What Do We Offer?
The General Studies Department has a compliment of twelve (12) teachers who covers the curriculum for five subject areas , with Geography being our newest addition at the lower school to be extended to the CAPE Level in 2020.
CURRICULUM- MAIN CAMPUS
Social Studies - grades 8 – 11
Religious Education - grades 8 – 9
History - grades 9 – 11
Geography (New addition), continuing with Grade 7s from Campus 2 as grade 8s and extending to including the grade 9 students. This subject will eventually be taught at Grades 10 and 11 and in the 6th Form Program
History - grades 9, 10 and 11
Sociology Units I and 2
Activities Within Our Department
Each year the department hosts a number of activities that are integral in teaching students about their Cultural Heritage and the importance of it . These activities include:
Celebrating /Remembering Louis Bennett-Coverley’s Birthday - Sept. 7 of each school year
National Heroes Week Celebrations - October of each year
Bob Marley’s Birthday - February 6
Black History and Reggae Month in February of each year
We have two clubs in operation : The Environment Club and Culture Club