School Holidays

Classes are not normally held on public (national) holidays, or over Christmas, and compensation is not made for classes not held on holidays. Please check on the table below before booking your course.

Public Holidays

  2016 2017
New Year's Day 1 January 2 January*
Good Friday 25 March 14 April
Easter Monday 28 March 17 April
Early May Bank Holiday 2 May 1 May
Spring Bank Holiday 30 May 29 May
Summer Bank Holiday 29 August 28 August
Christmas Day 27 December* 25 December
Boxing Day 26 December 26 December
*substitute day - when the usual date of a public holiday falls on a Saturday or Sunday, a 'substitute day' is given, normally the following Monday.

Christmas Closure 2016/17

The school will be closed for the Christmas break from Friday 23rd December 2016 to Monday 2nd January 2017 (inclusive), that is, the last day of studies will be Thursday 22nd December and the first day of studies in the new year will be Tuesday 3rd January.

Special Public Holidays

The laws allow for the dates of public holidays to be changed, and other holidays to be declared, for example to celebrate special occasions