Revised School Calendar 2023 . On Sunday evening, a dormitory and a store at Kisumu Boys High School were destroyed by fire, leaving many students homeless.
The cause of the fire has yet to be determined, and the amount of the damage has yet to be determined.
Firefighters responded and battled the flames while pupils were evacuated to the school’s playing field. So yet, no injuries have been recorded.
The school administration and municipal authorities are investigating the situation and assisting the children who have been affected.
This comes shortly after their sister schools Kisumu Girls was closed indefinitely earlier today.
To ensure that children’s examinations go smoothly, the principal secretary advised parents to make the required preparations and work closely with teachers.
On August 28, 2023, all schools began the Third Term of the 2023 academic year, which would remain through October 27, 2023, in order to prepare for the national examinations season.
Revised School Calendar 2023
To allow for adequate preparations prior to the National Examinations, which are scheduled to begin on October 30, 2023,
All school activities involving parents and other stakeholders are prohibited during the Third Term, field officials and institutional administrators are reminded, the statement read in part.
Kipsang added that the government had taken additional steps to guarantee that third term learning was uninterrupted.
In order to ensure that the calendar runs well, he also disclosed that the government will provide schools with all necessary capitation funds.
Revised school Calendar 2023
The National Treasury has given the Ministry of Education Ksh16,249,982,722.28 billion in capitation payments for distribution to students in public Primary, Junior, and Secondary schools in order to maintain the smooth functioning of all school activities. It was a jumbled statement.
According to PS Kipsang, Free Primary Education will receive Ksh1.56 billion in capitation payments, while Junior Secondary Schools will receive Ksh1.75 billion.
To ensure that targeted learning activities are carried out smoothly, the Ministry wishes to reassure all schools that funds will be transferred to their individual school accounts by September 20th, 2023.