How to Obtain Form One Placement Letters: A Step-by-Step Guide

Parents eager to discover the secondary schools where their children have been selected after sitting for the 2023 Kenya Certificate of Primary Education examination can easily access the Form One placement letters. Follow these steps for a seamless experience:

Steps to Download

  1. Visit the Ministry of Education Website: Go to the Ministry of Education website at
  2. Navigate to Online Services: Look for the “Online Services” section on the website.
  3. Access Form One Placement: Under Online Services, you will find two links. Click on the first link titled: “Click here to Access Form One Placement:”
  4. Direct Access to KEMIS Website: You will be redirected to the Kenya Education Management Information System (KEMIS) website. Use this link directly:
  5. Enter Candidate’s Name: In the search section, input either the first or last name of the candidate. For example, if the candidate’s name is John Sue, you can input either “John” or “Sue.”
  6. View Results: Once you’ve entered the candidate’s name, click the search section, and the results will be displayed.
  7. Access Calling Letter: Below the displayed results, look for a section titled “Access calling letter Here.” Click on that section.
  8. Download Form One Placement Letter: On the redirected page, you’ll find a link titled “Click here to Access Form One School Placement Letter.” Click on this link to download the placement letter.

Final Thoughts

Education Cabinet Secretary Ezekiel Machogu, who oversaw the release of the 2024 form placement results at Lenana School in Nairobi, emphasized that parents should follow these steps to directly download the placement letters from the Ministry of Education’s official website. The learners are expected to commence Form One on January 15, 2023, following a comprehensive two-week placement exercise conducted by the ministry.


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