After a long truncation of schooling due to the Covid-19 outbreak, President Nana Akufo-Addo has finally announced Kindergarten, primary and Junior High school (JHS) pupils in both private and government schools will resume school on 15 January 2021.
In his 21st Covid-19 address to the nation telecast on Sunday, 3rd January 2021, President Nana Akufo-Addo stated that measures have been put in place to make the schools safe for pupils upon resumung.
President Akufo Addo stated in his speech… “From 15 January our children in kindergarten, primary and Junior High in both private and public schools will be back in school,”
Meanwhile, “All SHS 1 students will start classes from 10 March with all students embarking on single track academic calendar.” Their seniors in SHS 2 and SHS 3 will, however, returned to school from 18 January.
The President also stated that SHS 3 students of all schools like SHS 1 students will no longer run the double-track system due to the expansion of infrastructure in various Senior High Schools over the last three years.
However, the double-track system will still be applicable to SHS 2 students in schools that are employing it, Students in universities and other institutions are to be in school from Saturday 9 January.
The President said all schools will be fumigated before reopening and PPE made available and added there will also be no sporting activities.