The timetable for the national exams for grades 6 and 8 is available. According to the schedule provided by the Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC), Grade 6 students began their exams on August 30, 2022, a Monday.
All schools were given instructions by KNEC Chief Executive Officer David Njeng’ere to download the assessment materials it made available on its webpage by September 9 and use them to deliver tests for the Competency Based Curriculum (CBC).
After students take their exams, schools will have a week to publish their students’ scores to the portal. Students in grade six have already finished their assignments and practicals.
The 13 key disciplines that will be examined in the Grade 6 national exams are English, Mathematics, Home Science, Science and Technology, and Creative Arts (Art, Craft).
Kiswahili, craft and music classes, health education, moral and life skills instruction, physical education
History, geography, and a foreign language choice are some additional disciplines (Chinese, Arabic, German and French).
By September 16th, all schools must upload their projects and practical work to the KNEC portal. A school-based assessment (SBA), which is completed yearly in upper primary classes, and a five-subject summative national examination will be used to evaluate results.
Students will receive 40% of the summative report in addition to 60% of their final grade coming from SBA in grades 4, 5, and 6. The Kenya Primary School Education Assessment (KPSEA) for grade 6 students will be administered at the conclusion of the school year.
On the other hand, candidates for the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) will participate in a try-out session on November 25. The exams will start on November 28.
The applicants will take the math exam in the morning, and then in the afternoon, they will take the English language and composition exams. On Tuesday, November 29, they will also take Science, Kiswahili Lugha, and Kiswahili Insha exams. On Wednesday, November 30, Social Studies and Religious Studies will be the final subjects for the applicants.
Candidates for the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) will begin their exams on Friday, December 2 with the English language paper and then paper 1 in chemistry.