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Academic term dates

2017–18

TermLengthUK arrival byTerm startsTerm finishesVacation
Autumn 14 weeks (13 weeks teaching) Saturday 9 September Monday 11 September Friday 15 December Half term:
21–29 October

Christmas:
16 December – 7 January
Spring 11 weeks Saturday 6 January Monday 8 January Friday 23 March Half term:
15–18 February

Easter:
24 March – 8 April
Summer 1 10 weeks* Saturday 7 April Monday 9 April Friday 15 June*

 

Summer 2 7 weeks Monday 18 June Wednesday 20 June Friday 3 August  
Summer EAS 10 weeks Monday 18 June Wednesday 20 June Friday 24 August  

* A-level and GCSE: 29 June (12-week term)

2018–19

TermLengthUK arrival byTerm startsTerm finishesVacation
Autumn 14 weeks (13 weeks teaching) Saturday 8 September Monday 10 September Friday 14 December Half term:
20–28 October

Christmas:
15 December–6 January
Spring 11 weeks Saturday 5 January1 Monday 7 January1 Friday 22 March Half term: 14-15 February
Summer 1 10 weeks2 Saturday 6 April Monday 8 April Friday 14 June2 Easter:
19–22 April
Summer 2 7 weeks Not applicable3 Wednesday 19 June Friday 2 August  
Summer EAS 10 weeks Saturday 30 June Monday 1 July Friday 6 September  

1 These dates are for students who started their course in previous terms.
Students starting their course in January 2019, need to arrive in the UK by Thursday 3rd January and on Friday 4th January will be given orientation.
2 A-level and GCSE: 28 June (12-week term)
3 No new students start on Summer 2 so no UK arrival date.