Details: New School Reopening Date For Basic Schools: KG, Primary, JHS

Here is the new Basic Schools reopening date as announced by the president in the 16th national address on the measure taken by the government to curb the spread of the COVID-19 outbreak in the country. You can check summary of the 16th national address here. Below is the reopening date and modalities for reopening of Basic Schools: KG, Primary, JHS:





New School Reopening Date For Basic Schools: KG, Primary And JHS


  1. The Ghana Education Service, after further consultations with government, has decided to postpone the remainder of the academic year for all nursery, kindergarten, primary, JHS 1 and SHS 1 students. The next academic year will resume in January 2021, with appropriate adjustments made to the curriculum, to ensure that nothing is lost from the previous year. The relevant dispositions will also be made so that the presence, at the same time, in school of all streams of students, can occur in safety.
  2. Prior to reopening, all Schools will be fumigated and disinfected. Just as was done in the case of final year university, students, as well as all teaching and non – teaching staff, will be given reusable face masks. Each School will be provided with Veronica Buckets, gallons of liquid soap, rolls or tissue paper, thermometer guns, and 200 mils containers of sanitizers.

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