The Ministry of Education has released the 2021 academic calendar for Kindergarten, Primary, Junior High School (JHS) and Senior High School (SHS).
This follows President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s announcement of the reopening of schools during his 21st address to the nation on the management of COVID-19 in the country.
“From 15th January, our children in kindergarten, primary and Junior High, in both private and public schools, will be back in school. All SHS 1 students will start classes from 10th March, with all students embarking on a single-track academic calendar. Their seniors in SHS 2 and SHS 3 will, however, return to school from 18th January,” he said.
The Ministry of Education also indicated the dates announced by the president in a document it released on January 4, 2020. The document also gives details on the reopening and operation of schools during the 2021 academic year.
Below are the academic calendars of SHS, JHS and KG/Primary:
The Ministry of Education also indicated the proposed dates for the 2021 West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (WASSCE) and 2021 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE).
It further indicated a proposed 3-year WASSCE and BECE exams plan to help bring the exams calendar back to normal following the disruption caused by COVID-19.
You can access the full document here.
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