The Ministry of Education yesterday clarified that Senior One and Senior Two learners, whose studies were stopped due Covid-19-induced lockdown would study for at least 12 weeks before they are promoted to the next class.
Education ministry spokesperson, Dr Denis Mugimba, said when schools reopen in January, priority would be given to Senior One and Senior Two students who were admitted in 2020 who hardly spent even a month at school.
This means Senior One students whose results were released in July this year and are waiting to join secondary school, would have to wait a little longer.
“When the Senior One learners are promoted to the next class, the Ministry of Education will bring on board those who sat their Primary Leaving Examinations in 2020,” he said.
He said they are yet to release a time table for the next academic term.
Candidate classes will also report in January. The rest of the classes will be opened in a phased arrangement.