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Plumpton College named as Commended College in the AoC Beacon Standard Award
15/11/2021

Plumpton College named as Commended College in the AoC Beacon Standard Award

We're an AoC Beacon Awards Finalist for The City & Guilds Award for College Engagement with Employers! Our collaborative work with WineGB ensures businesses have access to the required training and skilled workforce necessary to support the demand and growth in the industry.

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Start your dog grooming career with our Level 1, 2 and 3 courses
12/11/2021

Start your dog grooming career with our Level 1, 2 and 3 courses

We caught up with Charlotte, dog grooming student who has secured a pet grooming job at a local salon through studying the practical and theory on all our Level 1, 2 and 3 dog grooming courses.

On these courses, you can learn...

Category: Veterinary Nursing & Dog Grooming

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Looking back at Remembrance Day history
11/11/2021

Looking back at Remembrance Day history

Today marks the 103rd anniversary of Remembrance Day, a day we remember those who have heroically fallen in battle since the first world war. 

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Virgin Money invests into Agri-Food industries with Plumpton College
10/11/2021

Virgin Money invests into Agri-Food industries with Plumpton College

Virgin Money invests in development of facilities in the College's new Centre for Sustainable Land Management.

Categories: College News, Sustainability, Land Management

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Funding secured for wine and cultural tourism
10/11/2021

Funding secured for wine and cultural tourism

Working in close partnership with Sussex Modern, South Downs National Park Authority and Lewes District Council, we’ve secured £719,100 from the UK Community Renewal Fund to grow wine and cultural tourism, backed by sustainable transport, in our region.

Categories: College News, Sustainability

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Sparkling wine wins two Silver Medals in World Championships
10/11/2021

Sparkling wine wins two Silver Medals in World Championships

Plumpton College are delighted to win Silver Awards at The Champagne & Sparkling Wine World Championships 2021

Category: College News

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Plumpton College proudly supporting Government Kickstart Scheme
21/10/2021

Plumpton College proudly supporting Government Kickstart Scheme

Last Thursday, 16th October, we welcomed Mims Davies, Mid Sussex MP and Employment Minister for DWP, who met students from the Government Kickstart Scheme - including Elliot, Junior Forge Technician and saw first-hand how the scheme benefits both the employer and the local community.

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Plumpton Alumnus showcase Horticultural excellence at Chelsea Flower Show
30/09/2021

Plumpton Alumnus showcase Horticultural excellence at Chelsea Flower Show

We caught up with John McPherson, an Plumptonian who designed a garden for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show last week, and spoke to him about his inspiration and studying here.

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Meet the Education Pathways and Foundation Learning team
20/09/2021

Meet the Education Pathways and Foundation Learning team

Earlier this year, we welcomed Lesley Edwards, Head of Education Pathways and Foundation Learning, and Scott McCue, Deputy Head of Education Pathways and Foundation Learning.

Both Lesley and Scott come to Plumpton College with 30...

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Introducing our Student Wellbeing & Safeguarding Team for Youth Mental Health Day
07/09/2021

Introducing our Student Wellbeing & Safeguarding Team for Youth Mental Health Day

Today is Youth Mental Health Day. A day to encourage understanding and discussion of mental health in young people. The last 18 months have undoubtedly impacted young people's mental health with being a student during lockdowns and online learning. This year's theme is all about sharing what we'll do to #StriveForward, so we'd like to introduce our fantastic Student Wellbeing and Safeguarding Team and the services on offer for students at Plumpton College.

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