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Term dates

The year consists of a 40 week academic calendar.

Calendar for the 2017/18 academic year can be found here

Ambitious College Academic Calendar 2017/18

Term 1 - Autumn 2017 (14 weeks) – Starts 5 September 2017

  • 04 September 2017: INSET DAY (College closed to learners)
  • 05 September 2017: College starts for the new academic year
  • 20 October: INSET day (College closed to learners)
  • 23 – 27 October: Mid term holiday
  • 30 October: College starts
  • 15 December: INSET day (College closed to learners)
  • 18 December – 01 January 2016: Christmas holiday

Term 2 - Spring 2018 (12 weeks) – Starts 2 January 2018

  • 02 January 2018: College starts
  • 09 February: INSET day (College closed to learners)
  • 12 – 16 February: Mid term holiday
  • 30 March: Good Friday bank holiday (College closed)
  • 02 April:  Easter Monday bank holiday (College closed)
  • 03 - 06 April: Easter holiday (College closed)
  • 09-10 April: Staff Training Days (College closed to learners)

Term 3 - Summer 2018 (14 weeks) – Starts 11 April 2018

  • 11 April: College starts
  • 07 May: Bank Holiday (College closed)
  • 25 May: INSET DAY (College closed to learners)
  • 28 May: Bank Holiday (College closed)
  • 29 May – 01 June: Mid term holiday (College closed)
  • 20 July: College ends
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