10. Wolmer’s Girl School
Wolmer’s Trust High School For Girls acknowledged as separate institutions, each school carries the same crest and motto, “Age Quod Agis”, a Latin phrase which translates to ‘whatever you do, do it to the best of your abilities’.
The school is the oldest high-school in the Caribbean, being established in 1729 by John Wolmer. The Wolmer’s Schools are considered among the Caribbean’s most prestigious schools, and the most prestigious in Jamaica, with traditional British-style uniform and a strong Christian ethos.
The schools more closely resemble British schools of the 1950s than of today, a trend that can be noted of the entire Jamaican schooling system.
9. Hampton School
Hampton School, is an all-girls boarding school located in Malvern, Jamaica. It is one of the oldest boarding schools in Jamaica, and was founded in 1858, two years after its all boys counterpart Munro College.
The school was originally named Fort-Rose, and was constructed from funds received from the Munro and Dickenson Trust. The school’s motto is in Latin, “Summa Virtute Et Humanitate”, which translates to mean “With Utmost Courage and Courtesy.”