They were amendments of school calendar due to the outbreak of coronavirus, minister of education had to change because learners stayed home for a long time and that affected the academic year. Now school re-opening have changed for next year because this year they will closed late which means they have to open also late so that learners can have a well rested time and enjoy festive.
A new academic calendar was published shortly after schools were close again in July. This School calendar shows that the schools will conclude this year on the 15th of December instead of 2021 as initially stated.
The schools will then start a new school year in January next year. Usually a new school year opens during the second week of each year, however next year will be slightly different as the school year will only begin late on 25 January 2021. Department of education can confirm it.