CS Magoha releases 2021 academic calendar, schools to re-open on January 4

Grade 4 learners to transition to Grade 5 in July

Education CS George Magoha with other education sector stakeholders during a press briefing on Monday November 16, 2020

Education CS George Magoha on Monday released the 2021 academic calendar.

In a press briefing from the KICD headquarters, CS Magoha announced that schools will be re-opened fully on January 4th, 2021.

"This will apply to PP1 & PP2, Grade 1, 2 & 3, Class 5, 6 & 7 and Form 1, 2 & 3 learners.

"They will be starting their second term which will end on March 19th 2021," the CS announced.

He added that the Grade 4 and KCPE/KCSE candidates who have been in school since October 12th 2020, will sit for their examinations from March 19, 2021.

"All learners except Class 8 and Form 4 learners will proceed on a seven-week holiday to allow for the KCPE and KCSE examinations administration and marking. Grade 4 and incoming Form 1/Class 8 graduates will stay at home as other classes finish their 3rd Term," CS Magoha clarified.

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