T. I. AHMADIYYA SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL, POTSIN
The vision of the school is to create a conducive environment for all to unearth the potentials of students by offering effective, dedicated and committed services so as to become God fearing and responsible citizens.
The Mission of the school is to provide secular and religious education to all Ghanaians particularly those in the rural communities to develop themselves morally, physically and spiritually.
3. SCHOOL CREST AND MOTTO
The school crest has been designed to portray the Islamic culture and to symbolize the Islamic beliefs and practices. It is made up of the moon, the sun and the tower (minaret).
The motto of the school is Nyamesuro na Nyimdzee Ma Kanko which literally means “ The fear of God and knowledge lead to success.
4. BRIEF HISTORY OF THE SHCOOL
The school is T. I. (Talimul Islam or Teachings of Islam) Ahmadiyya Senior High School, established by the Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission in 1972.
It is located at Gomoa Potsin in the Central Region. Potsin is located in between Kasoa and Winneba Junction.
The school is both day and boarding institution with boarding facilities.
The official telephone number of the school is 03321-93122
The school has organized several Speech and Prize Giving Days, and the 37th anniversary was organized on 14th November, 2009.
Other events organized in the school include Muslih Maood Day on 20th February, Masih Maood Day on 23rd March and Khilafat Day on 27th May of every year.
5. MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS OVER THE YEARS
The results improved from 78% pass in 1998 to 93% pass in 2004. The best student had aggregate 8 in 2004.
Students performance in the WASSCE showed a steady improvement over the years. The best aggregate during the period was 9. The best over all student had 4As and 4Bs in 2007.
The school had 100% in 10 subjects out of 28 subjects in 2006.
iii) Regional Games etc
In 2004 the girls were 4th in the Central Regional athletics competition: In the same year P-AMASS placed 3rd in the National Mile Soccer championship. The school, however, won the National Milo Trophy in 2006. In 2008 the school defended the trophy but won the silver medal.
7. SCHOOL FACILITIES
a) Classrooms – 21
b) Laboratories: The school is currently using a classroom as an improvised laboratory.
c) Library: The school is using an improvised room as a library.
ii. Non Academic
The school has a sub standard football field which needs to be brought to an appreciable standard. Though it is the National Milo Boys Soccer champions of 2006 and runners up in 2008, it cannot boast of any standard football field.
8 PROGRAMMES & SUBJECTS OFFERED
a. General Arts: Economics, Geography, Government, Literature In English, Christian Religious Studies, Islamic Religious Studies, Mathematics (Elective),
b. Business Programme: Financial Accounting, Business Management, Principles Of Costing, Economics, Mathematics (Elective)
c. Home Economics : Foods & Nutrition, Management in Living, General Knowledge in Art, Biology
d. Visual Arts: General Knowledge in Art, Textiles, Graphic Design, Biology
e. General Science: Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics (Elective)
9. CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES
Staff and students participate in co-curricular activities such as sports and games, quiz competitions, entertainment, educational trips and organization of clubs. (eg. Mathematics Club of P-AMASS, Debating Club, Creative Writers Club, Reading Club, Science Club, General Arts Students Association, Ghana National Association of Business Students.
The school has an old students’ Association which is still in its infant stage and has no vibrancy. It participates in school events and activities such as Speech and Prize Giving Days. It also pays periodic visits to the school to interact with students and staff, and also offer useful suggestions in running the school. It occasionally assists the school with donations both in cash and in kind during Speech Days.
Parent-Teacher Association (PTA)
The PTA of the school has provided most of the infrastructure in the school.It has provided dormitories, staff quarters, infirmary and other facilities for the school. It has purchased a thirty-one seater Tata Bus for the school and has employed a number of Casual workers to assist the school in its work. It also pays motivation to teachers to encourage them to give off their best and to do more to improve the academic standard of the school.
The Traditional authorities have always responded favourably to the invitation by the school to attend Speech Days and other occasions during which they offer advice and donate in cash and in kind towards the programme. The school has had cordial relation with the Traditional Authorities.
The District Assembly built a six unit classroom block and a staff bungalow for the school.
A three unit classroom block has been constructed for the school through the instrumentality of the Regional Minister, Hon Ama Benyiwah Doe.
The Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission
The Mission has always come to the aid of the school. The school administration, block, the Headmaster’s bungalow and a number of classrooms were all built by the Mission. The Mission has also constructed a magnificent mosque for the school which was commissioned by the Supreme Head of the World wide Ahmadiyya Movement, Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad (Khalifatul Masih V) in April 2008.
- Monday Open all day
- Tuesday Open all day
- Wednesday Open all day
- Thursday Open all day
- Friday Open all day
- Saturday Open all day
- Sunday Open all day