Akwa Ibom State confirms official School Calendar for 2019/20-21 Academic Session
Akwa Ibom State confirms official School Calendar for 2019/20-21 Academic Session

Akwa Ibom State confirms official School Calendar for 2019/20-21 Academic Session, after due consultation with all relevant stakeholders in the education sector, the Government of Akwa Ibom State has come up with the following directives for the resumption of schools in the State as follows:

THIRD TERM 2019/2020

1. Primary 6(six) classes had already resumed classes on Monday the 21st of September. They are to have two weeks of revision before their common entrance exam which will be taking place on Tuesday, Oct 6, 2020. They will immediately proceed on holidays after the common entrance examination.

2. Primaries 1-5 are to resume on Monday, October 5, 2020 for six weeks of classes which will end on the 14th of Nov, 2020.

3. SS 2 students are to resume on the 28th of September, 2020 and have classes for 5 weeks. They will then take their mock/promotion exams between Monday, 26th October and Thursday, 5th November, 2020. They will then proceed on holiday from 6th – 15th November, 2020.

4. JS1, JS2 and SS 1 students are to resume on Monday, the 28th of September, 2020 and close for third term 2019/2020 on the 14th of November 2020.

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5. Technical school students in JT 1, JT2 and ST 1 and ST2 are to resume on the 12th of October, 2020 and close for third term 2019/2020 on the 14th of November 2020. This is because NAPTEB exam is ongoing till the 15th of October.

FIRST TERM 2020/2021

All schools are to resume on the 16th of November 2020 for the immediate commencement of the 1st term 2020/2021 session. There will be a Christmas break which will last from Thursday the 24th of December 2020 to Monday 4th January, 2021. The first term ends on Friday 22nd January 2021. There will be a brief holiday from Monday 25th Jan to 30th January, 2021.

SECOND TERM 2020/2021

All schools are to resume for the Second term of the 2020/2021 session on Monday 1st February 2021 and end on Thursday 1st April 2021 for the Easter break.

THIRD TERM 2020/2021

All schools are to resume for the third term of the 2020/2021 session on Monday 19th April, 2021 and end on Friday 23rd July, 2021.

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FIRST TERM 2021/2022

The first term for 2021/2022 session will commence on 13th September, 2021 and end on 17th December 2021.

NOTE:

1. In reopening of schools, the public should please take special note of the following: Due to the covid-19 pandemic, secondary schools have been categorized into 2 groups based on population and accommodation. In line with this, schools in category 1 will stagger days of going to school as follows:

S/N CLASSES DAYS OF THE WEEK DURATION

1. JS 1 – JS2 Monday, Tuesday , Wednesday 8:00am- 2pm

2. SS 1 – SS2 Thursday, Friday , Saturday 8:00am- 2pm,

The schools in category 1 are schools with a population of 2,500 and above while schools in category 2 are schools with a population of 2,499 and below.

2. Parents and guardians are expected to provide facemasks for their children as we are still following the Covid 19 protocol earlier laid out for the re-opening of schools.

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