Kumasi Girls Senior High School was started as a private secondary school for girls by Caxton Williams, a Sierra Leonean in 1953. Kumasi Girls’ Senior High Category B School was first situated at Susanso, near Bomso Junction on the Kumasi-Accra road. In the early 1960s, the proprietor moved the school to Old Tafo where it remained in rented premises until 1992 when the school was moved to its present and permanent site at Abrepo. The government took over the administration of the school in the year 1963.
Over the years, the school has been celebrating its Annual Speech and Prize Giving Day but this year the Old Students Association, in coordination with the school administration, is set to launch the school’s 60th anniversary in March 2023.
The introduction of the 60th anniversary, which has been eagerly anticipated, will take place over three days on campus from March 17th, 2023 to March 19th, 2023 with the theme “60 Years of Educating the Girl Child: Our Story, Our Achievement, Our Future.”
The launch is slated on Saturday, March 18, 2023 at 9am on the school’s grounds. the occasion will have in attendance Ohemaa Patricia Appiah PhD, Senior Registrar, University of Education, Winneba as guest speaker.
In honor of the school’s cardinal place in the history of education in the Ashanti Region and beyond, some top government officials, old students, current students, and other key stakeholders within the Kumasi Metropolis are billed to be in attendance.
Look below for the schedule of the event: