All public and private primary and secondary schools currently are on holiday since the 4th March of last month to allow the operation of the 2022 Kenya Certificate of Primary Education and Secondary Education.
All national exams had ended as of April 1st, 2022, with kcpe examinations having been marked and released
The placement of form one students was also completed on Monday, with students due to report to their new schools on May 3rd, 2022.
Following the reporting of Examiners in various marking centers, KCSE marking began last week. The process is now in its final week, and it is expected to be completed by the end of this week.
The Kenyan government, through the Ministry of Education, has released a new school calendar, which will be used when primary and secondary schools prepare to report for the 2022 school year later this month.
Despite rising concerns about the year being short, the program is designed to ensure a smooth transition from one year to the next in 2023.
Following the newly amended full school calendar for 2022, all primary and secondary school students are expected to return to school on April 25, 2022, and begin the first term.
The 2022 Kenya School Calendar
The school year in 2022 will begin on 25/04/2022 and ends on 25/11/2022.
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
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.