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Term Dates 2017/2018

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 2017

Monday 4th September

Monday 30th October

Friday 3rd November

Friday 22nd December

Spring 2018

 Monday 8th January


Monday 19th February

 Friday 23rd February

Thursday 29th March

Summer 2018

Monday 16th April


Monday 28th May

Friday 1st June

Friday 22nd June


Guided Learning Days

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:

Monday 22nd January 2018
Wednesday 14th March 2018
Thursday 17th May 2018

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 8th November 2017
Year 2 – Thursday 7th December 2017

Spring term

Year 1 – Wednesday 7th March 2018
Year 2 – Thursday 23rd March 2018


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