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General Arts

ARTS 500+ students



  • HOD Mr. Emmanuel Asiedu
  • Total Teachers 36
  • Total Students 500+
  • Course Duration 3 Years


As a department, we share in the vision of the school in raising morally upstanding and disciplined administrators, Lawyers, Heads of states and others, who will not compromise on truth and integrity, no matter the cost. The department has over the years affected positively the lives of many young people. Through the department, Opoku Ware School has contributed immensely towards the quality of education in Ghana. General Arts Department is one of the oldest departments in the school, it offers the following disciplines; Social Studies, a core subject Economics, Geography, Government, History, Christian Religious Studies and Music. The department is headed by Mr. Emmanuel Asiedu and has the Staff strength of thirty Six (36) teacher with thirty one (31) males and five (5) female teachers, teaching the various subjects.

In all, Social Studies as a unit have fourteen teachers with Mr. AppiahTwumasi being the subject coordinator. Economics has eight teachers with Mr. Herbert Annan Jackson as a unit coordinator. The department has four Geography teachers with Mr. Anthony Desmond Quarm as a subject co-ordinator. Government has five teachers with Mr. George Adasa as a unit head. History and Christian Religious Studies have two (2) teachers each, with Miss Felicia Agyapong and Mr. Kofi AgyeiAkrasi been subject coordinators. Mr. Dominic Dewitt Darko is the subject co-ordinator of music within the department. General Arts department offer the following subject combinations;
General Arts 1 offer the following subjects; Economics, Government, Literature, CRS or Twi or French.
General Arts 2; Economics, Geography, Government or History or French or Music.
General Arts3: Economics Geography, Government and Elective Mathematics
General Arts 4: Economics Geography, Government and Elective Mathematics

Most prominently, the department has helped to produce hundreds, if not thousands of prominent Administrators, Lawyers, High Court and Supreme Court Judges, Architects, Lecturers, Professors and others, who serve as role models and have influenced the lives and changed the economy of Ghana. . Among the lot are the following; The Metropolitan Arch-Bishop of Kumasi. His Grace, Most Rev. Justice Gabriel Anokye (AF354), Justice Stephen Alan Brobbey (Y16) Retired Supreme Court Judge. Professor KwamenaAhwoi, Nana AkuokoSarpong (Q125) “Omanhene” of Agogo traditional Area. Mr. Augustine KwabenaKessie (KESSBEN-B 14). A successful businessman. It is the hope of the department to mould and groom many more professionals to take leadership positions in the country.