The Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has announced new timings for all primary, secondary and High schools within KPK due to extreme heatwaves. The cruel heatwaves are sweeping across Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and the provincial government has taken crucial steps to ensure the well-being of students and teachers alike. As temperature in province continues to rise, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government announced new school timings and also the commencement of summer vacations 2024, which will be made effective immediately. You can get all the information about these KPK new school timings and summer vacation from this page. Also stay tuned to our website for more crucial updates like this.

Revised School Timings in KPK:

With safety and comfort in mind, schools across the KPK province will now open an hour earlier. Now for the summer 2024 KPK school timing will start for students at 7:00 AM instead of previous timing (8:00 AM). This changes in the school timing has been made to lessen the effects of the harsh temperature, allowing students to come and leave the school in a comparable cooler environment. Furthermore, the Scholl off timings for primary schools in KPK will be 11:00 AM, while middle to secondary school students will dismiss at 12:00 PM.



Summer Vacation Date 2024 in KPK:

Due to the peak of summer 2024, the KPK provincial education department has announced to give students summer vacations 2024 for schools across the province. The summer vacation for Primary school students will begin from 1st June 2024 to 31st August 2024, providing students with a much-needed break to refresh their minds. Similarly, the students of middle, high, and higher secondary schools will get their well-deserved vacations from 15th June 2024 to 31st August 2024. This summer break will offer students and teacher both an opportunity to take rest from this rising summer temperature. Notably, schools situated in cooler areas will commence their summer vacations from 1st July 2024 to 31st August 2024, aligning with the unique climatic conditions of these regions.

Steps Taken to Minimize the School Hours

Due to the extreme heat, the KPK government has taken few decisions to shorten the school hours. As we informed you earlier that the schools will now stay open from 7:00 AM to 12:00 AM. During this reduced school timing there won't be any assembly or additional sports period to maintain the time in this rising heat. Also the break or lunch time for students has also been reduced. These changes aim to keep the school timing short so the students can easily attend and leave the school during the cooler duration of the day.



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