Term dates

ACL Essex Term Dates 2023/24


Christmas & New Year 2023-24 opening times

Terms Ends Wednesday 20th December.

Centres Open 21st and 22nd December Non Term Time Hours (8am to 4.00pm)

Centres Closed Monday 25th December through to and including Monday 1st January 2024

BAU Tuesday 2nd and Wednesday 3rd January 2024

All centres closed Thursday 4th and Friday 5th January for staff training days (phone cover available)

Term Starts and BAU Monday 8th January.


Autumn Term 2023

Starts: 1 August 2023

Half term: 23 to 27 October 2023

Ends: 20 December 2023


Spring Term 2024

Starts:  8 January 2024

Half term: 19 to 23 February 2024

Ends: 28 March 2024


Summer Term 2024

Starts: 15 April 2024

Half term: 27 May to 31 May 2024

End date may be subject to change.


Please note, some courses may run outside of term time.