Our Children are the
future. They should be given the opportunity to perform to the best of their
ability, academically and otherwise. Northern Caribbean University (NCU) is
committed and devoted to education at this level. From kindergarten to the
tertiary level, NCU plays an important role in education and development. West
Indies College (WIC) Preparatory School is just one of the four schools
operated by NCU. The Preparatory school
is adjacent to the university campus; it accommodates more than two hundred students.
These students are taught by nineteen (19) qualified and dedicated teachers.
These teachers are dedicated to the students every day from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm;
however, work does not end at three. These teachers will sacrifice going home
earlier just to ensure that their students receive some assistance in areas
they may have misunderstood.
West Indies College Preparatory
School was established in 1935. The Institution takes pride in educating
students from ages 3 to 12 years old. Students enjoy their learning experience
at this institution; they are enthusiastic and willing to learn.
Some of the graduates from the Class of 2012 perform at the recent graduation exercise
The students of West
Indies College Preparatory school are also engaged in physical activities. They
play football, cricket, among others. Participation in co-curricular activities
is essential as it serves as a medium of physical fitness which keeps students
mentally ready for class. Social clubs are also available to students. There
are nine clubs from which they can choose. Some of these include Spanish,
speech and drama, among others.
West Indies College Preparatory
School trains future leaders. Through a comfortable environment, the
institution makes yearly adjustments to ensure that its students are
comfortable. The principal Mrs Lowry
Spence is elated by her students’ academic achievements over the years. She is
overjoyed by the 39 students who sat the GSAT exam. Of the 39 students, 23 were
successfully placed in traditional high schools. The exceptional number of
passes in the GSAT exam has provided students with scholarship opportunities.
Kelitah Scott and Malika Onywere each had the highest average in their GSAT
examinations; they were each awarded a full scholarship from Victor Dixon High
School. Students who performed exceptionally were affirmed by the presentation
of medals, trophies and certificates in the various categories.
The institution is
divided into a lower and upper school. Students are taught in eighteen (18)
courses ranges from art and craft, computer science, Spanish, French, and
music, among others. These subjects are strategically selected to ensure that
each student is well rounded. The school is the proud recipient of accolades:
Gold, (2) silver and one bronze for outstanding performance in the Jamaica
Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) annual Music competition.
West Indies College
Preparatory offers diversity in education. Parents can be assured that their
children are in a good environment which persuades student to do their best. The
institution participated in the 2012 School Environmental Programme
Competition. Their project focused on Deforestation: Causes, Effect and
Solution. The school received a plaque and flat screen television for the best