WALEWALE SENIOR HIGH TECHNICAL SCHOOL
Charged with the responsibility of providing pre-tertiary education to graduates of the Junior High Schools by helping provide relevant training geared towards the manpower needs of the country.
Intend to provide relevant quality education to all Ghanaian children so as to enable each participant fully towards the development of the country through skills they have acquired.
- SCHOOL CREST AND MOTTO:
This is made up of a microscope (depicting the study if science). A hoe and saw portraying the study of Agriculture/ Carpentry. There is a torch or flame of fire to depict light signifying how the school should shine. The motto of the school is Success Through Hard Work.
- BRIEF HISTORY OF THE SCHOOL:
Walewale Senior High Technical School was established in 1982. It is located on the Tamale-Bolgatanga High Way I Walewale the capital of West Mamprusi District and its telephone number is 0715-22007.
STATUS : The school is boarding.
- MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS:
The school’s results as regards SSCE and WASSCE have been steady over the years. Two of its students have ever won the Head od State Award in 1987 and 1991. For the 2009 final exams, the school recorded 100% pass.
- SCHOOL FACILITIES: (i) Academic
- Classrooms – 21
- Laboratories: (i) Science Laboratory – 1
(ii) Computer laboratory – 2
- ACADEMIC PROGRAMMES
- General Arts: Geography, Economics, History/Government and Islamic religious Studies / Christian Religious Studies
- General Science: Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics (Elective)
- Technical: Technical Drawing, Physics, Mathematics (Elective) Woodwork/Block work
- Home Economics: Management in Living, Foods and Nutrition, Economics and Biology
- Business: Economics, Mathematics, Business Management and Principles of Accounting.
- CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES
The main co-curricula activity is Sports and Games. However, the school also has a Cadet corp. numbering about forty. These are the main backbone of the district. They support the Ghana Police and the Fire Service to maintain discipline on festive days such as Independence, Inter- Schools Sports and games and the like.
- STAKE HOLDERS
- Old Students :-
With the annual turn-out of students since its establishment in 1982 and its first batch of completed students in 1989, the number of leavers has risen from year to year. In all, about four thousand five hundred students have passed through the school.
- Parent-Teacher Association (PTA)
This is a very active body .It holds regular meetings to forge polices towards development. Presently it is embarking on a five-year wall defense project.
Records also have it that it has also made and presented about two hundred dual desks to the school and plans are far advanced to install a permanent water system for the school.
- Traditional Authority
The main custodian of the land the school occupies is under the chief. Fortunately for the school the over-Lord of the traditional area and his sub-chiefs and elders have been very co-operative when it comes to matters of education and have given their full support to the wall defense project of the PTA and any other such matters that come before their Courts.
- District/Municipal/Metropolitan Assembly
The District Assembly plays a major role in the running of this school. This it does both financially and physically.
Not only has it helped sponsor teachers in the tertiary institutions, to come back and teach but also helped accommodate newly posted teachers to the school.
It has also helped proved building materials to roof, ceil, floor and plaster quarters for teachers.
It has also financed and purchased prizes for Award-wining and deserving teachers during Independence Day Celebrations.
- 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