Kenya Academic Year Calendar and Term Dates

By | October 13, 2023

The Ministry of Education has released the 2024 School calendar and term dates for schools. All Primary and Secondary school learners will resume school on 8th January 2024 after a 10-week holiday according to the announced term dates.

Pre-primary, primary and secondary schools will have a 13-week first term and a half term for 3 days between 29th February 2024 and 3rd March 2024.

Learners will proceed for the April holiday from 8th April 2023 to 26th April 2024.

Term two will run for 14 weeks, starting on 29th April to 2nd August 2024 with the half term set for 20th – 23rd August 2024.

The third term will be the shortest with only 9 weeks, commencing on 26th August to 25th October 2024. Learners will then break for the December holidays and resume on 3rd January 2025.

Kenya Primary School Education Assessment (KPSEA) and Kenya Intermediate Education Assessment (KILEA) examinations will run from 28th October to 31st October 2024.

The Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examinations will follow from 4th November to 22nd November 2024.

Teachers Training Colleges Term dates.

On the other hand, teachers’ training colleges will kick off the first term on 8th January and on 5th April 2024 and thereafter head on holidays from 8th to 26th April 2024.

The second term will begin on 29th April to 2nd August 2024 while the final term will begin on 26th August to 8th November 2024.

2024 Academic Year Calendar, Term Dates.

Next Year Academic Calendar

Term 1- January 8th- April 5th(13 weeks)
Half term – February 29th – March 3rd( 3 days)
Holiday: April 8th – 26th(3 weeks)

Term 2: April 29th – August 2nd(14 weeks)
Half term: 20th June- 23rd(3 days)
Holiday: August 5th- 25th(3 weeks)

Term 3: August 26th – October 25th(9 weeks)
KPSEA: 28th – 31st October
Holiday – October 28th – January 3rd 2025

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