The Ghana Education Service (GES) has disclosed that it has revised the academic calendar and dates for Senior High Schools for the 2021 academic year.
In an explanatory statement, the service outlined the revised dates as follows;
- SHS 3 students will resume their classroom activities from May 5, 2021.
- SHS 2 Gold track students will vacate on May 29, 2021, making way for the Green track students who will return to school on June 1, 2021.
- First-year Green and Gold track students will vacate on June 15, 2021, and May 4, 2021, respectively.
- SHS 1 single-track students, on the other hand, will vacate on June 15, 2021.
For the single-track schools, the final and second-year students will return to school on May 5, 2021 and June 1, 2021 respectively, whereas the first years will go home on July 16, 2021.
It thus entreats all Heads of Schools to take note and to communicate the same to staff, students and parents.
“Regional Directors of Education are by this letter to inform all Heads of Senior High Schools to take note and communicate the same to students and parents. Additionally, Heads of SHSs running Double Track for Form ones are to as a matter of urgency, communicate to all parents about the designated tracks for their wards to enable them to plan accordingly,” the statement added.