This school in Cheras is ready to reopen after a break of over three months due to Covid-19. But under the new normal, there are rules to follow and SOPs to put in place.
Senior teacher Faridah checks the temperature of a colleague before allowing her to enter the staff room at SMK Seri Bintang Utara, Cheras.
Lab assistant Siti Hawa scans a QR code with her mobile phone to check in for duty. This ensures that her arrival details are with the authorities in case an infection is reported at the school.
Students' desks must now be arranged apart from each other to ensure social distancing.
Teacher Shalella measures the distance between the students' desks to make sure they comply with the recommended one-meter gap.
A teacher sticks a notice on the floor of the school library. The idea is to ensure that no one misses the reminders of the new normal.
Principal M Haizir inspects the library to ensure compliance with the guidelines sent to schools across the country earlier this month.
Temperature checks, social distancing measures, face masks and frequent hand washing – all the buzz words of the new normal once schools reopen.
Mind your space: a staff member marks the area around stools in the school laboratory.
Everything is in place for the school to welcome its lively crowd once more.