19 August 2021
Plumpton College goes from strength to strength, with an increasing number of students achieving the highest grades possible.
Over 400 students received their Level 3 BTEC and City & Guilds qualifications (A Level equivalent) on Tuesday 10th August. They achieved an outstanding pass rate of 97%, with a very impressive 45% of students achieving Distinction grades in Agriculture, Animal Management, Equine, Countryside, Fisheries, Floristry, Arboriculture, and Adventure Education & Sport.
Additionally, 550 students studying Level 2 and GCSEs achieved 97.4%, with over 35% securing high grades on Thursday, 12th August. At Plumpton College, students undertake English and maths alongside their studies, who achieved the highest grades the college have seen with 40% in English and 46.3% in maths ranging from grades 9-4.
Jeremy Kerswell, Principal, comments:
Phaedra Tanghe, Assistant Principal - Student Support, Curriculum, Student Support & Quality said:
Since the original 400-acre College farm was bought back in 1919, Plumpton College has certainly seen a lot of changes.