Prior to the reopening of secondary schools on Monday, the government has released Ksh 7.5 billion to secondary schools. – By Gerald Gekara.
Learners in PP1 and PP2, Grade 1–3, Standard 5–7, and Form 1–3 are required to return to their classrooms.
According to the Ministry of Education, an additional Ksh 13 billion for high schools and Ksh 2.8 billion for primary schools has been requested from the National Treasury.
While sending a briefing on the completion of the marking exercise for the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) Examination, Education Cabinet Secretary Professor George Magoha.
According to Magoha, Grade Four students will stay at home until July 26th, 2021, when the First Term of the 2021 Academic Calendar begins.
“This is important because Grade Four students were among the first to reopen in the first case of the staggered resumption of learning following the closing of COVID-19 in October 2020,” he said.
At the same time, Magoha warned private schools that if they recalled Grade Four students along with other groups that are scheduled to begin classes on Monday, they will face severe consequences.