Public Basic Schools to resume September 10 to begin 2019/20 Academmic Year – Check Calendar Here!

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The Basic Education Division of the Ghana Education Service has released the official Academic Calender for Public Basic Schools for the 2019/20 Academic Year.

‘MY FIRST DAY’ will be celebrated in all the schools. This ceremony is used to welcome children entering into the school system for the first time.

All GES official will visit the various schools across the country and interact with the children and parents.

On the same day of re- opening of Basic schools, GES will begin a Mass Media Campaign on Right Age Enrolment.

The will also be District activations in 30 districts. The selected Districts have high incidence of over/under age pupils in schools

HEALTH SCREENING

This year, with the support of UNICEF, there will be health screening of all children entering KG.1.

JHS SCHOOL UNIFORM

Uniform unveiled in April this year
Management intends to phase out the old uniform over a period
Current uniform still usable

No student will be denied access to school of not wearing new uniform

 LEVIES
Suspension of Levies still remain in force.
Management will continue to work with District directors and Heads to ensure that terminal examinations are conducted smoothly.

Management is not against operations of PTA. Our focus is to ensure no child is denied access to education because of PTA levies.

A committee of experts currently re-examining the role and responsibilities of parents to guide Management decision on PTA moving forward,

The Academic Calendar include School terms and Holidays for the 2019/20 Academic Year.

First Term

The first Term of the 2019/20 Academic Year shall begin from September 10 to December 19,2019.

The length of the first term shall be 15 weeks comprising a one-day full time school for only teachers known as a Continous Professional Development Day (CPDD).

The CPPD shall take place on the 30th October 2019 and there shall be no school session for the Learners on that day.

Revision and End of Term Examination shall take place from the 9th to the 19th December 2019.

School shall vacate on December 19,2019 ,and reopen on January 8,2020 ,making an 18 days break for vacation.

Second Term

The Second Term of the 2019/20 Academic Year shall begin from January 8 to pril 8,2020.

The length of the Second Term shall be 14 weeks, comprising a one-day full time school for only teachers known as a Continous Professional Development Day (CPDD).

The CPPD shall take place on the 20th February 2020  and there shall be no school session for the Learners on that day.

Revision and End of Term Examination shall take place from the 30th of March to the 8th of April 2020.

School shall vacate on April 8,2020 and reopen on May 5,2020 ,making a 26 days break for vacation.

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Third Term

The Third Term of the 2019/20 Academic Year shall begin from May 5 toJuly 30,2020.

The length of the Third Term shall be 13 weeks, comprising a one-day full time school for only teachers known as a Continous Professional Development Day (CPDD).

The CPPD shall take place on the 28th May 2020  and there shall be no school session for the Learners on thjat day.

Revision and End of Term Examination shall take place from the 20th to the 30th of July 2020.

There shall be another Continous Professional Development Day (CPDD) for Facilitators only on August 3,2020.

School shall vacate on July 30,2020 and reopen on September 8,2020 ,making a 39 days break for vacation.

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BECE

Basic Education Certificate Examination shall begin from the 15th and end on the 19th of June 2020.

Source: EducationGhana.net

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