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FACE-TO-FACE SCHOOL SESSION TO START ON MARCH 1


19 Feb 2021


KUALA LUMPUR: The face-to-face school session which was postponed earlier following the spread of COVID-19, will be commencing on March 1.


Senior Education Minister Senator Datuk Dr Radzi Jidin said it involved pre-school, Year 1 and 2 classes while Year 3 to Year 6 sessions would start on March 8.

“Secondary school students in Group A states will start school on April 4 while secondary school students in Group B states will attend school on April 5 which is after the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) 2020 examination,” he told a media conference here today.


He said the decision to allow primary school pupils to start school session earlier was to allow pupils and teachers adapt to the new normal as well as the COVID-19 standard operating procedures.


Group A involves schools in Kedah, Johor, Kelantan and Terengganu while Group B involves schools in Perlis, Penang, Perak, Selangor, Negeri Sembilan, Melaka, Pahang, Sabah, Sarawak, Federal Territories of Kuala Lumpur, Labuan and Putrajaya. - Bernama