Term 1 break to start early

School students begin their holidays Monday March 23 due to the current COVID-19 epidemic, the government announced this hour.

The Ministry of Education announced this hour the Term 1 school holidays begin early and now end April 3.

“The Minister for Education, Heritage and Arts, Hon. Rosy Akbar in consultation with the Prime Minister, Hon. Voreqe Bainimarama has come to this decision in the best interest of the health and welfare of the teachers and children of Fiji as part of the Fijian Government’s sweeping measures to protect the Fijian people from the COVID-19 virus,” the government statement said.

Initially scheduled from April 20 to May 1, the school holidays may be extended.

In the meantime, the government pointed out that students will not be able to use their bus cards during the school holidays.

If you are feeling unwell, or know someone who is feeling unwell, immediately contact the Health Ministry on one of these numbers:

  • Central Division – 2219905;
  • Eastern Division – 2219906;
  • Western Division – 2219907;
  • Northern Division – 2219908.
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