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New school term dates out

11 October 2012, 15:28

Nairobi - The Standard reports that Primary and Secondary Schools will now open on 7th January, 2013 and close on 12th April, 2013, the Permanent Secretary for Education, George Godia said.

As he spoke during the Nyakiambi Girls thanks/prize giving day in Mirangine District, Nyadarua County at the Schools grounds on Wednesday, Godia said the students will, however, be expected, to break off for a half term from 25th February to 7th March, 2013, in view of the upcoming General Elections slated to be held on 4th March, 2013.

Godia said the new dates were agreed upon after consultations with the Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) and other stakeholders.

- For more visit The Standard


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