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

GvP students shine in regional SKILLS competition

On Friday, January 13th, 2023, six students of the Gwendoline van Putten School participated in the Regional Skills competition on Sint Maarten. Our students performed very well under the conditions and circumstances given to them. They placed overall third (3rd) place. The GvP School students were the best in certain parts of the assignments. They shined beautifully in their strengths and listened humbly when they were weak and took in all positive feedback. The Skills competition was hosted by Milton Peters and Sundial School in collaboration with NIPA. There were  three categories the students could compete in: Carpentry, Care and

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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