Ministry Circular: Revised Final 2023 School Term Dates

REF: MOE.HQS/3/13/3
Date: 10th January, 2023

TO: Regional Directors of Education
County Directors of Education

RE: REVISED SCHOOL CALENDER FOR 2023 FOR PRE-PRIMARY, PRIMARY, SECONDARY AND TEACHERS TRAINING COLLEGES

Attention is made to the circular on school calendar for 2023 released on 7th November 2022 vide ref. MOE.HQS/3/13/3/94.

Below is a revised final version of the 2023 calendar for schools and colleges.

A: PRE-PRIMARY, PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS 2023 SCHOOL CALENDER

OPENINGCLOSINGDURATION
Term 123rd January 202321st April 202313 weeks
Half term break16th March 202319th March 20233 days
Holiday22nd April 20237th May 20232 weeks
Term 28th May 202311th August 202314 weeks
Half Term Break29th June 20232nd July 20233 days
Holiday12th August 202327th August 20232 weeks
Term 328th August 202327th October 20239 weeks
Holiday28th October 20238th January 202410 weeks
KCPE & KPSEA30th October 20232nd November 20234 days
KCSE3rd November 202324th November 20233 weeks
KCSE Marking27th November 202315th December 20233 weeks

B. TEACHERS TRAINING COLLEGES CALENDER 2022 AND 2023 CONTINUING STUDENTS

(I) DIPLOMA IN TEACHER EDUCATION (SECONDARY)

(II) DIPLOMA IN PRIMARY TEACHER EDUCATION

OPENINGCLOSINGDURATION
Term 129th August 20222nd December 202214 weeks
Term 223rd January 202321st April 202313 weeks
Holiday22nd April 20237th May 20232 weeks
Term 38th May 202311th August 202314 weeks
Holiday12th August 20231st September 20233 weeks
Term 14th September 202317th November 202311 weeks
Holiday19th November 202331st December 20236 weeks

All field officers are asked to communicate to the institutions and ensure strict adherence to these dates.

Dr. Belio R. Kipsang, CBS
PRINCIPAL SECRETARY

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