According to the 2019/2020 academic calendar for basic schools, released by the Basic Education Division of the Ghana Education Service all basic schools in Ghana are to reopen on 4th September 2019 for the 1st term of the 2019/2020 academic year with a commemoration of “My First Day at School”.
Ghana Education Service additionally stated that all Head of basic schools is required to adhere to the specified dates and effectively use the stipulated instructional hours.
GES Academic Calendar for Basic Schools 2019/2020
|1ST TERM||4th September 2019 – 13th December 2019||15 Weeks|
|HOLIDAYS||14th December 2019 – 7th January 2020||24 Days|
|2ND TERM||8th January 2020 – 3rd April 2020||12 Weeks|
|HOLIDAYS||6th April 2020 – 17th April 2020||11 Days|
|3RD TERM||20th April 2020 – 3rd July 2020||10 Weeks|
|HOLIDAYS||6th July 2020 – 2nd September 2020||8 Weeks|
|Total number of weeks spent in school 40 Weeks|