Wesley Girls' Senior High School

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Wesley Girls' High School
TypePublic Secondary/High School
MottoLive Pure, Speak True, Right Wrong , Follow the King
Established1836; 184 years ago (1836)
Head of schoolMrs Kay A. Oppong-Ankomah
Number of students1350
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, Ghana, is an educational institution for girls in Cape Coast, founded in 1836, and named after the founder of Methodism, John Wesley.


The school was established in 1836 with 25 girls by the wife of a Methodist minister. It started as a primary school with the aim of offering girls training in reading and writing, sewing and house-keeping and spiritual development.

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.[1]


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  1. ^ "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.
  2. ^ Frank Darkwah (30 December 2016). "Wesley Girls, Opoku Ware wins Sprite Ball Championship". Ghana Sports Online. Retrieved 17 May 2018.

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