and Science resources online.

Parents/students should contact their school to receive instructions and materials for home learning.

Teachers will continue to communicate directly with parents and students through methods such as telephone calls, WhatsApp messages, emails, Class Dojo, Edomodo, Google Classroom, Skype and Zoom.

Parents of government school students who have not received home learning materials or who have additional questions may contact the principal or director of their child’s school using the contact information below:


Principal / Director


Telephone No.

Edna Moyle Primary

Danielle Duran


East End Primary

Allison Greaves


Theoline McCoy Primary

Kimberly Watler


Cayman Islands Further Education Centre (CIFEC)

Delores Thompson


Savannah Primary

Delton Pedley


Clifton Hunter High

Richard Wildman



Janice Thorpe


George Town Primary

Sharon Campbell-Danvers


Sir John A Cumber Primary

Jovanna Wright


Red Bay Primary

Ryan Dale


Prospect Primary

Matthew Read


John Gray High

Jon Clark


Layman E Scott Snr High

Devon Bowen


Creek & Spot Bay Primary

Claudette Lazzari


West End Primary

Paul Samuel


Little Cayman Education Services

Veronica Juman Khan


Parents/students should contact their school to receive specific instructions and materials for information about their external exams.

For government secondary schools, parents/student should note the following key points:

City and Guilds examinations currently remain on schedule.

Examinations previously scheduled by Cambridge, AQA, WJEC and Pearson are all cancelled as indicated by their respective boards.

Examination centres are awaiting the process for awarding grades for the above mentioned exams.

The Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) announced a number of changes to the May/June 2020 examinations schedule. 

  • CXC has revised the exams schedule to July 2020.
  • CXC continues to be guided by the protocols set by the governments in the region.
  • In person or on-site moderation across all practical subjects is suspended until further notice.
  • Paper 1 for all exams will be delivered electronically, and the results will be used in conjunction with School Based Assessments (SBAs) to provide students with an assessed grade. The exceptions to this are Modern Languages, Visual Arts and Human and Social Biology.
  • Completion of SBA practicals have been rescheduled and schools will be advised of the revised deadline for submission.
  • Online resources geared towards exam preparation are available at; in addition, the Department of Education Services and the Ministry of Education are working with FLOW and One on One Educational Services Ltd in Jamaica, to provide access to additional content.


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