The New 2023 School Selection System Guidelines Have Been Fully Explained In This Post and In the Video Attached
The GES has released its New School Selection System Guidelines For Candidates and Parents. Per the information released by GES, the new school selection process starts on 11th September 2023.
The New School Selection System requires candidates to choose up to 11 schools which will be entered into Selection 1 made up of 6 choices and Selection 2 made up of 5 school choices.
Per the new categorization of schools, there are 86 Category A schools, 259 Schools in Category B, and 573 in Category C schools. The catchment area schools are captured in Category D. All the Category D schools are Day schools that can actually be found in one of the A, B, or C categories.
CSSPS 2023 1ST PLACEMENT SCHOOL SELECTION GUIDELINES
New School Selection System Guidelines
Candidates who wish to enter SHS/TVET schools must, with guidance from parents/guardians and school authorities:
a) Select Six (6) schools and rank them in order of preference with the 1st being the most preferred choice.
b) Select programmes and residential status for each choice of school.
c) Select a compulsory day school as the 6th choice within 16km of the JHS attended or choose a boarding school from the list of schools in Appendix 3.
d) Select 5 schools (1 Category A, 2 Category B and at least 2 Category C schools) from Appendix “4” for a consideration of 2
nd placement if you miss out on all your initial six (6) choices.
2023 School Selection System Guidelines -Video
PLEASE NOTE THAT CANDIDATES:
a) Cannot choose more than one (1) School from Category A
b) Cannot select more than two (2) schools from Category B
c) May select five (5) schools from Category C and One (1) from Category D (Day) or Appendix 3 (Special Boarding).
d) Lastly, candidates who wish to offer purely TVET or STEM Programmes must select all six (6) Institutes/Schools from CATEGORY A, B, and C as Day or Boarding
CSSPS 2023 2ND PLACEMENT SCHOOL SELECTION FORM
Candidates must select ‘5 schools from Appendix “4” (1 Category A school, 2 Category B schools, and at least 2 Category C schools).
Candidates must not repeat a school from the initial six (6) choices on this cluster form
(In the event a candidate misses out on all initial six (6) choices, the candidate may be placed in any of the schools in the selected cluster as indicated below)
Candidates who do not get placed in any of the 11 schools selected may have to use the Self Placement Module if the GES permits them.