Term Dates & Calendar




College Opens Monday 4th and Tuesday 5th September 2023 Staff Training Day – No Learners
Wednesday 6th to Friday 8th September NEW learners only
Monday 11th September All Learners in College (as per timetables)
College Closes Friday 20th October 2023 Learners Finish




College Opens Monday 30th October 2023 Learners in College (as per timetables)
Thursday 15th November OPEN DAY – No Learners
Thursday 23rd November Staff Wellbeing Day – No Learners
Wednesday 6th December Parents Evening
College Closes Friday 15th December 2023 Learners Finish




College Opens Tuesday 2nd January 2024 Learners in College (as per timetables)
Thursday 8th February Learners Finish
College Closes Friday 9th February 2024 Staff Training Day – No Learners




College Opens Monday 19th February Learners in College (as per timetables)
Monday 11th March Staff training day – No Learners
Wednesday 20th March OPEN DAY – No Learners
Wednesday 27th March Parents Evening
College Closes Thursday 28th March 2024 Learners Finish




College Opens Monday 15th April 2024 Staff Wellbeing Day – No Learners
Tuesday 16th April Learners in College (as per timetables)
Monday 6th May Bank Holiday
College Closes Friday 24th May 2024 Learners Finish




College Opens Monday 3rd June 2024 Learners in College (as per timetables)
Wednesday 19th June OPEN DAY – No Learners
Wednesday 26th June Parents Evening
Thursday 11th – Friday 12th July Learners Finish – Celebration Day
Monday 15th to Wednesday 17th July NEW learners only
College Closes Thursday 18th & Friday 19th July 2024 Staff Training Day – No Learners



* Celebration Day – there will not be any classes on this day. All learners and parents/family will be invited.

Term 1: 7 weeks          Term 2: 7 weeks         Term 3: 6 weeks          Term 4: 6 weeks          Term5: 6 weeks          Term 6: 7 weeks.       Total Academic Weeks 39.
Bank Holidays: Christmas Day Dec 25th, 2023, New Years Day Jan 1st, 2024, Good Fri Mar 29th, 2024, Easter Mon Apr 1st, 2024, Early May Bank Holiday May 6th, 2024, Spring Bank Holiday May 27th, Summer Bank Holiday Aug 26th, 2024

KITE College is Kent’s new specialist post-16 college in Sittingbourne, providing young people with an EHCP the opportunity to be able to continue with their post-16 education and training within a supported environment. As a newly refurbished building, the college currently offers new modern workshops, all with the most up to date equipment in Motor Vehicle, Welding & Fabrication, Construction including Brick laying, Heating & Plumbing and Multi-Skills, Hair & Beauty, I.T & Media as well as spacious classrooms, a Skills Studio and a Mental Health & Wellbeing Studio.

We would like to take this opportunity to invite you and your students to come along to one of our open days (see timetable above for details) where students will have the opportunity to see for themselves our facilities and discuss the diverse types of study programmes we have on offer for the coming year.

This will be a fantastic opportunity for your students to find out more information about the different courses available, have a go at one, or all of our subjects through real workshop taster sessions, speak with specialist staff about what support we offer to ensure they achieve to the best of their ability and discover what is involved in studying here at KITE College.

KITE College aims to provide a structured and supportive environment where students who have learning difficulties or disabilities flourish and develop the skills needed to go on to be successful in their chosen careers and training.

Benefits of studying at KITE College:


  • 16-25 Study programmes that suit students’ needs
  • Small class size
  • One-to-one specialist support
  • Mental Health support programmes
  • College Counselling
  • Employability Skills, Life Skills and Functional Skills
  • Supported Internships, Apprenticeships and Supported Work Placements
  • Foundation Learning Programmes
  • Enrichment programmes
  • 16-19 Bursary
  • Assisted Transport

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01795 476450




Unit 1 & 2, Bonham Drive, Eurolink Business Park, Sittingbourne, ME10 3RY