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Term Dates 2018/2019

Teaching Term

The college academic year is structured into three academic terms - Autumn, Spring and Summer with half term holidays (one week) in October, February and May. 


Term Begins

Half term starts

Half term ends

Term ends

Autumn Term 2018

Monday 3rd September

Monday 29th October

Friday 2nd November

Friday 21st December

Spring 2019


Monday 7th January


Monday 25th February

Friday 1st March 

Friday 12th  April

Summer 2018


Monday 29th April


Monday 27th May

Friday 31st May

Friday 21st June


Guided Learning Days

There are 5 guided learning days planned for this year

Tuesday 13th November 2018

Friday 21st December 2018

Monday 21st January 2019

Wednesday 13th March 2019

Thursday 16th May 2019

The college has five planned staff development days during each academic year. No formal teaching takes place on these days. In place, staff have the opportunity to undertake a range of teaching and learning related activities, including standardisation, marking, team meetings, internal verification and staff development.

Students are still able to come in to the college and use the Learning Zone and other learning resources/facilities. The dates for the remainder of the 2018 guided learning days are:

Parents Evenings (for current students)

The college holds two parents’ evenings per academic year. The dates for the 2017/2018 parents' evenings are:

Autumn Term

Year 1 –   Wednesday 7th November 2018
Year 2 –  Thursday 6th December 2018

Spring term

Year 1 – Wednesday 6th March 2019
Year 2 – Thursday 21st March 2019


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