Semester and term dates

2019-2020

Undergraduate Semester Dates 2019–2020

Semester 1: 16 September 2019 to 24 January 2020

Registration and Welcome Week Monday 16 September 2019 – Friday 20 September 2019
Teaching starts Monday 23 September 2019
Independent Study Week Monday 4 November 2019 – Friday 8 November 2019
Coursework Assessment Week Monday 16 December 2019 – Friday 20 December 2019
Winter break Monday 23 December 2019 – Friday 3 January 2020
Coursework Assessment Week Monday 6 January 2020 – Friday 10 January 2020
Semester 1 Exams** Monday 13 January 2020 – Friday 24 January 2020
End of Semester 1 Friday 24 January 2020

Semester 2: 27 January 2020 to Friday 5 June 2020

Teaching starts Monday 27 January 2020
Independent Study Week Monday 2 March 2020 - Friday 6 March 2020
Spring break* Monday 6 April 2020 - Friday 17 April 2020
Semester 2 Exams** Monday 4 May 2020 - Friday 22 May  2020
End of Semester 2 Friday 5 June 2020


* Good Friday: 10 April 2020
  Easter Monday: 13 April 2020

** Students must check their exam timetables to ensure they can attend their examinations


PGCE Secondary Term Dates 2019–20

Semester 1: 4 September to 19 December 2019

Induction and University based teaching begins:

PGCE Secondary: Wednesday 4th September 2019 – Briefing for Uni Led only
School Observation Thursday 5th September – Tuesday 10th September in school
   
Induction: Wednesday 11 September 2019 – all Students
Independent study week: Monday 21 October – Friday 25 October 2019
End of semester 1 Thursday 19 December 2019
Winter break Friday 20 December 2019 – Friday 3 January 2020

Semester 2: 6 January to 3 April 2020**

Semester starts Monday 6 January 2020
Independent study week: Monday 17 February – Friday 21 February 2020
End of semester 2: Friday 3 April 2020**
Spring break: Monday 6 April – Friday 17 April 2020

**Subject to variation as students adhere to term dates of teaching practice schools.

Semester 3: 20 April to 25 June 2020

Semester starts: Monday 20 April 2020
Independent study week: Monday 25 May - Friday 29 May 2020
End of semester 3: Thursday 25 June 2020

 

PGCE Primary Term Dates 2019–20

Semester 1: 2 September 2019 to 18 December 2019

Induction and University based teaching begins:

PGCE Primary: Monday 2 and Tuesday 3 September 2019
PGCE Primary School Direct: Thursday 5 and Friday 6 September 2019
PGCE Primary SCITT: Wednesday 11 September 2019
   
Independent study week: Monday 21 October – Friday 25 October 2019
End of semester 1 Wednesday 18 December 2019
Winter break Thursday 19 December 2019 – Friday 3 January 2020

Semester 2: 6 January 2020 to 3 April 2020**

Semester starts Monday 6 January 2020
Independent study week: Monday 17 February – Friday 21 February 2020
End of semester 2: Friday 3 April 2020**
Spring break: Monday 6 April – Friday 17 April 2020

**Please note some of the dates outlined may be subject to change due to variations in term dates of teaching practice schools.

Semester 3: 20 April 2020 to 3 July 2020***

Semester starts: Monday 20 April 2020
Independent study week: Monday 25 May - Friday 29 May 2020
End of semester 3: Friday 3 July 2020

***PGCE course contingency days: 6 July - 10 July 2020