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GES Suspends Headmistress Of Ghana SHS Koforidua Over Unauthorized Prospectus

GES Suspends Ghana SHS Headmistress Over Illegal Prospectus

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has suspended the headmistress of Ghana Senior High School (SHS), Koforidua, over unauthorized prospectus.

 

According to the Ghana Education Service, the headmistress, Mrs Patience Naki Mensah, is supervising the collection of unauthorized Prospectus from SHS Freshers. Students are asked to buy ceremonial cloth worth ¢200, track suites worth ¢250 and other items not listed on the National Prospectus.

GES has asked her to step down as they begin investigations into the matter.

GES Suspends Ghana SHS Headmistress Over Illegal Prospectus

This comes after the Ghana Education Service (GES)  released the National SHS prospectus for the 2023/2024 academic year. All Senior High Schools in Ghana are advised to solely use the prospectus provided by the Ghana Education Service.

Below are the items found on the National prospectus

GENERAL ITEMS

  1. VALID NHIS CARD
  2. NATIONAL ID CARD (GHANA CARD IF ANY)
  3. TWO PASSPORT SIZE PICTURES
  4. PHOTOCOPY OF BIRTH CERTIFICATE /BAPTISMAL CERTIFICATE IF REQUIRED BY SCHOOL

PROSPECTUS FOR SHS BOARDING STUDENTS

  1. Hard Body Suit CASE OR TRUNK
  2. Chop Box (Wooden/Plastic)
  3. Drinking Cup, 1 plastic or stainless plate and a set of cutlery
  4. Toiletries (1 Deodorant, 1 pack T-roll, tooth paste, tooth brush, Soap, pomade and 2 packs of sanitary pads for 4 girls)
  5. Decent sandals (school’s specification) – No embellishment
  6. A pair of leather slippers (school’s specification)
  7. Decent Sneakers (black or white)
  8. 2 Pair of Socks (school’s specification)
  9. 1 Pyjamas/sleep wear
  10. Under wear (5 pants and 3 vests for girls, 3 boxer shorts or pants & 3 Singlets for boys)
  11. 1 Plastic Bucket with Cover and Pail
  12. RSV/NIV Bible/Quran and Hymn Book for Christians (School Specified)
  13. Pillow covered with Mackintosh
  14. 2 Students’ bedsheets with 2 pillow cases – Plain white
  15. 1 Blanket & Sleeping cloth
  16. A Pair of Khaki Trousers
  17. A Pair of White Trousers
  18. White dress for ladies
  19. 2 White Shirts
  20. Student’s size mosquito net
  21. 1 School bag
  22. 1 Mathematical Set & Scientific Calculator
  23. Standard Graph Book
  24. 1 Cutlass
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One- third of SHS students to submit;

  • A pair of Hand Gloves (Hard)
  • Liquid Soap (5 litres)
  • 1Kg Washing Powdered Soap

Another one-third to submit these

  • 1 Bleach (small size)
  • 1 Dust Pan
  • 1 Long Handle Broom
  • 1 Scrubbing brush

Another One third to submit these

  • Standing Mop and Mop Bucket
  • 1 Duster
  • 1 Short Local Broom

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PROSPECTUS FOR SHS DAY STUDENTS

  1. Mathematical Set
  2. Scientific Calculator
  3. Decent sandals (school’s specification) – No embellishment
  4. Decent Sneakers (black or white)
  5.  1 School bag

1 thought on “GES Suspends Headmistress Of Ghana SHS Koforidua Over Unauthorized Prospectus

  1. Please if a student mistakenly sent phone to school and it has been seized.
    Are they supposed to return the phone to the student after completing the school?
    If Yes, why? And if No, why?
    Thank you very much for your response.

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