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Kenya Term Dates and School Holidays 2020

This page contains a calendar of all 2020 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 2020

SchoolHolidaysStartsFinishes
First Day of School6 Jan 2020
(Mon)
Term 1 Half Term Holidays17 Feb 2020
(Mon)
21 Feb 2020
(Fri)
Term 1 Holidays13 Apr 2020
(Mon)
1 May 2020
(Fri)
Term 2 Half Term Holidays15 Jun 2020
(Mon)
19 Jun 2020
(Fri)
Term 2 Holidays10 Aug 2020
(Mon)
28 Aug 2020
(Fri)
KCPE Exam Period2 Nov 2020
(Mon)
5 Nov 2020
(Thu)
Term 3 Holidays2 Nov 2020
(Mon)
1 Jan 2021
(Fri)

Secondary School Term Dates 2020

SchoolHolidaysStartsFinishes
First Day of School6 Jan 2020
(Mon)
Term 1 Half Term Holidays17 Feb 2020
(Mon)
21 Feb 2020
(Fri)
Term 1 Holidays13 Apr 2020
(Mon)
1 May 2020
(Fri)
Term 2 Half Term Holidays15 Jun 2020
(Mon)
19 Jun 2020
(Fri)
Term 2 Holidays10 Aug 2020
(Mon)
28 Aug 2020
(Fri)
Term 3 Holidays2 Nov 2020
(Mon)
1 Jan 2021
(Fri)
KCSE Exam Period6 Nov 2020
(Fri)
30 Nov 2020
(Mon)

College Term Dates 2020

SchoolHolidaysStartsFinishes
First Day of School7 Jan 2020
(Tue)
Term 1 Holidays13 Apr 2020
(Mon)
1 May 2020
(Fri)
Term 2 Holidays10 Aug 2020
(Mon)
31 Aug 2020
(Mon)
Term 3 Holidays16 Nov 2020
(Mon)
1 Jan 2021
(Fri)

Please visit education.go.ke for the original circular release.