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COLLEGES SET TO PLAY A KEY ROLE IN SUCCESS OF FUTURE LABOUR MARKET
18/10/2020

COLLEGES SET TO PLAY A KEY ROLE IN SUCCESS OF FUTURE LABOUR MARKET

Association of Colleges (AoC) has published its latest bi-annual research showing the majority (68%) of SMEs say that if their business is going to “survive and thrive” then skills must be a top priority for the government.

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Join Our Neuro Ninja Family Webinar Thursday 22nd October!
11/10/2020

Join Our Neuro Ninja Family Webinar Thursday 22nd October!

Saturday 10th October marked World Mental Health Day and at Plumpton College, Student Wellbeing and Mental health is something we acknowledge as being really important for all our students.

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Meet Sarah Bolland, our Student Wellbeing & Safeguarding Manager
29/09/2020

Meet Sarah Bolland, our Student Wellbeing & Safeguarding Manager

We recently caught up with Sarah Bolland, our Student Wellbeing & Safeguarding Manager, to hear more about her role at Plumpton College and her advice to students. (Pictured far right with Tracy Turle, Student Wellbeing &...

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Explore Plumpton College courses subsidised by the Adult Education Budget for 19+
28/09/2020

Explore Plumpton College courses subsidised by the Adult Education Budget for 19+

If you’re looking for a career change, have been made redundant or simply want to up-skill, Plumpton College could have the perfect course for you – and what’s more it could be fully funded by the Adult Education Budget (AEB) that funds qualifications and programmes for learners aged 19+.

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Welcome letter from Andrew Wright from 'Action Your Potential' to Parents, Carers and Students!
24/09/2020

Welcome letter from Andrew Wright from 'Action Your Potential' to Parents, Carers and Students!

Welcome back to another college year, it’s so wonderful to have everyone back in school.  This school year will be different in a number of ways, a key one is we are getting to work together. 

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Plumpton College successfully launches its pilot ‘Entry into Viticulture’ retraining program
21/09/2020

Plumpton College successfully launches its pilot ‘Entry into Viticulture’ retraining program

This month, Plumpton College successfully launched its pilot ‘Entry Into Viticulture’ Programme; a free and intensive, one-week skills development programme. It is designed in cooperation with the English wine industry and aimed at supporting individuals looking for a career change, or for those recently been made redundant, to help them to find employment by providing the necessary operative training.

Category: Wine Division

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Government bonus for businesses to hire apprentices commences
20/09/2020

Government bonus for businesses to hire apprentices commences

The government's plan for jobs will help to kickstart the nation's economic recovery and in recognition of the value apprentices can bring to our economy, an incentive payment will be made to employers who hire an apprentice between 1 August 2020 and 31 January 2021.

Category: Food Skills

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Inside our BSc Viticulture and Oenology, from current student Haydon Exter
01/09/2020

Inside our BSc Viticulture and Oenology, from current student Haydon Exter

We catch up with current student, Haydon Exter, studying BSc Viticulture and Oenology at Plumpton College. We ask Haydon 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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The ex-competition horse; an invaluable resource for education.
24/08/2020

The ex-competition horse; an invaluable resource for education.

At Plumpton College, we have the honour of having a variety of ex-competition horses either gifted to us or loaned to the Equine department. 

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21/08/2020

High standards and continuous improvement praised by Judge

Today the college finally received closure on a sensitive and important matter relating to our farm. The pollution incident in question happened in November 2016.

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