AFTER another long Covid-19-induced school break, he will be back in class next week and the College Press in Borrowdale West, Harare, is calling on parents with school-going children not to miss their full range of school stock which includes revision guides which have been so helpful in preparing for seventh grade exams.
Schools reopen on Monday next week following a reduction in Covid-19 cases in the country and the message from the book publishing company has been that parents should use their books which have been tried and tested then that they meet the demands of the academic needs in a period when education has been affected by the global pandemic.
A new timetable for school openings has been announced after the first was disrupted by a spike in Covid-19 cases leading to the postponement of school openings.
College Press Publisher Sales and Marketing Manager Mr. Samuel Ndanga said a set of review guides which include; Ventures Primary Physical Education and Arts, Ventures Primary Social Science, Ventures Primary Mathematics, Ventures Primary Ndebele, Ventures Primary Shona, Ventures Primary English and Ventures Primary Elementary Science were already in stock.
“College Press is proud to bring you the winning formula for Seventh-Grade Learner Exams. Available from College Press and bookstores nationwide, a comprehensive set of revision guides covering grades three through seven curriculum content with answers to help learners, teachers, parents, and guardians prepare for upcoming seventh grade exams.
For those who might need more information, Mr Ndanga advised them to contact the College Press hotline on 0719418528. He also reminded clients to visit them at their new premises at No 1 Giraffe Crescent in Borrowdale West for buy all the revision guides for what he called “a stress-free revision ride.
The opening of schools to signal the start of term was welcomed by many teachers’ associations, who agreed that educators were now ready to report for work after the government announced the 2022 school calendar.
Last Friday, the acting president, Dr Constantino Chiwenga, announced that schools would open next Monday, as the government eased Covid-19 lockdown measures.
According to the new schedule, schools will open on Mondays for 45 days and after that there will be a 26-day break.
The second term will start on May 3 and end on Thursday August 4 and will be 69 days long and students will take a 39-day break before moving on to the third term.
The third term will then begin on Monday September 5 and end on Thursday December 8 and the term would be the longest with 71 days.
Schools will also open on Monday January 9 for the 2023 calendar – @TichaKaubwa