Term Dates

Our term dates apply to full time students, but as a rule also cover most of the college services. Your tutor will tell you if you have specific days of study leave or other commitments in the academic calendar. If you need us outside of the term dates below please feel free to contact our main reception, who are open all year except for the Christmas closure.

Academic Year 2020/2021

Autumn Term

  • Level 3 Refresher Day – Wednesday 2nd September 2020
  • First Year Induction (Day 1) – Thursday 3rd September 2020
  • First Year Induction (Day 2) – Friday 4th September 2020
  • First Day of Autumn Term (Not University Level) – Monday 7th September 2020
  • Half Term – Monday 26th October 2020 to Friday 30th October 2020
  • Last Day of Autumn Term (Christmas Closure) – Friday 18th December 2020

Spring Term

  • First Day of Spring Term – Monday 4th January 2021
  • Half Term – Monday 15th February 2021 to Friday 19th February 2021
  • Last Day of Spring Term (Easter Break) – Thursday 1st April 2021

Summer Term

  • First Day of Summer Term – Monday 19th April 2021
  • Half Term – Monday 31st May 2021 to Friday 4th June 2021
  • Last Day of Summer Term – Friday 2nd July 2021
  • A Level Results Day – TBC August 2021
  • GCSE Results Day – TBC August 2021

Academic Year 2019/2020

Autumn Term

  • Level 3 Refresher Day – Wednesday 4th September 2019
  • First Year Induction (Day 1) – Thursday 5th September 2019
  • First Year Induction (Day 2) – Friday 6th September 2019
  • First Day of Autumn Term (Not University Level) – Monday 9th September 2019
  • Half Term – Monday 21st October 2019 to Friday 25th October 2019
  • Last Day of Autumn Term (Christmas Closure) – Friday 20th December 2019

Spring Term

  • First Day of Spring Term – Monday 6th January 2020
  • Half Term – Monday 17th February 2020 to Friday 21st February 2020
  • Last Day of Spring Term (Easter Break) – Friday 27th March 2020

Summer Term

  • First Day of Summer Term – Tuesday 14th April 2020
  • Half Term – Monday 25th May 2020 to Friday 29th May 2020
  • Last Day of Summer Term – Friday 3rd July 2020
  • A Level Results Day – Thursday 13th August 2020
  • GCSE Results Day – Thursday 20th August 2020

Exam Dates 2019/2020

Please check below for the exam windows for any set dated external exams, and our A level Internal Exams, if you are studying one of these qualifications, please make sure you are available to sit exams in the following dates.

MonthQualificationDates
NovemberGCSE English/Maths Resit Exams4/11/2019 – 11/11/2019
JanuaryA level Year 2 Internal Exam WeekW/C 06/01/2019
JanuaryBTEC Level 2 and 3 External Exams08/01/2019 – 23/01/2019
JanuaryA level Year 1 Internal Exam WeekW/C 20/01/2019
MayIB Exams04/05/2019 – 22/05/2019
May/JuneAS/A level/GCSE External Exams11/05/2019 – 24/06/2019*

*For the summer 2020 exam series a ‘contingency’ exam day has been arranged by the examination awarding bodies which all students need to be aware of. This contingency day for A level/GCSE examinations has been put in place “in the event of widespread, sustained national or local disruption to examinations during the June 2020 examination series”. Please ensure students are available to sit an exam on 24th June if necessary.

You will be able to find specific dates/times/locations for each exam on your student portal page, under the timetable tab nearer the time of your exam.

If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact our Exams Team on examsteam@exe-coll.ac.uk or by phone 01392 400 476/477/691.