GES Releases 2019/2020 Academic Calendar for Basic Schools

The Basic Education Division of the Ghana Education Service has released the 2019/2020 Academic Calendar for Basic Schools for the Academic Year.

The Academic Calendar include School terms and Holidays for the 2019/2020 Academic Year.

The Authorities of the Ghana Education Service (GES) has directed all basic schools, comprising kindergarten, primary and junior high schools in the country to strictly adhere to the calendar for the 2018/2019 academic year.

GES Releases 2019/2020 Academic Calendar for Basic Schools

Ges Releases 2019/2020 Academic Calendar for Basic Schools

A statement signed by the Ag. Director of the Basic Education Division of the GES, and copied to websaet.com indicates that, all schools are required to adhere to the specified dates and effectively use the stipulated instructional hours.

the statement added that basic schools are to re-open on September 10th, 2019 for the 1st term of the 2019/2020 academic year with a commemoration of “My First Day at School”.

The academic calendar is for basic schools only. The 2019 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) will take place from 15th June to 19th June 2019.

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 including a one-day full time school for only teachers known as a Continues Professional Development Day (CPDD).

The CPPD shall take place on the 30th October 2019 and there shall be no school session for the students 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 April 8,2020.

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

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

Third Term

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

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

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

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

There shall be another Continues 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.

BECE

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

GES Releases 2019/2020 Academic Calendar for Basic Schools

GES Academic Calendar for Basic Schools 2019/2020

1ST TERM10th September  2019 – 19th December 201915 Weeks
HOLIDAYS19th December 2019 – 8th January 202018 Days
2ND TERM8th January 2020 – 4th April 202014 Weeks
HOLIDAYS8th April 2020 – 5th May 202026 Days
3RD TERM5th May 2020 – 30th July 202013 Weeks
HOLIDAYS30th July 2020 – 8th September 202039 days
Total number of weeks spent in school                                  40 Weeks

 

 

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