Dates & Times

Training is organised around three terms each year. Autumn and Spring terms are both 12 weeks each and the Summer term is 11 weeks. Each term has a one-week half-term break. Students can enrol at the beginning of any term. There is also a short residential that takes place over one weekend each year.

Term dates

  • Autumn 2019: Wednesday 18th September until Saturday 14th December; with a one-week half-term break beginning 30th October
  • Spring 2020: Wednesday 8th January until Saturday 4th April; with a one-week half-term break beginning 19th February
  • Summer 2020: Wednesday 22nd April until Saturday 11th July; with a one-week half-term break beginning 3rd June

Weekly schedule

The weekly schedule runs over four days a week: Wednesday evening, and Thursday, Friday and Saturday mornings. Timings for each day and a typical weekly course programme are shown below.

Typical weekly schedule at Edinburgh Alexander Training School