Schools reopen today
3 years ago
Academic activities at all government schools will resume from today (10), the Ministry of Education stated. As per the new schedule, only Grades Five, 10, 11, 12, and 13 will be allowed to attend school on all five weekdays. Grades One, Two, and Three will have school only on one day per week. The decision to reopen is also based on the number of students in the school. Accordingly, schools with less than 200 students may reopen for all grades starting from today. Primary schools with over 200 students Grades One and Five – Monday Grades Two and Five – Tuesday Grades Three and Five – Wednesday Grades Four and Five – Thursday, Friday Secondary schools with over 200 students Grades Six, 10, 11, 12, 13 – Monday Grades Seven, 10, 11, 12, 13 – Tuesday Grades Eight, 10, 11, 12, 13 – Wednesday Grades Nine, 10, 11, 12, 13 – Thursday, Friday However, the time duration for a school day for Grades from Six to Nine will be from 7 a.m. till 1.30 p.m., while the duration for Grades from 10-13 will be from 7.30 a.m. until 3.30 p.m. Meanwhile, heads of schools have been informed not to open school canteens until health officials confirm that the prevailing situation is under control.