Primary and secondary schools to resume studies from July 15

A snapshot for the dates of the reopening of primary and secondary schools. Source: Ministry of Education & Radio Television Malaysia (RTM).

By Adrian Lim

KUCHING, July 1: Students of primary and secondary schools will go back to their classes from July 15 onwards.

Education Minister Dr Mohd Radzi Md Jidin revealed that schools will be reopened gradually from July 15.

“For secondary school, students of Form 1 until Form 4 including transition class will go back to school on Wednesday, July 15.

“For primary school, Standard Five and Six pupils will go back to school on July 15.

“As for pupils of Standard One to Four, the date to resume classes is on Wednesday, July 22,” he said during a press conference at Putrajaya today.

He added students of Form Six Semester One will need to register on July 15 and SPM 2019 graduates can obtain their results for their offer for school admission by checking with the Education Ministry’s portal.

Mohd Radzi said tuition centres and private institutions of learning can resume their classes on July 15.

He explained that the reopening of primary and secondary schools were made following the recommendations from the Health Ministry and the National Security Council.

Mohd Radzi said the Education Ministry will utilise three operating models for the reopening of schools.

Those include one session, two sessions and rational systems.

He said the school management will decide on which models to use.

Mohd Radzi said the list of schools on which operating model to be adopted will be made known by the Education Ministry one week before school reopens.—DayakDaily