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Lagos Announces Staggered School Resumption Dates



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Lagos State Government on Monday confirmed the dates Public and Private schools will reopen in the state for 2021/2022 academic session.

According to the Commissioner for Education, Folasade Adefisayo, model colleges and upgraded schools will resume in batches from September 19.

This will include SS2 students seeking placement into SS3 will resume September 19.

The commissioner, who advised pupils to take their education more seriously by devoting more time to studies, noted that revision classes will run from September 20 to 26, while the promotion examination to SS3 will take place from September 27 to October 8.

She added that there would be a one-week orientation programme for newly admitted JS1 students going into model colleges and upgraded schools.

JS 2, JS3, SS1, and the newly transited SS2 in the various institutions are to resume on October 9. Classes will begin on October 11.

Adefisayo said the staggered resumption was due to the presence of 2020/2021 SS3 students writing the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) which will end October 6.

Source: Naija News

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