All secondary school students should report to school on Wednesday, September 9, while all primary schools will open on Monday, September 14, Education Minister Petter Saint Jean announced on Monday.
However, he said, the Pierre Charles Secondary School and the Dominica Grammar School will be opened for 4th and 5th formers only. First, second and third formers of the two schools will be advised subsequently of the date school will reopen for them.
Although all primary schools will reopen next week Monday, principals and teachers should report to their schools on Wednesday, September 9th 2015, “to begin the planning process.”
Saint Jean stated further that students of the Petite Savanne Primary School will share the former Teacher’s College Building at Bath Estate on a shift system with students from the Newtown Primary School.
Students of the Newtown Primary will attend school from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm, while students of the Petite Savanne Primary will attend from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm.
Saint Jean advised all early childhood institution which were unable to resume sessions should also do so on Monday 14th, September 2015.
The Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development will continue to update the public on a regular basis, he said.
The reopening of schools after the summer break across the island was put on hold following the passage of Tropical Storm Erika.