Details: SHS 2, JHS 2 students return to School in October – Akufo-Addo
Ghana SHS and JHS 2 Students To Return To School In October, See Details by watchin video below
The President of the republic of Ghana Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has announced that Shs and Jhs 2 students in Ghana are to resume school in October 5th 2020.
This decision was made known to the public in his lateste 16th address to the nation on the mearsures taken against the spread of the deadly covid-1i respiratory disorder aired Sunday night at 8pm, August 30th, 2020.
In his address on re-opening schools, he stated that students in the University of Cape Coast, the University of Health and Allied Sciences, Technical Universities, and some other Colleges have already returned to school some weeks ago, to finish their academic year.
Talking about the SHS and JHS students, Akufo-Addo revealed that they have come to a decision together with the Ghana Education Service, after consultation with the relevant stakeholders, it is confirmed that SHS 2 and JHS 2 students to return to school from 5th October to 14th December 2020 to complete their academic year.
With Junior High Schools operating with class sizes of thirty (30), and Senior High Schools with class sizes of twenty-five (25), SHS 2 and JHS 2 students will be in school for ten (10) weeks to study, and write their end of term examinations. SHS 2 students in boarding houses are to return to their various dormitories on 5th October, whilst day students, respecting fully the COVID-19 protocols, will commute from home to their respective schools on the same date.
Prior to reopening, all Junior and Senior High Schools will be fumigated and disinfected. Just as was done in the case of final year university, JHS and SHS students, all JHS 2 and SHS 2 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 of tissue paper, thermometer guns, and 200 milli-litre containers of sanitizers. JHS 2 students will be given one hot meal a day.
The Ghana Education Service, after further consultations, 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.