Orion
Academy

Our School

Academic Program


The ethos of the school is to provide a holistic education in small classes. Students are encouraged to work independently, conduct in-depth research and to become independent, critical thinkers.

The courses followed are those prescribed for Forms 1 through 5 by the National Curriculum and the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC), the Regional Examination Body for the Caribbean governed by the University of the West Indies.

Click to view the subjects we offer Forms 1 through to Form 3

  • Physical Education

  • English Literature

  • English Language

  • History

  • Geography

  • French

  • Spanish

  • Integrated Science

  • Mathematics

  • Music

  • Art



  • At the end of Form 3 students may add the following two-year subjects as part of their studies.

    Click to view the additional subjects offered by the Caribbean Examination Council.

  • Principles of Business

  • Physics

  • Biology

  • Computer Studies

  • Technical Drawing

  • Information Technology



  • In Addition to the core curriculum, Orion offers a variety of enrichment courses.

    The Orion After-school Program allows additional time for students in need of an adequate environment for studying, completing homework and conducting research.

    Orion’s Student Government allows students from all forms to develop and practice leadership skills. Students also learn the intimacies of a democracy, campaigning, and representing their constituencies.


    Uniforms


    Girls
    Orion’s School Uniform is skirt and white short sleeve shirt. Tie can be obtained from school. Material for skirt can be purchased from Astaphans. The seamstress is Laurel and she is currently in the Woodstone Mall.

    Sports Uniform - Navy shorts or navy track suit bottoms. White trainers and white socks. Monogrammed T-shirts for sports are available at a cost of $20.00 each.
    Boys
    School Uniform is navy long trousers and white short sleeve shirt. The boy's pants are available at Issa Trading.

    Sports - Navy shorts or navy track suit bottoms. White trainers and socks. Monogrammed T-shirts for sports are available at a cost of $20.00 each

     

    Tuition


    Tuition rates are set at a rate to ensure that tuition revenue covers the operating costs of the school.

    Current Tuition Rates:
    EC $1,625 per term for Dominican citizens.
    EC $2,325 for citizens of the Caribbean region.
    EC $2,675 for non-Caribbean nationals.

    A non-refundable registration fee of $150.00 is required for all students.
    If your child is accepted into the school you will be expected to pay in addition one term's deposit and if for any reason your child is withdrawn during a school year this sum will not be refundable.
    A laboratory fee is also applicable.

     

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