GES ACADEMIC CALENDAR MIDTERM

GES academic calendar for basic/ SHSs-Holidays/ Midterm Breaks

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has officially released a new academic calendar for both Senior High Schools (SHS) and Junior High Schools (JHS). According to the new schedule, the following are the new reopening, vacation and midterm breaks for the Senior High Schools (SHS);

GES ACADEMIC CALENDAR FOR SENIOR HIGH SCHOOLS (SHS)MIDTERM /HOLIDAYS
A. Form 2 Green Track
Vacation: 28th. August 2021.
Reopening: 30th. October 2021.

B. Form 2 Gold Track
Reopening: 31st. August 2021.
Vacation: 28th. January 2022.
(Short Christmas break).

C. Form 1 Gold Track
Vacation: 15th. September 2021.
Reopening 30th. October 2021.

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D. Form 1 Green Track.
Reopening: 15th. September 2021.
Vacation: 28th. January 2022.

GES ACADEMIC CALENDAR FOR JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOLS (JHS) AND PRIMARY SCHOOLS-MIDTERM /HOLIDAYS

KG & PRIMARY DEPARTMENT
The KG and Primary Schools continue to run the trimester academic calendar system. According to the GES calendar, the KG, Lower Primary, and Upper primary have a different calendar from that of the JHS. Study the KG and Primary calendar below:

TERM ONE
a. School Days: January 18-April 16 2021
b. It has 62 working days in total with 5 public holidays
d. It is overly made up of 14weeks
e. Vacation: April 17-May 3 2021

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TERM TWO
a. School Resumes from May 4-August 6 2021
b. It has 66 working days with 3 public holidays
c. In total, there are 14weeks
d. Vacation: August 7-September 5 2021

TERM THREE
School resumes on: September 6-December 10, 2021
The term entails 68 working days with 2 public holidays.
It has a total of 14 weeks.
Vacation commences on December 11- January(to be decided)

JHS DEPARTMENT
The JHS currently run the semester system

FIRST SEMESTER
a. School Days: January 18-June 11 2021
b. 100 working days with 7 public holidays. It has 25 weeks
c. Midterm: March 15- March 19 2021
d. Vacation: June 12-July 5 2021

SECOND SEMESTER
The second semester starts from July 6 -December 10 2021 with 110 working days( for JHS 1&2 ) and 81days for JHS 3. The Basic Education Certificate Examination ( BECE ) commences from Monday 15th November 2021 to Friday 19th November 2021. There are 4 public holidays with 23 weeks (for JHS 1&2). All Junior High Schools will go for Midterm break from September 6 to September 10, 2021. Schools will go for Christmas break on December 11- January (Yet to be decided)

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SOURCEeducandghana.net
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