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Enrolment & Term Dates


Enrolment onto our full-time study programmes that start in September, usually begins in August. If you have been offered a place with us to start in September, you will be contacted in July via with all of the important information that you need to know ahead of enrolment and what you need to do. You will also be given information about:

  • how to apply for a bus pass
  • how to apply for a bursary if you are eligible
  • how to make sure you have applied for additional learning support if you require it
  • when your first day in college will be
  • what your induction period will involve

If you have been offered a place on an Access to Higher Education programme, based at either our Buxton, Leek or Derby campuses, you will receive information about enrolment directly from the Access Team. If you have any questions, please contact them at:

If you have applied for a University Level programme (e.g. foundation degree) you will be contacted by the University of Derby about your enrolment, with information about how to enrol on your BLC programme.

We also have programmes that enrol throughout the year, which include apprenticeships and part-time programmes. You will be contacted ahead of the start dates of the programmes with more specific information about enrolment for these types of programmes.

Please check page on this page throughout the year for any further updates. In the mean time, please contact  or call 0800 074 0099

TERM DATES 2021/2022

Autumn Term 2021

Term Starts Half Term /Bank Holiday Term Ends
6th September 2021 25th – 29th October 2021 17th December 2021

Winter Term 2022

Term Starts Half Term /Bank Holiday Term Ends
10th January 2022 21st – 25th February 2022 8th April 2022

Spring Term 2022

Term Starts Half Term /Bank Holiday Term Ends
25th April 2022 30th May – 3rd June 2022 8th July 2022


Buxton & Leek College is open throughout the year on weekdays, even outside of term time. The only dates the College will be shut are Bank Holidays, plus date(s) around Christmas 2021 (24th Dec to 3rd Jan inclusive) and Easter 2022 . If you wish to speak to us, please click here to find out about the ways that you can contact us.