Junior High School (JHS) Programme

The Junior High School (JHS) starts right after Primary 6. It has a different name as compared to other countries some of which call this stage either junior High School or Middle school.

Subjects studied at this level once numbered up to 10 in Ghana; but in 2010, most of these subjects were integrated and changed whilst others were dropped and new ones added. The examinable subjects are now:

  • Mathematics
  • English Language
  • Social Studies
  • Integrated Science
  • Basic Designing and Technology (candidates can choose one among Pre-technical Skills, Home Economics and Visual Arts)
  • A Ghanaian language
  • Information Communication and Technology (ICT)
  • Religious and Moral Education
  • French