School holidays in Kenya 2020

School holidays in Kenya 2020
January 30, 2020

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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.

The school year in Kenya begins in January and ends around end of October or beginning of November just before the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) and Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) exams are held.

The school year is divided into 3 terms. The holiday and term dates released by the MOE are followed by primary and secondary schools as well as colleges across the country.

School holidays in Kenya 2020

*All dates are subject to errors and changes

Holiday Date Notes
New Year’s Day 01-01-2020
Half term February from 17-02-2020
to 21-02-2020
Easter Monday 13-04-2020
Labour Day 01-05-2020
Idd ul Fitr 24-05-2020
Madaraka Day 01-06-2020
Half term June from 15-06-2020
to 19-06-2020
Idd ul Azha 31-07-2020 Is a public holiday observed by Muslims only.
Date depending upon the appearance of the moon.
Moi Day 10-10-2020
Mashujaa Day 20-10-2020
Diwali 14-11-2020 Is a public holiday observed by Hindus only.
Date in accordance with the Hindu Calendar.
Jamhuri Day 12-12-2020
Christmas break 2020 from 01-12-2020
to 06-01-2021

 
 
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