The Delta State Government has released the 2023/2024 Academic Calendar for all Public and Private Primary and Secondary Schools in the State.
A statement from the Permanent Secretary in the State Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education, Mr. Augustine Oghoro disclosed that boarders would resume for the 14 weeks duration of First Term on Sunday, September 10, while classes would begin on Monday, September 11, 2023.
The statement said that Mid Term Break for the First Term Academic Session would hold from Thursday, October 26 to Friday , October 27 , 2023 , adding that First Term Examination would commence on Monday, December 11 and end on Friday, December 15.
It added that the First Term three weeks holiday would start Friday, December 15, 2023 and end on January 7, 2024.
The statement also explained that the 12 weeks Second Term of the Academic Session would commence on Sunday, January 7, with the resumption of boarders, while classes would begin on Monday, January 8, 2024.
It further stated that Mid Term Break for the term would be observed from Thursday, February 15 to Friday, February 16, 2024, stressing that the Second Term Examination would be conducted from from Thursday, March 21 to Thursday, March 28, 2024.
It noted that there would be 3 weeks holiday, starting from Thursday, March 28 to Sunday, April 21, 2024.
Similarly, the Third Term 2023/2024 Academic Session would commence on Sunday, April 21, with the boarders resuming and classes would begin on Monday, April 22, 2024.
Oghoro, in the statement, further said that Mid Term break for the 14 weeks Third Term of the Academic Session would be observed from Monday June 3 to Friday, June 7, 2024
The statement noted that the Third Term Promotion Examinations would be conducted from Monday, July 15 to Friday, July 19, 2024, noting that the Third Term holiday of 8 weeks would begin from Friday, July 19 to Sunday, September, 15 2024.
According to the statement, the 2023/2024 Cognitive/ Placement Examination would be conducted on Saturday, May 18, while the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) would be held from Monday, June 3 to Friday, June 7, 2024.
The statement advised parents and guardians to prepare their children and wards for the First Term School resumption on Monday, September 11, 2023.