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The following calendar lists the term dates and some of the important events taking place during the academic year.


Autumn Term 2023-2024

Students Return to CollegeMonday 3rd June
L6 Consultation EveningTuesday & Wednesday 4th & 5th June
L6 Careers DayThursday 20th June
College ClosesTuesday 16th July 2024



Autumn Term 2024-2025

EnrolmentWednesday 28th August 2024
Student Induction L6 Wednesday 4th (9am start for all students) AND Thursday 5th September (start time will be on your timetable)
Student Induction U6 10.30am Start Wednesday 4th & 9am Start Thursday 5th September
Timetabled Lessons beginMonday 9th September 2024
Open Day Saturday 21st September 2024

Spring Term 2024-2025

Spring Term BeginsMonday 6th January 2025
Students Return to CollegeMonday 6th January
Half Term – Friday 14th February College closes for Half Term
Students Return to College Monday 24th February
College Closes: End of Spring Term Friday 4th April 2025

Summer Term 2024-2025

Students Return to CollegeTuesday 22nd April
Half Term – Friday 23rd May College closes for Half Term
Students Return to College Monday 2nd June
L6 Consultation EveningTuesday & Wednesday 3rd & 4th June
L6 Careers Day Thursday 19th June
Students FinishFriday 4th July
College ClosesTuesday 15th July 2025
News & Blog

Latest From Aquinas

You can never rely on the British weather, from pouring down rain, to beautiful blue sky, our L6 successfully completed their Duke of Edinburgh Gold practice expedition. What an amazing, all be it, wet, experience they had. Their resilience shown to keep going, support each other and work as a team to finish what was […]

Photoshop of students walking up a hill

After sadly losing our dear friend and colleague Grainne last year the Art & Design department are raising money for Sarcoma UK. Those of you that knew Grainne will know, she was energetic, loved life and the great outdoors and was always up for a challenge. So today (7th June) we are hiking 3560ft to […]

Photograph of the art department travelling to Snowdonia

In February this year, Aquinas College took part in some research led by Associate Professor Tomomi Ohba from Tama University in Japan. The research was looking at foreign language education across the world and Aquinas was one of the schools approached in the UK because of our teaching of Japanese. Classes were observed in all […]

Screenshot of the Japanese university zoom call.

In January, 10 of our brightest chemistry students took part in the annual RSC Chemistry Olympiad. We would like to congratulate all students for taking part in this really tough national competition. Simply participating speaks volumes about the character of the students involved, showing their determination and resilience in the face of academic challenge, attributes […]

Photograph of students holding their certificates.