Akuakrom Methodist Primary
Introduction To Akuakrom Methodist Primary
Akuakrom Methodist Primary is a noble educational unit which was established on 12th January,1954. It is situated at Akuakrom, a suburb of Effiduasi in the Sekyere-East District of Ashanti Region, Ghana. It is the only primary school the community can boast of.The school started with 66 boys and girls with 2 staff members; S.B Frempong and Elizabeth Owu. Mr. J.K. Nsiah was its first head teacher.
Today,Akuakrom Methodist Primary’s enrollment is currently 104 pupils with a staff strength of 8 teachers who work relentlessly around the clock to give out the best to pupils. It is headed by a hardworking woman by name Mrs. Susanna Somuah. In addition to 8 classrooms, the school has a library/ computer lab.
It is the mission of the school to provide exemplary education that inspires and prepares all pupils for success in a dynamic, global environment where they are required to be critical thinkers, effective communicators, and accountable members in a global society.
With “Unity is Strength” as its motto, the teachers work hand in hand to provide a safe and nurturing environment in which pupils are expected to:
- acquire self-discipline
- develop academic skills
- improve physical abilities and wellness
- access,process and communicate information
- develop positive attitude toward self, family, country, environment and the global community.
The curriculum the school offers include:
- Arts Education
- English Language
- Physical Education
- Religious Education
- Social and personal Education
- Environmental & Scientific Education
Teachers communicate with parents on regular basis so as to promptly notify parents about any changes in their wards.
World Vision Ghana continues to strengthen its partnership with OLE Ghana as it signs a new contract to deploy the Ghana Reads programme in Fanteakwa in the Eastern Region of Ghana. As is always done the OLE Ghana team spent a week from the 14th to the 20th of February to give the kick-start training to introduce the teachers to the Ghana Reads programme. The schools which have been introduced to the programme are St. Francis R/C primary school, Bosuso D/A primary school, Bosuso Presbyterian primary school and Adjeikrom Presbyterian primary...
From the 20th to the 25th of January Ghana Reads schools in the Sekyere East district had their turn to review what had transpired over the past year and to look at the way forward. A team from OLE Ghana comprising of the Executive Director, The Resource Manager and Technical Genius paid working visits to the two schools.In addition to reviewing the previous year’s performance with the help of the Feedback Portal, technical issues were also attended to and program updates made. The Team shared aspects of the mid-term evaluation report with...
As part of the OLE Team second monitoring visit to Sekyere East a couple of Community Education programs were held. At Akuakrom a total of 35 people attended the program which ended at 5.30pm. Central to the discussion was ‘what do we wish for our children that we send to school’. This led to discussions on what were the bottlenecks regarding the development of education in the community as well as what parents need to do to ensure that what they want for their pupils are achieved. It came to light during the program that many of the parents...
These pictures show Akuakrom and Ogua pupils with assistance from their teachers taking their turn with technology in the...
Ghana celebrated her 56th Anniversary as an independent state from British Colonial Rule on Wednesday, March 6, 2013. It is the first Sub-Saharan country to break it links with colonial authority. The day is normally marked as statutory public day and characterized by colorful parades by school children, security personnel, workers and other identifiable bodies at Black Stars Square in Accra and all regional and district capitals across the country. Holiday makers patronize the various entertainment centers, night-clubs and beaches in their...
Reading, one of the four major generic skills, plays a very important role in the world of languages. As the major widely accepted official language in Ghana and in education, the English Language and its challenges have caused students’ failure in examinations, and the pupils of Akuakrom Methodist Primary are of no exception. Meanwhile, it has been discovered that reading and comprehension has been the major problem in the school. On 13th February, 2013 and 22nd February, 2013; the Akuakrom Methodist Primary School Readers’ Club was formed...