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 1 January 3 January*
Good Friday 2 April 15 April
Easter Monday 5 April 18 April
Early May Bank Holiday 3 May 2 May
Spring Bank Holiday 31 May 2 June
Platinum Jubilee bank holiday   3 June
Summer Bank Holiday 30 August 29 August
Christmas Day 27 December* 27 December*
Boxing Day 28 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 2021/22

The school will be closed for the Christmas break from Thursday 23rd December 2021 to Tuesday 4th January 2022, that is, the last day of studies will be Thursday 23rd December 2021 and the first day of studies in the new year will be Tuesday 4th January 2022.

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.