Ministry Of Education Releases 2024 Schools’ Calendar

The Ministry of Education on Friday unveiled the 2024 calendar for pre-primary, primary, and secondary schools as well as teachers’ training colleges.

The pre-primary, primary, and secondary schools will open for the first term on January 8, 2024 and close on April 5, 2024 after 13 weeks of learning.

In between, however, they will have a three-day half term break from February 29 to March 3, before a three-week holiday at the end of the term from April 8-26.

Term two will run for 14 weeks, commencing on April 29 and ending on August 2, with half term set for June 20-23.

The learners will afterwards go on holiday for another three weeks beginning August 5-25.

The final term of the year will last 9 weeks from August 26 to October 25, paving way for the Kenya Primary School Education Assessment (KPSEA) Kenya Intermediate Level Education Assessment (KILEA) examinations from October 28-31.

The Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) exams will afterwards run from November 4-22, amid the long December holiday that will run from October 28 to January 3, 2025.

The teachers’ training colleges, on the other hand, will open for term one from January 8 to April 5, and thereafter head on holidays from April 8-26.

Term two will open on April 29 and go until August 2, with the holidays thereafter scheduled for August 5-30.

The final term will go for 11 weeks from August 26 to November 8, before the long December holidays set for November 11 to January 3, 2025.

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