The second term school vacation begins tomorrow. The Second School term of government and Government approved Private Schools ended today.
The Third School term is scheduled to begin on the 5th of next month. The Education Ministry said that 41 schools which will be used as evaluation Centres of the G.C.E. (Advanced Level) Examination will re-open later. Schools which are used to evaluate answer scripts under the first stage are scheduled to re-open for the third term on the 12th of next month, while those used for the evaluation of papers under the second stage will re-open on the 19th of next month. The Third term of Muslim National Schools will begin on the 5th of next month.
In the meantime, arrangements are in place for the conduct of the G.C.E. (Advanced Level) Examination and the Grade Five Scholarship Examinations during this school vacation. The highest number of candidates in history will be sitting the Advanced Level Examination this year.