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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.