KCPE REHEARSALS

(PHOTOS) KCPE rehearsals kick off ahead of March 7 exams

KCPE exams will start on Monday, March 7 and end on March 9.

In Summary

•Candidates have been instructed to carry their examination materials in transparent carriers to discourage cheating.

•1,225,693 candidates are set to sit the 2021 KCPE exams across 28,248 examination centres.

KCPE rehearsals kicked off on Friday across the country ahead of the start of the examinations on Monday, March 4, 2022. https://bit.ly/3HOr2U8

KCPE rehearsals kicked off on Friday across the country ahead of the start of the examinations on Monday, March 7th, 2022. 

Contrary to tradition, candidates are under instruction to carry their examination material in transparent carriers to discourage cheating.

A total of  1,225,693 candidates are expected to sit the exam across 28,248 examination centres countrywide.

The number is 34,085 more than the 1,191,608 candidates who sat the 2020 exam last year. This translates to a 2.86 per cent increase.

More male candidates (55 per cent) will sit the exam compared to 45 per cent girls. 

A teacher distributes exam stationery to KCPE candidates at Westlands Primary School during rehearsals on March 4, 2022.
A teacher distributes exam stationery to KCPE candidates at Westlands Primary School during rehearsals on March 4, 2022.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI
KCPE candidates at Westlands Primary School, Nairobi, display their exam stationery during rehearsals on March 4, 2022.
KCPE candidates at Westlands Primary School, Nairobi, display their exam stationery during rehearsals on March 4, 2022.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI
A KCPE candidate at Westlands Primary School, Nairobi displays a transparent geometrical set during rehearsals on March 4, 2022.
A KCPE candidate at Westlands Primary School, Nairobi displays a transparent geometrical set during rehearsals on March 4, 2022.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI
KCPE candidates at Westlands Primary School, Nairobi during rehearsals on March 4, 2022.
KCPE candidates at Westlands Primary School, Nairobi during rehearsals on March 4, 2022.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI
A teacher at Westlands Primary School, Nairobi takes KCPE candidates during a rehearsal session on March 4, 2022.
A teacher at Westlands Primary School, Nairobi takes KCPE candidates during a rehearsal session on March 4, 2022.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI
A KCPE candidate at Westlands Primary School, Nairobi displays a transparent carrier bag containing her exam stationery during rehearsals on March 4, 2022. The transparent carriers are meant to discourage cheating.
A KCPE candidate at Westlands Primary School, Nairobi displays a transparent carrier bag containing her exam stationery during rehearsals on March 4, 2022. The transparent carriers are meant to discourage cheating.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI
A teacher at Westlands Primary School, Nairobi distributes exam stationery to KCPE candidates on March 4, 2022.
A teacher at Westlands Primary School, Nairobi distributes exam stationery to KCPE candidates on March 4, 2022.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI
Teachers at Westlands Primary School take candidates through rehearsals on March 4, 2022.
Teachers at Westlands Primary School take candidates through rehearsals on March 4, 2022.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI
KCPE candidates at Westlands Primary School, Nairobi pick examination stationery during rehearsals on March 4, 2022.
KCPE candidates at Westlands Primary School, Nairobi pick examination stationery during rehearsals on March 4, 2022.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI