The management of the Ghana Education Service (GES) has officially released an adjusted academic calendar and dates for Senior High Schools across the country for the 2021 academic year.
According to a statement sighted by Educandghana.net and signed by the Deputy Director General of GES, Dr. Kwabena Bempah Tandoh, heads of schools are to take note of and communcate the new dates to staff, students and parents.
The reopening and vacation dates for the various chorts of students are as follows:
DOUBLE TRACK SCHOOLS
|DOUBLE TRACK SCHOOLS||REOPENING DATE||VACATING DATE|
|SHS 3 students||May 5th 2021||——————-|
|SHS 2 Green students||1st June 2021||——————-|
|SHS 2 Gold students||—————||29th May 2021|
|SHS 1 Green students||—————||15th June 2021|
|SHS 1 Gold students||—————||4th May 2021|
|SHS 1 Single track students||—————||15th June 2021|
SINGLE TRACK SCHOOLS
|STUDENTS||REOPENING DATE||VACATING DATE|
|SHS 3 Students||5th May 2021||—————-|
|SHS 2 students||1st June 2021||—————–|
|SHS 1 Students||—————-||16th June 2021|
However, Regional Education Directors are urged as a matter of urgency communicate this information to all heads of Senior High Schools in order to prevent any future inconveniences it may cause to stakeholders. Additionally, Heads of SHSs running double track for form ONEs are to as a matter of urgency disseminate the adjusted academic calendar to all parents about the designated tracks for their wards to enable them plan accordingly.