Reopening of schools: Dates announced for other grades

Basic Education Minister, Angie Motshekga, has released the dates for all grades to go back to school. Previously she announced that Grade 7 and 12 pupils will start on Monday. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - Basic Education Minister, Angie Motshekga, has released the dates for all grades to go back to school.

Previously she announced that Grade 7 and 12 pupils will start on Monday.

The Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshega has gazetted regulations for the re-opening of schools and early childhood development.

They will be followed by early childhood development centres, and grades R, 3, 6,10, and 11 on the 6 July.

READ: Calls to delay school's reopening

On August 3, a month after the initial back-to-school date, grades 4, 5, 8 and 9 pupils will return to school.

Meanwhile, some teachers union, students, and pupils association still say schools are not ready to accept pupils.

Schools have been closed for two months.

- Coronavirus Hotline Number: 0800 029 999 from 8 am to 4 pm, Monday to Friday.

Help protect your loved ones by sharing this official South African government COVID-19 service with your family, friends and community.

Send HI to 0600 123 456 on WhatsApp.

The NICD has another Clinician Hotline to improve #COVID19 communication and support for healthcare providers. The Clinician Hotline is 0800 11 1131, operating 24 hrs. The Public Hotline is 0800 029 999 also operating 24hrs.

Source
eNCA