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

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