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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.

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.

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.