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2019/2020 Academic Session: Lagos Releases Calendar of Activities

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Resumption: Monday 9th September, 2019

First Half: 9th September – 25th October, 2019

Literacy: 25th September, 2019

World Teachers Day: 5th October, 2019 (Private Schools to ensure participation)

World Girl Child Day: 11th October, 2019

Open Day (Primary): 29th October, 2019

Open Day (Secondary): 30th October, 2019

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Lagos State School

Mid-Term Break: 28th October – 1st November, 2019 (Private) and 31st October – 1st November, 2019 (Govt)

Second Half: 4th November – 13th December, 2019

World Physically Challenged Day: 3rd December, 2019

Vacation: 16th December – 3rd January, 2019.

Total Working Days: 65 Days


Resumption: Monday 6th January, 2020

First Half: 6th January – 14th February, 2020

DIVERSITY DAY: 14th February 2020

Open Day (Primary): 18th February, 2020

Open Day (Secondary): 19th February, 2020

Mid-Term Break: 17th – 21st February, 2020 (Private Schools) and 20th – 21st February, 2020 (Public Schools)

Second Half: 24th February – 3rd April, 2020

World Book Day: 6th March, 2020

Vacation: 6th – 17th April, 2020

Total Working Days: 60 Days


Resumption: Monday 20th April, 2020

WASSCE: April – May, 2020

First Half: 20th April – 28th May, 2020

Workers Day: 1st May, 2020

Children’s Day: 27th May, 2020

Open Day (Primary): 2nd June, 2020

Open Day (Secondary): 3rd June, 2020

Mid-Term Break: 1st – 5th June, 2020 (Private Schools) 4th – 5th June, 2020 (Public Schools)

Second Half: 8th June – 17th July, 2020

Placement Exam to Secondary Schools: July, 2020

BECE/NECO: April/June 2020

LASTVEB Exams: May/June 2020

NECO SSCE: June/July 2020

Vacation: 20th July – 4th September, 2020

Resumption for First Term 2020/2021: 7th September, 2020.

Total Working Days: 65 Days


1st October 2019 (Tuesday): Independence Day Nigeria

9th &10th November (Wednesday & Thursday): Eid-el-Maulud Holiday

1st May 2020 (Friday) Workers Day

27th May 2020 (Wednesday) Children’s Day

12th June 2020 (Friday) Democracy Day


1st January 2020 (Wednesday): New Year Holiday

10th April 2020 (Friday): Good Friday

13th April 2020 (Monday): Easter Monday

*Lagos State Proposed School Days for 2019/2020 Session = 190 Days*

NOTE: It is mandatory all schools to adhere strictly to the calendar dates listed above.

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3 years ago

Does it mean that schools will resume back 20th of April as regards the calendar

Abigael Ibikunle
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3 years ago

You will be duly informed once schools are asked to resume.

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