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'''Preset Pacesetters Senior High School''', formerly '''Present Pacesetters Institute''', is a private co-educational boarding school in Madina, a suburb of Greater Accra in [[Ghana]]. It was founded in 1996. In 1999 it received National Accreditation Board authority to run the national 3-year Senior High School programme which leads to the Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE). There are now 1,500
Core subjects taught are English, Maths, Integrated Studies and ICT. There are no age restrictions, but
most students are aged 14 to 16 when they first join the school. Admission is solely on merit, based on the student's performance in the Basic Education Certificate Examination of the West African Examination Council.<ref>Handbook, Preset Pacesetters SHS.</ref>
There are separate boarding
Assembly takes place every morning from 7.00 am to 7.20 am. The school day ends at 3.20 pm. Students must be back in their boarding houses by 3.30 pm.
The uniform for girls is a yellow blouse with khaki skirt. Boys must wear a yellow shirt with khaki shorts. All uniforms are provided directly by the school.
The school states that it requires of its students "discipline, hard work and determination". [[Corporal punishment]] is lawful in Ghanaian schools.
Preset Pacesetters SHS sets out some examples of
* Improper dressing e.g. wearing of rings
* Refusal to do or complete teacher's punishment
* Cheating during examination or class test
* Exchange of words or verbal attack on members of staff
* Noise making/hooting during school gatherings or in the classrooms
* Refusal to put on the required school belt (unisex)
* Altering figures on School fee cards and receipts
* [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zIr5-81kxlg Promotional video] at YouTube
* [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KMmtOSvzbTM Preset Pacesetters boys in their dormitory] at YouTube