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 11th September - 16th December 2017 Autumn half term: 23rd October - 29th October 2017
Term 2 8th January - 29th March 2018 Spring half term: 12th February - 18th February 2018
Term 3 16th April - 14th July 2018 Summer half term: 28th May - 1st June 2018
Public Holidays in 2017/18
25th December 2017 – Christmas Day
26th December 2017 – Boxing Day 1st January 2018 – New Year’s Day 30th March 2018 – Good Friday 2nd April 2018 – Easter Monday 7th May 2018 – Early May Bank Holiday 28th May 2018 – Spring Bank Holiday 27th August 2018 – Summer Bank Holiday
2017/18 Closure Days (WAES closed to students)
Friday 8th September 2017
Wednesday 15 November 2017 Friday 9th February 2018 Thursday 8 March 2018 Saturday 9 June 2018 Monday 23rd July 2018
Enterprise Week12th November - 16th November 2017 26th February - 2nd March 2018 Progression Week 5th March - 9th March 2018 Apprenticeship Week ( Including International Women’s Day) 11th June - 15th June 2018 Work Week WAES Open days
Open days take place each term at Westminster Adult Education Service.
Find out more on our Open days page.