Schools reopen for classes 10, 12 in Attock

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After a break of around three months, schools and colleges in Attock reopened their doors to students of 10th and 12th graders, who are going to sit the board examinations in near future.

Schools and colleges in Attock on Monday resumed in-person classes for students of 10th and 12th graders after closing down for a three-month break during the third wave of the Covid-19 disease, as part of its anti-coronavirus measures.

According to officials of the education departmnet and Private Educational Institutions Regulatory Authority (Peira), all public and private schools will reopened on Monday for students of class 10th and 12th.

They said classes from one to nine in schools and first year in colleges will reopen from June 7.

In encouragement on of students, deputy commissioner Imran Hamid Sheikh along with Chief executive district education authority Mohsin Abbas, district education officer secondary Akram Zia and deputy district education officer Taqqi Shah welcomed the students of Govt pilot secondary School Attock on their first day back to school.

Speaking on this occasion Chief executive district education authority Mohsin Abbas has said that only classes of Grade 10 and 12 are allowed to open from Monday, with staggered attendance subject to strict compliance of already issued standards operating procedures (SOPs).

He said that a set of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to be followed had been issued for the school staff and parents.

He said that as per the SOPs, the body temperatures of people entering the institutions would be checked while they would be sanitized too.

He added that there would be a ban on organizing assemblies or any kind of events until further orders.

Speaking on this occasion, deputy commissioner Imran Hamid Sheikh urged school administration to ensure maximum compliance with preventive measures.