Term Dates

Are you looking for information on East Durham College's term dates? You're in the right place - our term dates are as follows:

Academic Year 2020/2021 is as follows:

Term 2

Starts: Tuesday 5th January 2021

Student Half Term: W/c 15th February 2021, restarts on Monday 22nd February 2021

Last Day of Term: Friday 26th March 2021

Term 3

Starts: Monday 12th April 2021

Student Half Term: W/c 31st May 2021, Restarts Monday 7th June 2021

Summer term end dates vary depending on course programme. Please contact your course lecturers and/or your progression coach to find out exact dates.

Exam Dates

For key dates relating to exams, please check our the exam dates page.

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Academic Year 2021/2022

Term 1

Starts: Tuesday 31st August 2021 (Induction Week, student start dates vary depending on course and year of study)

Further education courses, teaching starts: Monday 6th September 2021

Higher Education Students' Induction: Monday 20th September 2021

Student Half Term: Thursday 21st October is the last day of term, student are then off Friday 22nd October (an Inset Staff Training Day) and all of W/c 25th October 2021. Term restarts Monday 1st November 2021

Students' Last Day of Term: Friday 17th December 2021

College Closed Friday 24th December to Monday 3rd January 2022. Inset Staff Training Day Tuesday 4th January 2022

Term 2

Starts: Wednesday 5th January 2022

Student Half Term: W/c 21st February 2022. Term restarts Monday 28th February 2022

Last Day of Term: Friday 8th April 2022

Term 3

Starts: Monday 25th April 2022

Student Half Term: W/c 30th May 2022. Term restarts Monday 6th June 2022

Summer term end dates vary depending on course programme. Please contact your course lecturers and/or your progression coach to find out exact dates.