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The 2024 Revised School Calendar (pdf), Term Dates, KCPE, KPSEA, KCSE, Dates

The first term of 2024 commenced on the 25th day of the month of April. The ten-week-long term will have a three-day-break between 26th May and 29th May 2022.

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This is the second and the last time school academic year is starting almost mid of the year since the Corona Virus Pandemic grounded school activities across the country.

Second term will start on 11th June 2022. The 10-week-term will have a 3-day-break between 11th August and 14th August 2022. Schools will then break for a one week long holiday on 17th September, 2022.

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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.

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 school.


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

Term one will end on the 2nd day of June to pave way for short holiday be concluded on 10th June 2022.

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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