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Kenya Term Dates and School Holidays 2018

School term dates and holidays in Kenya are determined by the Ministry of Education. The MOE generally releases the official school term and holiday dates for the next year at the end of the current year.

Check for school holiday dates by types:

Pre-Primary and Primary School Term Dates 2018

SchoolHolidays Starts Finishes
Term 1 Holidays 9 Apr 2018
(Mon)
27 Apr 2018
(Fri)
Term 2 Holidays 6 Aug 2018
(Mon)
24 Aug 2018
(Fri)
KCPE Exam Period 29 Oct 2018
(Mon)
1 Nov 2018
(Thu)
Term 3 Holidays 2 Nov 2018
(Fri)
1 Jan 2019
(Tue)

Secondary School Term Dates 2018

SchoolHolidays Starts Finishes
Term 1 Half Term Holidays 24 Feb 2018
(Sat)
4 Mar 2018
(Sun)
Term 1 Holidays 9 Apr 2018
(Mon)
27 Apr 2018
(Fri)
Term 2 Half Term Holidays 16 Jun 2018
(Sat)
24 Jun 2018
(Sun)
Term 2 Holidays 6 Aug 2018
(Mon)
24 Aug 2018
(Fri)
KCSE Exam Period 5 Nov 2018
(Mon)
30 Nov 2018
(Fri)
Term 3 Holidays 3 Dec 2018
(Mon)
1 Jan 2019
(Tue)

College Term Dates 2018

SchoolHolidays Starts Finishes
Term 1 Holidays 9 Apr 2018
(Mon)
27 Apr 2018
(Fri)
Term 2 Holidays 6 Aug 2018
(Mon)
24 Aug 2018
(Fri)
Term 3 Holidays 9 Nov 2018
(Fri)
1 Jan 2019
(Tue)

Visit education.go.ke for the original circular release.

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