The new school year starts on the week beginning 26 Aug., the Department of Education Services has announced.

New primary school students and their parents are required to attend an orientation day at their respective schools on 26 Aug. All primary schools will fully reopen on the 27th.

At John Gray High School there will be an induction day and welcome assembly for new students on 27 Aug. and the school will fully reopen the following day.

Clifton Hunter High School has an induction session for new year 7 and year 11 students on 26 Aug. and opens for years 7, 10 and 11 the following day. Full school opening is on 28 Aug.

Layman Scott High School on the Brac has an orientation for Year 12 students on 21 Aug. The school opens on 27 Aug. The Cayman Islands Further Education Centre has an induction for all year 12 students on 29 Aug. and school starts on 2 Sept.

The University College of the Cayman Islands has student orientation on 23 Aug. and registration for new students between 26 and 30 Aug. Classes begin 2 Sept.