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Public Basic Schools Resume on Tuesday – Check Academic Calender

Public Basic Schools Resume on Tuesday – Check Academic Calender


Public Basic Schools in the Country are expected to resume on Tuesday, January 9,2018 to begin Academic work for second term of the 2017/18 Academic year.

Pupils and teachers of the Basic Schools are expected to Clean their compounds on Monday, January 8,to get the compound prepared for Academic work on Tuesday.

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The Ghana Education Service  (GES) has released the academic calendar for basic schools for the 2017/18 academic year.

The new academic year will see pupils and students staying in school for 14 weeks and would go on Christmas break on December 14, 2017.

The vacation will last for 25 days; from December 15, 2017 to January 8, 2018.
According to the Academic calendar, the second term of the academic year would commence from January 9, 2018 to April 12, 2018,of which pupils will undertake 14 weeks of academic activities.

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They will go on holidays from April 13, 2018 to May 7, 2018; 25 days for the Easter festivities.

The third and final term of the academic year will cover a 12-week period. It will begin from May 8, 2018 and end on July 26, 2018.

The 2018 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) will be written from June 4 to 8, 2018.

Below are the Week Endings to aid teachers in Planning their Lessons:

2nd Term Week Endings
1st week : 12-01-2018
2nd week: 19-01-2018
3rd week: 26-01-2018
4th week: 02-02-2018
5th week: 09-02-2018
6th week: 16-02-2018
7th week: 23-02-2018
8th week: 02-03-2018
9th week: 09-03-2018
10th week: 16-03-2018
11th week: 23-03-2018
12th week: 30-03-2018
13th week: 06-04-2018
14th week: 13-04-2018(Vacation day-Thursday).

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