First Semester Week Endings for Basic Schools – 2022 Academic Year

A teacher delivery the CCP Curriculum Lesson
A teacher delivery the CCP Curriculum Lesson

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has introduced semester academic system into the Basic Schools which has replaced the trimester system being practiced.

With the introduction of the semester which followed a Common Core Programme (CCP) Curriculum, each facilitator/teacher is expected to prepare weekly, semester and yearly scheme of learning as guide to effectively facilitate teaching and learning.

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The academic year is classified into two semesters. This means that, every facilitator/teacher is mandated to prepare week endings for each of the two semesters at the Basic School level.

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Below is a sample of the first semester week endings for Basic Schools.

Week 1 21st January, 2022
Week 2 28th January, 2022
Week 3 4th February, 2022
Week 4 11th February, 2022
Week 5 18th February, 2022
Week 6 25th February, 2022
Week 7 4th March, 2022 6th March – Independence Day
Week 8 11th March, 2022
Week 9 18th March, 2022
Week 10 25th March, 2022 Mid-Semester Break
Week 11 1st April, 2022
Week 12 8th April, 2022
Week 13  15th April, 2022 15th April – Good Friday


18th April – Easter Monday

Week 14 22nd April, 2022
Week 15 29th April, 2022 2nd May – Labour Day


3rd May – Eid Al-Fitr

Week 16 6th May, 2022
Week 17 13th May, 2022
Week 18 20th May, 2022
Week 19 27th May, 2022 Revision
Week 20 3rd June, 2022 Examination Week
Week 21 9th June, 2022 Vacation




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