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Term Dates & Holidays

key college dates

If you are looking for key dates at Sunderland College including term times and exam periods please chose an option from the list below:

Term Times | HolidaysOpen Evenings

Please note: The actual end date for individual students will depend upon which course they are studying.

Term Times

Summer Term 2019

Friday 5th July: End of summer term

Open Evenings

To see a full list of our upcoming open evenings, please see the Sunderland College events page.


Academic year 2019/20

Autumn Term 2019

Monday 2nd September: Teaching begins for 16-19 year olds
W/C Monday 16th September: Teaching begins for adult & Higher Education courses
Monday 28th October: Half term break (one week)
Friday 20th December: Last day of Autumn term

Spring Term 2020

Tuesday 7th January: (Monday 6th January closed for staff development) Term begins
Monday 17th February: Half term break (one week)
Friday 3rd April: Last day of spring term

Summer Term 2020

Monday 20th April: Term begins*
Monday 25th May: Half term break (one week)
Friday 3rd July: End of summer term

* please note that the date of early May bank holiday has been changed to Friday 8th May, nationally, to commemorate the 75th anniversary of VE Day