It is a delight to convey warm greetings on behalf of the Staff and Students of Nungua Senior High School.
I assumed the office as Headmistress of the School in September 2022 after having successfully taken over from Mrs. Ellen Ocansey Asare-Pepra who retired honorably from the service.
VISION: Harnessing learners’ abilities for lifelong learning and the world of work.
MISSION: Employing sound academic discipline, good moral and spiritual truth to shape learner preparedness for life with stakeholders’ participation.
CORE VALUES: There are a set of values and principles to be upheld by students, staff and management (Administration) as follows:
BOARD OF GOVERNORS: The school has a 13-member Board, chaired by Ing. Ellis Quaye a Civil Engineer and citizen of Nungua. The Board has been very supportive of Management. Attendance to meetings has been very regular. Many fruitful decisions have also been taken to the benefit of the school.
MANAGEMENT STRUCTURE: This structure comprises a Core Management Team composed of the Head of School, the three Assistant Heads, the School Accountant and the Senior House Master and Senior House Mistress. An Extended Management Team has also been put in place. This is made up of all Heads of Departments (Teaching and Non-Teaching). The importance of this is to deepen the concept of decentralizing authority and promoting free feedback.
ACADEMIC WORK AND PERFORMANCE: School management, in conjunction with the various heads of department (HODs), is leaving no stone unturned in its efforts to ensure that smooth academic work is carried out. Though a majority of our staff live outside the school, attendance to class is commendable. Currently, only five (5) members of staff live on the school premises.
In addition to the interventions by the Departments, Management have also put in place other measures to ensure an overall improvement in the academic performance of students.
CLUBS AND SOCIETIES: TThere are a number of students’ associations and clubs operating in the school one of which is the Cadets Corps. The Airforce Cadet Corps is a very vibrant one and has won many laurels for the school. Others are: National Union of Presbyterian Students, Ghana (NUPS-G), Catholic and Anglican Students Union (CASU), Ghana Methodist Students Union (GHAMSU), Pentecost Students Associates, Ghana Muslim Students Association (GMSA), Scripture Union, Leadership International, Ghana United Nations Students Association (GUNSA), Abladei Writers and Debaters Club (AWADEC), Zoom Ambassadors, Abladei Drama Club, Club 25 (Nungua Senior High Blood Club), Nunsec Science and Maths Students Club, Blaze Editorials, Entercom, Peer Counsellors Association, Students Representative Council (SRC), Ghana National Association of Adventist Students (GNAAS).
THE SCHOOL CHOIR: The school has a vibrant choir which performs during Church Services and during other occasions. Periodic visits by Choirmasters to train the Choir are organised.
GUIDANCE AND COUNSELING: This unit has a trained professional as its head and has a continued advocacy on the conduct of students especially during examinations, good study habits and time management. Other activities undertaken by the unit includes the following:
INFRASTRUCTURE: Some of the infrastructure in the school are as follows:
The school also has a large piece of land located at Batsonaa in the Nungua Municipality but which has been heavily encroached upon. The Board of Governors and Management are in collaboration with the Krowor Municipal Assembly to reclaim portions of that land for expansion.
DISCIPLINE: The school considers discipline as the hallmark of success hence our continuous insistence on enforcing it to the letter. Discipline in the school has improved considerably. Lateness, absenteeism and improper dressing have also reduced considerably. Management has received the full support of parents and guardians because instilling discipline in our students requires the collaborative efforts of the home, school and society.
SPORTS: Our sports calendar starts with the inter-houses sports competition culminating in the selection and participation of our students in the Greater Accra Schools and Sports Association (GASSA) Zone Two Games. The school participates in all the disciplines, namely football, handball, volleyball, badminton and table tennis. Nungua Senior High School is currently the Zonal champions in both male and female football.
CONCLUSION: From the foregoing it is clear that we have come a long way. Our toils have however not been in vain. This required hard work, integrity, discipline and team work; our Core Values. We have enjoyed a good measure of these also from all our stakeholders especially the Board of Governors, the Old Students Association (NOSA), the Ghana Education Service, Traditional Authorities, The Krowor Municipal Assembly and to a large extent, the Parent Association.
We wish to assure you that we intend to carefully guard our successes in order to promote the school’s core business of maintaining the highest academic standards as well as improve the school atmosphere.
May the Good Lord continue to shower us with abundant grace and mercy.
LONG LIVE NUNGUA SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL.
MRS. REGINA NAA-KAI TETTEH
I bring you good tidings and warm felicitations from myself and on behalf of colleague members of the Board of Governors of the Nungua Senior High School.
The Board of Governors of Nungua Senior High school have always enjoyed a fruitful collaboration with the school management, staff, students, Old Students (NOSA) and other stakeholders/partners of the school.
The challenges of the school are varied but of particular concern is the infrastructure deficit. It is the hope of the Board that we would continue to strive relentlessly together to bridge this infrastructure gap and I wish to count on our collective efforts to achieve this feat. Indeed, limitless opportunities exist for the school to continue to grow and expand into a veritable institution of academic excellence, and it is collaboration and assistance on matters such as this that can help in the realization of these aspirations.
However, in other for the school to expand, we need to reclaim the school land which has been completely encroached upon. The Board in collaboration with the Krowor Municipal Assembly is making strenuous efforts to ensure that the land is reclaimed. This would go a long way to resolve some of the infrastructural challenges facing the school. Another worrying trend is the issue of indiscipline. Thankfully commendable strides are being made by management to ensure that this is reduced tremendously.
It is therefore the wish of the Board that we, together with school management and NOSA, would continue to enjoy this rich collaboration in other mutually beneficial but equally important areas of educational endeavor for the good of ABLADEI.
Once again, we of the Board wish the entire ABLADE family of our commitment to continue to work to uplift the image of Nungua Senior High School.
Thank you and God bless us all.
Ing. Ellis Quaye (B.Sc. Hons.)
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