School Contact sports events temporarily suspended

School Contact sports events temporarily suspended

School Contact sports events temporarily suspended

Written by Staff Writer

25 Jul, 2020 | 1:40 pm

COLOMBO(News 1st): Contact sports events and trainings in schools have been temporarily suspended until further notice, the Ministry of Education stated.

The decision was taken considering the current situation in the country, Secretary to the Ministry, Ranjith Chandrasekara.

Schools are allowed to train in non-contact sports events, He further stated.

The relevant tournaments will be allowed to be organized after the forthcoming general election, the Secretary added.

The academic activities of Grades 11,12 and 13 will resume from next Monday(24), Ranjith Chandrasekara stated.

Only teachers who teach for those grades should report to schools, He noted.

All principals have been instructed to conduct acdemic activities in schools from 7.30 am to 3.30 pm, the Secretary said.

Meanwhile, all principals will have to remain at schools on the 30th and 31st in order to coordinate election activities for the General election.

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