SCHOOL ADMISSION

[PHOTOS]: Form One students report to schools countrywide

Students who sat their 2020 KCPE exam will join secondary schools between August 2 and 6.

In Summary

• Education CS George Magoha said all the students will join secondary school.

• This is part of the government’s objective to ensure 100 per cent transition.

Parents and students wait for their turn during form one admission exercise at St George's Girls' Secondary School, Nairobi on August 2, 2021.
Parents and students wait for their turn during form one admission exercise at St George's Girls' Secondary School, Nairobi on August 2, 2021.
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Form One students started reporting to schools across the country on Monday.

Julie Wamuyu being registered during form one admission exercise at St George's Girls' Secondary School, Nairobi on August 2, 2021.
Julie Wamuyu being registered during form one admission exercise at St George's Girls' Secondary School, Nairobi on August 2, 2021.
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Education CAS Sara Ruto monitored Form One admissions at St George's Girls' Secondary School, Nairobi.

Education CAS Sara Ruto addressing students when she monitored form one admission exercise at St George's Girls' Secondary School, Nairobi on August 2, 2021.
Education CAS Sara Ruto addressing students when she monitored form one admission exercise at St George's Girls' Secondary School, Nairobi on August 2, 2021.
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The Ministry of Education said students who sat their 2020 KCPE exam will join secondary schools between August 2 and 6.

Peace Njeri, a form one student (left) is escorted by her parent and a continuing student during admission exercise at Pangani Girls High School, Nairobi on August 2, 2021.
Peace Njeri, a form one student (left) is escorted by her parent and a continuing student during admission exercise at Pangani Girls High School, Nairobi on August 2, 2021.
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Education CS George Magoha also said all the students will join secondary school as part of the government’s objective to ensure 100 per cent transition.

Form one students admission items are seen at a field during the first day admission exercise at Pangani Girls High School, Nairobi on August 2, 2021.
Form one students admission items are seen at a field during the first day admission exercise at Pangani Girls High School, Nairobi on August 2, 2021.
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National schools will admit 36,254 students out of which, 17,406 are girls and 18,848 boys.

Ongoing form one admission exercise at Pangani Girls High School, Nairobi on August 2, 2021.
Ongoing form one admission exercise at Pangani Girls High School, Nairobi on August 2, 2021.
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Meanwhile, 36,254 candidates are expected to join national schools, 1,827 will join special needs schools and 201,077 will join Extra County schools.

Form one students Madina Tura, Sumeya Mohammed and Madina Tura after reporting at St George's Girls' Secondary School, Nairobi on August 2, 2021.
Form one students Madina Tura, Sumeya Mohammed and Madina Tura after reporting at St George's Girls' Secondary School, Nairobi on August 2, 2021.
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According to this year’s placement exercise, 213,591 will join county schools and 718,516 will join sub-county schools.

A notice indicating Wednesday as reporting day for form one admissions at Jamhuri High School, Nairobi on August 2, 2021.
A notice indicating Wednesday as reporting day for form one admissions at Jamhuri High School, Nairobi on August 2, 2021.
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