WAES operates a three-term academic year, with term 1 typically beginning in September, term 2 in January and term 3 in April.
See below the
term dates for the academic year along with key dates, centre closure dates (correct at time of publication) and public holidays.
Term 1 10th September - 15th December 2018 Autumn half term: 22nd October - 27th October 2018
Term 2 7th January - 6th April 2019 Spring half term: 18th February - 23rd February 2019
Term 3 23rd April - 13th July 2019 Summer half term: 27th May - 1st June 2019
25th December 2018 – Christmas Day
26th December 2018 – Boxing Day 1st January 2019 – New Year’s Day 19th April 2019 – Good Friday 22nd April 2019 – Easter Monday 6th May 2019 – Early May Bank Holiday 27th May 2019 – Spring Bank Holiday 26th August 2019 – Summer Bank Holiday
Closure Days (WAES closed to students)
20-31 December 2018
Enterprise Week12th November - 17th November 2018 10th June - 15th June 2019 Progression Week 4th March - 9th March 2019 Apprenticeship Week ( Including International Women’s Day) 11th March - 16th March 2019 Work Week
WAES Open days
Open days take place each term at Westminster Adult Education Service.
Find out more on our Open days page.