KINGSTON COLLEGE. DEVELOPMENT PLAN. 2007 - 2012. CONTENTS. Crest and Motto of Kingston College . Mission Statement . A Brief History. Current Status. Strategic Objectives. Primary Objectives. Major Goals. Developmental Projects. Infrastructure. Staff. Students.
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2007 - 2012
Crest and Motto of Kingston College
A Brief History
Proposals to achieve objectives/goals
FORTIS CADERE CEDERE NON POTEST
(The Brave May Fall But Never Yield)
To provide a high school education that lays the foundation for good citizenship through the development of high moral and Christian values, achievement of academic excellence and a well-rounded personality utilizing sports and other co-curricular activities.
Kingston College was declared open on Thursday, April 16,1925 at a ceremony held in the courtyard of the old Rectory on East Street. The following day, the first forty-nine students registered and classes began on Monday, April 20.
According to the minutes of the Synod of 1925, the school was founded by Bishop deCarteret with Reverend P.W.Gibson as the first headmaster.
The colour purple was chosen because it is the colour worn by Christian Bishops, the colour used by the Greeks to honour their Olympic champions and the colour of the leading Empire in History – Rome.
Today , Kingston College has over one thousand eight hundred (1800) students with an academic staff of one hundred (100). The school has achieved successes over the past eighty-two (82) years in every field – academics, sports and the arts.
Preparation offered in 25 subjects to C.X.C. – C.S.E.C. Level
BiologyBuilding Technology (Woods)Caribbean HistoryChemistryElectrical TechnologyElectronic Document Preparation
and ManagementEconomicsEnglish LanguageEnglish LiteratureFrenchSpanishGeography
MathematicsMech. Eng. TechnologyOffice AdministrationPhysicsPrinciples of AccountsPrinciples of BusinessReligious EducationSocial StudiesTechnical DrawingVisual ArtsHuman and Social BiologyInformation TechnologyIntegrated Science
Preparation offered in 15 subjects to C.X.C. – C.A.P.E. Level
BiologyCaribbean StudiesChemistryCommunication StudiesEconomicsG. & M. DrawingHistoryLiteratures in English
Holder of the Schools’ Challenge Quiz trophy – 8 times
Most successful team of the Boys & Girls Championship – 29 times
G.C.E. ADVANCED/ CXC C.A.P.E. PERFORMANCE – PAST 5 YEARS
2007 - University Open Scholarship (U.W.I.)2006 - Jamaica Scholarship2002 - Jamaica Independence Scholarship*2001 - Jamaica Centenary Scholarship2000 - Jamaica Independence Scholarship
Several students ranked best in the island at C.X.C. – C.S.E.C. Level in various subjects over the years.
*Adrian Nembhard – 2002 Independence Scholar Ranked 4th in the world in G.C.E. A/Level Geometric & Mechanical Drawing
(In support of Mission, Goals and Objectives)
TOTAL $ __________
TOTAL $23.0 Million