Wesley Girls' Senior High School

Wesley Girls' Senior High School (WGHS) is an educational institution for girls in Cape Coast, Ghana. The oldest secondary school in Ghana, it was founded in 1836 by Harriet Wrigley, the wife of a Methodist minister.[1] The school is named after the founder of Methodism, John Wesley.


Wesley Girls' High School was ranked 68th out of the top 100 best high schools in Africa by Africa Almanac in 2003, based upon quality of education, student engagement, strength and activities of alumnae, school profile, internet and news visibility.[2]


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  1. ^ Abyna-Ansaa Adjei (2007). Ghana at 50. National Planning Committee, Ghana at 50. p. 95. ISBN 978-9988-0-9707-3.
  2. ^ "top20highschools". Africa Almanac. Africa Almanac. 1 October 2003. Archived from the original on 14 January 2007. Retrieved 19 June 2016. The research leading up to the publication of the 100 Best High Schools in Africa began with the launching of the website in December 2000.
  3. ^ Frank Darkwah (30 December 2016). "Wesley Girls, Opoku Ware wins Sprite Ball Championship". Ghana Sports Online. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  4. ^ "Governor Dakin announces new judicial appointments". GOV.UK. Retrieved 2021-01-09.

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