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All grades in schools, pre-schools in WP open tomorrow

28 March 2021 08:00 am - 1     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


All grades in all schools, including pre-schools in the Western Province (WP) will open tomorrow (Monday), Education Ministry said.

The Ministry had taken this decision after the recommendations given by the Director General of Health Service.

The announcement on opening schools in WP was made on March 25 by the Minister following a media briefing.

He said schools with grade five, eleven and thirteen in Colombo, Gampaha and Kalutara districts in the Western Province (WP) began as the first step following COVID-19 pandemic.  

Also said the Ministry had requested for directions to consider opening of all schools and pre-schools in the WP from Monday.

“Now we believe that a conducive environment has been created to re-open all schools and all grades in the WP. The health recommendations in this regard were conveyed by the Health Services Director General. 

Schools in other districts have already begun to cover the syllabi. (Chaturanga Samarawickrama)

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  • Eichmann Bernhard (Germany) Sunday, 28 March 2021 11:18 AM

    Hopefully, the protection of children has been taken care of. Who controls the legal regulations that are to be used to fight the virus? The virus is far from being controlled.

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