Applications for Grade One admission for next year will be entertained from next week.
The Cabinet has given the nod for a new circular related to Grade One admissions. This was referred to by Education Secretary Sunil S. Sirisena. Based on this circular, application forms for admission are due to be issued next week. School Principals will head the interview board for the selection of children.
The Appeals Board with regard to admission will be headed by the Principal of the nearest school. In addition, the Education Secretary said that special Ministry officials will be monitoring the work of the Appeals Boards.