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Updated 2024 Kenya School Calendar with Term Dates (Primary and Secondary)

Jul 11, 2024

Schools will open for first term on 8th January 2024 after a 10 week holiday according to the term dates released by the Ministry of Education.

Pre-primary, primary and secondary schools will have a 13-week first term and a half term for 3 days between 29th February, 2024 and 3rd March, 2024. Learners will proceed for April holiday on 8th April, 2023 to 26th April, 2024.

Term two will run for 14 weeks, starting on 13th May to 2nd August, 2024 with the half term set for 26th – 28th June, 2024.

The third term will be the shortest with only 9 weeks, commencing on 26th August to 25th October, 2024. Leaners will then break for December holidays and resume on 3rd January, 2025.

Kenya Primary School Education Assessment (KPSEA) and Kenya Intermediate Education Assessment (KILEA) examinations will begin on 28th October to 31st October, 2024.

The Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examinations will follow on 4th November to 22nd November, 2024.

On the other hand, teachers’ training colleges will kick off the first term on 8th January aend on 5th April, 2024 and thereafter head on holidays from 8th to 26th April 2024.

The second term will begin on 29th April to 2nd August 2024 while the final term will begin on 26th August to 8th November, 2024.

Colleges 2024 Academic Calendar and Term Dates
Colleges 2024 Academic Calendar and Term Dates

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REF: MOE.HQS/3/13/3
Date: 10th January, 2023

TO: Regional Directors of Education
County Directors of Education

RE: REVISED SCHOOL CALENDER FOR 2023 FOR PRE-PRIMARY, PRIMARY, SECONDARY AND TEACHERS TRAINING COLLEGES

Attention is made to the circular on school calendar for 2023 released on 7th November 2022 vide ref. MOE.HQS/3/13/3/94.

Below is a revised final version of the 2023 calendar for schools and colleges.

A: PRE-PRIMARY, PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS 2023 SCHOOL CALENDER

OPENING CLOSING DURATION
Term 1 23rd January 2023 21st April 2023 13 weeks
Half term break 16th March 2023 19th March 2023 3 days
Holiday 22nd April 2023 7th May 2023 2 weeks
Term 2 8th May 2023 11th August 2023 14 weeks
Half Term Break 29th June 2023 2nd July 2023 3 days
Holiday 12th August 2023 27th August 2023 2 weeks
Term 3 28th August 2023 27th October 2023 9 weeks
Holiday 28th October 2023 8th January 2024 10 weeks
KCPE & KPSEA 30th October 2023 2nd November 2023 4 days
KCSE 3rd November 2023 24th November 2023 3 weeks
KCSE Marking 27th November 2023 15th December 2023 3 weeks

B. TEACHERS TRAINING COLLEGES CALENDER 2022 AND 2023 CONTINUING STUDENTS

(I) DIPLOMA IN TEACHER EDUCATION (SECONDARY)

(II) DIPLOMA IN PRIMARY TEACHER EDUCATION

OPENING CLOSING DURATION
Term 1 29th August 2022 2nd December 2022 14 weeks
Term 2 23rd January 2023 21st April 2023 13 weeks
Holiday 22nd April 2023 7th May 2023 2 weeks
Term 3 8th May 2023 11th August 2023 14 weeks
Holiday 12th August 2023 1st September 2023 3 weeks
Term 1 4th September 2023 17th November 2023 11 weeks
Holiday 19th November 2023 31st December 2023 6 weeks

All field officers are asked to communicate to the institutions and ensure strict adherence to these dates.

Dr. Belio R. Kipsang, CBS
PRINCIPAL SECRETARY

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