GES Schedules for Third Term 3

GES Schedules for Third Term 3

Find here all schedules for Ghana Education Service (GES) Third Term also known as Term 3 in the latest trimester academic calendar. In Ghana, the Third Term academic year for all Basic (Lower – upper primary) and Junior High Schools (JHS) is to commence on Tuesday, September 13, 2022.

GES Reopening, Vacation and Exams Dates for Third Term (Term 3)

Following the release of the new GES academic calendar, schools are expected to run for a total of 14 weeks in term 3. This implies that academic work will run for 11 weeks, 1 week for revision, 1 week for Examinations, and 1 week for marking and recording of grades. Hence, latest by Friday, December 16, 2022, all schools will vacate for Yuletide.

Besides, Week 6 will be dedicated to the BECE Candidates. The West Africa Examinations Council (WEAC) will from Monday, October 17, 2022 – Friday, October 21, 2022, administer a nationwide Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) for all final year Junior High Schools (JHS) in Ghana. This will qualify them for placement into Senior High School (SHS) by CSSPS.

GES Week Endings and Holidays

Here’s the full list of GES reopening dates, calendar, examinations, holidays, and week endings as well as vacation dates for the third term (3).

Term Three Week Endings

WeekWeek Endings


116th September 2022September 21 – Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Day
223rd September 2022
330th September 2022
47th  October 2022
514th October 2022
621st October 2022BECE (October 17 – 21,  2022)
728th October 2022
84th  November 2022
911th November 2022
1018th November 2022
1125th November 2022
122nd December 2022Farmers’ Day/Revision
139th December 2022Examination
1416th December 2022Examination/Vacation (Thursday, December 15, 2022)

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