Classes are not normally held on public (national) holidays, or over Christmas, and compensation is not made for classes not held on holidays. Please check on the table below before booking your course.

Public Holidays

New Year's Day 3 January* 2 January*
Good Friday 15 April 7 April
Easter Monday 18 April 10 April
Early May Bank Holiday 2 May 1 May
Spring Bank Holiday 2 June 29 May
Platinum Jubilee bank holiday 3 June  
Summer Bank Holiday 29 August 28 August
Christmas Day 27 December* 25 December
Boxing Day 26 December 26 December
*substitute day - when the usual date of a public holiday falls on a Saturday or Sunday, a 'substitute day' is given, normally the following Monday.

Christmas Closure 2022/23

The school will be closed for the Christmas break from Thursday 22nd December 2022 to Tuesday 3rd January 2023, that is, the last day of studies will be Thursday 22nd December 2022 and the first day of studies in the new year will be Tuesday 3rd January 2023.

Special Public Holidays

The laws allow for the dates of public holidays to be changed, and other holidays to be declared, for example to celebrate special occasions.