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BRIEF ON KENYA SECONDARY SCHOOL CURRICULUM

The New Secondary Education curriculum has a total of 21 subjects, which are offered as follows. 

A: FORMS ONE AND TWO

Students at this level will be expected to take twelve (12) subjects selected as follows:

Ten (10) core subjects including:

I. Mathematics

2. English

3. Kiswahili

4. Biology

5. Chemistry

6. Physics

7. Geography

8. History and Government

9.One subject on  Religious Education  selected from:

  • Christian Religious Education
  • Hindu Religious Education
  • Islamic Religious Education

10. Physical Education

Two (2) Optional subjects selected from:

  • Business Studies

  • Agriculture

  • Home Science

  • Arabic

  • French

  • German

  • Music

  • Art and Design

  • Computer Studies

B: FORMS THREE AND FOUR

At this level students will take a minimum of seven (7) subjects and a maximum of nine(9) subjects selected as follows:

1. Three (3) Core subjects:

  • English

  • Kiswahili

  • Mathematics

2. At least Two (2) Science Subjects from:

  • Biology

  • Physics

  • Chemistry

3.  Other subjects to be selected from any of those a student has studied in forms one and two.

4. Physical Education (PE)