The Achimota School was founded in the year 1924 and opened in 1927. With the visit of the former Prince of Wales (the later British king Edward VIII) in the year 1925 the name of the establishment was changed to Prince of Wales College and School. The school was formally opened 1927 as boarding school with the self-declared aim of "...providing for the educational needs of the people of the Gold Coast...".
The today nickname of the Achimota School is "Mototown", an alumnus/alumni of the college is called "Akora". The main campus of the Achimota School consists of an 1,300 acre area (526 hectare or 5,26 km²) in Achimota, a township of Accra. The centre of the school complex, which beside a primary and a secondary school consists also a school-own kindergarten, a hospital, a police station and a golf course, is located at:
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