Answers to Frequently asked Questions.
Which school can my child attend?
Students are to attend the public primary school in their community.
Where there is no school in the community students are to attend the school designated by the Ministry of Education.
If you are unsure of this please contact the Ministry of Education.
The public secondary schools are zoned with the exception of the schools in
Parents wanting their children to attend school in another zone are to submit their request in writing with an explanation, to the Chief Education Officer.
Can foreign students attend school here?
Students from outside of the Federation can attend school once proof of their landing status is available.
For more information contact the school in your zone.
Who is responsible for the schools' curriculum?
The Ministry of Education sets curriculum policy and defines what teachers are required to teach and students are expected to learn in each grade and subject.
A consistent, Federation wide curriculum is thereby ensured. However, teaching and assessment strategies are left to the professional judgment of teachers, enabling them to address individual student needs and deliver the curriculum in a context that is locally meaningful.
To whom do I speak regarding an issue with my child in school?
Whenever you have a suggestion or a concern about your child's school or education programme, please do not hesitate to speak with your child's teacher or the school principal.
Teachers and principals are responsible for issues relating to their own schools, and welcome parental involvement.
If you have further inquiries or concerns you should contact your Chief Education Officer.
Get involved with the PTA
All schools have Parent Teachers’ Associations that support the school in a number of ways.
Many of your questions can also beanswered by the PTA, and ideas to better support your child or ward while in school can acquired while interacting with other parents and teachers of the PTA.