In Ghana, it is a never-ending fight to gain admission into the supposed ‘elite’ high schools not only because it signals academic prowess, but also for the “prestige” that comes with having attended these schools.
It is believed that these schools have the best teachers and are full of the right educational material.
However, the National Debate Competition as a marker, and a general review of graduates later on, these are the schools (that we think) are better at expressing themselves through the English language.
Achimota School. This of course comes as no surprise as the Achimota School has over the years proved to have a top notch teaching system and their students are easily recognized anywhere, by their “brand.” Remember the Rawlingses?
Okuapeman SHS. The 2016 winners of the National Inter Schools Debate are eloquent and smart thinkers, and their debate style won them the highest place.
Pope John’s SHS. Don’t let the nickname “Pojoss” fool you. These students are intelligent, quick thinking chaps and are masterful at winning arguments.
KNUST SHS. The 2017 winners of the Ghana@60 national debate, the school like the father of the nation they are named after, show they are great with words and can make an impact with any argument.
Wesley Girls SHS. This all-girls school located in Cape Coast in the Central Region have remained at the top of the list and any old Wesley Girl alum you know should be enough proof.
Aburi Girls. Yes you guessed it. This particular school could also not be left out. Their participation in many educational events have earned them a rightful place.
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