Free SHS Calendar 2020


Free SHS Calendar 2020

The reopening date for all new entrants into senior high schools is usually around October.


Basic Schools

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has released the academic calendar for basic schools for the 2017/2020 academic year.

According to the calendar for basic schools made available, kindergarten, primary and junior high schools will reopen for the new academic year on September 12, 2017 for the first term.

It said pupils and students would be in school for 14 weeks and would go on Christmas break on December 14, 2017. The vacation will last for 25 days; from December 15, 2017 to January 8, 2020.


The calendar indicated that the second term of the academic year would commence from January 9, 2020 to April 12, 2020. During the period, pupils will undertake 14 weeks of academic activities.

They will go on holidays from April 13, 2020 to May 7, 2020; 25 days for the Easter festivities.

The third and final term of the academic year will cover a 12-week period. It will begin from May 8, 2020 and end on July 26, 2020.

The 2020 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) will be written from June 4 to 8, 2020.

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