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Kenya Term Dates and School Holidays 2018

This page contains a calendar of all 2018 term dates and school holiday dates for Kenya. These dates are unlikely to be modified by the Ministry of Education. However, please check back regularly for any updates that may occur.

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

SchoolHolidaysStartsFinishes
Term 1 Holidays9 Apr 2018
(Mon)
27 Apr 2018
(Fri)
Term 2 Holidays6 Aug 2018
(Mon)
24 Aug 2018
(Fri)
KCPE Exam Period29 Oct 2018
(Mon)
1 Nov 2018
(Thu)
Term 3 Holidays2 Nov 2018
(Fri)
1 Jan 2019
(Tue)

Secondary School Term Dates 2018

SchoolHolidaysStartsFinishes
Term 1 Half Term Holidays24 Feb 2018
(Sat)
4 Mar 2018
(Sun)
Term 1 Holidays9 Apr 2018
(Mon)
27 Apr 2018
(Fri)
Term 2 Half Term Holidays16 Jun 2018
(Sat)
24 Jun 2018
(Sun)
Term 2 Holidays6 Aug 2018
(Mon)
24 Aug 2018
(Fri)
KCSE Exam Period5 Nov 2018
(Mon)
30 Nov 2018
(Fri)
Term 3 Holidays3 Dec 2018
(Mon)
1 Jan 2019
(Tue)

College Term Dates 2018

SchoolHolidaysStartsFinishes
Term 1 Holidays9 Apr 2018
(Mon)
27 Apr 2018
(Fri)
Term 2 Holidays6 Aug 2018
(Mon)
24 Aug 2018
(Fri)
Term 3 Holidays9 Nov 2018
(Fri)
1 Jan 2019
(Tue)

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

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