2024 Revised term dates for schools and Colleges

Updated School Calendar Dates 2024 Academic Year

New Updated School Calendar Dates 2024 Academic Year

The Ministry of Education has unveiled the revised and final 2024 school academic calendar dates to apply for both pre-primary, primary, the secondary schools and teachers training colleges in Kenya.

According to the ministry , 2024 term one will open on January 8, 2024 and will run up to April 5, 2024, for 13 weeks.

Then all schools will then proceed for half term on February 29 to March 3 for 3 days.

Learners will then go for the April holiday beginning April 8 to April 26, 2023 which will be three weeks.

New School Calendar Dates 2024

Term two will kick off from April 29 to August 2 taking a period of 14 weeks and proceed for half term from June 20 to June 23.

There will then be closure of schools for the August holiday from August 5 to August 23 which is three weeks.

Third term schools will begin the Kenya Primary School Education Assessment (KPSEA) plus the Kenya Intermediate Level Education Assessment from October 28 to October 31 which is four days.

KCSE examination are expected to run from November 4 to November 22 which is three weeks as per to the school calendar 2024 .

The calendar nder further specifies tht all Schools will then proceed for the December Holiday from October 2024 to January 3 ten weeks.

Teacher training colleges

For the teachers training college which includes a Diploma in Teachers Education (Secondary), a Diploma in Primary Teacher Education and a Diploma in Early Childhood Teacher Education, there is also ministry calendar.

Term one starts on January 8 and close on April 5 13 weeks.

Students will thereafter proceed for the April holiday from April 8 to April 26 three weeks.

The second term , colleges will open on April 29 and close on August 2 14 weeks.

There will be an August holiday tht will begin on August 5 to August 30 four weeks.Third term will begin on August 26 to November 8 which is 11 weeks.


As per to the ministry,all the December holidays for this level will start from November 11 2024 to January 3, 2025, which is eight weeks.

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