The Lagos Government has announced the resumption of schools for the year 2021/2022 academic session for both private and public schools in the State.
This was disclosed in a statement by the State Commissioner for Education, Folasade Adefisayo on Monday.
According to the directive, while public and private schools are to resume on September 13, model colleges and upgraded schools will resume in batches from September 19.
Adefisayo added that SS2 students seeking placement into SS3 in model and upgraded schools will resume September 19.
Also, revision classes will commence from September 20 to 26, while promotion examination to SS3 are to take place from September 27 to October 8.
Newly admitted JS1 students into model colleges and upgraded schools are to resume on October 2 for a one week orientation programme.
The commissioner further disclosed that other classes such as JS 2, JS3, SS1 and the newly transited SS2 in the various institutions are to resume on October 9 while 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.
The commissioner wished students a successful academic year.