After completion of Kenya Primary School Education Assessment (KPSEA) in November Grade 6 CBC learners will progress to junior secondary school in January ,next year

The Kenya Certificate of Primary Education will be replaced by the KPSEA national test (KCPE).

The subjects listed below will be undertaken by learners joining grade 7

When the Grade 6 students transition to junior secondary school in January of 2023, they will take a variety of courses.

Grades 7, 8, and 9 make up junior secondary. The junior secondary curriculum’s required and elective subjects are listed below.


1. English   

2. Kiswahili or Kenyan Sign Language for learners who are deaf         

3. Mathematics       

4. Integrated Science            

5. Health Education

6. Pre-Technical and Pre-Career Education                  

7. Social Studies      

8. Religious Education – learners choose one of the following:            

a) Christian Religious Education 

b) Islamic Religious Education 

c) Hindu Religious Education

9. Business Studies

10. Agriculture 

11. Life Skills Education 

12. Sports and Physical Education

OPTIONAL SUBJECTS (Minimum 1, Maximum 2)

1. Visual Arts  

2. Performing Arts  

3. Home Science  

4. Computer Science  

5. Foreign Languages:  

6. German

7. French  

8. Mandarin  

9. Arabic  

10. Indigenous Languages

11. Kenyan Sign Language  

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