The Ghana Education Service (GES) has effected changes to the 2018/2019 academic calendar for Senior High Schools in the country.
GES Makes Changes to Senior High School Academic Calendar 2018/2019
The changes according to the GES shall have effect mostly on the double-track Schools.
According to the GES, the purpose of the changes is to is to ensure that the SHS 1 students in Double-Track schools will complete the end of second semester together and allow schools that wish to have their SHS 1 students write the same end of semester exams flexibility to do so.
The GES made this revelation in a release to all regional directorates on Thursday,May 2,2019.
According to the release , Green Track students will begin their mid-semester break on Friday, May 10 as scheduled.
This means Gold Track students will also begin their second semester on Saturday, May 11 as scheduled.
SHS 2 students will also complete their second semester on Friday, July 5 as scheduled.
The adjustment involves the reopening for Green Track students.
Instead of returning on Saturday, June 15, they are now scheduled to return on Saturday, July 6.
This is “to allow them to complete the semester together with the Gold Track students on 6th September 2019”.