This is the approved and revised school calendar for 2023; approved and revised by the Ministry of Education.

Since COVID-19 hit Kenya, we have had a hectic and cramped school calendar that has left many students and parents dazed.

In an effort to normalize the school calendar following the COVID pandemic, the Kenyan Ministry of Education revised and reissued the school calendar in a circular titled:

Re: School Calendars for Years 2020, 2021, 2022, and 2023: Revised Term Dates for Pre-Primary, Primary, and Secondary Schools and Teacher Training Colleges

2023 School Calendar Kenya for the whole academic year 2023

Activity Opening Dates Closing Dates Duration
Term 1 23/1/2023 21/4/2023 13 weeks
Half-term Break 16/3/2023 19/3/2023 3 days
Holiday 22/4/2023 7/5/2023 2 weeks
Term 2 8/5/2023 11/8/2023 14 weeks
Half-term Break 29/6/2023 2/7/2023 3 days
Holiday 12/8/2023 27/8/2023 2 weeks
Term 3  28/8/2023 27/10/2023 9 weeks
KCPE & KPSEA 30/10/2023 02/11/2023 4 days
KCSE 03/11/2023 24/11/2023 3 weeks
KCSE MARKING 27/11/2023 15/12/2023 3 weeks


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