Education Cabinet Secretary Professor George Magoha has announced that all schools will be reopened in January 4th next year.
All PP1, PP1, Grade 1,2 and 3, Class 5, 6 and 7 and Form 1, 2 and 3 learners will start their term 2 on the 4th of January and end it on March 19th.
The above classes will then proceed for a seven week holiday to allow KCPE and KCSE candidates do their exams and at the same time give time for marking.
Grade 4 and incoming Form 1 (Class 8 graduates) learners will stay at home as other learners complete their Term three.
Magoha said Grade 4 CBC learners to transition to Grade 5 in July 2021.
“All 4 year-olds will join PP1 in July 2021. 3. Pre Primary 1 & 2; Grade 1, 2 & 3; Class 5, 6 & 7; and Form 1, 2 & 3
learners will start their Term 2 on 4th January, 2021 and end on 19th, ” he said.
“I wish to assure the country that the Government is determined to ensure a safe reopening and learning of our schools. In doing so, we are drawing important lessons from the partial reopening that has taken place since
October. We are confident that we will remain on the right trajectory to finding the winning formula that will ensure our learning institutions are safe for our learners and teachers,” said Magoha.