All Regional Directors of Education
All County Directors of Education
RE: SCHOOL CALENDERS FOR YEARS 2020, 2021, 2022 AND 2023 -REVISED TERM DATES FOR PRE-PRIMARY, PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS AND TEACHERS TRAINING COLLEGES
As you are aware all the learning institutions were closed in March 2020 to control the spread of Covid-19.
Further, following the Stakeholders Consultation, the revised term dates were agreed on in order to cover the remaining two terms of 2020 school calendar and stabilize school calendar by December 2022.
The revised term dates will be as stipulated below;
A) PRE-PRIMARY, PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS
1) 2020 SCHOOL CALENDAR
TERM 2 & 3 SCHEDULE FOR CONTINUING LEARNERS (PP1&2, Grade 1-3, Class 5-7 and Form 1-3)
Note as follows:•
1. All Schools including schools offering international curriculum will open fully on 4 January, 2021;
2. All 4 year-olds will join PPI in July 2021.
3. Grade 4 CBC learners will transit to Grade 5 in July 2021.
4. Grade 4 and incoming Form 1 (class 8 graduates) will stay at home as other learners complete their term 3; Resume July 2021.
All field Education officers are asked to ensure strict adherence to these dates and give guidance to the stakeholders.
County Directors of Education are asked to produce enough copies of this circular for all field officers and Basic Education Institutions under their jurisdiction.
Dr. Belio R. Kipsang, CBS