Schools to begin today
The second school term for all schools will commence today (19), following the ending of the first term on 9 April.
The first term of the academic year for 2021 ended on 9 April.
Secretary to the Ministry of Education, Prof. Kapila Perera told Ceylon Today that students will be allowed to attend classes daily, provided that each classroom has o more than 15 students. in the event where the number of students per classroom is less than 15, while classrooms with between 16 to 31 students must be segregated and brought in two groups.
He added that in the event where there are 16 to 31 students in a class, or more than 31, the class will be segregated into two or three groups, respectively.
This system is to remain in place until changes are implemented by the Director General of Health Services.