The Codrington School - The International School of Barbados

School structure

Board of Trustees – The Codrington School, the International School of Barbados, is a charitable trust. There are currently two trustees, Mrs Sylvia Johnson, Elliot Mottley QC, John and Mr Roger Peel.

Board of Governors – The governors are responsible to the trustees for the governance of the school. There are currently six governors: Mr Ralph Adams; Mrs Rain Chandler; Mrs Sylvia Johnson; Ms Zarina Khan; Mrs Gina Staffner, Mr Tony Troulan and the US Ambassdor, Linda Taglialatela.

Administration – The school is administered by a principal, who reports directly to the board of governors at regular meetings. The board of governors has committed to him all operations of the school, including educational and business operations. The principal is supported in the overall administration of the school by the heads of the primary and secondary schools, the director of admissions and the business manager. The current principal, as from the summer of 2012, is Mr Darryl Brown.

Parents Teachers and Friends Association (PTA) – The PTA has a committee which is elected annually and is responsible for organizing meetings and events of general educational interest, fund raising and enhancing communication between parents and the school. It is also responsible for supporting school functions and organizing school photographs.

Internal Organization - The secondary school is sub-divided into a middle school (MYP one through five) and an upper school (DP one and DP two).  The head of the secondary school is responsible for supervising the academic progress and general pastoral direction of the students in MYP one through DP two. The primary school is divided into an early years school (PYP one through PYP four) and a junior school (PYP five through PYP eight). The head of the primary school is responsible for supervising the academic progress and general pastoral direction of the students in the primary school.

International Links – The Codrington School is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School, which is authorized to offer the IB's Primary Years Programme, the IB's Middle Year Programme and IB's Diploma Programme.  The school is also a member of the Council of International Schools (CIS) and the European Council of International Schools (ECIS).