Term Dates — Solihull Sixth Form College

Term Dates

2023/2024 Term Dates

In exceptional circumstances these dates may change. For all dates, see the College Calendar.

Autumn Term 2023
A level results published – 17 August 2023
GCSE results published – 24 August 2023

Year 12 Enrolment – 30/31 August 2023
Year 13 Teaching starts – 5 September 2023
Year 12 Induction – 7/8 September 2023
Timetables Published – 12.00pm on 8 September 2023
Year 12 Teaching starts – 11 September 2023

30 October  – 3 November 2023 – Half-Term
Thursday 21 December 2023 – End of Term

Spring Term 2024
Monday 8 January 2024 – Start of Term
12 – 16 February 2024 – Half-Term
Friday 22 March 2024 – End of Term

Summer Term 2024
Monday 8 April 2024 – Start of Term
Monday 6 May 2024 – May Day holiday – College Closed
27 – 31 May 2024 – Half-Term
Tuesday 16 July 2024 – End of Term

Term Dates for 2024/25

Key Dates

College Closure

Bank Holiday – Monday 28 August 2023
Staff Development Day 1 (lessons not started yet) – Friday 1 September 2023
Interview Day (no lessons) – Wednesday 22 November 2023
Staff Development Day 2 (no lessons) – Thursday 23 November 2023
Day off in lieu of training for Teaching Staff (no lessons) – Friday 24 November 2023
Staff Development Day 3 (no lessons) – Monday 8 January 2024
Interview Day (no lessons) – Monday 22 January 2024
Bank Holiday – Monday 6 May 2024
Bank Holiday – Monday 27 May 2024 (during half-term)
CENBASE Staff Training (no lessons) – Friday 7 June 2024
Welcome to College Day for new students (no lessons) – Friday 28 June 2024
Trust Staff Development Day (no lessons) – Friday 5 July 2024
Year 10 Taster Day (College closed to current students, but remote learning set) – Monday 8 July 2024.

Parents Evenings

Parent Information Evening – Tuesday 26 September 2023
Parent Information Evening – Wednesday 27 September 2023
Parents’ Afternoon/Evening – Wednesday 8 November 2023
Stretch & Challenge Introductory Parents’ Evening – Thursday 25 January 2024
HE Finance Talks for Year 13 Parents – Thursday 1 February 2024
Parents’ Evening for students applying to Oxbridge – Wednesday 28 February 2024
Year 13 Parents’ Afternoon/Evening – Wednesday 6 March 2024
Parents’ Evening for students applying for Medicine/Dentistry/Vet Science – Thursday 7 March 2024
Year 12 Parents’ Afternoon/Evening – Thursday 23 May 2024
HE Next Steps Meeting for Year 12 Parents – Tuesday 25 June 2024
HE Next Steps Meeting for Year 12 Parents – Thursday 4 July 2024

Interview Evenings (for students applying for September 2024 – strictly by invitation only)

Interview Day 1 – Wednesday 22 November 2023
Interview Day 2 – Monday 22 January 2024
Interview Evening 1 – Wednesday 31 January 2024
Interview Evening 2 – Thursday 8 February 2024
Interview Evening 3 – Thursday 29 February 2024
Interview Evening 4 – Wednesday 20 March 2024
Interview Evening 5 – Thursday 18 April 2024
Interview Evening 6 – Wednesday 8 May 2024
Interview Evening 7 – Thursday 20 June 2024

Other Key Dates

College Deadline for UCAS Applications for Medicine/Dentistry/Vet Science – Monday 18 September 2023
UCAS Deadline for applications for Medicine/Dentistry/Vet Science – Monday 16 October 2023
Heartfield Wharam Scholarship concert – Tuesday 24 October 2023
Open Day (for applicants for September 2024) – Saturday 21 October 2023
College Deadline for UCAS Applications – Monday 6 November 2023
Open Evening (for applicants for September 2024) – Wednesday 22 November 2023
Year 13 Drama Showcase (6.30pm) – Wednesday 13 December 2023
Christmas Concert (6.30pm) – Tuesday 19 December 2023
BTEC Examinations – Tuesday 9 – Tuesday 23 January 2024
Year 12 Criminology Controlled Assessments – Tuesday 16 & Wednesday 17 January 2024
Open Evening (for applicants for September 2024) – Monday 22 January 2024
Year 13 Mock Exams – Monday 22 – Friday 26 January 2024
UCAS Deadline for applications – Wednesday 31 January 2024
Year 12 Drama Showcase (6.30pm) – Wednesday 7 February 2024
Mock Exam Results Released – Friday 23 February 2024
Spring Talks & Tours – Thursday 7 March 2024
Year 13 Drama Showcase (6.30pm) – Wednesday 13 & Thursday 14 March 2024
Spring Music Concert (6.30pm) – Tuesday 19 March 2024
Community Iftar – Thursday 21 March 2024
Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award Practice Expedition – Monday 15 & Tuesday 16 April 2024
Progression Exams for Year 12 – Monday 22 – Friday 26 April 2024 (inclusive)
Student Fun Day – Friday 3 May 2024
BTEC Examinations – Thursday 9May – Thursday 6 June 2024
A level Examinations – Monday 13 May – Friday 21 June 2024
Visual Arts Exhibition Evening – Tuesday 11 June 2024
Stretch & Challenge Summer School – Tuesday 18 & Wednesday 19 June 2024
College Awards – Monday 24 June 2024
Careers & Higher Education Fair (am) – Wednesday 26 June 2024
Summit Learning Trust Awards Evening – Thursday 27 June 2024
Welcome to College Day – Thursday 27 – Friday 28 June 2024 (by invitation only)
Year 10 Taster Day – Monday 8 July 2024
A level/Applied level 3 Qualifications Results Day – Thursday 15 August 2024

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