The Ministry of Basic and Senior Secondary Education (MBSSE) has announced in a press release date of terms and holidays for Pre, Primary and Secondary Schools for the 2023/ 2024 academic year.

The 1st TERM is to commence on the 4th of September- 15th December 2023. The first term will last for 15 weeks. There will be a 1st Term mid – Term Break between the 20th & 23rd October 2023.

According to the press release all Soccer/Volleyball/Tennis Competitions were to commence between Oct – Dec 2023 and Christmas break will be 18th Dec 2023 – 5th January 2024 and these mark the end of the first term.

For the 2nd TERM which will commence on the 8th January- 28th March 2024 will last for 11 weeks. The 2nd term will also have a 2nd Term Mid- Term on the 23rd & 26th February 2024.

There will also be a Inter/Intra primary schools Track and Field Athletics Competition on Feb – March 2024 during the 2nd term period and an Easter Break on 28th โ€“ 12th April 2024 to close the 2nd term.

The 3rd TERM will commence on the 15th April- 19th July 2024 and it will last for 14 weeks. Just like the 1st and 2nd term, the third term also has a 3rd Term mid -Term Break on the 7th & 10th June 2024 and the End of Year Break will be on the 19th-6th September 2024 (7 weeks).

The total number of week for the whole terms will be 40 weeks and the release stated that the next school year begins 9th September, 2024. The MBSSE stated that the date for national primary school examination is to be determined by MBSSE and WAEC

Below is the press release: