MOE 2019 term dates/calendar of events for Schools and Colleges

Ministry of education has released a circular indicating all term dates for 2019 academic year for schools and colleges.

The circular signed by principal secretary, Dr. Kipsang, distinctly shows the calendar of events for starting from term 1 to term three 2019. It also indicates half term dates for both primary school and secondary school.

Read also: Ministry of education extends opening of third term 2019 to 2nd September

According to the circular, both term one and two will be the longest taking 14 weeks while term three will take only 10 weeks excluding examination period.

KCPE and KCSE 2019 Dates

2019 KCPE will start on 28th October and end on 2nd November, while sit in KCSE exams will run from 4th to 29th November. The ministry has cautioned heads of institutions to strictly adhere to the term dates.

2019 term dates for Primary, Secondary schools and colleges

1. Pre-primary and primary schools Term dates

Term oneĀ  2019

Opening: 3rd January 2019

Half term: 18th to 24th February, 2019

Closing: 5th April, 2019

Term 2 2019

Opening : 29th April, 2019

Half term: 17th to 23rd June, 2019

Closing: 2nd August, 2019

Term 3 2019

Opening: 26th August, 2019

Closing: 25th October, 2019

Examination period(KCPE): 28th October,2019 to 2nd November, 2019

2. Secondary Schools 2019 term dates

Term 1 2019

Opening: 3rd January 2019

Half term: 18th to 24th February, 2019

Closing: 5th April, 2019

Term 2 2019

Opening : 29th April, 2019

Half term: 10th to 16th June, 2019

Closing: 2nd August, 2019

Term 3 2019

Opening: 26th August, 2019

Closing: 25th October, 2019

Examination Period: 4th to 29th November, 2019

3. Primary Schools and Diploma Teachers Training Colleges 2019 Term dates

Term 1 2019

Opening: 3rd January 2019

Half term: 18th to 24th February, 2019

Closing: 5th April, 2019

Term 2 2019

Opening : 29th April, 2019

Half term: 17th to 23rd June, 2019

Closing: 2nd August, 2019

Term 3 2019

Opening: 26th August, 2019

Closing: 8th Novemberober, 2019