Key dates

Autumn Term 2018

New and Returning students start dates and details

Autumn term

 Autumn term staggered start   Details

Wednesday 5th September


New Year 10 and new Year 12 cohort – Induction Day, 09.30am – 3.00pm

No returning Year 11 or 13 students in UTC


Thursday 6th September


New Year 10 and new Year 12 cohort – reduced first day of timetabled lessons, period 2 onwards:  09.30am – 3.00pm

Returning Year 11 and Year 13 cohort

08.30am start with normal UTC day of lessons

Welcome back assembly and tutor time for returning Year 11 and Year 13 students 3.00pm onwards.


Friday 7th September


Normal UTC day for all year groups, 08.30am – 4.40pm

Normal lesson timetable applies to all year groups

Term dates for the 2018 – 2019 Academic Year

Autumn term

Autumn term INSET DAYS – Staff required in UTC

Term 1


Wednesday 5 September to Friday 19 October


Monday 3 September INSET

Tuesday 4 Sept  INSET (staff must attend)


Half-term (for students)


Monday 22 October to Friday 2 November (for students)


Thursday 1 November INSET

Friday 2 November INSET

(staff must attend)


Term 2


Monday 5 November to Thursday 20 December


Friday 21 December Moderation/Assessment day (staff must attend)


Christmas Break


Friday 21st December to Friday 4 January 2019

Spring term

Spring term   INSET DAYS

Term 3


Tuesday 8 January to Friday 15 February


Monday 7 January

INSET (staff must attend)




Monday 18 February to Friday 22 February


Term 4


Monday 25 February to Friday 5 April


Easter Break


Monday 8 April to Monday 22 April


Summer term

Summer term INSET DAYS

Term 5


Tuesday 23 April to Friday 24 May




Monday 27 May to Friday 31 May


Term 6


Monday 3 June to Wednesday 17 July


Summer Break


Thursday 18  July onwards