School Timings Changes, Summer Vacations Announced Amid Heatwave

Sun May 26 2024
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PESHAWAR: As heatwaves continue to grip different parts of Pakistan, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government on Sunday revised school timings and announced the date for summer vacations for schools in the province due to extreme heat.

Schools across the province will now open at 7:00 am instead of 8:00 am. Students of the primary section will get off at 11:00 am, whereas middle, high and secondary schools will close at 12:00 pm.

The KP Education Department said in a statement that school timings have been changed due to extreme heat.

Summer Vacations

The government has also announced summer holidays for primary schools which will be observed from June 1 till August 31.

Meanwhile, middle, high and higher secondary schools will have holidays from June 15 to August 31.

However, the schools located in relatively cooler areas will have summer holidays from July 1 to August 31, the Education Department added.

The KP government’s announcement comes days after Punjab announced a 7-day holiday for schools because of scorching heat.

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