COVID-19: Schools in Ghana to reopen from January 15
Kindergarten and Junior High School pupils who have been home since the peak of COVID-19 in the country are to return to school on January 15, 2021, President Akufo-Addo has announced.
First-year Senior High School students will, however, start classes on March 10 while form 2 and 3 students are to resume on January 18.
The President also announced the ending of double track system for form 3 students across the country.
“So from 15 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,” the President said in his latest update on government’s measures in combating COVID-19 Sunday.
President Akufo-Addo on March 15, announced the closure of all schools in the country beginning March 16, along with a ban on public gatherings when Ghana confirmed her first two positive Covid-19 cases.
Second-year students in junior and senior high schools were however allowed back in school on October 5, 2020 to complete the 2019/20 academic year.
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