School to deliver books – Telegraph India

Kolkata News

A city school has decided to deliver textbooks to students during the lockdown.

Calcutta Girls’ High School will deliver books to 600-odd students from Classes VI to IX in different parts of the city.

The school started online classes for students of X and XII on April 6.

The online classes for VI to IX will begin on April 15.

“If the students have the new books they will be able to refer to the text books during the online classes and also later,” said Basanti Biswas, the principal of the school.

The school said if the students have the books they can continue with the online classes till mid-May, when the school closes for the summer vacation.

“From April 15 till about May 15 we have classes. We have drawn up a timetable which students will follow and the online classes will begin from 8.30am,” said Biswas.

The school’s support staff, who will work in rotation, with deliver the books to the students’ homes. The distribution will take about a week.

Books for the primary section were distributed before the school shut. Some parents had requested scanned copies of books but it is difficult during the lockdown, the school said.