This is to inform all private and public primary and secondary schools operating within Ogun State that the ministry of Education has announced and released the harmonized academic calendar for the 2023/2024 academic session
Ogun State harmonized academic calendar is very similar to Lagos state academic calendar. Ogun state academic calendar has been designed to run for a period of 1 year approximately. All academic and non-academic activities have been scheduled to take place within the approved timeframe as approved by the Ogun State ministry of education.
Ogun State academic calendar for all primary and secondary schools in Ogun state be it private or public is as follows:
Ogun State Harmonized Academic Calendar 2023/2024 Academic Session
|Resumption of Academic activities||Monday, 5th September, 2022|
|First half||Monday, 5th September, 2022 – Friday, 21st October, 2022.||33 Days|
|Open Day||Thursday, 20th October, 2022 (Primary school)|
Friday 21st 0ctober, 2022 (Secondary)
|MID-TERM BREAK||Monday, 24th – Friday, 28th October, 2022.||5 Days|
|SECOND HALF||Monday, 31st October – Friday, 16th December, 2022||35 Days|
|CELEBRATIONS||International Literacy Day – Wednesday, 21st September, 2022|
Independence Day- Monday, 3rd October, 2022.
World Teachers Day – Wednesday, 5th October, 2022.
Eid-ul-Maolud – Monday, 10th October, 2022.
|1 day – Observance|
1 day – Observance
1 day – Observance
1 day – Observance
|VACATION||Monday, 19th December, 2022 – Friday, 6th January, 2023.||15 Days|
|TOTAL DAYS IN SCHOOL FOR FIRST TERM||68 Days|
|RESUMPTION||Monday, 9th January, 2023.|
|FIRST HALF||Monday, 9th January, 2023 – Friday 17th February, 2023.||30 Days|
|OPEN DAY||Thursday, 16th February, 20223 (Primary)|
Friday, 17th February, 20223 (Secondary)
|Mid-Term Break||Monday 20th – Friday, 24thth February, 2023||5 Days|
|SECOND HALF||Monday 27th February – Thursday, 6th April, 2023.||29 Days|
|CELEBRATIONS||Good Friday – Friday 7th April, 2023.|
Easter Monday – Monday, 10th April, 2023.
Eid-ul-Filtri – Friday, 21st Monday, 24th April, 2023.
|1 Day – Public Holiday|
1 Day – Public Holiday
2 Days – Public Holiday
|VACATION||Monday, 10th – Friday, 21st April, 2023||10 Days|
|Total days in school for 2nd Term||59 Days|
|RESUMPTION||Tuesday, 25th April, 2023|
|FIRST HALF||Tuesday, 25th April – Friday 2nd June 2023.||28 Days|
|MID TERM BREAK||Monday, 5th – Friday, 9th June, 2023.||5 Days|
|SECOND HALF||Tuesday, 13th June – Friday, 21st July, 2023.||27 Days|
|CELEBRATIONS||Children’s day – Saturday, 27th May, 2023.|
Democracy day – Monday, 12th June, 2023.
Eid-ul-Adha – Wednesday, 28th – Thursday, 29th June, 2023.
|1 Day – Public holiday|
1 Day – Public holiday
2 Days – Public holiday
|TOTAL DAYS IN SCHOOL FOR 3RD TERM||55 Days|
TOTAL NUMBER OF DAYS IN SCHOOL 2023/2024 SESSION – 182 Days
- It is mandatory for schools to maintain a minimum number of 180 learning days
- Observance of public holidays is mandatory and subject to Federal Government announcement.
- Observance of Open Days is mandatory and the timing is at the discretion of schools
- Third term vacation should not exceed 8 weeks
- Schools operating international Curriculum and wish to adopt different dates from the Ogun state approved harmonized calendar should note the guidelines on flexibility.
In summary of the above, Ogun State academic calendar for 2023 has been scheduled to run for a period of 10 and half months which is equivalent to a full academic session including both short and long semester breaks. It covers all academic and non-academic activities designed for undergraduate students.
I hope the above is properly understood? Do you have any questions as regards Ogun State academic calendar for all primary and secondary schools inside Ogun State for 2023/2024? Note that this is also in line with all federal government schools within Ogun State which is why it is termed harmonized academic calendar. Please feel free by reaching out to us via the comment section below and I will respond accordingly.
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