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

“Your heart is slightly bigger than the average human heart, but that’s because you’re a teacher”

On Friday October 7th, 2022, the GvP faculty and staff enjoyed a day trip to the island of St. Maarten. This was the GvP School Board’s way of expressing their appreciation to their teachers and boy did they have a grand time. The teachers and support staff were treated to breakfast, a dubble-decker bus tour, and lunch, after which they were able to enjoy some free shopping time or engage in any activity of their choice. During the lunch, the entire faculty and staff officially bid farewell to former principal Rosalie Edelstein -Lopes and presented her with a token of

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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