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Academic Year 2016-17

AUTUMN TERM Monday 5th September 2016 to Friday 9th December 2016
Half term vacation Saturday 22nd October 2016 to Sunday 30th October 2016
Christmas vacation Saturday 10th December 2016 to Monday 2nd January 2017
SPRING TERM Tuesday 3rd January 2017 to Friday 31st March 2017
  Arrive on Sunday 1st January from 16.30 or Monday 2nd January
Half term vacation Saturday 11th February 2017 to Sunday 19th February 2017
Easter vacation Saturday 1st April 2017 to Monday 17th April 2017
SUMMER TERM Tuesday 18th April 2017 to Thursday 15th June 2017*
A2 students must stay until they have completed all exams. If this is before Thursday 15th June 2017 they may leave earlier, but they must confirm with the College beforehand. All other students must stay until Thursday 15th June 2017 and can vacate their accommodation over the weekend Friday 16th - Sunday 18th June.

Academic Year 2017-18

AUTUMN TERM Monday 4th September 2017 to Friday 8th December 2017
Half term vacation Saturday 21st October 2017 to Sunday 29th October 2017
Christmas vacation Saturday 9th December 2017 to Tuesday 2nd January 2018
SPRING TERM Wednesday 3rd January 2018 to Thursday 29th March 2018
Half term vacation Saturday 10th February 2018 to Sunday 18th February 2018
Easter vacation Friday 30th March 2018 to Sunday 15th April 2018
SUMMER TERM Monday 16th April 2018 to Thursday 14th June 2018*
Fast-track University Foundation Programme  Monday 16th April 2018 - Friday 29th June 2018
A2 students must stay until they have completed all exams. If this is before Thursday 14th June 2018 they may leave earlier, but they must confirm with the College beforehand. All other students must stay until Thursday 14th June 2018.

Academic Year 2016-17

AUTUMN TERM Monday 5th September 2016 to Friday 9th December 2016
Half term vacation Saturday 22nd October 2016 to Sunday 30th October 2016
Christmas vacation Saturday 10th December 2016 to Monday 2nd January 2017
SPRING TERM Tuesday 3rd January 2017 to Friday 31st March 2017
  Arrive from Sunday 1st January after 16.00
Half term vacation Saturday 11th February 2017 to Sunday 19th February 2017
Easter vacation Saturday 1st April 2017 to Monday 17th April 2017
SUMMER TERM Tuesday 18th April 2017 to Thursday 15th June 2017*
Summer vacation - Canterbury Summer term 2 students only Friday 16th June 2017 - Sunday 2nd July 2017
*A2 students must stay until they have completed all exams. If this is before Thursday 15th June 2017 they may leave earlier, but they must confirm with the College beforehand. All other students must stay until Thursday 15th June 2017 and vacate accommodation by Friday 16th June at 10am.
Summer Term 2 Monday 3rd July 2017 to Friday 11th August 2017
 

Summer term 2 caters for the following programmes:

January 2017 start 6 term GCSE, A Level, and 3 term University Foundation Programme.

Summer Pre-programme or students studying Academic English Module. Academic English Module students may continue until the start of Autumn Term in September 2017 if booked in advance and spaces are available.

Academic Year 2017-18

AUTUMN TERM Monday 11th September 2017 to Friday 8th December 2017
Half term vacation Saturday 21st October 2017 to Sunday 29th October 2017
Christmas vacation Saturday 9th December 2017 to Sunday 7th January 2018
SPRING TERM Monday 8th January 2018 to Thursday 29th March 2018
Half term vacation Saturday 10th February 2018 to Sunday 18th February 2018
Easter vacation Friday 30th March 2018 to Sunday 22nd April 2018
SUMMER TERM 1 Monday 23rd April 2018 to Thursday 14th June 2018**
Summer vacation (Canterbury Summer term 2 students only Thursday 14th June 2018 - Sunday 1st July 2018
**A2 students must stay until they have completed all exams. If this is before Thursday 14th June 2018 they may leave earlier, but they must confirm with the campus beforehand. All other students must stay until Thursday 14th June 2018.
SUMMER TERM 2 Monday 2nd July 2018 to Friday 10th August 2018
  Summer term 2 caters for the following programmes: January 2018 start 6 term GCSE, A level, and 3 term University Foundation Programme.
Academic English Module students may continue until the start of Autumn Term in September 2017 if booked in advance and spaces are available, or via the use of the Cambridge Summer Bridging Programme (see page 11).

Academic Year 2016-17

AUTUMN TERM Monday 5th September 2016 to Friday 9th December 2016
Half term vacation Saturday 22nd October 2016 to Sunday 30th October 2016
Christmas vacation Saturday 10th December 2016 to Monday 2nd January 2017

 

SPRING TERM Tuesday 3rd January 2017 to Friday 31st March 2017
  Arrive between 10.00 and 20.00 on Sunday 1st or Monday 2nd January
Half term vacation Saturday 11th February 2017 to Sunday 19th February 2017
Easter vacation Saturday 1st April 2017 to Monday 17th April 2017

 

SUMMER TERM Tuesday 18th April 2017 to Thursday 15th June 2017*
Summer term for Fast-track University Foundation Programme (London only) Tuesday 18th April 2017 - Friday 30th June 2017
*A2 students must stay until they have completed all exams. If this is before Thursday 15th June 2017 they may leave earlier, but they must confirm with the College beforehand. All other students must stay until Thursday 15th June 2017 and must vacate their accommodation on Friday 16th June.

Academic Year 2017-18

AUTUMN TERM Monday 4th September 2017 to Friday 8th December 2017
Half term vacation Saturday 21st October 2017 to Sunday 29th October 2017
Christmas vacation Saturday 9th December 2017 to Tuesday 2nd January 2018
SPRING TERM Wednesday 3rd January 2018 to Thursday 29th March 2018
Half term vacation Saturday 10th February 2018 to Sunday 18th February 2018
Easter vacation Friday 30th March 2018 to Sunday 15th April 2018
SUMMER TERM Monday 16th April 2018 to Thursday 14th June 2018*
Fast-track University Foundation Programme Monday 16th April 2018 - Friday 29th June 2018
*A2 students must stay until they have completed all exams. If this is before Thursday 14th June 2018 they may leave earlier, but they must confirm with the College beforehand. All other students must stay until Thursday 14th June 2018.
Summer 2017 UK programmes  
Oxbridge Preparation Programme (Cambridge) 2 weeks
3 weeks
Sunday 2nd July - Saturday 15th July
Sunday 25th June - Saturday 15th July
£2,200
£3,300
STEM Cambridge 2 weeks Sunday 16th July - Saturday 29th July £2,200
Careers in Law, Business & Finance Taster Programme (Canterbury) 2 weeks*
3 weeks
Sunday 23rd July - Saturday 5th August
Sunday 2nd July - Saturday 22nd July
£2,200
£3,300
Careers in Medicine Taster Programme (Canterbury) 2 weeks Sunday 2nd July - Saturday 15th July £2,200
UK Education Taster Programme (Canterbury) 2 weeks*
3 weeks
Sunday 23rd July - 5th August
Sunday 2nd July - Saturday 22nd July
£2,200
£3,300

*these 2 week courses can be extended to a 3 week course starting on 16th July 2017.

Summer preparatory programmes  
Academic English Programme (all UK campuses) Start any Monday Sunday 2nd July - Saturday 19th August See campus fees
Academic English Programme (Canterbury) 3 weeks Sunday 2nd July - Saturday 22nd July
Sunday 23rd July - Saturday 12th August
£2,460
Summer Bridging Programme (Cambridge)
Available in Cambridge only for students from any CATS UK campus that do not wish to travel home)
2 weeks Sunday 20th August - Saturday 2nd September £1,350

Summer School 2017 programmes are subject to a registration fee of £100.
All 2 and 3 week courses include airport transfers, food and accommodation and are charged at £1,100 per week.


Please note :

All students must attend their classes on the final day of term.
Any absences due to early departure/late return will not be authorised.

Christmas vacation
All colleges and accommodation will be completely closed during this time. All students are required to return home or stay with approved family or guardians.

Easter/Summer Vacation between Summer Term 1 & Summer Term 2
Students may choose to stay in college accommodation during this time. However, an additional weekly fee will be charged and stays must be arranged one term in advance (in the first term students must notify the college within 2 weeks of arrival). Students may be required to move to alternative accommodation at this time.

Half Term
Weekly fees apply for CSA* students at all centres
*CSA = Compulsory School Age. This covers all students who are aged under 16 on 1 September.

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