The Department of Basic Education (DBE) has announced that it plans for schools to reopen on 4 May.
Teachers are set to arrive on 4 May, while Grade 12 and Grade 7 learners will arrive back at school on 6 May.
DBE Director-General Hubert Mathanzima Mweli said the department’s plans, which it outlined in a video call, will be presented to parliament today for approval.
Other learners are proposed to be phased in as follows:
Grade 6 and Grade 11 – 20 May
Grade 5 and Grade 10 – 3 June
Grade 4 and Grade 9 – 17 June
Grade 3 and Grade 8 – 1 July
Grade 1 and Grade 2 – 8 July
Grade R – 15 July
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