The opening of schools for SHS first year students has been moved to March 18. The first years were supposed to start school on March 10, 2020.
Ghana Education Service (GES) in a statement explained that “this is to enable the students and parents have ample time to prepare for school and School Management also prepare to receive them.”
“Management has also noted that some students have not yet enrolled and the extension will give these students the opportunity to do so as well.”
GES also added that academic work will start fully on Monday, March 22.
On the other hand, GES has permitted the Heads of Senior High Schools to have Mid Semester Break from Monday, March 8 to Thursday, March 11 2021.
“This Mid Semester Break is not compulsory and so students who wish to stay on campus must be fed and adhere to school rules.”
Primary school students from Kindergarten (KG) to Junior High School (JHS) resumed their physical classroom activities on January 15, 2021.
And continuing Senior High School (SHS) students went also resumed back to school on January 18, 2021.
While tertiary students returned to lecture halls onJanuary 9, 2021.