The government has given in to pressure from the students and introduced a midterm break in the middle of this month. This comes a time when there is increased cases of students riots and fire incidents in schools across the country.

The halfterm break has been granted following the school Principals’ request. In a document seen by Newspoa the Ministry of Education has approved the midterm break aiming at curbing the students’ riots witness in the recent weeks.

“On behalf of principals we did a letter last week, asking for a half term break , the secretary and I had earlier separately talked to director Secondary on the same as far half term break is concerned, I have also today talked to PS this morning on the same and he confirmed they have our letter I will find time tomorrow to visit jogoo God willing. Will let you know of any outcome.” Reads part of the directive.

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Below is the new school term dates.

In the revised 2021-2023 school calendar, all form ones and grade four (4) learners will resume their term one of the 2021 academic year on 26th July, 2021. This shall be the opening date for the 2021 academic year that will run up to 10th March, 2022. See the full MoE revised school term dates for 2021 to 2023, below;

2020 TERM 2 AND 3 REVISED SCHOOL CALENDAR FOR CONTINUING LEARNERS

Here are the new term dates for the PP1 and 2; Grade 1, 2 and 3; Class 5, 6 and 7; and Form 1, 2 and 3 learners.

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Activity Opening Dates Closing Dates Duration
Term 2 4/1/2021 19/03/2021 11 weeks
Holiday 20/03/2021 9/5/2021 7 weeks
Term 3 10/5/2021 16/07/2021 10 weeks
Halfterm Break 3/6/2021 7/6/2021 3 Days
Holiday 17/7/2021 25/7/2021 1 week

 

2021 TERM DATES FOR ALL LEARNERS

Activity Opening Dates Closing Dates Duration
Term 1 26/7/2021 1/10/2021 10 weeks
Halfterm Break 26/8/2021 29/8/2021 3 days
Holiday 2/10/2021 10/10/2021 1 week
Term 2 11/10/2021 23/12/2021 11 weeks
Christmas/Holiday 24/12/2021 2/1/2022 10 days
Term 3 3/1/2022 4/3/2022 9 weeks
KCPE 7/3/2022 10/3/2022 4 days
KCSE 11/3/2022 1/4/2022 3 weeks 1 day
KCSE MARKING 4/4/2022 22/4/2022 3 weeks
 
2022 TERM DATES FOR ALL LEARNERS
Opening Dates Closing Dates Duration
Term 1 25/04/2022 1/7/2022 10 weeks
Halfterm Break 26/05/2022 29/5/2022 3 Days
Holiday 2/7/2022 10/7/2022 1 week
Term 2 11/7/2022 16/9/2022 10 weeks
Halfterm Break 11/8/2022 14/8/2022 3 Days
Holiday 17/09/2022 25/9/2022 1 week
Term 3 26/09/2022 25/11/2022 9 weeks
KCPE 28/11/2022 1/12/2022 4 Days
KCSE 1/12/2022 23/12/2022 3 Weeks, 1 Day
KCSE MARKING 2/1/2023 20/1/2023 3 Weeks
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2023 TERM DATES FOR ALL LEARNERS

Opening Dates Closing Dates Duration
Term 1 23/1/2023 21/4/2023 13 weeks
Halfterm Break 23/3/2023 26/3/2023 3 days
Holiday 22/4/2023 7/5/2023 2 weeks
Term 2 8/5/2023 11/8/2023 13 weeks
Halfterm Break 29/6/2023 2/7/2023 3 days
Holiday 12/8/2023 27/8/2023 2 weeks
Term 3 28/8/2023 3/11/2023 10 weeks
KCPE 6/11/2023 9/11/2023 4 days
KCSE 10/11/2023 1/12/2023 3 weeks 1 day
KCSE MARKING 4/12/2023 22/12/2023 3 weeks

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