The knockout stage of The Sharks Quiz Season 6.

Sixteen (16) Schools have picked their tickets for the ultimate showdown in Season 6 of the nationally-acclaimed Senior Sharks Quiz.

The knockout stage of The Sharks Quiz Season 6.

The schools made it to the preliminary stage of The Sharks Quiz Season 6 after going through a highly competitive selection process.

They are composed of four schools each drawn from four Zones across the country- South East, South West, Middle Zone, and Northern Zone.

Eligible schools accompanied by their quiz co-ordinators converged at accredited centres in each zone to undergo the rigorous and exciting exercise of qualifying to the first round of The Sharks Quiz Season 6.

Mode of examinations

Five contestants from each school present emerged to answer written questions on Literacy, Numeracy, Science and Social Literacy.

At the end of the exams overseen by seasoned examiners, the top four highest scoring schools in each zone obtained automatic qualification to the national finals in Accra.

The breakdown of schools that sailed through from each zone after total scores were announced are as follows:

South East Zone

Achimota School

St. Thomas Aquinas SHS

Legacy Girls College

St. Catherine SHS

South West Zone

Obiri Yeboah Senior High

All for Christ Academy

Ghana National College

Archbishop Porter Girls

Middle zone

Kumasi Academy

St. Louis SHS


Juaben Senior High*

Northern Zone

Tamale Girls Senior High

Tamale Islamic Science School

Wa Technical School

St. Francis Girls SHS

Threat from new entrants

Senior Sharks Season 6 will be competed for on a completely different plane, given the threat posed by an increasing number of popular A-list schools who are making their maiden appearance.

It is anticipated that big-name institutions such as St. Louis SHS, Kumasi, Archbishop Porter Girls SHS, Takoradi, Legacy Girls College in their first Senior Sharks participation are intellectually ennobled to give their seeded colleagues a run for their money.

The sixth season of Senior Sharks promises to be a high-octane round-by-round display of brilliant minds unseen before in the history of Senior Sharks.

Cash Prizes for qualified schools

As a financial boost to qualified schools' preparations for the Sharks Season 6 finals, each of the four schools in each zone received Ghc1,000.00.

The organizers hope that this first round of cash prizes will be a vital tonic for schools to give their all in the national finals.

Sharks Season 6 will see a total of thirty-two schools angling to determine who wears the crown as the best all-round Senior High School in the country.

St. Peter’s SHS, Nkwatia, are the reigning Senior Sharks champions after they successfully smothered the flame of Presby Boys, Legon, in the grand finale of Senior Sharks 5.

Senior Sharks Season 6 is endorsed by the Ministry of Education and the Ghana Education Service.

Sponsors include: University of Nottingham, University of Free State (UFS), Ashesi University, Academi City, Family Health University College, St. Lawrence College, Fidelity Bank, Vivo Energy, SolarTaxi, Chopbox and Coca Cola.

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