Diary dates not to be missed

Below are a collection of useful dates for your diary, including our application deadline, information events, taster days and events for career teachers. 

  • Application deadline - our priority deadline for applications is 31st January 2021. We are happy to accept applications after this date but we cannot guarantee your course selection. To find out more information about the application process, head to our FAQ's page.

Events for Students

Events for Students

Monday 15th March - Friday 19th March 2021

Plumpton Lambing

Join us virtually for lambing season at Plumpton College.

Watch live video footage of our ewes as they deliver their lambs, learn what it is like to be a Shepherdess, use the school learning packs to learn more about lambing and farm animals and share your photos of lambs to our social media channels.

Click through to our Plumpton Lambing to see more.

Saturday 20th March 2021

College Information Events

These events offer a great opportunity to find out more information about our incredible selection of course opportunities, learn more about our fantastic facilities and speak to specific departments to get all your questions answered.

Due to COVID-19 we have been running these events virtually, through a dedicated platform and with specialist content to make them as informative and interactive as possible. You can sign up and register your interest here.

New dates to be added soon

Taster Days

Our ever popular Taster Days, these events allow students aged 14+ to try a course out for the day and discover what it's like to be a Plumpton College student.

Check back for new dates or register your interest here.


Events for Careers Teachers

Monday 15th March - Friday 19th March 2021

Plumpton Lambing

Join us virtually for lambing season at Plumpton College.

Watch live video footage of our ewes as they deliver their lambs, learn what it is like to be a Shepherdess, use the school learning packs to teach students more about lambing and farm animals and share your students' photos of lambs for our social media.

Click through to our Plumpton Lambing page to register your interest. 

Teacher CPD Sessions

Suitable for secondary school careers leaders, these morning sessions offer a fantastic opportunity to learn more about Plumpton College curriculum areas, our course and careers within the wider land based sector. See available sessions below. 

To book your place on the next session please email schoolsliaison@plumpton.ac.uk. If there is no date available please register your interest here to find out when new dates become available.

24th March 2021 9:30am - 11:30am

Further Education CPD Session

To book your place on this session please email schoolsliaison@plumpton.ac.uk

20th May 2021 9:30 - 11:30am

Further Education CPD Session

To book your place on the this session please email schoolsliaison@plumpton.ac.uk

27th April 2021 9:30am - 11:30am

Higher Education CPD Session

If there the date has not yet been pubished for this event please register your interest by emailing schoolsliaison@plumpton.ac.uk

Virtual Assemblies

Hear Schools Liaison Coordinator Karen Jarvis give an overview of Plumpton College and our courses, introduce the land based sector and the career options this can lead to along with information on how to apply. The session also allows for a Q&A with the students. Subject to availability we can invite a Curriculum Manger and/or a Student Ambassador. See the dates below to book your place.

Thursday 18th March 8:30am

Virtual Assembly

Register to book your place here.

Wednesday 24th March 12.00 Noon

Virtual Assembly

Register to book your place here.

Tuesday 30th March 4:30pm

Virtual Assembly

Register to book your place here.

Bespoke Assemblies

To book a bespoke time and date please click here to register your request. (subject to availablity).

If your students have a specific course area they are interested in finding out more about we can request a Curriculum or Programme Manager attend the assembly. To give an insight on what it is like to study as Plumpton College we can ask if a Student Ambassador is available to attend.


Events for All

To be announced

Campus Tours

Visit our 900 hectare campus and discover everything we have to offer in our stunning natural environment and our outstanding facilities. We are sure you will be inspired.

Once COVID-19 restrictions allow we will again offer the opportunity to book a campus tour with us. Until then find out more about Plumpton’s breadth of courses by registering for our College Information Events.

STEM Events

STEM Events

Learn how important STEM based subjects are to the land based sector and engage with Plumpton College STEM activities and materials. Contact schoolsliasion@plumpton.ac.uk or register your interest here.

28th April 2021

Virtual STEM Event

A virtual event which will enable schools to engage with STEM activities: videos, written and live steamed content. Further details will soon be released. Register your interest here.

6th & 7th July 2021

On Campus STEM Event

A 2 day Plumpton College event. The first day will offer the opportunity to join in with the on-campus activities which schools can book to attend. The second day will be a virtual delivery of the live event and include some additional material.

Register your interest here. 

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