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MoE Revised Term Dates As Term Two 2022 Commences

The second term of 2022 commences officially today on the 11th day of the month of July.

By dint of term two reporting day being a public holiday, students especially those in day school will choose not to report today. However, students in boarding will report today as scheduled.

It is important to note that ministry of education did not give change reporting date for term two.

The 10-week-long term will have a 3-day-break between 11th August and 14th August 2022.

However, dates for half could be changed since most schools are used as polling centres. Election date is slated for 9th day of August. During this date learners will be in school.

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Term three which is shorter by a week comparing it with the first two terms, will kick off on 26th September, 2022. There will be no half term break for this term.

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National examinations for class eight candidates(KCPE), form four students(KCSE) and Class six pupils (KPSEA) will be conducted during this term.

The Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) examinations will be conducted between 28th November and 1st December, 2022.

On the other hand the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examinations will take place between 1st December and 23rd December, 2022. Marking exercise will take place between 2nd January 2023 and 20th January 2023.

Examination body(KNEC), is yet to set dates in which Kenya Primary School Education Assessment (KPSEA) will take place.

The KPSEA assessments are poised to replace the KCPE under the new competence based curriculum. These assessments will be used to see smooth transition from primary school to Junior Secondary


ActivityOpening DatesClosing DatesDuration
Term 125/04/20221/7/202210 weeks
Half term Break26/05/202229/5/20223 Days
Holiday2/7/202210/7/20221 week
Term 211/7/202216/9/202210 weeks
Half term Break11/8/202214/8/20223 Days
Holiday17/09/202225/9/20221 week
Term 326/09/202225/11/20229 weeks
KCPE28/11/20221/12/20224 Days
KCSE1/12/202223/12/20223 Weeks, 1 Day
KCSE MARKING2/1/202320/1/20233 Weeks


According to above term dates second term of the year 2022 will start on 11th June and end on 16th of September 2022. The term will also have 10 weeks and a three-day mid term break that will be between 11th August and 14th August 2022.

The last term of 2022 will kick off on 26th September and end on 25th November 2022 to pave way for National examination both KCPE and KCSE. KCPE 2022 will start on 28th November and end on 1st December 2022.

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