The School

Aquaponics
Aquaponics

The aquaponics project in action.

Andrew Smith Laboratory
Andrew Smith Laboratory

The grand opening of the science labs in November 2019.

Ground-breaking
Ground-breaking

Breaking ground on the new sports facilities space.

Athletics Track
Athletics Track

Students using the athletics track in 2017.

Office space
Office space

EDP staff and volunteers using the office space.

Stage in Valerie Dix Hall
Stage in Valerie Dix Hall

Student theatre performance in the Valerie Dix Hall.

Nurse's bay
Nurse's bay

Fully stocked nurse bay- 2017.

Swimming pool
Swimming pool

Swimming pool in 2016.

First phase construction
First phase construction

Construction of the first phase started in 2009

Sowing the grass
Sowing the grass

Under the acting headmaster Seth's supervision, sowing the grass around the school took a whole 6 months!

First phase completed
First phase completed

The first phase of building was finally completed in 2010

More greenery
More greenery

And we kept on planting ... Awutu-Winton is a little oasis in the midst of the surrounding madness!

Second phase foundations
Second phase foundations

Building of the second phase started in 2011

Blocklayers working hard
Blocklayers working hard

Both phases were built by Eddie Quarshie and his team, supervised by surveyor Baffour Osei

Second phase almost complete
Second phase almost complete

In need of a lick of paint! Volunteers from both Newcastle University and Winton School Andover helped AWSHS students paint the building

Second phase completed
Second phase completed

And voila! The second phase was completed by end of 2011

Valerie Dix Hall in construction
Valerie Dix Hall in construction

Construction of the assembly/examinations hall started in Feb 2013

Valerie Dix Hall almost complete
Valerie Dix Hall almost complete

Nearly ready- just in need of some colour!

Valerie Dix Hall opening ceremony
Valerie Dix Hall opening ceremony

All were present at the grand opening in November 2013

The school today
The school today

With two classroom blocks, a science lab, IT lab, library, staff rooms, EDP office, AbroFresh production hall, assembly/examinations hall, tons of green space and 230 very happy students, AWSHS is very much the talk of the town!

AWSHS staff at the pool
AWSHS staff at the pool

EDP volunteers and Project Managers and the Lifeguards at the school pool

Taking the plunge in the pool
Taking the plunge in the pool

The introduction of the swimming pool has been an amazing opportunity for our students to learn how to swim.

School pool completed 2016
School pool completed 2016

The swimming pool was kindly donate by the Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation

Students enjoying the pool
Students enjoying the pool

The Learn to Swim Program is designed to help students become confident swimmers, enabling our students to be safer and to gain access to more employment opportunities, namely in fishing.