Opening times

The college opens to learners and members of the community from 8.30am Monday to Friday. Weekend opening is based on timetabled activity only. The Information, Advice and Guidance Team is available on the phone and in person via the main campus reception at the following times:



College holidays

Monday - Thursday









Term dates

Term dates for the 2020-21 academic year are given below. Not all courses start and finish on these dates so please confirm with your tutor, or upon enrolment, about the arrangements for your particular course.

Autumn Term

Monday 7 September - Friday 18 December 2020 (end of term for learners is Friday 11 December)

Half-term: Monday 19 October - Friday 30 October 2020

NB: The first term is currently planned to begin on Monday 7 September and ends on Friday 16 December. Given the Covid-19 pandemic the College has decided to introduce a two week October half term break, this break is from Monday 19 to Friday 30 October. 

Spring Term

Monday 4 January - Thursday 1 April 2021

Half-term: Monday 15 - Friday 19 February 2021

Summer Term

Monday 19 April - Friday 16 July 2021

Half-term: Monday 31 May - Friday 4 June 2021

Public holidays: Monday 3 May & Friday 31 May 2021

Open Events

Our 2020 open events will be taking place online, on the following dates: 

  • Thursday 3 September- 4:30-7:30pm  - Register here
  • Thursday 10 September- 4:30-7:30pm - Register here
  • Tuesday 29 September 4:30-7:30pm
  • Thursday 15 October 4:30-7:30pm

Open to all: From full-time and part-time professional courses and apprenticeships to leisure courses, anyone is welcome along to our open events to find out more.