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Term Dates

Explore the term dates at EKC Dover College and learn more about when each term starts, when our half terms are, and when the College is closed.

*College closed

** Only applicable to staff on EKC Contract

Term dates 2023 – 2024

Term 1

Monday 4th September – Thursday 19th October 2023

October break – Monday 23rd October – Friday 27th October 2023

Term 2

Monday 30th October – Thursday 14th December 2023

December break – Monday 18th December – Friday 29th December 2024

Term 3

Wednesday 3rd January 2024 – Friday 9th February 2024

February break – Monday 12th February – Friday 16th February 2024

Term 4

Monday 19th February – Thursday 28th March 2024

April break – Tuesday 2nd April – Friday 12th April 2024

Term 5

Monday 15th April – Friday 24th May 2024

May break – Monday 27th May – Friday 31st May 2024

Term 6

Monday 3rd June – Thursday 11th July 2024

Public Holidays

  • Summer Bank Holiday – Monday 28th August 2023
  • Christmas – Monday 25th December 2023
  • Boxing Day – Tuesday 26th December 2023
  • Compulsory Christmas Days
    • Wednesday 27th December 2023**
    • Thursday 28th December 2023**
    • Friday 29th December 2023**
  • New Year’s Day – Monday 1st January 2024
  • Good Friday – Friday 29th March 2024
  • Easter Monday – Monday 1st April 2024
  • May Day holiday – Monday 6th May 2024
  • Spring Bank holidays – Monday 27th May 2024

Group Days

Pre-start of year days – Thursday 24 August – Friday 1 September 2023

Development/Improvement Days

  • Friday 20 October 2023*
  • Friday 15 December 2023*
  • Tuesday 2 January 2024*
  • Wednesday 7 February 2024*
  • Monday 15 July*

Community Weeks

  • W/C Monday 13th November 2023
  • W/C Monday 18th March 2024

Colleges’ Celebration Day – Friday 12th July 2024

Development/Improvements Days – these will now be combined days, with time set aside for improvement activities.

*College closed

**Only applicable to staff on EKC Contract

Term dates 2024 – 2025

Term 1

Monday 2nd September – Wednesday 23rd October 2024

October break – Monday 28th October – Friday 1st November 2024

Term 2

Monday 4th November – Friday 20th December 2024

December break – Monday 23rd December – Friday 3rd January 2025

Term 3

Monday 6th January – Friday 14th February 2025

February break – Monday 17th February – Friday 21st February 2025

Term 4

Monday 24th February – Friday 4th April 2025

April break – Monday 7th April – Thursday 17th April 2025

Term 5

Tuesday 22nd April – Friday 23rd May 2025

May break – Tuesday 27th May – Friday 30th May 2025

Term 6

Monday 2nd June – Thursday 10th July 2025

Public Holidays

  • Summer Bank Holiday – Monday 26th August 2024
  • Christmas – Wednesday 25th December 2024
  • Boxing Day – Thursday 26th December 2024
  • Compulsory Christmas Days
    • Friday 27th December 2024**
    • Monday 30th December 2024**
    • Tuesday 31st December 2024**
  • New Year’s Day – Wednesday 1st January 2025
  • Good Friday – Friday 18th April 2025
  • Easter Monday – Monday 21st April 2025
  • May Day holiday – Monday 5th May 2025
  • Spring Bank holidays – Monday 26th May 2025

Group Days

Pre-start of year days – Thursday 22nd August – Friday 30th August 2024

Development Day

  • Thursday 24th October 2024*

Improvement Day

  • Friday 25th October 2024

KFE Development Day

  • Wednesday 12th February 2025*

Community Weeks

  • W/C Monday 11th November 2024
  • W/C Monday 17th March 2025

Colleges’ Celebration Day – Friday 11th July 2025

Development/Improvements Days – these will now be combined days, with time set aside for improvement activities.

We’re part of six community-based colleges

Our mission is to play a leading role for East Kent in developing the economic and social prosperity of the diverse communities we serve.

We’re part of six community-based colleges

Our mission is to play a leading role for East Kent in developing the economic and social prosperity of the diverse communities we serve.