On Tuesday 7 October, professional theatre company ‘Silly Boys’ will be coming to City College Plymouth to perform their version of The Elves and the Shoemaker and other stories.
Funded by Arts Council England and co-produced by Colchester Arts Centre, The Elves and The Shoemaker embarks on a national tour of the UK this autumn, before heading to Colchester for Christmas.
On Tuesday 7 October, College students will be getting involved with a ‘Fit for Life’ event at Elspeth Sitters House on the Barbican. The event is being organised by Age UK Plymouth, in partnership with Plymouth City Council and will take place between 10.00am and 3.00pm.
The aim of the day is to offer people the opportunity to sample different activities and to access information to improve their health and well-being. Information on Winter Warmth and Energy Saving will also be available.
City College Plymouth has now come to the end of its fundraising for the year for the College’s nominated charity, St Luke’s Hospice Plymouth.
Over the last 12 months, the College has raised a staggering £6,909.32 for the local charity, with students and staff getting involved in various activities from car washes to selling American sweets.
On Friday 26 September, City College Plymouth celebrated the twinning of the College with the Human Technical Development Training Centre in Lira, a town in the North of Uganda.
The Principal of the Training Centre, Kalisto Agea Ogwang, visited City College for the first time as part of a week-long visit, funded by the British Council. During the week, Kalisto met staff and students at the College in order to share best practice and to help shape the future of the Training Centre.
Local employers including Babcock, the NHS and Rock City Stage Crew will be offering industry insight to Year 10 and 11 students during City College Plymouth’s week of free course taster sessions, during October half term. From Monday 27 to Friday 31 October, half day sessions will be run at the College, offering young people a chance to find out more about the courses on offer and ‘do it for real’.
On Friday 26 September, City College Plymouth will be celebrating the twinning of the College with the Human Technical Development Training Centre in Lira, a town in the North of Uganda.
The Principal of the Training Centre, Kalisto Agea Ogwang, is visiting City College for the first time, as part of a week-long visit, funded by the British Council. During the week, Kalisto will meet staff and students at the College in order to pick up on new skills and interests and to get a vision of what he wants to do for the future of the Training Centre.
The College is ensuring that the young people of Plymouth still have the opportunity to pursue the career of their choice by extending its course enrolment window until the end of October.
Due to popular demand, courses across a wide variety of vocational areas are accepting late enrolments to give people the opportunity to make the right decision for their future.
The College's successful business breakfast events are back! The next event will be taking place in the College’s PL1 Restaurant on Friday 12 September with special guest speaker, Alexis Bowater, award-winning journalist and presenter with nearly 20 years’ experience working within the media industry.
Business breakfast events are held termly and offer a great opportunity for business professionals to gain updates on College activities and topical insights into changes in the local business world.
City College Plymouth has launched its new part-time course guide for 2014/15. The guide provides information about the wide range of part-time courses on offer at the College – from management and leadership to welding, and plumbing and gas to marketing!
The College’s part-time courses are ideal for those who want to return to learn, improve their career opportunities, update their skills or develop a new interest.
An exciting new secondary school offering vocational training alongside traditional academic qualifications has been given Government approval to open in Plymouth in September 2015.