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New students who need specialist clothing for your course please go here to order your Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

New term start dates for new and returning students are as follows:

1st years:  Wednesday 4 September 2019

2nd years: Monday 9 September 2019

You’ll find lots more information about starting at college here!

*If you are a returning second year College student you are due to return on Monday 9 September 2019, unless otherwise advised. Please make your way to college and your travel passes will be available for collection

  • Autumn Term 2019

    1st years: Wednesday 4 September 2019 to Friday 13 December 2019 (13.5 teaching weeks)

    2nd years: Monday 9 September 2019  to Friday 13 December 2019 (13 teaching weeks)

    Non-teaching day (FE students not in college)

    Wednesday 2 October 2019

    Reading Break
    Monday 28 October 2019 to Friday 1 November 2019

    College Christmas Holiday 2019
    Sparsholt College will close at 5pm on Friday 13 December for the Christmas break

  • Spring Term 2020

    Monday 6 January 2020 to Thursday 2 April 2020 (12 teaching weeks)

    Non-teaching day (FE students not in college)

    Thursday 6 February 2019

    Reading Break
    Monday 17 February to Friday 21 February 2020

    Easter Bank Holiday Weekend

    Friday 10 April to Monday 13 April 2020

    Student Spring Holiday 

    Friday 3 April to Friday 17 April 2020

  • Summer Term 2020

    Monday 20 April to Friday 26 June 2020

    Reading Break
    Monday 25 May to Friday 29 May 2020

    Bank Holiday Closure
    Friday 8 May 2020

    Monday 25 May 2020

    Monday 31 August 2020



  • Notices

    Each Reading Break commences on Friday at 5.00pm

    The College year equates to 35 Teaching Weeks*

    *Although the College teaching year is 35 weeks – this includes 5 days scheduled staff development training (to allow the College to meet the DfE CPD requirement). As a consequence the taught time for students is equivalent to 34 weeks.