The Ghana Education Service has announced that students in the final year of secondary education will head back to Senior High School on Sunday, January 5, 2020.
The Management of the GES in a press release reiterated that this is to provide the final year SHS 3 students with enough time to prepare for the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). The release added that academic work would resume fully on Monday, January 6, 2020.
"Management of the Ghana Education Service (GES), wishes to inform all students, staff, parents and the general public that SHS 3 students will re-open school on Sunday 5th January 2020," the release said.
"This is to enable the final year students have ample time to prepare for the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE)".
Gold and Green tracks
The release further stated that Form 1 and 2 Green track, as well as Form 1 Gold track students, will also re-open on January to complete their 1st Semester.
"Students are expected to return over the weekend to ensure that full academic work resumes on Monday 6th January 2020".
"However, Form 2 Gold track will resume on the 1st of March 2020. It is expected that the Form 2 Gold students will have a full session to continue and finish part of their 1 semester and also continue through to end the 2nd semester for the 2019/2020 academic year".
The GES assured that the academic calendar has been well planned to ensure that each cohort of students will receive the mandatory 8 months of schooling and 1,134 contact hours by the end of the academic year.
Find below the 2019/2020 academic calendar for Senior High Schools;