Frequently asked questions

British and American curriculum streams are offered. The British stream leads to iGCSE examinations and the American stream leads to the SAT examination.
No, it is a day school. Foreign students in other Caribbean islands may be accepted for education by distance.
No. Students can bring their meals and there are a number of nearby restaurants which can be ordered from by the receptionist and received safely at the school. A café offering nutritionally balanced meals on order as well as cold sandwiches will also be available. Parents can also enjoy a hot coffee at the School and are encouraged to visit.
No. We accept children from around Grade 1 (Standard 1) all the way up to Upper Sixth Form and there is no testing required to move into Form 1.  The transition is seamless.

Both. OXIS is an international school preparing children to attend university abroad and for global life.  Expatriates and Local students who wish to develop a global mindset are the target population.

Yes. Special arrangements can be made for this on an as-needed basis at an additional cost for gifted and special needs students.
The permitted range for classes is 15-20 students. Less than 15, and the group dynamic is diminished. More than 20 and the child will receive less individual attention.
Parents are welcome to visit the school by arrangement for coffee and to chat with teachers.
Up until middle school, English Language and Literature are combined. They separate out in Upper School as examinable subjects
Yes. Parents will be able to email and, where possible, Whatsapp teachers directly. You will not need a special day to communicate with your children’s teachers or special permission to do so. This will be governed by a communications contract so that all communications are positive and supportive of your child’s development.
Yes, if you let us know then the lesson plans can be shared with your child via email, message or call. You child may be able to participate in some classes online, and arrangements can be made for a tutor or teacher to make up classes if necessary.
OXIS takes responsibility for the educational development of your child. Most homework and projects will be done at school, with the assistance of teachers or teaching assistants, to help reinforce the concepts taught in class. This approach also makes your child’s school bags considerably lighter!
Yes. Violin, Piano and Guitar are offered. Singing is also offered. Choral and Orchestral experiences will be encouraged.
There are more than 18 extra-curricular activities encouraging cardiovascular health as well as mental and skills development. OXIS has an aquatics focus. Therefore open-water diving, water polo and swimming are important features of our programme. There will also be chess, table tennis, football and applied science clubs.

Your child will be trained in:

  • public speaking,
  • table etiquette (including table settings),
  • orders of precedence,
  • toasting,
  • greetings and farewells and interactive social graces.

You can apply for your child at study@oxis.edu.tt

If you are a teacher, and this school sounds like it’s the right fit for you, feel free to apply to us at teach@oxis.edu.tt