Plan your academic year with the latest Kenya School Calendar for 2023, featuring term dates for primary and secondary schools. Stay on top of important events and download the complete calendar in PDF format for easy access.
The Ministry of Education in Kenya has released the official 2023 school calendar with term dates for all primary and secondary schools in the country. The new calendar marks a return to normalcy after the disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. In this article, we will provide you with all the important dates to help you plan your academic year.
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Term 1 in 2023 Dates (13 Weeks)
The first term of the 2023 school calendar will begin on January 23rd, 2023, and will run for 13 weeks. This term will end on April 21st, 2023. Students will cover the first third of their syllabus during this term and participate in various co-curricular activities.
Term 2 in 2023 Dates (14 weeks)
The second term will begin on May 8th, 2023, and will end on August 12th, 2023, after 14 weeks of learning. This term will cover the second third of the syllabus and allow students to participate in sporting and cultural activities.
Mid-term Break for Term One (2 weeks)
After completing the second term, students will have a two-week break from August 12th to August 27th, 2023. This break will give them time to rest and engage in other activities before the final term begins.
Term 3 in 2023 Dates (10 weeks)
The third and final term of the 2023 school calendar will begin on August 28th, 2023, and will end on October 27th, 2023, after 10 weeks of learning. This term will cover the last third of the syllabus, and students will have a chance to prepare for their end-of-year exams.
KCPE and KCSE National Exams in 2023
The Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) and Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) national exams will be held from October 30th to November 2nd, 2023. These exams are important for students as they determine their eligibility for admission to higher education institutions and their future careers.
Chart: Kenya School Calendar for 2023
Below is the 2023 school calendar in Kenya chart.
The Latest 2023 school calendar for primary and secondary schools in Kenya is available with term dates, providing a comprehensive guide to the academic year. With this resource, students, parents, and educators can keep track of the school schedule, plan ahead, and stay up to date with all the important events.
To access the complete calendar, including all the important dates, you can download the pdf version of the Kenya school term dates.
|Activity||Opening Dates||Closing Dates||Duration|
|Term One||01-23-2023||04-21-2023||13 weeks|
|Mid-Term Break||03-16-2023||03-19-2023||3 days|
|Term Two||05-08-2023||08-11-2023||14 weeks|
|Mid-Term Break||06-29-2023||07-02-2023||3 days|
|Term Three||08-28-2023||10-27-2023||9 weeks|
|KCPE & KPSEA||10-30-2023||11-02-2023||4 days|
|KCSE MARKING||11-27-2023||12-15-2023||3 weeks|
Conclusion: Kenya School Calendar for 2023
The 2023 school calendar for primary and secondary schools in Kenya provides a clear roadmap for students, parents, and educators. The calendar allows for proper planning and organization of the academic year, ensuring students have ample time to cover their syllabus, engage in co-curricular activities, and prepare for their exams. With this information, students can confidently begin their academic year, knowing what lies ahead.
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