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            TRINITY INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE

           TRINITY HILLS, OFADA, OGUN STATE

                             NEWSLETTER:  END OF FIRST TERM, 2020/2021 SESSION                                   

 

Thursday, December 17, 2020

Dear Parent(s),

 

INTRODUCTION

First term 2020/2021 academic session was characterized by different challenges, most especially the COVID-19 pandemic. Thanks be to God for His faithfulness and abiding love for the TRICOL family. Today, all students and members of staff are safe and in good health.

 

VACATION

The Christmas holiday commences today, Thursday, December 17, 2020 and ends on Saturday, January 9, 2021.  Junior School students will resume on Saturday, January 9, 2021 while Senior School students will resume on Sunday, January 10, 2021. All students are expected to check in to the hostels from 12 noon to 5.30 pm on the day of resumption.

 

PAYMENT OF FEES

Kindly note that all fees are to be paid into the UBA PLC Account number 1019572249. Only students whose parents have made full payment of the school fees for the term will be picked up at the airport. Parents who have not made full payment of the fees should not book flights for their children. .

 

ACADEMIC PROGRESS

The First Term Academic Report is given to each student.  This report is a picture of how your ward(s) fared this term.  Kindly peruse the report carefully and have a frank talk with your child based on his/her actual performance vis-a-vis your expectation. Please, do not accept any excuse for non-performance from your ward. Place a demand on him/her.

 

PROMOTION POLICY

This is to remind parents/guardians that the College promotion policy still stands.  The following are the criteria for promotion:

 

(a)   an average of 65% and above in the Junior School; and

(b)   an average of 60% and above in the Senior School.

 

(a)  65% and above in core subjects including Mathematics and English Language in the Junior School.

(b)  60% and above in 6 core subjects including Mathematics and English Language in the Senior School.

 

Promotion to the next class is also cumulatively determined, taking into consideration performance in first, second and third terms.  Parents are advised to discuss this with their wards so that they do not wait till the tail end of the third term to launch a panicky reading spurt.

 

UTME

SS3 students will register for the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). Students are to pay the sum of Fifty thousand naira (N50,000.00) only for registration, books, coaching and logistics. The examination date will be communicated to parents. Please, fill in the enclosed pre-registration form.

 

TOEFL

The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) examination is to be taken by SS 2 students. Parents who are interested in having their wards sit the examination are to pay the sum of Three Hundred Dollar ($300.00) only into the College UBA account. Evidence of payment should be scanned and sent to info@trinityng.com

 

CAMBRIDGE SECONDARY 1 CHECKPOINT EXAMINATION

The present Basic 9 students will sit the May/June 2021 Cambridge Secondary 1 Checkpoint Examination.  Examination fees and other details are hereby enclosed in the result pack.  Please, note that this examination is optional.

 

EDUCATION FAIR

The 2021 Education Fair has been slated for Sunday, December 20, 2020. The Education Fair is a forum for parents of Senior School students to interact with Educational Agencies on admission procedures to institutions of higher learning in Nigeria and abroad. It will be held online. The meeting link will be communicated to you.

 

 

25th ANNIVERSARY

The celebration of the College’s 25th Anniversary is scheduled to hold from Sunday, 24th to Sunday, 31st, January, 2021. We look forward to parents’ participation and support.

The programmes include:

  • Thanksgiving Service
  • Public Lecture
  • Novelty Football Match
  • Musical Concert
  • Alumni Dinner/Award Night
  • Second Thanksgiving Service

Full details will be communicated to parents in due course.

 

ENTRANCE EXAMINATION FOR 2021/2022 SESSION

The Entrance Examination for 2021/2022 session will take place in the following centres:

Ofada and Lagos Centres:                                                        Friday, February 6, 2021

Warri, Abuja, Port Harcourt, Eket, Uyo Centres:                     Saturday, February 13, 2021

 

INTER-HOUSE SPORTS COMPETITION

2021 Inter-house sports competition will hold on Friday, 26th February, 2021.

 

OTHER INFORMATION:

  1. WAEC PAST QUESTIONS

To aid preparation for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination right from SS 1, all senior secondary school students are to resume with a WAEC Past Question Booklet for each subject they offer.  They should also bring a flexible ruler as well as other items listed on the students’ check-in list.

 

  1. LEADERSHIP TRAINING FOR SS 2 STUDENTS

SS 2 students will be going for the Citizenship and Leadership training at Sea School, Lagos between 16th and 23rd April, 2021. Details will be communicated in due course.

 

  1. WORK EXPERIENCE

The work experience for the current SS 2 students will take place between Tuesday, April 6 and Thursday, April 15, 2021. Letters of Introduction and assignment form are enclosed in the result pack for first term 2020/2021 academic session. Parents are requested to get suitable place of assignment for their children and send the location or address to the College email address or through the phone numbers of counsellors stated in the letter to parents.

 

  1. 2021 WAEC/NECO REGISTRATION FORM

SSS 3 parents are to fill the 2021 WAEC/NECO Registration form sent to them via College email address and return it through the same email address on or before January 9, 2021.

 

  1. 2021 NECO BECE/OGUN BECE REGISTRATION FORM

JSS 3 parents are to fill the 2021 NECO BECE/Ogun State Registration Form sent to them via College email address and return it through the same email address to the College on or before January 9, 2021.

 

  1. STUDENTS’ APPEARANCE

Be reminded that boys are to have their hair cut every 3 weeks. This should not be higher than “Step 1 Attachment” which is the College standard for hair cut. Also, parents should service the barbing sets of their children between now and the day of resumption. Boys should not return to school with beards, moustache or sideburns. Students are to bring to school their complete shaving kits. They should also come with their personal nail cutters. Defaulters will not be checked in to the hostel.

Parents should ensure that their wards resume for second term with two (2) pairs of school shoes and sandals. The girls are to make shoulder-length braids and must be well wrapped. Any braids longer than the specified length will be trimmed to conform with the College standard.

 

  1. SUPERVISION AND MENTORING OF STUDENTS

The College management enjoins all parents to supervise and mentor their children during this vacation. They are to complete their holiday assignments and should be reminded of acceptable behaviour and values in our society.

 

  1. PARENTS OF SS 3

Parents of SS 3 students should encourage their wards to read during the holiday for their Mock 2 Examination which has been slated for Tuesday, 12th January, 2021.

               

                                                                                                   

 

 

 

 

 

              

                           

 

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