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Students explore mangroves as part of marine workshops

Junior students at Sir John A. Cumber learned about different marine topics over the past few weeks thanks to presentations at the school on mangroves and on protecting marine wildlife.

Dilemma over accusations against teachers

When accusations of assault or abuse are made against teachers in Cayman Islands classrooms, education officials walk a fine line between protecting their staff against potentially false accusations and ensuring the safety of the children.

Primary Football League: Battle for semifinal spots narrows

Facing brisk northwesterly winds and threatening skies, the young stars in the 2016/2017 CUC Primary Football League and Girls Primary Football League left it all on the field as they competed for a top-four spot in the respective divisions and a place in the semifinals.

Primary football league: Schools edge closer to semifinal spots

Schools in the CUC boys and girls Primary Football Leagues battled for maximum points on Saturday at the Annex field as they edged closer to securing one of the four semifinal spots.

New student council at Sir John A. Cumber

Twenty-eight Sir John A. Cumber Primary School students in Years 1 to 6 were recently awarded special ties at an installation ceremony for the new student council. The students will take on leadership roles in their classrooms along with other duties that support the school’s teaching staff and administration.

Students learn about war, health at special presentations

Youngsters at Sir John A. Cumber Primary School recently had the chance to meet two veterans at a special assembly held in recognition of Remembrance Day and Veterans’ Day. At the event held on Tuesday, students heard from Captain Dale Banks, a retired member of the United States Air Force (USAF).

Primary Football League: Top of the table clash ends in draw

The only two undefeated Under-11 schools in Group A of the CUC Primary Football League, Sir John A. Cumber and Savannah Primary, played to a draw on Saturday at Bodden Town Primary’s field.

Rhythm workshop a hit at Sir John A. Cumber

Students at Sir John A. Cumber Primary School were recently treated to a visit from master percussionist Eden Hurlston. Mr. Hurlston, a member of One World Entertainment, led a rhythm workshop for more than 200 students from Years 4 to 6.

Prayer service kicks off Sir John A. Cumber School year

With a new principal and lots of exciting plans in the works, West Bay’s Sir John A. Cumber Primary School kicked off a new school year with a visit from Education Minister Tara Rivers and a special prayer service.

School leaving ceremony celebrates achievement

The Sir John A. Cumber leaving ceremony for the 94 members of the school’s Year 6 class recognized the many and varied accomplishments of the students.

Students reflect on primary school years

Students who will soon be moving on from West Bay’s public primary school recently took some time to look back on their experience and offer words of thanks and advice.

Heritage Arts show at Ritz-Carlton on Friday

A brand-new art exhibition showcasing the talents of youngsters is opening Friday at The Gallery at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman, and all are welcome to come and enjoy this special event, which will run from 6-8 p.m.

Sir John A. Cumber students celebrate Commonwealth Day

In recognition of the special place Cayman holds as a U.K. Overseas Territory, students and teachers of the Sir John A. Cumber IB World School came together to celebrate Commonwealth Day on Monday.

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