Back to School 2021

On August 23, 2021, Premier-designate Tim Houston and Dr. Robert Strang, Chief Medical Officer of Health, announced Nova Scotia's plan for the safe return to school for all children, students and staff.

For information on the announcement, please access the following link:

News Release - Plans for a Safe School Year

Additional information may also be accessed:

Back to School – Living with COVID-19:

Additional information will be shared as the SRCE implements the plan in preparation for school opening in September 2021. The SRCE will continue to share updates on this webpage and on twitter, @SRCE_NS.

All messages to families can be found below.

Messages to Families

January 5, 2022 - RED Message to SRCE Families: Provincial Announcement – Schools Move to At-Home Learning for One Week

December 28, 2021 - RED Message to SRCE Families: School Holiday Break Extended for Students

December 15, 2021 - Message to SRCE Families - School Holiday Break

December 13, 2021 - RED Message to SRCE Families: Enhanced Public Health Measures in Schools

December 7, 2021 - Notice to SRCE Families and Staff Regarding a Change to the Academic Calendar 2021-2022

November 30, 2021 - Letter to Families from Dr. Strang, Chief Medical Officer of Health, Regarding COVID-19 Vaccinations

October 1, 2021 - Message to SRCE Families Regarding Proof of Vaccination Protocol

September 29, 2021- Message to SRCE Families Regarding Vaccination Mandate, Rapid Test Kits for Pre-primary to Grade 6 and Phase 5 Reopening Plan

September 14, 2021- Message to SRCE Families Regarding the Delay of Phase 5 of the Province's Reopening Plan

September 7, 2021- Message to Families

August 23, 2021 - Back to School 2021 – Living with COVID-19