GES releases 2023 academic calendar for SHSs and basic schools.
The academic calendar for all government schools in Ghana for 2023 has been made public by the Ghana Education Service (GES).
The senior high, senior high technical schools, junior high schools, primary schools, and kindergarten calendars are intentionally made public.
The GES ordered all regional directors in the nation to see to it that the heads of schools for Basic and Second Cycle Schools in their respective regions comply as stated in a statement on February 8, 2023.
“Regional Directors are hereby instructed to ensure that Heads of Schools for Basic and Second Cycle Schools in their respective regions ensure that they take note of the provisions in the attached calendar and comply accordingly to facilitate a smooth running of the academic year,” GES said in the statement.
The GES indicated that double-track students in form 3 [three] who began classes on January 10, 2023, will have a break from April 6–16, 2023, and return on April 17, 2023.
The following break will take place between June 2 and June 8, 2023. Students will return to class on June 9 and remain there through September 15, 2023, to finish the first term of the academic year.
JHS 3 students will get a vacation from March 25 to April 2, 2023, according to GES. On April 3, 2023, they will start up again for the following term.
Then, between June 16 and June 26, 2023, they will take another vacation. For the third term, they will go back to school on June 27, 2023.
The Basic Education Certificate Exams (BECE) for 2023 will begin in September 2023, according to GES.
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