New 2022/2023 Official Term Dates For Primary & Secondary Schools in Kenya 

New 2022/2023 Official Term Dates For Primary & Secondary Schools in Kenya


According to the Ministry of Education 2022 academic year calendar , Term one will end on 2nd July 2022 when learners across the country will begin their holidays which will last till  10th July 2022.

Term two of 2022 academic year will begin on 11th July 2022, learners will break for the mid term break on August 11th until 14th August. The second term will end on 17th September 2022 paving way for an Holiday that will last till 25th September.

The last term of this academic year will last for 7 weeks .It will begin on 26th September and end on November 25th, learners will not have an half term break this time.

The Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) will kick off on 28th November 2022 and end on 1st December 2022.

Candidates taking Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) will commence their sitting papers on 1st December 2022,they will sit for the last paper on 23rd December 2022.

On the other hand the Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC)  will administer the first CBC examination to grade 6 learners. The Kenya Primary School Education Assessment (KPSEA) will be written between 28th November and 30th November 2022.



Term 1 25th April, 2022  1st July 2022 


10 Weeks
Half term break 26th May, 2022 29th May, 2022 3 Days
Holiday 2nd July 2022 


10th July, 2022 1 Week
Term 2 11th July, 2022 16th September 2022 10 Weeks
Half​​ term Break 6th August, 2022 13th August, 2022 1 Week
Holiday 17th November 2022 25th September 2022 1 week
Term 3 26th September, 2022 25th November 2022 


9 Weeks
Holiday 26th November, 2022 22nd January, 2023 


7 Weeks
KCPE Period 28th​​ November, 2022 1st December, 2022 4 Days
KCSE Period 1st December, 2022 23rd December, 2022 3 Weeks
KCSE Marking 2nd January, 2023 


23rd January, 2023 


3 Weeks








Term 1

23rd​​ January, 2023

21st​​ April, 2023

13​​ Weeks

Half term break

26th​​ March, 2023

29th March, 2023

3 Days


22nd​​ April,​​ 2023

7th​​ May, 2023

2​​ Weeks

Term 2

8th​​ May, 2023

11th​​ August​​ 2023

13​​ Weeks

Half term Break

29th​​ June, 2023

2nd​​ July, 2023

1 Week


12th​​ August,​​ 2023

27th​​ August,​​ 2023

2​​ weeks

Term 3

28th​​ August, 2023

3rd​​ November,​​ 2023

10​​ Weeks

KCPE Period

6th November, 2023

9th​​ November, 2023

4 Days

KCSE Period

10th​​ November, 2023

1st​​ December, 2023

3 Weeks

KCSE Marking

2nd January, 2023

23rd January, 2023

3 Weeks


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