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17/12/2020

Employer Incentive Extended until 31st March 2021

The Chancellor announced in the recent Spending Review 2020 that the incentive payment for hiring a new apprentice will be extended for a further three months to 31st March 2021.

Category: College News

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11/12/2020

Silver Award win for Plumpton Estate at The Champagne & Sparkling Wine World Championships 2020

Plumpton College are delighted to win Silver Award at The Champagne & Sparkling Wine World Championships 2020

Categories: College News, Wine Division

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Plumpton College Commended for supporting students in building confidence
10/12/2020

Plumpton College Commended for supporting students in building confidence

We are delighted to announce that Plumpton College has been commended at the Association of Colleges’ (AoC) Beacon Awards 2020/21 in the ‘RCU Award for Support for Students’.  

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08/12/2020

Staying immersed: moving practical course content online

Steph Heaps our Learning Technology Manager talks to Jisc about the innovative new developments at Plumpton College for teaching online within a land-based college.

Categories: Animal Management, Forestry & Arboriculture

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College demonstrates training provision for future skills to Ministers
04/12/2020

College demonstrates training provision for future skills to Ministers

Both the Minister for Apprenticeships and Skills and the Minister for Employment visited Plumpton College, East Sussex today, hearing how the College is addressing the skills gap facing employers.

Category: College News

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27/11/2020

Outreach Programme Launched at Plumpton College

Coming back into education or employment should be exciting and inspiring; instead it is often daunting and overwhelming. The new outreach programme at Plumpton College has been created with this in mind. The Outreach Programme is designed for young people aged 16-19 or 16-25 with an EHCP.

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27/11/2020

English and Maths Student Support Programmes Starting in January

New student support programmes for English and maths students at Plumpton College to get the results they deserve.

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25/11/2020

Wellbeing Works Webinars Coming to Plumpton College

We are so proud of the way our students continue to respond to the very difficult circumstances we all face right now.  We wanted to do something to support everyone’s daily well-being. For the week beginning 7th December we will be running Well-Being Works Webinars for parents, carers and families every evening.

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Meet Flavian Obiero Pig Unit Manager and National Pig Award Nominee
09/11/2020

Meet Flavian Obiero Pig Unit Manager and National Pig Award Nominee

We recently caught up with Flavian Obeiro, our Pig Unit Manager at Plumpton College’s Farm, Lambert Farm to see what he enjoys most about his role and hear about any advice he has for students wishing to pursue a career in Agriculture.

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19/10/2020

Hear from current student Callumn Fitzpatrick studying BSc Viticulture and Oenology

We catch up with current student, Callumn Fitzpatrick, studying BSc Viticulture and Oenology at Plumpton College. We ask Callumn about why he chose to study wine and why Plumpton College. Plus we ask him what he wants to do once he qualifies and his favourite type of wine!

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