High Schools New Timings 2022-23 in AP | Clarifications on Additional Timings, Voluntary Not Mandatory as per Memo.No. ESE02/631/2022-SCERT Dated:29/06/2022. Clarifications on New Timings of High Schools – Additional Timings are Voluntary Not mandatory Memo.No. ESE02/631/2022-SCERT Dated:29/06/2022 Sub: School Education –SCERT, AP – Academic calendar 2022 -23 – High School timings and time table – Certain clarifications- Issued.
AP Schools (6th to 10th Classes) New Timings 2022-23 | Clarifications on Additional Timings, Voluntary Not Mandatory
All Regional Joint Directors of School Education and District Educational Officers in the State are aware that, the Government has issued orders for opening of all classes in all schools w.e.f 05.05.2022 for the academic year 2022-23 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 2022-23. The same has been communicated to all the field functionaries.
AP High Schools New Timings 2022-23
|School Timings||Period Timing||Alloted Time|
|School Assembly||9-05 to 9-15||10 Min|
|First Period||9-15 to 10-00||45 Min|
|Water Bell||10-00 to 10-05||5Min|
|Second Period||10-05 to 10-45||40 Min|
|Short Break||10-45 to 10-55||10Min|
|Third Period||10-55 to 11-35||40 Min|
|Fourth Period||11-35 to 12-15||40 Min|
|Lunch Break||12-15 to 01-05||50 Min|
|Fifth Period||01-05 to 1-45||40 Min|
|Water Bell||1-45 to 1-50||5 min|
|Sixth Period||1-50 to 2-30||40 Min|
|Short Break||2-30 to 2-40||10 Min|
|Seventh Period||2-40 to 3-20||40 Min’|
|Eight Period||3-20 to 4-00||40 Min|
|Optional||4-00 to 5-00||60 Min|
In the academic calendar 2022-23, 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 self-learning, supervisory study, we love reading and preparation for competitive examinations, from 5.00 p.m to 6.00. p.m it was suggested for games and from 4.00 p.m to 5.00 p.m it was suggested for remedial teaching, we love reading and library activities.
It was specially mentioned that the activities from 4.00 p.m to 5.00 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 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 4.00 pm to 5.00 pm voluntarily may be permitted to handle supervisory study, and to prepare children for competitive examinations and also for remedial teaching whenever required.