The Ghana Education Service (GES) has announced that it has adjusted the academic calendar and dates for Senior High Schools (SHSs) for the 2021 academic year.
According to the GES, “Management of the Ghana Education Service has adjusted the academic calendar and dates for Senior High Schools (SHS) for the 2021 Academic year and wishes to inform all Heads of schools to take note and to communicate same to staff, students and parents”.
” The SHS 3 students will resume their classroom activities from May 5, 2021. The 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”.
“The 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”.
The statement added “Regional Directors of Education are by this letter to inform all Heads of Senior High Schools to take note and communicate same to students and parents. Additionally, Heads of SHSs running Double Track for Form ones are twos, as a matter of urgency, communicate to all parents about the designated tracks for their wards to enable them to plan accordingly,” .