Academic Term Dates

School year 2020/21 - All programmes

Term Length Term starts Terms Finishes
Spring 12 weeks 6 Jan 2020 27 Mar 2020
Summer 1 9 weeks 14 Apr 2020 12 June 2020
Summer 2 9 weeks 15 June 2020 14 Aug 2020
Autumn 14 weeks 9 Sep 2020 11 Dec 2020

School year 2021/22 - All programmes

Term Length Term starts Terms Finishes
Spring 12 weeks 4 Jan 2021 26 Mar 2021
Summer 1 9 weeks 12 Apr 2021 11 June 2021
Summer 2 9 weeks 14 June 2021 13 Aug 2021
Autumn 14 weeks 15 Sep 2021 17 Dec 2021

Note: The 3.5 term Foundation programme starts on 2 November 2020 and finishes 11 December 2020. Students then join the January Foundation in Spring term, starting 4 January 2021.

Summer term 2

Only the following students study summer term 2:

  • Students studying A Level courses that start in April.
  • Students studying Foundation courses that start in January and April.
  • Students studying GCSE courses that start in January.
  • Students studying English Language Preparation (ELPP) courses, depending on their English language level

Scholarships and bursaries

Find out about the scholarships and bursaries available to talented and ambitious students. Bellerbys offers a variety of opportunities for students studying gor GCSE, A Levels and Foundation programmes.

Find your course

Discover the best course for you. We offer over 40 subjects to help prepare you for university and beyond. Choose from GCSE, A Levels, Foundation, Undergraduate Year 1 and English Language Programmes.


Find out more about starting your studies or check the latest COVID-19 information.