School Days Lagos Nigeria - School Day And School Work Week Tips
School days in Lagos Nigeria are usually Mondays to Friday. This incidentally is also the school work week for teachers and the normal work week for employees of organizations.
The majority of schools now offer after school coaching hours called extra lesson for interested students. The purpose is two-fold:
1. To provide extra help for slow learners and
2. To place fast learners on fast track
The school days for students who attend extra lessons usually extend beyond 2.00pm. Most extra lessons or after school classes last for upwards of two to three hours per day, Monday to Friday. Some schools also offer extra lessons on Saturday morning from, say, 10.00am to 1.00pm . . . especially for students preparing for SSCE (Senior Secondary School Exmination).
Does after school lessons help?
I will say, yes.
The closing hour for most companies in Lagos Nigeria is 5.00pm. School children would ordinarily close from school by 2.00pm latest. If the parent has to do school run, he needs to leave his office by about 1.30pm to pick his child from school and drive back to work. And then drive back home after the normal work day.
Sounds like stress and unnecessary distraction from work, especially with the traffic situation in Lagos.
After school lessons for the kids that span from 2.00pm to 6.00pm.
This synchronizes parents closing time from work with the children's time while also allowing room for daddy to beat after work traffic to reach the kids.
This means more school work for the kids and less time for school pranks, television, or idle behaviour. It's a win-win deal.
Granted, this hectic school days schedule can have an exhuastive impact on the kids. But there is a way round that.
As a parent, be sure to add some fun and entertainment to the family's routine during the weekends. That should ease off any accumulated stress.