New Year greetings of hope and restoration from Trinity College, Kandy!
The academic activities for this year will begin from 11 January 2021 according to the guidelines given by the Ministry of Education. It has become our collective responsibility to face the challenges brought by COVID19 and to move forward as a nation.
Accordingly, classes for Grade Two and upwards will be conducted in the following manner, within the parameters given by the Ministry of Education.
Schedule (From 11th to 15th January 2021)
Seminar Schedule for the 2020 O/L Batch (March 2021 Exam Batch)
The O/L batch of 2020 are expected to be present in the Main Hall as per the schedule given above. Seminars will start at 7:30 a.m. and end at 01:00 p.m. Attendance is compulsory. Mock Exam will be held by the Department of Education during the last week of January 2021. For those who have not received the NIC, the Department has sent paper ID cards. It will be distributed to the students along with the O/L Admission Card.
All the students of Grades 6 to 9 of 2020 are expected to return their Textbooks to their respective class teachers for circulation. Distribution of Textbooks for the current year will be coordinated by the Grade Heads/ Sectional Heads during the course of the week.
Food and Water
As per the instruction received from the MoE, students are expected to bring their food/ snacks and water from home. Food will not be available for purchase.
Usage of Mask
Students are expected to wear masks during travel and in the common places, both inside and outside college. No student will be allowed enter school without a face mask.
Sanitation and Monitoring
Classrooms will be sanitized daily. Pedal sinks are installed to wash hands. Temperature will be checked at the gates by the college medical team. Anyone with high temperature will be isolated and handed over to the parents.
Students travelling by School Vans are expected to submit the following details to the respective class teachers:
- Name of the Driver
- Vehicle Number
- Driver’s Contact Number
- Travel route of the van
The purpose of education is also to create responsible citizens. Therefore, let us teach our children to adhere to the regulations in order to safeguard the physical and emotional well-being of one another.
Along with our Health Committee, we will closely monitor the progress and the situation during this period of work. It is our aspiration to operate on full scale from the following week onwards.
Fr. Araliya Jayasundara OSB
9 January 2021