Quality Child Care

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Address: 247 Powell Smith Road, West Bay, Grand Cayman
Phone: 949-2415
Email: qccpreschool@gmail.com
Key Contact: Ms. Sandra Duncan-Roach, Mr. Robert Lee Jackson
Established: 1998
Inspection Date: January 2021
Overall Rating: Weak

Type of School: Private, Independent
Number of Students: 44
% Caymanian Students: 93%
Number of Teachers: 6
Number of Support Staff: 2
Student-Teacher Ratio: 7.3 : 1
Student-Staff Ratio: 5.5 : 1

Annual Tuition: NA

Progress on OES Recommendations, January 2021: WEAK

  1. Improve children’s knowledge, skills and understanding in the four areas of learning: WEAK
  2. Improve the quality of teaching through the introduction of: more effective and age-appropriate classroom management strategies; a better balance between teacher-led and child-initiated learning experiences: WEAK
  3. Review class timetables and the delivery of the curriculum to maximise opportunities for children’s practical and active learning: SATISFACTORY
  4. Meet the regulatory requirements of the Cayman Islands Fire Service and the Department of Environmental Health and improve arrangements to secure the health and safety of staff and children at the centre: SATISFACTORY
  5. Introduce more robust and comprehensive arrangements for self-evaluation and improvement planning including, for example, more regular reviews of staff performance: WEAK
  6. Address the current staffing shortfall to ensure that all classes have appointed suitably qualified, knowledgeable and experienced staff, as required by the Cayman Islands Education Council: SATISFACTORY

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*Editor’s Note: Information sources include Office of Education Standards, Office of Auditor General, school website, communication with school, and/or other sources such as Cayman Parent or Cayman Resident. We strive to keep information as current as possible (i.e. tuition, number of students, etc.) but this is subject to change. Please contact pbrendel@caymancurrent.org with comments, corrections or updates.*

Last Updated on 21 February 2021