UP school reopening: Classes 6-8 from August 23, Classes 1-5 from September 1

Uttar Pradesh school reopening: The govt on Wednesday allowed physical classes in schools for students of Classes 1-8 with COVID-19 guidelines.

UP school reopening: Classes 6-8 from August 23, Classes 1-5 from September 1 Schools in UP to reopen for classes 6-8 from Aug 23, for primary classes from September 1 (credits-ShutterStock)
Team Careers360 | Aug 18, 2021 - 9:10 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday allowed physical classes in schools for students of grades 6 to 8 from August 23 and for grades 1 to 5 from September 1, officials said here.

The state has already allowed physical classes in schools for students of grades 9 to 12 with strict COVID-19 protocol from August 16.

"The order has been issued to open schools for students of classes 6-8 from September 23 and for classes 1-5 from September 1," a senior official said. Earlier this week, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had asked officials to consider the resumption of teaching activity for Classes 6 to 8 from August 23 after Rakshabandhan.

On Tuesday, the state had reported 27 new COVID-19 cases and a total number of 420 active cases.

The Uttar Pradesh government had declared school reopening for Classes 9 to 12 from August 16 with 50 percent attendance.

The schools for Class 9 -12 will reopen on August 16 with strict covid-19 protocols and guidelines and limited attendance. Some other schools said they were getting ready to resume physical classes for students and would reopen soon.

Earlier this month, the Uttar Pradesh government had said that schools would reopen for students of classes 9 to 12 from August 16 with 50 per cent attendance.

With inputs from PTI

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