Low student turnout at schools

Low student turnout at schools

Written by Staff Writer

06 May, 2019 | 12:24 pm

Colombo (News1st) – The second academic term for school children for grade 6 and above classes, commenced today. The three armed forces, police, civil security officers, parents and old boys gathered at their respective schools to provide protection.

Only 200 students attended Royal College, Colombo today. Our correspondent said teachers reported to work as usual while Police and the Sri Lanka Army were deployed for security. Western Province Governor Azath Sally was also present at the school premises to inspect the security.

Low student turnout was also reported from the following schools:
Ananda College, Colombo
Ananda Balika Vidyalaya
Girls High School, Mount Lavinia
Buddhist Girl’s College, Mount Lavinia
Visaka Vidyalaya

Three thousand students attend the Galhitiyawa Madhya Maha Vidyalaya, however, our correspondent said 50 students attended school today. He further noted that the attendance of teachers was also low today. Twenty students from Hemamali Vidyalaya and fifty students from Yashodara Balika Vidyalaya attended school today.


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