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A brief History of Accra Academy School.

The prospects of new way of ‘respectable living’ and of social advancement held out by education created in the country’s youth a thirst for knowledge that remained strong and insatiable in the later part of the nineteen century.

However, educational facilities at the time could not match the youth’s enthusiasm for school. If elementary school education were grossly inadequate, those for secondary education were virtually non-existent, and nearly all ambitious young men who wanted higher education went to overseas or Sierra Leone

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Listed below are some of the most frequently asked questions about our school. These give quick responses to some of the questions you may have. If your question is not featured here, email us with your question.

This website is the official website of the school. The intention is for this site to provide enough information about the school and its activities.
 Of course yes, and we encourage you to do that by sharing this page on social media platforms. You can email your friends (both old students and non-old boys) to let them about the existence of this website.
Esse Quam Videri - translated as "To be is better than to seem to be" or "Honesty is the best policy".

 

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School Crest

The school CREST is a shield divided into four sections. In the top section. In the top section, is the sun rising from the horizon; in the top right, are three links, below these is a cocoa tree; and on the top left of this, is a palm tree. At the top of the shield, is a lion; and below is the school Motto "Esse Quam Videri"

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THE LION:

It represents the Lion of Justice exemplifying poise and controlled power

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THE SUN

This represents the brilliance of knowledge, dispelling ignorance and superstition.

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THE THREE CHAINS:

The union of three chains stands for the Pauline virtues of Faith, Hope and Love.

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THE PALM TREE:

The palm tree thrives where other trees can hardly stand. Here it represents Triumph over environmental handicaps.

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THE COCOA TREE:

The symbol of Ghana's wealth. It means the proper use of wealth to sweeten the cares of life.

We are proud of:

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    A professional teacher for close to four decades with the following among other qualifications: Master of…

  • Patrick Kofi Mensah

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  • Eugene Dwamena

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  • Lawrence Kwasi Korley

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