Recognising and celebrating students upholding our College values
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Last week we celebrated and recognised over 30 students who exemplify and uphold our six college values at our Values Lunch. Students were invited along with their parent/ carer and or guardian for an afternoon of lunch and celebrations. Students were awarded with a certificate by Principal, Jeremy Kerswell for their achievements. Awards were given to students on Apprenticeships, to Levels 1, 2 and 3 to Foundation Learning and Education Pathways in all our subject areas.
Students were recommended for an award by their teachers for being:
At Plumpton College, we know that our role isn't just limited to helping students gain skills academically. It's also about helping them develop personally; preparing them for life as a successful and responsible citizen. So we make sure that we promote these important values to all of our students. Here are some examples:
Mai, a Level 3 Forestry & Arboriculture student was celebrated for upholding our value - ambitious. This value recognises pushing further not in their courses, but also their personal development in the time they spend at Plumpton College. Here's what their teacher said: Mai has always shown true ambition and knows what she wants to achieve - securing a prestigious work experience placement at Wakehurst Place which is testament to ambition and professionalism she displays as a student.
Louisa, a Level 2 Floristry student was celebrated for upholding our value - passionate. This value is for students who are dedicated to improving their own knowledge, showcasing best practice in their studies. Here's what their teacher said about Beatrice: Beatrice shows her love and passion for floristry in everything she does. Her assignments are produced above and beyond standard expected, she provides extensive research into the tasks. She always ensures that she puts her 100% effort into everything she does.
Amy, a Level 3 Agriculture student was celebrated for upholding our value - enterprising. This value celebrates students who show initiative and are always looking to develop their skills. Here's what their teacher said: Elizabeth is a very diligent student who will always produce detailed notes in her sessions which translate to high quality assignments. She always strive to excellence and was committed to working independently when she has to self-isolate.
James, a Level 3 Adventure Education & Sport student was celebrated for upholding our value - supportive. This value is the cornerstone of everything we do at college - we constantly seeking ways to ensure students can be the best they can in supporting their peers. Here's what their teacher said about James: James is the class hero who always demonstrates an absolute selflessness to support his tutors and his peers. He talks positively of his peers and will stand by those in need of support.
Hannah, a Level 3 Equine student was celebrated for upholding our value - professional. This value is for students who pride themselves on being ambassadors for their industry and in their studies. Here's what their teacher said: Hannah has a mature attitude towards her studies. She always conducts herself in a professional manner and is a fantastic ambassador for the college. Her attendance is excellent and she is always correctly and professionally dressed.
Shauna, a Level 3 Animal Management student was celebrated for upholding our value - progressive. This value is for students who thrive on seeking news ways of doing things and are dedicated to shaping our sector and the next generation. Here's what their teacher said: Shauna has progressed on this course after completed the Level 2 First Award qualification, bypassing the L2 Technical Diploma. This is due to her outstanding attitude to not only her own progression but supporting that of her friends. Shauna is growing in confidence to exceed her own expectations.
Congratulations to all our winners, we are very proud of our students for continue to models our values. Follow #PlumptonProud on social media to see more examples of students embodying our college values.
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