Welcome to
St. Winifred's School

For almost 100 years the tradition that is St. Winifred's School has been inspiring students to academic and personal excellence, giving them strong educational roots that stand the test of time.

With just under 600 pupils from aged three to seventeen, and a teaching staff of nearly fifty we are one of the few private schools in Barbados offering both primary and secondary education.

Our aim is to provide our students with a firm foundation in education, promoting individual and social development in an atmosphere of warmth, joy and intellectual excitement. We seek to lay the groundwork for our children to become knowledgeable, responsible citizens. We foster in our students a deep respect for themselves and others, an appreciation of diversity, a strong commitment to values, and a lifelong love of learning.

Principal:
Mrs. Kim Lewis
Deputy Principal:
Mrs. Barbara St. John
Our Vision
To have students who are engaged - challenged - motivated - valued - happy
Fast Facts
Leadership
The School is divided into three departments and the department heads and Deputy Principal report directly to the Principal. Pupil leaders at St Winifred's consist of the Head Boy, Head Girl, House Captains, Prefect team and members of the Student Council.
Character Development
The tradition of our school has always been the development of the whole person. Activities and assemblies focus on developing important character skills including empathy, integrity, respect for others and self, responsibility, honesty, compassion and perseverance.
The Link
Our cloud-based platform, called the Link gives parents access to their child's school profile, test dates and homework assignments. Seniors have their own user accounts. There is school wide Wi-Fi, SMART TVs in the Prep and Junior departments and two fully equipped computer labs.
School Spirit
We strive to keep a balance with fun days like: Valentine Deejay Dance day, Character day, teacher vs student competitions, teen talent competitions - just to name a few. Our school is renowned for its Pantomimes, providing a cast of nearly 100 students the opportunity to take part in public performances and to grow in responsibility and commitment.
The School's Motto
"Our foundations are laid in peace"
School Departments
Preps (3 to 7 yrs)

Our curriculum is constantly being adapted and enhanced to ensure that it is exciting and activity based, aimed at allowing our children to develop self-confidence and an enthusiasm for learning. Individual, small group, and whole class activities make up each school day. Classrooms are kept to an average of twenty students.

Core Curriculum
There is a focus on the acquisition of language - reading and writing creatively, as well as on numeracy skills, where the children explore and manipulate as they learn to understand numbers through meaningful learning experiences.
Social-Emotional
Our children work and play together and through these experiences they develop their social skills and an understanding of what it means to be get along with others in a respectful and cooperative way.
STEM Programme
Our STEM based activities provide opportunities to explore and investigate ideas and to begin to apply the skills of making comparisons, predictions and sharing the ideas gained from these experiences.
Additional Learning Opportunities
Students are exposed to Art & Craft, P.E. (Physical Education), Spanish, Music & Movement and Drama. There is a Learning Support teacher available to work with students; the school arranges screenings by a Speech & Language Therapist at ages three or four.
Communication
Communication is key at this age. Teachers send weekly emails to parents to let them know what the children have been learning and experiencing at school. Our cloud-based Link allows teachers to share information easily with parents.
Juniors (7 – 11 yrs)

We aim to keep the students engaged in their learning; they work individually as well as collaboratively. Assessments vary from weekly tests, continuous assessment or project-based assignments. There is no Friday homework up to Junior 3. Classrooms are kept to an average of 20 students and learning support is available as needed. Our students do extremely well at the national level with students always placing in the top ten of the island's secondary school entrance examination.

Core Curriculum
St. Winifred's is proud of its Primary programme. We follow the national curriculum immersing our students in Language Arts - Spoken Language, Reading, Reading Comprehension, Writing, Spelling, Grammar, Punctuation; Mathematics - numeracy, problem solving, time & measures, shape & space.
Understanding the World
Exploring and building knowledge in Social Studies, Science, though active learning, exploration, experimentation, project work and collaborative experiences.
Additional Learning & Developmental Opportunities
Spanish, Art & Craft, Computers, Music, Library, P.E. and Drama are just some of the activities which enhance our programme.
Student Appreciation
Students look forward to their Junior Assemblies where certificates are given in recognition of growth and development.
Communication
Teachers post homework and other assignment and test information on our cloud-based Link which parents access through their own user account.

Seniors (11 – 17 yrs)

St. Winifred's students traditionally perform extremely well at the CXC CSEC level with an annual average pass rate of 97%. We have had students who have placed in the top ten regional honours list. The majority of our students go on to tertiary education where they also perform at a high standard.

Curriculum
We support the needs of the children through strong academics, physical education, foreign language, fine arts, character development, award recognition programmes and extra-curricular activities. Study Skills is taught in Form 1 to help students learn how to manage and organise their work in the Senior school.
CXC CSEC Subjects offered
English Language & Mathematics (mandatory); English Literature, Spanish. Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Human and Social Biology, Geography, History, Social Studies, Electronic Document Preparation & Management (EDPM - exam is sat in Form 3), Information Technology, Principles of Accounts, Principles of Business, Home Economics: Food & Nutrition and Health, Technical Drawing, Physical Education & Sport, Visual Arts.
Additional Learning & Developmental Opportunities
Our students are always encouraged to participate in challenges and events offered throughout the school year. Our Business students have great success in the annual $20-dollar challenge. Students have the opportunity to attend various exhibitions and seminars. Each year we have students who travel to attend the Global Young Leaders Conference in Washington and New York.
Communication
Students have their own user accounts on the Link. This is an important tool for them to utilise as it provides them with a calendar of the assignments and tests and acts as a portal through which their teachers may share notes, images or other media to assist with their studies.
Student Leadership
Pupil leaders at St. Winifred's consist of the Head Boy, Head Girl, House Captains, Prefect team and members of the Student Council.
Student Performance
Students' progress is assessed and monitored by teachers using a variety of classroom assessments and formal tests. Parents receive reports on students' progress through reports and parent/teacher consultations.
Our Campus

Besides our many classroom designated for each year level we also have:

  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • (2) Science Laboratories
  • (2) Art Rooms
  • (2) Computer Labs
  • Specially equipped playgrounds
  • Enclosed Play Area for Prep 1 Unit
  • Sick Bay staffed by a registered Nurse
  • Road Tennis Courts
  • Technical Drawing Room
  • Library
  • Drama / Dance Room
  • Hall for Music
  • Table Tennis Boards
  • A large playing Field
  • (2) Tennis Courts
  • Basketball Court
Our Mission Statement
To provide quality education in a safe, caring learning environment where students are challenged to attain their maximum potential and become contributing members of the global community.
Extra-Curricular
St. Winifred's After School Programme (SWAP)

We recognise the importance of extra-curricular activities, and our SWAP has been a vibrant and popular feature of our school. We offer a wide range of activities including:

Tennis
Cricket
Football
Netball
Table
Tennis
Athletics
Fencing
Archery
Debating
Art
Yoga
Karate
Brownies
Chess
Ballet
Jazz

There is an after-school care programme for students up to Junior 2 called the Kids Club.

Achievements
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Giselle Allan placed third overall in the Caribbean at CSEC in P.E. and Sport
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Mrs. White awarded the 2017 NIFCA Lifetime Achievement Award
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The Cynthia Wilson NIFCA Producer's Prize in Culinary Arts for 2017.
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Daniela Lascurain emerged as one of the two winners in the Junior category of the 2017 Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition.
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St. Winifred’s School won the Largest School Team Prize at the 2017 Chefette Fun Run having sold 657 T-shirts.
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Our Top Students in the 2018 BSSEE:
Prashant Babini and Heidi Baker.
Prashant placed in the top ten of the island.
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In the BSSEE English exam Danielle Blackman and Isaac DaSilva placed third in the top ten of the island.
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Ronan Lee and Kyle Johnson scored 100% in the BSSEE Math exam, placing them in the top ten of the island.
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Phone: 1-(246) 429-3661

Pine Hill - St. Michael, Barbados - BB 11112

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