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Primary, Junior, and Secondary School Reopening and Term Dates 2024

Primary, Junior, and Secondary School Reopening and Term Dates

Schools are set to reopen after a long holiday. Most schools will start to reopen early next week.

The Ministry of Education issued the 2024 school calendar. Education Cabinet Secretary Ezekiel Machogu also made an announcement on how schools should reopen.

Machogu said Form 1 students will report on 15th January 2024. However, Pre-Primary, Primary, Junior, and Secondary schools will report on 8th January 2024.

PRE-PRIMARY, PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS 2024 CALENDAR

| OPENING | CLOSING | DURATION |

| Term I | 8th Jan 2024 | 5th April 2024 | 13 Weeks |

| Half term | 29th Feb 2024 | 3rd March 2024 | 3 Days |

| April Holiday | 8th April 2024 | 26th April 2024| 3 Weeks |

| Term II | 29th April 2024| 2nd Aug 2024 | 14 Weeks |

| Half term | 20th June 2024 | 23rd June 2024 | 3 Days |

| August Holiday| 5th Aug 2024 | 23rd Aug 2024 | 3 Weeks |

| Term III | 26th Aug 2024 | 25th Oct 2024 | 9 Weeks |

| KPSEA and KILEA Assessment | 28th Oct 2024 | 31st Oct 2024 | 4 Days |

| KCSE Exams | 4th Nov 2024 | 22nd Nov 2024 | 3 Weeks |

| December Holiday | 28th Oct 2024 | 3rd Jan 2025 | 10 Weeks |

The Ministry also issued the Co-curricular calendar for schools and colleges.

Below is the term one calendar for co-curricular activities for primary, junior, and secondary schools and teacher training colleges.

RE: 2024 NATIONAL CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES CALENDAR OF EVENTS

SECONDARY SCHOOLS SPORTS

(6th – 14th APRIL, 2024)

Rugby15s, Athletics, Basketball 5×5, Hockey, Handball, Cross Country, Swimming

Host Region: Eastern

Host County: Machakos

Clinic: 6th – 8th April, 2024

Arrival of teams: 7th April, 2024

Action Days: 9th – 13th April, 2024

Departure: 14th April, 2024

SECONDARY SPECIAL SCHOOLS SPORTS

(6th – 12th APRIL, 2024)

Rugby15s, Athletics, Basketball 5×5, Hockey, Handball, Cross Country, Swimming

Host Region: Rift Valley

Host County: Nakuru

Clinic: 6th – 7th April, 2024

Arrival of teams: 7th April, 2024

Action Days: 9th – 11th April, 2024

Departure: 12th April, 2024

PRIMARY SCHOOLS

(6th -12th APRIL, 2024)

Athletics

Host Region: Central

Host County: Nyeri

Clinic: 6th – 7th April, 2024

Arrival of Teams: 7th April, 2024

Action Days: 9th – 11th April, 2024

Departure: 12th April, 2024

PRIMARY SPECIAL SCHOOLS ATHLETICS

(6th – 13th APRIL, 2024)

Host Region: Rift Valley

Host County: Nakuru

Clinic: 6th – 7th April, 2024

Arrival of Teams: 7th April, 2024

Action Days: 9th – 12th April. 2024

Departure: 13th April 2024

JUNIOR SCHOOL

(6th – 12th APRIL 2024)

Athletics, Cross-Country, Handball, Swimming

Host Region: Eastern

Host County: Machakos

Clinic: 6th – 7th April, 2024

Arrival of Teams: 7th April, 2024

Action Days: 9th – 11th April, 2024

Departure: 12th April, 2024

NATIONAL DRAMA AND FILM FESTIVAL

(7th – 19th APRIL 2024)

Host Region: Eastern

Host County: Embu

Venue: Kangaru/Embu University

Reporting: 7th April, 2024

Action Days: 8th – 16th April, 2024

State Concert: 18th April, 2024

Departure: 19th April, 2024

SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FAIR

(6th – 12th APRIL, 2024)

Host Region: Nairobi

Host County: Nairobi

Venue: Moi Girls High School

Arrival Date: 6th April, 2024

Action Days: 11th April, 2024

Departure: 12th April. 2024

KENYA TEACHERS COLLEGES

(3rd – 13th JUNE 2024)

Ball games, Goal Ball, Athletics and Paralympics

Host Region: Eastern

Host County: Machakos

Venue: Machakos TTC

Clinic: 3rd – 4th June, 2024

Arrival: 4th June, 2024

Action Days: 5th – 12th June, 2024

Departure: 13th June, 2024

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