New Achimota Presby Basic Sch

New Achimota Presby Basic Sch

Introduction To New Achimota Presby Basic Sch

The Presbyterian Church of Ghana, Salvation Congregation New Achimota – Mile 7 established a school in 1982 and handed it over to the Government within a short period. The school in about six years later had a Junior High level.

Since the establishment of the school, the following persons have been in the helm of affairs so far as headship of the school is concerned. Mrs. Allotey, Mrs. Owusu Janet, Mrs. Kyei Comfort Mrs. Brago Vida and currently Mr. Sekyi Emmanuel.

The School has a staff strength of twenty-six teachers. There are eight male teachers and eighteen female teachers.

The school is a basic school which has Kindergarten, Primary and Junior high department. And has enrollment of Seven hundred and twenty-nine (729) pupils below are the breakdowns”

Level Class Boys Girls Total
KG Department KG1 8 12 20
KG2 13 16 2
Primary P1 23 23 46
P2 40 32 72
P3 32 44 76
P4 35 56 91
P5 40 40 80
P6 36 60 96
JHS JHS 1 40 48 88
JHS2 29 47 79
JHS3 28 27 55


1. Drama, Spelling ‘B’ and Quiz
New Achimota Presby basic school competed in the World Malaria Day Drama competition organised in 2008 at the International Conference Centre Osu and the school placed 1st among other schools. The Ga West Municipal Education Directorate organized spelling ‘B’ and Quiz competition the same year and the school placed 1st in both competitions.

2. Basic Education Certificate Examination
The school has been scoring 100% in the BECE most often and in some few cases scored 98%. The past two years have been very fruitful as the school has scored 100% in succession – 2012 and 2013. The school received the best teacher and best student awards in the Ga Presbytery by the Presbyterian Church of Ghana in year 2011 BECE.

3. Hymn Singing
As a mission school we participated in the annual Hymn singing organized by the Presbyterian Education unit. The school placed 1st in the year 2011.

4 . Sports
New Achimota Presby Basic school also competes in sporting activities organized by New Achimota and Ofankor Circuits. The school placed 2nd in the overall performance in 2012. We took the Trophy for the 1st position in 2013. The school is currently running a pilot Netball training in the Municipal of which three (3) of the girls are in the Ga West Municipal Netball team. The school was invited to participate in the Annual Volleyball competition organized by Lincoln community school for both boys and girls under 15. We placed 3rd and two players from the school took trophies as the top six best players in the tournament

5 . Open Learning Exchange(OLE) Ghana Reads Project.
New Achimota Presby school has been brought on board for the second (2nd) phase of the OLE program. The school has therefore received thirty-five (35) tablets, router, bell, 35 head phones, a laptop, a printer, a stabilizer and speakers. This has created interest in teaching and learning the English Language in the K.G and Primary level.

All these achievement were achieved by dint of hard work and teamwork. The school hopes to build a well furnished IT laboratory and also inculcate in learners the zeal to build their reading habits.

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