GvP school


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

New vacancies for 2024-2025 school year

For the school year 2024 – 2025 the GvP School is currently recruiting for 3 fulltime positions: Member of the Care Team (internal care officer / school social worker) Member of the Study and Career Guidance Team (teacher / counselor) Music teacher It is highly recommended that applicants have knowledge of and/or experience with the specific circumstances of the GvP School’s and its students. We expect our applicants: To be qualified to exercise the profession concerned (bachelor’s degree or higher). For teachers, a valid teaching qualification (meaning a qualification that is recognized by the Dutch ministry of education), and at

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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