Education Minister Dr Nyan Gadsby-Dolly has announced that students and teachers are to attend classes as normal on Carnival Monday and Tuesday this year.
February 28, 2022, and March 1, 2022 were both listed as official school holidays due to Carnival at the start of the 2021/2022 term, however in an interview with GML, Minister Gadsby-Dolly said, “It is usual for these circulars to be issued just ahead of an upcoming school year. This circular was issued in July/August 2021 as the projections for 2021/22.
However, she said, “Based on the present circumstance, there will be normal school on Carnival days. Principals, parents, stakeholders and the general public will be so advised early next week.”