Schools Resume For New Session On Monday In Lagos - EDU-BIZNEWS


Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Schools Resume For New Session On Monday In Lagos

Both public and private schools in Lagos State have been asked to resume for the 2021/2022 academic session on next week,Monday, September 13.

The State’s Commissioner for Education, Folasade Adefisayo, announced the date in a statement signed by an assistant director, public affairs of the ministry, Ganiu Lawal.

She explains that the students of model colleges and upgraded schools are to resume in batches, noting that the SS2 students seeking placement into SS3 classes and who are accommodated at the schools’ boarding facilities are expected to resume on Sunday, September 19.

Her words,“Revision for this class will run from 20th to 26th September while promotion examination to SS3 class will start from 27th September to 8th October, 2021,”

The commissioner added that the newly admitted JSS1 students into model colleges are to resume on Saturday, October 2 for a one-week orientation programme

she says the orientation is to educate them on the secondary school structure and modalities.

Other returning students in JSS 2, JSS3, SS1 and the newly transited SS2 in the various model colleges and upgraded schools are to resume on Saturday, October 9 while classes for these set of students will begin on Monday, October 11, 2021.

Adefisayo explained that that the adoption of staggered resumption by government for model colleges and upgraded schools was due to the presence of 2020/2021 SS3 students currently writing the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).

The commissioner who appealed to parents to adhere strictly to the time table for a smooth academic session, said the examination would end on October 6, says that these schools cannot accommodate seven sets in the boarding system.

 The commissioner called however asked pupils and students to take their academics more seriously and devote more time to their studies.

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