Schools reopen for exam classes

By ZBC Reporter
SCHOOLS reopened for examination classes across the country this Monday after being closed in March as a precautionary measure to curtail the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Examination classes are back at school this after government approved the phased reopening of schools.
A survey by the Zbc News indicated that schools in Harare are strictly adhering to the Covid-19 precautionary measures with pupils at Highfield 1 High School having their temperatures checked and and hands sanitized before entering classrooms.
The learners highlighted their willingness to adjust to the new normal as they are excited to be back in school to prepare for their exams.
Another visit to Nyandoro primary school in Highfield also indicated compliance to all covid-19 preventative measures which include wearing of masks and social distancing in classrooms.
Schools in Bulawayo and all covid-19 precautions were being observed to ensure the safety of learners.
ZBC news observed that all schools were open with disinfection facilities at the school gates, an indication that authorities were adhering to covid-19 regulations.
It was further observed that parents also made sure that pupils had their face masks in line with World Health Organisation (WHO) recommendations.
Meanwhile, it was the same in Mashonaland Central Capital of Bindura have reopened, with school authorities enforcing recommended Covid-19 screening and safety measures.
Secondary school students who spoke to the ZBC News however expressed mixed feelings on reopening, with some saying they need more time to prepare for exams as they had not covered the syllabus.