GVp school

The Gwendoline van Puttenschool is a school with approx. 250 students on the island of Sint Eustatius (Statia) in the Caribbean Netherlands.

The program of the school consists of the three Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) curricula: Caribbean Certificate of Secondary Level Competence (CCSLC), Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC), and Caribbean Vocational Qualification (CVQ) and the Praktijkonderwijs (PrO, the practical stream) from the Dutch system.

The school caters to both compulsory and adult education.

Our student population is diverse and multi-cultural. The language of instruction is English, and our educational approach is dedicated to the regional needs and demands of the Caribbean.

Latest News

Students GvP School receive CCSLC Level 2 certificate

On June 16, 2022 all students that passed their Caribbean Certificate of Secondary Level Competence (CCSLC) exams last school year 2020-2021, received their certificate in a special gathering at the Gwendoline van Putten School. Due to Covid-19 circumstances, awarding the certificates to the students was delayed until now. Vice-Principal Vanessa Bennett congratulated all students, saying that every step is a win. After singing Statia’s anthem, and a prayer, student Charisse Woodley recited a poem. A musical group consisted of D’Shnay

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school department INFO


Practical Stream/ Hands-on Learning


Caribbean Certificate of Secondary Level Competence


Caribbean vocational qualification


Caribbean secondary education certificate