Wesley Girls' Senior High School

Wesley Girls' High School (WGHS) is an educational institution for girls in Cape Coast in the Central region of Ghana.[1] It was founded in 1836 by Harriet Wrigley, the wife of a Methodist minister.[2] The school is named after the founder of Methodism, John Wesley.

Wesley Girls' High School
TypePublic Secondary/High School
MottoLive Pure, Speak True, Right Wrong , Follow the King
Established1836; 187 years ago (1836)
Head of schoolKay A. Oppong-Ankomah
Number of students1700
Color(s)Green   and yellow  
AffiliationWesleyan - Methodist Church
AddressP.O. Box 61
Cape Coast, Ghana Ghana
Telephone+233 3321 32218
HousesBellamy, Ellis, Waldron, Wrigley, Wardbrew, Compton, Abban, Garnett Acheampong, Thompson Djokoto


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.[3]


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  1. ^ "We've made progress in Wesley Girls' school impasse— Peace Council". Graphic Online. Retrieved 2021-05-20.
  2. ^ Abyna-Ansaa Adjei (2007). Ghana at 50. National Planning Committee, Ghana at 50. p. 95. ISBN 978-9988-0-9707-3.
  3. ^ "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.
  4. ^ Frank Darkwah (30 December 2016). "Wesley Girls, Opoku Ware wins Sprite Ball Championship". Ghana Sports Online. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  5. ^ "NPP Candidate Sure Of Winning Lower Manya Krobo Seat". Peace FM Online. 9 November 2012. Retrieved 4 December 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  6. ^ "President Akufo-Addo Swears In 4 Ambassadors, 1 High Commissioner". Presidency of Ghana. Communications Bureau. 2 August 2017. Retrieved 4 December 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  7. ^ "Governor Dakin announces new judicial appointments". GOV.UK. Retrieved 2021-01-09.
  8. ^ Online, Peace FM. "Mahama Picks Joyce Bawa Mogtari As His Special Aide". Peacefmonline.com - Ghana news. Retrieved 2021-03-01.

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