53.9 percent of SK Kelawit students turn up for classes

Janudin (second right) and others watch a student get his temperature taken at the entrance of the school.

KUCHING: When Sekolah Kebangsaan (SK) Kelawit reopened its doors yesterday, only 53.9 percent of its students turned up for the classes.

According to its headmaster Jainudin Ab Rahman, the attendance recorded yesterday only involved the Integrated Special Education Programme (PPKI), pre-school, Year 4 and Year 5 students.

“The number of students who attended Year 5 were 35 out of 44 (79.5 percent), 33 out of 37 (89.2 percent) in Year 6, five out of 10 (50 percent) in PPK and 16 out of 74 (21.6 percent) in preschool,” he said in a statement yesterday.

Jainudin explained that SK Kelawit had prepared for the reopening. 

“Talks were conducted for the staff, community leaders, parents and schoolchildren.

“The Tatau Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) sanitised the classrooms, library, science laboratory, surau, canteen, office, teacher’s lounge, dining hall and dormitories,” he added.

The school put up signs to remind the people to comply with the relevant SOPs as well.

Jainudin said the school also provided thermo scanners, hand sanitisers and hand washing areas.

 “We urge all parents and visitors to abide by the SOPs at SK Kelawit,” he said.