Teachers said it will help if students attend physical classes for at least a couple of months in this academic year.
The Covid-19 guidelines issued by the Centre and the state government have to be compulsorily followed in all classes, a government spokesperson said.
After schools reopened for Classes 9, 10 and colleges for PUC I and II, the state government is planning to reopen schools for children of Class 1 to 8.
Stake holders have welcomed the government’s decision to reopen schools for students in class 9 and 11.
A dozen MPs from Prime Minister Boris Johnson's ruling Conservatives have warned publicly that pupils risk becoming the pandemic's "forgotten victims" and demand schools fully reopen sooner.
The girl, who had Covid-19 symptoms, was sent to the school hostel where she stayed for two days.
In a sweet gesture, teachers of Elambur Government Higher Secondary School in Perambalur are reaching out to Class X students ahead of school reopening.
In a statement here, State Education minister Vijay Inder Singla said the timings of the schools will be from 10 am to 3 pm.
The usual fanfare and buzz of school reopening was missing when classes resumed partially on Friday.
After a break of over nine months, schools in the state will be welcoming their students back on Friday.
Andhra Pradesh has been witnessing a steady decline in the number of Covid-19 fatalities. In all, 187 patients fell victim to Covid from November 17 to December 17.
However, attendance at schools and colleges is not mandatory. Students can continue to attend classes online through the Youtube channel and practice other sources.
With the reopening of several sectors and no restriction on people’s movement, a feeling that everything is normal is getting ingrained in the society.
The SSLC and Higher Secondary (Plus Two) exams will be held from March 17 to 30 in strict adherence to Covid protocol.
All schools will reopen but everyone will wear masks and maintain social distancing, Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said.