As the third school term ends today for this year, the Education Ministry said all students should be promoted to the next class for the first term of 2021.
They said all textbooks relevant to the promoted classes should be provided.
The Education Ministry has informed all Provincial Chief Secretaries, Provincial Education Secretaries, Provincial Education Directors, Zonal Education Directors and Principals of schools.
If any school that does not cover the syllabus for the year 2020, have been instructed to take necessary steps to cover those subjects using a suitable programme at the school level during the first two months of the new term of 2021.
Circulars in this regard will be sent by the Ministry in future.
Meanwhile, all schools including from grades 1-5 will begin their first term on January 11, 2021.
However, schools in the Colombo, Gampaha and Kalutara districts of the Western Province and schools in isolated police areas will not be opened. (Chaturanga Samarawickrama)