File: There has been an outcry over lack of communication from the department about the school's nutrition programme.
JOHANNESBURG - Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga is expected to update the country on the state of readiness to reopen schools.
Motshekga will hold a media briefing on Sunday.
Grade 7s and 12s were due back in class last Monday.
This as South Africa entered lockdown alert level 3.
But the department issued a statement at the 11th-hour postponing the reopening to a week later.
School management teams, teachers and non-teaching staff returned to school to prepare for the arrival of pupils on Monday.
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