Induction For New Students

Welcome to your new year at Plumpton College!

On this page you can find:

For information on the following topics, we have separate pages with more detail:

    Plumpton College Student Enrolment Journey

    Once you have accepted your offer to Plumpton College, you will be contacted over the summer period to enrol. This will come to you electronically. We are staggering this by course, so please don’t worry if you have not received one. 

    Please don’t hesitate to call us on 01273 890 454 or email us if you are experiencing any difficulty enrolling online. We are here to help you. You are also welcome to pop into the college over the summer for some help completing the form. If you would like to do this please contact our student records team to book an appointment.

    Course Equipment List

    Please view the above PDF guide on what equipment you may need for your chosen course. You can order select items online via our clothing partner, the LA Clothing Shop.

    When buying any college clothing, once items are added to your basket, there will be the option to add a FREE Plumpton College polo shirt. If you already have some of these items, there is no need to repurchase unless stated. Equally if you are able to source an item at a cheaper price from a different supplier, please do so. Please note, returns are free to make to LA, but postage will need to be paid. 

    LA clothing will be attended our new student welcome on the 28th June, and new parent welcome on 29th June to ask any questions and be able to look at sizes of core range items. 

    Your Timetable And Lessons

    You can find our term times here. The days of the week for your normal weekly timetable will be sent out to you at the end of August and will clearly set out your college days. Your timetable setting out specific lessons on these days will be given to you during your induction. 

    For Full Time study, students can access Proportal


    We use Proportal to log student behaviour, successes, targets and course information.

    Your username will be your student reference and your password will be your date of birth in the format – ddmmyyyy.

    • ‘Notice Board’ hosts recent announcements and alerts
    • ‘Markbook’ displays course updates and unit completion information
    • ‘Smart Targets’ shows recent targets set in tutor reviews 
    • ‘My Comments’ shows tutor comments for the student to review
    • ‘My Attendance & Punctuality’ shows a percentage overview of our attendance reports
    • ‘Upcoming Meetings’ shows the latest alerts from the ‘Meetings and Comments’ tab
    • ‘My Learning Diary’ shows the student’s recent entries to the ‘Learner ILP’ tab
    • 'Grade View' All of your grades and tutorial records can be accessed through Proportal.
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