VIDEO: School pupils to return in phases

School pupils in Grade 12 and 7 will return to school on 06 May.

JOHANNESBURG - Pupils may return to school in phases.

This is part of a proposal by Basic Education to Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Basic Education and the Select Committee on Education and Technology, Sports, Arts and Culture held on Wednesday.

Basic Education proposed that Grade 12 and 7 pupils may go back to school on May 6.

Grade 6 pupils may return on May 20, Grade 5 on June 3 and Grade 4 pupils on June 17.

LIVESTREAM: Status of schooling during lockdown

The committee was briefing the public on the status of schooling during the COVID-19 lockdown.

South Africa has been under a month-long lockdown which will be eased on Friday.

The virus has killed 93 people in the country with 4,996 infections.

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