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Form One 2024 Online Joining Instructions ; How To Download Form One Admission Letter

Now that form one 2022 selection process has been completed, students can now check the school they have been admitted. The ministry of education has said form one students should report by a date to be announced by ministry of education. To check secondary school selected   SMS  your index number to 22263 (the code works for safaricom, Airtel and Telkom). The sms charges ksh. 25.

The reporting period for all 2024 Form One students will be announced soon. In case of any queries, parents are advised to visit their respective County Directors of Education for assistance.

All admitted students should be captured on NEMIS. All the CDEs are required to ensure compliance with this requirement.

How to download form one 2024 admission letter.

It is important to note that secondary schools do not send admission letters to students. The ministry of education has provided a simple online platform where form one 2024 students can conveniently download their admission letter.

To download your letter follow these steps:

    1. Go to: Form one 2024 admission letter For National Schools, Form one 2023 admission letter For Extra county Schools and Form one 2024 admission letter For County Schools.
    2. Select the county and sub-county you sat KCPE then key in your index number and Submit.
    3. Click on the link named “admission letter” at the bottom of the page for a copy of your admission letter.
    4. Use the printer icon to print or download icon to download to your computer.
    5. Get your primary school’s headteacher to endorse the letter and stamp it in the space provided.
    6. Finally, present it for admission together with a certified copy of birth certificate

      Additionally, joining instructions for schools of all categories can be accessed through an online portal on the education ministry website (www.education.go.ke/online-services/form-one-selection) as follows:

      • From the main menu, one will choose the school category list (National, Extra County, County and Sub-county) and proceed to submit the candidate’s index number.
      • At the bottom of the next page, one needs to click through the ‘Admission letter’ link to open the admission letter.
      • One can use the ‘Printer’ icon to print or download the document, then take it to the candidate’s primary school’s headteacher for endorsement and stamping.

      The candidate will be required to present the stamped letter alongside their birth certificate on the admission day.

      On the other hand, School heads can access and download their respective Form One selection lists by logging in into the National Education Management Information System (NEMIS) portal (www.nemis.education.go.ke).

Online Form one 2024 joining instructions

Once the student has downloaded the form one 2023 admission letter, the next thing is to go through the details and prepare adequately for admission exercise. Here are the details and joining instructions found on form one 2024 admission letter In this write up am going to use joining instructions for students selected to join Mangu high school

  1. Details and the the logo of the secondary school the student has been admitted to.
  2. Name of the student and a congratulatory message for securing admission.
  3. A section where the student will take the letter to primary school for endorsement from the Primary headteacher. No that the headteacher must embed a signature and official rubber stamp of the school.
  4. The letter will also indicate the reporting date for the student. The student will be expected to arrive at the school during working hours between 8.00 a.m. and 4.00 p.m. on the first day of reporting.   It will be inconvenient for you to arrive outside these hours or during weekends as there would not be personnel to attend to you. When reporting for admission, you must bring with you:
  •  A letter of introduction from either the Chief of your area, the pastor or    the Father-in-Charge of your Parish / Mission.
  • A letter of introduction from your Primary School Headteacher.
  • A certified copy of your result slip for K. C. P. E. Examination.
  • A certified copy of your BIRTH CERTIFICATE or document to prove your date of birth.
  • Two Passport Size Photos.
  • Photocopy of the I.D.s’ of parent(s) / guardian.
  • A medical certificate (Fill in the provided medical form MHS/A/3)

 BOOKS & OTHER CURRICULUM MATERIALS  For your personal use, you must bring the following:

  • The Archdiocese of Nairobi School Hymnal (to be purchased from school)
  • The Holy Bible (Revised Standard Version).
  • Geometrical Set                  

 SPECIAL DIET Please note that the school does not offer special diet to students.  However, any medical concern on your health must be reported to the School Nurse immediately on admission.


 You must provide yourself with two blankets, at least two pairs of bed sheets, (minimum size 150 x 225), 2 pillowcases, a mosquito net (conical 3 x 6 ).


 Each student is expected to provide himself with such items as:

  • A pair of black shoes (“Toughees”)
  • A pair of sports shoes
  • 6 white Under-wears and 6 white Vests
  • 4 Handkerchiefs
  • Towels
  • Toilet and washing soap
  • Shoe polish
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • A plate and a spoon  
  • A ¼ litre cup (standard size)         
  • A metal bucket, 2 rubber squizzers & a slasher
  • Trunk (strong lockable metal box) and 2 padlocks
  • Slippers

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