Hadlow College’s Residential Care Provision Receives Fourth Consecutive ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted Grading
Hadlow College is delighted to announce that its residential care provision for under-18 students has been graded ‘Outstanding’ at a recent Ofsted inspection. This is the fourth consecutive inspection where the College has received this grade – making Hadlow one of the leading colleges in the country for residential provision.
This year’s Kent County Show saw sweltering temperatures over the three days, which brought the sun-seeking visitors out in droves. As always, Hadlow College had a significant presence and profile as Livestock and Equine sponsors at the show, with the College being profiled on BBC Radio Kent on all three days and receiving television coverage on the Friday evening.
The Hadlow Group would like to see the Government position farming and food at the very top of its agenda, encouraging producers to export to new markets post-Brexit by providing the necessary support.
Hadlow College, in partnership with Rural PLC (Kent), have produced a pre-2017 Election Manifesto
This year’s Lambing Weekend, our flagship event heralding the start of Spring, saw us welcome 13,000 visitors to our site at Faulkner’s Farm on the 11th and 12th March. Running for 25 years now, the event continues to expand, with this year featuring more exciting family activities and food stalls showcasing the best of our local produce than ever before
The recent publication of the UK government’s much-vaunted Industrial Strategy Green Paper, setting out plans to adapt the economy for a post-Brexit era, sees a welcome focus on overhauling technical education – with a pledge to help young people develop the skills for the high-paid, high-skilled jobs of the future.
The Hadlow Group is delighted to announce that it was named Top Public Sector Company at The Institute for Turnaround Awards, held on 24th November at London’s Landmark Hotel.
As part of The Hadlow Group’s continuing commitment to delivering first class training and education across Kent, it has begun a joint venture with Rosemary Shrager’s Cookery School in The Pantiles, Tunbridge Wells.
Hadlow College Farm Shop will soon be moving from its current premises on the A26 to a new location, only a stone’s throw away, on Ashes Lane.
Our students at Princess Christian’s Farm held a fundraising event to raise money for Toilet Twinning, a scheme which funds the work of leading relief charity Tearfund and their global partners to provide people in the poorest communities on the planet with a decent toilet, clean water and hygiene education.
GCSE English – 10am to 2pm Thursday 11th August GCSE Maths – 9.30 to 2 pm Thursday 25 August
The award-winning grooming salon at Hadlow College is looking for certain breeds of dogs to enable our students, under expert guidance from some of the UK's top groomers, to hone their skills and groom them to breed standards.
The Hadlow Group had a hugely successful three days at the Kent County Show this year. The main marquee had a countryside and sustainability theme, with a host of exciting stands and interactive activities on offer.
We are delighted to announce that Hadlow College featured in the Top 100 Index at the National Centre for Diversity’s Grand Awards. The Top 100 Index highlights the very best of the UK across 600 organisations.
Once again, Hadlow College – together with Brachers LLP – is sponsoring the ‘Land-Based Business of the Year’ category in the Kent Excellence in Business Awards (KEiBA).
On 25th November 2014, Hadlow College – together with Brachers, Smiths Gore and UK Export Finance – hosted the first South-East Food and Agriculture breakfast event.
This winter, in association with the local British and International Golf Greenkeepers’ Association (BIGGA) section, is offering free evening classes on a range of current topics.
Students returning to Hadlow College this September will notice some developments and improvements to their Learning Resource Centre (LRC), reflecting a more general move towards library services where hard copy and electronic resources have an equal place.
Twenty-six students from Princess Christian’s Farm (PCF) successfully completed the Reading Agency’s six book challenge and were awarded certificates by Steve Brown, London 2012 Paralympic GB Wheelchair Rugby Captain
Hadlow College, at last night’s Kent Excellence in Business Awards (KEiBA), won the Business Commitment to the Environment award in recognition of the work it does in sustainability.
From September 2014, Hadlow College will be partnering with Charlton Athletic Community Trust to deliver a post-16 Football Academy programme at their campus near Tonbridge, Kent.
Second year degree students at Hadlow College will soon be starting their dissertation research into a range of exciting subjects across all curriculum areas.
Hadlow College has been confirmed as a finalist in the Business Commitment to the Environment category at this year’s Kent Excellence in Business Awards (KEiBA).
A Hadlow College Level 3 green-keeping apprentice, and his team, working for a Premier League club in North London has been jointly awarded a trophy for the best pitch in the League.
Hadlow College has recently been awarded the prestigious Leaders in Diversity award in recognition of its commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI). At present, there are only three other colleges nationally with the same accreditation.
We have recently launched a Peer Mentoring Scheme for the wellbeing of our students.
Hadlow College, an Ofsted outstanding provider, has been confirmed by K College as the preferred provider to take over the running of their Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells and Ashford campuses.
A group of 9 students studying towards their Entry Level Skills for Working Life qualifications course recently organised and carried out a community litter picking event.
Billy Stott, a BSc (Hons) Horticulture student, has today won the local heat of the Young Horticulturalist of the Year competition.
Hadlow College has recently gained the prestigious GTC Quality Mark in recognition of the high standard of greenkeeping training that is offered within the Apprenticeships, Business and Communities (ABC) department.