This course runs throughout the academic year (September to June), following the academic terms of Abbey College Manchester:

Autumn Term 2022:
Monday 5th September to Friday 16 December

Spring Term 2023:
Monday 9 January to Tuesday 4 April

Summer Term 2023:
Monday 17 April to Friday 23 June ​

Students can start any Monday, within these dates, and stay for as many weeks as they would like –

minimum course duration = two weeks​

Football Academy Holidays:

Please note that whilst the English language school (and accommodation) remains open all year round (school closes on the days of public holidays), the football academy closes in line with the academic terms of Abbey College Manchester on the following dates:

Half Term – Monday 24th October to Friday 28th October 2022

Christmas – Monday 19th December to Friday 6 January 2023

Half Term - Monday 20th February to Friday 24th February

Easter – Wednesday 5th April to Monday 17th April

Summer Holidays – Monday 26 June to Monday

Football Academy reopens – Monday 4 September

NB – Extra English language classes are provided during the afternoons, in place of football coaching / match play, during the above holiday periods when the football academy is closed.

National Holidays 2022

The academy will be closed for the following national holidays:

New Year’s DayMonday 3rd January 2022
(Substitute day)
Good FridayFriday 15th April 2022
Easter MondayMonday 18th April 2022
Early May Bank HolidayMonday 2nd May 2022
Spring Bank HolidayThursday 2nd June 2022
Platinum Jubilee bank holidayFriday 3rd June 2022
Summer Bank HolidayMonday 29th August 2022
Boxing Day Monday 26th December 2022
Christmas Day
(substitute day)
Tuesday 27th December 2022