Tamale Senior High School: Category, Location, Courses, Entrance, Uniform, Photos

Tamale Senior High School formerly Government Secondary School, Tamale, Gbewaa Secondary School, and more recently Tamale Secondary School is a co-educational second-cycle boarding school located at Education Ridge, a suburb of the Sagnarigu Municipality in the Northern Region of Ghana.

The school was founded in 1951 by the then British Colonial Authorities as the first second cycle institution of the Northern Territories. The school is a selective school that grants admissions to students based on their results in the Basic Education Certificate Examination and for students outside Ghana, based on a special entrance examination prepared by the school.


Tamale Senior High School is a Category B school and one of the senior high schools in Ghana.

The school offers the following courses:

  • Business
  • General Arts
  • General Science
  • Visual Arts
  • Home Economics
  • Technical



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