2021 GES Double and Single Track Calendar for SHS 1

The Ghana Education Service(GES) has released the single and double track academic calendar for SHS 1 students for the 2020/2021 academic year.

Management of the Ghana Education Service(GES) welcomes all first-year students as school opens officially today, Thursday 18th March 2021.

As per the new academic calendar, first year students in some schools will run a doubletrack calendar. Even though they are all reopening together, the management of the various schools will inform students of their various tracks whiles on campus. The list of double track schools will be uploaded on the official website of the Ghana Education Service (www.ges.gov.gh) in due course.



The first year double-track schools will observe the following calendar:

First Semester

Green Track: 18th March to 1st June 2021

Gold Track: 18th March to 4th May 2021

Second Semester

Gold Track: 1st September to 18th December 2021


It must be noted that not all schools will run double track. In light of this, the single-track schools will observe the following calendar for the years:

First Semester


18th March to 16th July 2021

Second Semester

1st September to 18th December 2021

Management takes the opportunity to advise the first years t study hard and eschew all forms of social vices. Be mindful of the adherence to COVID-19 protocols put in place and do not hesitate to contact school authorities should there be any challenge.

The management wishes you all the best of the season.


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