What is the name of your child's school? (Please report on one school per survey.)
Lyford Cay School
In what town or city is this school located?
How would you describe this school? (i.e. American, British, International, Local, etc.)
International (IB and MYP programs)
What grade levels are represented at this school?
N - 11 (to 12 in 2005/6)
How do most children get to school everyday? (bus, train, walk, etc.)
Most are dropped off by parents / caregivers although there is a private charter bus that will pick up for $5/day.
How would you describe the facilities at this school? What extra-curricular activities are available?
Nice, small, beautiful, clean campus in a private gated community. Roughly 250 students (very good teacher/student ratio) and daily after school activities (i.e. tae kwondo, cooking, swimming, etc.).
What has this school done to help your child transition from the curriculum in your home
country into the curriculum in your new country? Are there programs to prepare your child for repatriation?
School is going through great changes lately - becoming much more academic - geared now towards MYP & IB system (ibo.org).
How would you describe the social activities available for parents through this school? Are there parent-teacher organizations?
Small PTA began recently - parents welcome at school.
What advice would you give to someone considering enrolling their child in this school?
Enroll early as space extremely limited.
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