Public schools to reopen from June 29 under four stages
June 9, 2020 03:11 pm
The Ministry of Education has decided to reopen all public schools under four stages, as the country is gradually returning to normalcy with no community coronavirus infections being reported for over a month.
Addressing a media briefing held at the Education Ministry this afternoon (09), subject Minister Dullas Alahapperuma said under the first stage, the teachers and principals will return to schools on the 29th of June.
Meanwhile, under the second stage, schools will be reopened for students in Grade 13, 11 and 5 on the 06th of July.
The third stage will see the resumption of academic activities of students in Grade 10 and 12 on the 20th of July.
On the 27th of July, schools will reopen for students in Grade 3,4,6,7,8 and 9 in the fourth and final stage.
However, the Education Ministry is yet to decide on the date to resume Grade 1 and 2 classes.