Delta State Schools Resumption Date 2019/2020 & 2020/2021

Delta State Public and Private Primary and Secondary Schools First (1st), Second [2nd], Third (3rd) Term Resumption Date for 2019/2020 Academic Session.

The Delta State Governor, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa, has approved the reopening of primary and secondary schools in the state for the conclusion of the 2019/2020 academic session and the commencement of the 2020/2021 new academic session.

All Secondary school students in JSS 1, JSS 2, SS 1 and SS 2 that are yet to write the second term examination will resume from Monday, September 28, 2020 to Friday, October 9, 2020 to enable them prepare for and write their second term examinations in order to conclude the 2019/2020 academic session, while boarders are expected to resume on Sunday, September 27, 2020.

Primary School Pupils in primary 4 and 5 that are yet to complete the second term examination would resume on Tuesday October 6, 2020 to Friday, October 9, 2020.

Second term examinations will be waived for pupils in primaries 1 to 3.

Resumption date for First term in the 2020/2021 academic session for both pupils and students in primary and secondary school will run from Monday, October 12, 2020 to Friday December 18, 2020.

Resumption Date for all Nursery/Pre – primary KG 1 to 3 pupils have been deferred to January 2021.

All Parents and guardians to avail themselves of the resumption dates to prepare their children and wards.

RECOMMENDED: Delta State School Calendar for 2020/2021 Academic Year.

NB: Delta State Tertiary Institutions (Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges of Education) to Resume on 2nd October, 2020.

Delta State Government has confirmed that academic activities will return to tertiary institutions across the state on October 2, 2020, following months of closure to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The State Commissioner for Higher Education, Prof. Patrick Muoboghare, explained that students will resume in phases in conformity with the new protocols in respect of the COVID-19 outbreak in the country.

The Commissioner hinted that the resumption date does not apply to Federal tertiary institutions in the state.

But he charged the returning students to comply with COVID-19 protocols in line with the directives of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.

He said, “We have agreed to reopen on October 2nd immediately after the Independence Day celebration. Each institution is to work out its own programme to fall within the time frame given.

“This applies to all tertiary institutions under the Delta State Ministry of Higher Education. This doesn’t apply to federal institutions. Federal institutions are not included in this arrangement. They are controlled by the Federal Ministry of Education.”

When asked if all students will be allowed to resume at the same time, the commissioner said, “It is very obvious that resumption will be in phases. The schools will work out their own arrangements but within October 2.

“At the time this lockdown started, they (tertiary institutions) were not all at the same level. Some were in first semester while others were in second semester. The school management knows what to do. Our appeal is that students should adhere to the COVID-19 protocols”.

The Delta Government and heads of institutions in the state had earlier agreed to tentatively reopen schools on September 21.