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Term Dates

Term dates 2024


Term 1

Monday 8th January to Saturday 23rd March 2024


Half term 

Monday 19th February to Saturday 24th February 2024


Open week          Monday 4th March – Saturday 9th March 2024

Fun week            Monday 18th March – Saturday 23rd March 2024


Term 2 

Monday 25th March to Saturday 15th June 2024


Easter Holiday

Monday 1st April to Saturday 6th April 2024 – No classes


Good Friday        29th March 2024 – No classes

Easter Monday    1st April 2024 – No classes


Bank holiday

Monday 6th May 2024 – Classes to be held


Spring week / Half term

Monday 27th May to Saturday 1st June 2024 – No classes

Open week          Monday 20th May – Saturday 25th May 2023

Fun week            Monday 10th June to Saturday 15th June 2023


Term 3

Monday 17th June to Saturday 5th October 2023


Summer holiday

Tuesday 23rd July to Saturday 31st August inclusive.

(Classes to be held on Monday 22nd)


Classes resume Monday 2nd September 2024

Open week          Monday 9th September – Saturday 14th September 2024

Fun week            Monday 23rd September – Saturday 28th September 2024


Term 4 

Monday 7th October to Saturday 21st December 2024


Half term

Monday 28th October to Saturday 2nd November 2024


Open week          Monday 25th November – Saturday 30th November 2024

Fun week            Monday 9th December – Saturday 14th 2024


Dates for your diary 2024



Winter Showcase:   Sunday 25th February

(All Musical Theatre, Hip Hop and Drama Students)

Share the Love:   Monday 12th February to Saturday 17th February – exciting details to follow!



JA Summer Picnic for parents and students:

Saturday 6th July – Holland Haven, more details will follow


Summer Workshop dates:

Tuesday 23rd July, Wednesday 24th July & Thursday 25th July 2024



Halloween Dress Up     Monday 21st October – Saturday 26th October – come to classes dressed up for Halloween!



Children in Need:         Friday 15th Come to class in your PJ’s / Onesies



Sunday 8th December     Christmas Party up to Year 6            Time TBC

                                    Christmas Film Year 7 upwards         Time TBC


December Showcase, Colchester Arts Centre – Sunday 15th December 2024


(All Musical Theatre, Hip Hop and Drama Students)


Christmas Jumpers!       Monday 16th – Saturday 21st December

Come to class in your Christmas jumpers!

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