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Secondary Schools

Deighton Griffith Secondary

Christ Church

Kingsland, Christ Church



The Deighton Griffith School, named after former teacher, primary school Principal, secondary school principal and Education Officer Mr. Deighton Griffith was opened on September 17, 1991 by then Minister of Education, the Honourable Mr. Cyril Walker.

The school's first Principal was Mr. John Blackman, who was ably supported by Ms. Joan Blackett, the firt Deputy Principal.

Our Motto

Disciplina Ad Bonam Vitam Necessaria (Discipline Guarantees Success).

Our Vision

To achieve an institute of disciplined life-long learners, exemplary leaders and achievers.

Our Mission Statement

We will pursue our Vision by:

  • Developing a disciplined, determined and diverse approach to education within an environment conductive to learning.
  • Empowering students with relevant skills, training and values to cope in a dynamic society.
  • Cultivating linkages and working partnerships with parents based on a sense of mutual trust and community.
  • Organizing and implementing outreach activities to foster a sense of partnership between the school and community.

School Organization



There are ten (10) Heads of Departments and six (6) Year Heads with responsibilities for Form Levels 1-6.



There are five forms at year levels 1 to 5. Each year level is managed by a Senior Teacher.



Various sports including athletics, badminton, cricket, football, hockey, netball and volleyball.



Activities include Band, draughts, etiquette, choir and I.S.C.F.

School Song

Discipline, the key to be the best
No other way can guarantee success
Our steps are confident to seek our dreams
No matter how impossible they seem
We will give thanks in our victories and be shining lights for our school...
We meet from day to day,
And fight for better things to come,
In work, in rule, in play.

God bless our school
Let the time we spend here be remembered as excellence
We're on the move
A Nation progressing together, and going the distance
With our Vision strong, Discipline our rule
We are Deighton Griffith School
We are Deighton Griffith School

Excelling knowledge and abilities
Resplendent in pride and community
For what is worthy is the goal to win
Ryhthm of the Heart of Fight that beats within
We will show the world what it is to be ambassadors for our School.....

A force to be reckoned with, achievers of our dreams
We are authors of our future
We are Deighton Griffith School