First term commences in earnest today April 25th, 2022, and end on July 1st, 2022.
Professor George Magoha, Kenya’s cabinet secretary for education, announced the new academic school calendar for all learners in Kenya’s pre-primary, primary, and secondary schools on November 16, 2020. The school calendar hasn’t altered in a long time. The events of the academic year 2022/2023 are listed below.
The 2022 Kenya School Calendar
The school year in 2022 will begin on 25/04/2022 and ends on 1/7/2022.
Term 1 in 2022 will run for 10 weeks, from 25th April to 1st July. Students will then proceed to a short, 1-week holiday break from the 2nd of July to the 10th of July 2022
Term 2, 2022 will start on 11th July to 16th September, followed by a 3 day half term break from 11th August to 14th August. Schools will then school on 17th September 2022 for a week- long term 2 holiday break.
The third term in 2022 starts on 26th, September and closes on 25th November 2022.
The 2022 KCPE runs from 28/11/2022 to 1/12/2022. The 2022 KCSE candidates will sit for their final national exams starting from 1/12/2022. 2023 School Calendar
- The current grade seven students will sit for KCPE from November 28 to December 1, 2022
- The current Form 3 students will sit for their KCSE from December 1 to December 23, 2022
- The current grade five students will sit for CBC National Assessment the Kenya Certificate of Basic Education (KCBE).
2023 School Calendar
The 2023 school calendar will start on 23rd January 2023 and end on 03/11/2023.
Kenyan schools will resume the almost normal academic calendar again starting from 23rd January 2023. KCPE and KCSE national exams will be done in November 2023.