The Ghana Education Service following President Akufo-Addo’s directive for students to return back to classrooms after 9 months of no school has released a semester system academic calendar for Junior High Schools.
According to the semester system academic calendar sighted by Educationweb.com.gh, final-year JHS students will return to school on 18th January and vacate on 12th June 2021 for the first semester of the 2021/2022 academic year.
School after the 12th June vacation will reopen on 6th July 2021 for the commencement of the second semester of the 2021/2022 academic year.
2021 BECE candidates in the second semester will sit for the 31st edition of the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) in November 2021 and complete their 2021/2022 academic year.
Form 1 and Form 2 JHS students
First-year and second-year Junior High School (JHS) students just as their seniors will also reopen the school on January 18, 2021, for the first semester of the 2021/2022 academic year and vacate on 12th June 2021.
School after the 12th June vacation will reopen on 6th July 2021 for the start of the second semester of the 2021/2022 academic year until December 7.
According to the Semester System academic calendar, there will be a one week midterm on March 15 to 19, 2021 for the first semester and a midterm on September 6 to 10, 2021 for the second semester.