GES releases New Reopening and Vacation Dates for Double and Single Track Schools

The management of Ghana’s Education Service (GES) has released a new reopening and vacation schedule for the 2021 academic year for all senior high schools (Double and Single Track Schools) in Ghana.

This was made known in a press statement sighted by unitedshowbiz.com.gh where the management stated that it has made adjustments to the academic calendar for the 2021 academic year asking that school authorities make the new dates known to students, teaches and parents.

In the statement, GES wrote, “Additionally, Heads of SHSs running Double Track for Form 1s are to, as a matter of urgency, communicate to all parents about the designated tracks for their wards to enable them to plan accordingly”

Per the release, Form 3 students are scheduled to return to school on May 5, 2021.

Form two batches on the green track will reopen on June 1, 2021, while those on the gold track will vacate on May 29, 2021, for schools still using the double-track scheme.

The green track Form One students will leave on June 15, 2021, while the gold track students will leave on May 4, 2021.

Meanwhile, the Form 1 students who have been assigned to the single track in these schools will leave on June 15, 2021.

Form 2 students will return on June 1, 2021, while Form 1 students will leave on July 16, 2021, in schools that use the single-track system.

Below is the Reopening and Vacation Dates for

Single track schools

SHS 3 students – Reopening on May 5, 2021

SHS 2 students – Reopening on June 1, 2021

SHS 1 students – Vacating on June 16, 2021

Double-track schools

SHS 3 students – Reopening on May 5, 2020

SHS 2 Green students – Reopening on June 1, 2021

SHS 2 Gold students – Vacating on May 29, 2021

SHS 1 Green students – Vacating on May 4, 2021

SHS 1 Gold students – Vacating on June 15, 2021

Earlier, GES changed the reopening dates for final year students in senior high schools from Tuesday, April 6, 2021, to Wednesday, May 5, 2021, after considering a proposal from the Conference of Heads of Assisted Secondary Schools (CHASS)

Source: unitedshowbiz.com.gh


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