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Higher Education Academic Calendar

Below you will find the Grimsby Institute Higher Education Academic Calendars for trimester & semester 2020/2021.

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Trimester Model for Level 4, Level 5 and Students on Top Up degrees

Enrolment (new entrant students only) 27 August 2020 28 August 2020
Orientation (All students) 14 September 2020 18 September 2020 1 teaching week
Trimester 1 21 September 2020 20 November 2020 8 teaching weeks
Half Term 26 October 2020 30 October 2020 Non teaching period
Exams & Assessment period 23 November 2020 04 December 2020 Non teaching period
Trimester 2 07 December 2020 12 February 2021 8 teaching weeks
Christmas Vacation 21 December 2020 01 January 2021 Non teaching period
Exams & Assessment period 22 February 2021 05 March 2021 Non teaching period
Trimester 3 08 March 2021 14 May 2021 8 teaching weeks
Easter Vacation 05 April 2021 16 April 2021 Non teaching period
Exams & Assessment period 17 May 2021 28 May 2021 Non teaching period

Re-sit work Deadline Date 06 August 2021 *see below
Re-sit week for Examinations 02 August 2021 06 August 2021 *see below

* Holidays taken during the re-sit period in August will not be accepted as mitigating circumstances for the non-submission of work or failure to attend an examination.

Student Finance England will calculate funding entitlements from the following term dates:

Term Start Date End Date
Autumn 14 September 2020 13 December 2020
Spring 04 January 2021 28 March 2021
Summer 19 April 2021 30 May 2021

Please note the following dates are Staff Development Days and no classes will take place:

  • 18 December 2020
  • 19 April 2020
Download Semester PDF

Semester Model for Level 6 Honours Degree (not Top Up) students All Pearson HNs at Grimsby

Enrolment (new entrant students only) 27 August 2020 28 August 2020
Semester 1 07 September 2020 18 December 2020 14 teaching weeks
Exams & Assessment period 26 October 2020 30 October 2020 Non teaching period
Christmas Vacation 21 December 2020 01 January 2021 Non teaching period
Exams & Assessment period 04 January 2021 15 January 2021 Non teaching period
Semester 2 18 January 2021 07 May 2021 14 teaching weeks
Easter Vacation 05 April 2021 16 April 2021 Non teaching period
Exams & Assessment period 10 May 2021 28 May 2021 Non teaching period

Re-sit work Deadline Date 06 August 2021 *see below
Re-sit week for Examinations 02 August 2021 06 August 2021 *see below

* Holidays taken during the re-sit period in August will not be accepted as mitigating circumstances for the non-submission of work or failure to attend an examination.

Student Finance England will calculate funding entitlements from the following term dates:

Term Start Date End Date
Autumn 07 September 2020 18 December 2020
Spring 04 January 2021 02 April 2021
Summer 19 April 2021 28 May 2021

Please note the following dates are Staff Development Days and no classes will take place:

  • 18 December 2020
  • 19 April 2021
TRIMESTER ACADEMIC CALENDAR
Download Trimester PDF

Trimester Model for Level 4, Level 5 and Students on Top Up degrees

Enrolment (new entrant students only) 27 August 2020 28 August 2020
Orientation (All students) 14 September 2020 18 September 2020 1 teaching week
Trimester 1 21 September 2020 20 November 2020 8 teaching weeks
Half Term 26 October 2020 30 October 2020 Non teaching period
Exams & Assessment period 23 November 2020 04 December 2020 Non teaching period
Trimester 2 07 December 2020 12 February 2021 8 teaching weeks
Christmas Vacation 21 December 2020 01 January 2021 Non teaching period
Exams & Assessment period 22 February 2021 05 March 2021 Non teaching period
Trimester 3 08 March 2021 14 May 2021 8 teaching weeks
Easter Vacation 05 April 2021 16 April 2021 Non teaching period
Exams & Assessment period 17 May 2021 28 May 2021 Non teaching period

Re-sit work Deadline Date 06 August 2021 *see below
Re-sit week for Examinations 02 August 2021 06 August 2021 *see below

* Holidays taken during the re-sit period in August will not be accepted as mitigating circumstances for the non-submission of work or failure to attend an examination.

Student Finance England will calculate funding entitlements from the following term dates:

Term Start Date End Date
Autumn 14 September 2020 13 December 2020
Spring 04 January 2021 28 March 2021
Summer 19 April 2021 30 May 2021

Please note the following dates are Staff Development Days and no classes will take place:

  • 18 December 2020
  • 19 April 2020
SEMESTER ACADEMIC CALENDAR
Download Semester PDF

Semester Model for Level 6 Honours Degree (not Top Up) students All Pearson HNs at Grimsby

Enrolment (new entrant students only) 27 August 2020 28 August 2020
Semester 1 07 September 2020 18 December 2020 14 teaching weeks
Exams & Assessment period 26 October 2020 30 October 2020 Non teaching period
Christmas Vacation 21 December 2020 01 January 2021 Non teaching period
Exams & Assessment period 04 January 2021 15 January 2021 Non teaching period
Semester 2 18 January 2021 07 May 2021 14 teaching weeks
Easter Vacation 05 April 2021 16 April 2021 Non teaching period
Exams & Assessment period 10 May 2021 28 May 2021 Non teaching period

Re-sit work Deadline Date 06 August 2021 *see below
Re-sit week for Examinations 02 August 2021 06 August 2021 *see below

* Holidays taken during the re-sit period in August will not be accepted as mitigating circumstances for the non-submission of work or failure to attend an examination.

Student Finance England will calculate funding entitlements from the following term dates:

Term Start Date End Date
Autumn 07 September 2020 18 December 2020
Spring 04 January 2021 02 April 2021
Summer 19 April 2021 28 May 2021

Please note the following dates are Staff Development Days and no classes will take place:

  • 18 December 2020
  • 19 April 2021