AP – Academic calendar 2021 -22 – High School timings and time table – Certain clarifications
Memo.No. ESE02/631/2021-SCERT Dated:21/08/2021
Sub:-School Education –SCERT, AP – Academic calendar 2021 -22 – High
School timings and time table – Certain clarifcations- Issued.
Ref:- 1. Govt.Memo.No.ESE01-SEDN0CSE/784/2021, Dated:14.08.2021
from the School Education (Prog.II) Dept., GoAP.
2. This office Memo.No.1e1/A&I/2021, Dated:14.08.2021.
All Regional Joint Directors of School Education and District Educational Ofcers in the State are aware that, the Government has issued orders for opening of all classes in all schools w.e.f 16.08.2021 for the academic year 2021-22 in the state strictly in accordance with the SOPs issued by various departments and general instructions issued by the government from time to time. As per the parameters under section 29 of RTE Act, 2009, section
(2) (a) to section (2) (e), SCERT, AP in the capacity of State Academic Authority as defined under section 29(2) of RTE Rules 2011 has prepared a comprehensive academic calendar for the year 2021-22. The same has been communicated to all the field functionaries. In the academic calendar 2021-22, regarding high school it was suggested that the school timings are from 9.00 a.m to 04.00 p.m, while
suggesting the time table it was suggested from 8.00 a.m to 8.45 a.m for self-learning, supervisory study, we love reading and preparation for competitive examinations, from 4.00 p.m to 5.00. p.m it was suggested for games and from 5.00 p.m to 6.00 p.m it was suggested for remedial teaching, we love reading and library activities. It was specially mentioned that the activities from 8.00 a.m to 8.45 a.m and 5.00 p.m to 6.00 p.m are
optional. Certain representations are received by this office seeking clarification regarding the optional hours and the time allocated for games
i.e 4.00 p.m to 5.00 p.m in respect of high schools.
In view of the above, all Regional Joint Directors of School Education and District Educational Officers in the State are requested to issue
necessary instructions/clarifications to the Headmasters/teachers of all high schools that, the optional hours from 8.00 a.m to 8.45 a.m and the
mandate hours from 4.00 p.m to 5.00 p.m shall be handled by the Physical Education Teacher / School Assistant (Phy.Edn) and they may be exempted from 9.30 a.m to 2.30 p.m for attending to school. The other teachers who are willing to take classes from 8.00 a.m to 8.45 a.m voluntarily may be permitted to handle supervisory study, and to prepare children for competitive examinations and also for remedial teaching