The Ministry of Education says that in the second week of February, Grade 1 students for the year 2021 will be enrolled.
- Ministerial Secretary Dr. Kapila Perera said today at a media briefing that schools are reopening for grades 2 to 13 students on January 11, excluding students from schools in the Western Province and isolated areas.
- He stressed that in the second week of February and not in January, grade 1 students would begin school.
- The Secretary of the Ministry of Education added health guidelines that were collected and provided for the reopening of schools.
Perera said principals have been advised to hold discussions with staff members tomorrow pertaining to the guidelines. He said parents will be requested to attend a brief session to seek their views and suggestions on amending protocol.
Dr. Perera said the sessions will be conducted between tomorrow and 9th of January.