Reopening School after Covid-19 Break

During the second term of this academic year on the 16th March 2020, Neesim School sadly had to close, due to the Covid-19 Pandemic. The government has given permission to reopen junior high 3 by the end of June 2020 in order to get prepared for their exams. Neesim School follows strictly the safety protocols […]

A proper Football field

We had the opportunity to clear the field next to the school in order to make a football field. A bulldozer was nearby which enabled us to remove some of the tree stumps in the field. Some young men from the village were eager and willing to help clearing the field completely. The pupils and […]

Learning through play

My name is Alimatu* and I am 6 years old.  I am in KG2 and I started school last year in KG1.  School was not difficult when I started because the teachers were hard working and made everything simple and easy for us.  The school is very good for me now because all the subjects […]

A new head in the school

Neesim school is undergoing change management. We are delighted that we have found a head teacher for Neesim school. After much searching we were able to employ a well experienced head teacher with lots of years working experience in Ghana Education Service. Mr Labik has gone through an orientation time in Neesim School in order […]

It’s exam time!

This week our first Junior High 3 class are writing their Basic Education Certificate exams.  These are the first national exams our pupils have taken and their results will determine whether or not they can go on to Senior High school.  After months of hard work by our dedicated teachers and determined pupils our mock […]

A Budding Artist

“I am very happy because I came first in the art competition in KG2.  I drew myself playing football with my friend Micah and my friend Rashad is in the classroom.  My favourite thing at school is the playground so I also drew that.  I also drew a cup of water as we have clean […]

Job vacancy for KG teacher

Are you a motivated and hard working teacher willing to learn new skills and teaching methods? Do you have a passion for teaching foundational skills? Are you a fluent Dagbani speaker and willing to settle in Gushegu? Do you have excellent oral and written English and passes in English, maths, and science in the WASSCE? […]

What’s so special about Neesim School?

Towards the end of the 2016-17 academic year we held an essay competition for our upper primary and junior high pupils on the topic ‘My School’.  60 pupils entered the competition, writing essays describing their school and sharing what makes their school special, how it inspires them, how their lives have changed and how it […]

Meet Ganiu…

We recently produced this short film featuring Ganiu, one of our amazing Primary 6 pupils: Teachers’ salaries are our biggest running cost, but absolutely essential to providing quality, affordable education to Ganiu and his friends. Could you give a regular monthly donation towards our teachers’ salaries?  Any amount, no matter how small, will make a […]

Upgrading our maths skills

Our literacy focus at Neesim School has really been paying off.  However, maths skills are equally important if our pupils want to succeed at high school and go on to further education.  Poor performance at maths is a country-wide problem, and we also face this challenge at Neesim School.   We have begun to tackle this […]