Reopening of schools: JHS 2 and SHS 2 students to return to school on October 5

Reopening of schools: JHS 2 and SHS 2 students to return to school on October 5

- President Akufo-Addo has announced that students in their second years in both the senior high and Junior High Schools are to return to school

- They are expected to return on October 5, 2020 and end the academic year on December 14

- Akufo-Addo also announce that all JHS 2 students are to be served on hot meal a day

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has announced that students in their second years in both the senior high and Junior High Schools are to return to school.

According to him, in consultation with relevant stakeholders, the JHS and SHS two students would be reporting to school on October 5 2020, and end their academic year of December 14, 2020.

Speaking in his 16th address to the nation, the President noted that the SHS should not have a class size more than 30 and the JHS not more than 25.

Reopening of schools: JHS 2 and SHS 2 students to return to school on October 5

Reopening of schools: JHS 2 and SHS 2 students to return to school on October 5 Source: Facebook (Nana Akufo-Addo)
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The president added that SHS 2 students in the boarding houses are to report to their dormitories on October 5, while day students commute to school on a daily basis and adhere strictly to COVID-19 principles.

Prior to reopening the president noted that all schools would be fumigated as well as supplied with logistics like, nosemasks, veronica buckets, liquid soaps, sanitisers, tissue papers, as well as disinfectants.

Akufo-Addo also mentioned that all JSS 2 students would be given one hot meal a day.

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Meanwhile, the Ghana Education Service has decided to postpone the rest of the academic year for the pre-schoolers, primary school as well as JHS 1 students.

They would be expected to start a new academic year in January 2021 with an adjusted curriculum to ensure that they do not miss out on any area of study, Akufo-added.

In other news, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has confirmed that, the Kotoka International Airport would begin operation on Tuesday, September 1, 2020.

According to him all passengers who would be reporting to the Kotoka International Ariport are to have a negative COVID-19 test result.

The result he said should not be more than 72 hours old when presented at the airport.

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