Edo State Schools Resumption Date 2020/2021

Edo State Public and Private Primary and Secondary Schools First (1st), Second [2nd], Third (3rd) Term Resumption Date for 2020/2021 Academic Session.

The Edo State Government has approved the rescheduling of the resumption date of primary and secondary schools across the state for the 2020/2021 academic session from Monday 28th September, 2020 to Tuesday, October 6, 2020 for the commencement of first term academic activities for the 2020/2021 academic session

In a statement, Special Adviser to the Edo State Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr Crusoe Osagie, said Primary and Secondary Schools in Edo State will resume for the 2020/21 academic session on the new date as against the earlier announced date, Monday, September 28th, 2020,

Osagie said, “The Edo State Government has moved the resumption of primary and secondary schools for 2020/21 academic calendar from Monday, September 28, 2020, to Tuesday, October 6, 2020.”

He said in order to observe the social/physical distancing safety protocol in the classrooms, secondary schools are to operate according to the following schedule: 

1. JSS 1-3 from 8am to 11am
2. SSS 1-3 from 12 noon to 3 pm daily
3. PRY 1-3 from 8am to 11am
4. PRY 4-6 from 12 noon to 3 pm.


Parents and guardians are expected to provide face masks for their children and wards in order to prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).

School Heads and Proprietors are to ensure strict adherence to COVID-19 safety protocol guidelines and collect copies of the 2020/21 academic calendar from the office of the Chief Inspectors of Education in the 18 Local Government Areas."

NB: Sale of forms for examination into the six model schools is still on, while the entrance examination has been moved from September 26th to October 3rd 2020.