Rivers State Schools Resumption Date 2020/2021 [3rd Term]

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

The Rivers State Government has announced Monday 7th June, 2021 the official resumption date for all Secondary Schools and Vocational Schools for the commencement of third (3rd) term academic activities for 2020/2021 academic session

The Ministry of Education wishes to announce that, with the approval of His Excellency Governor Nyesom Wike, the School Calendar published in August, 2020 stands.

Accordingly, both public and private schools in the State are hereby reminded that schools will resume on 7th June, 2021 for normal academic activities.

Schools are to maintain all COVID-19 Protocols, including the wearing of face masks, use of hand sanitizers and staggered classes/ morning and afternoon sessions in order to avoid overcrowding.

“If a school is capable, it should adopt blended learning approach. All staff and students must continually be educated on the need to comply with all COVID-19 Protocols.

“All students must come to school wearing their facemasks or NO ENTRY”. As part of measures to check over-crowding in schools, all schools should adopt two sessions, except where the population of the school is so small as to make possible for only morning session to hold”.

The Ministry wishes all pupils, students, parents and guardians the very best of the year.

Sir Chidi Adiele
Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Education.