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Kent County Show Heatwave Draws Thousands as Hadlow College Celebrates 50 Years of Education

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.


New Level 2 Golf Greenkeeper Qualification Gathers Significant Momentum

Posted on 1st June 2017 in Horticulture, Sport & Outdoor Activities

Hadlow College is delighted to have recently enrolled over 15 students on the new Level 2 Golf Greenkeeper Certificate 0143. This new cohort of students represents a significant shift in the industry from old framework qualifications to the new more modern standard apprenticeships.


Thousands Attend Hadlow College Lambing Weekend for Ewe-nique Opportunity to Welcome in the Spring

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


Hadlow College Horticulture Students Work With Charlton Athletic’s Memorial Garden

Posted on 1st August 2016 in Horticulture, Sport & Outdoor Activities

During the renovation of Charlton Athletic's training ground at Sparrows Lane, Hadlow College students carefully moved and replanted a memorial garden.


Hadlow Group Ends Kent County Show on a High

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.


Hadlow Students Muck In for Activity Days at Betteshanger

Posted on 4th April 2016 in Sport & Outdoor Activities

This spring marked the first collaboration between Hadlow College and Betteshanger Sustainable Parks, when nine students ran events for visitors during the Park’s week of Activity Days from 4-8 April.


Olly Beadle wins two medals at The Special Olympic World Games 2015

Posted on 26th July 2015 in Sport & Outdoor Activities

Olly Beadle studying Level 1 Diploma in sport and Active Leisure returned from The Special Olympic World Games 2015 in Los Angeles with two gold medals after winning both the Level 5+ Men’s Singles Gold and the Level 5 Mixed Doubles Gold with partner Laura Campbell.


The River Canche - Level 3 Extended Diploma Year 1 & 2 Outdoor Activities Study Tour

Posted on 4th May 2015 in Sport & Outdoor Activities

13 Level 3 extended diploma in Outdoor Activities students have recently returned from a study tour to France where they spent 4 days camping in La Fontaine des Clercs.


Sports Students Work with Local Schools

Posted on 19th January 2015 in Sport & Outdoor Activities

Over the last few weeks our Extended Diploma in Sport students and our Level 1 and 2 Public Services students have been assisting with the delivery of Physical Education lessons for pupils at the Hadlow Rural Community School (HRCS).


Football Academy Students Complete Their Football Coaching Badge

Posted on 8th January 2015 in Sport & Outdoor Activities

Hadlow College Level 2 and 3 Football Academy students have completed their level one football coaching badge this week with Charlton Athletic.


Hadlow College and West Kent take part in Dragon Boat event

Posted on 15th September 2014 in Sport & Outdoor Activities, Events

A team of staff and friends of Hadlow College and West Kent’ were delighted to take part in the 2014 Tonbridge Dragon Boat Race on Sept 14th. The Dragon Boat Race was part of a Medieval Weekend at Tonbridge Castle, with a range of themed activities and entertainment taking place.


Queen’s Baton Relay

Posted on 6th June 2014 in Sport & Outdoor Activities, Events

A group of Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport and Outdoor Activity students have been involved in supporting the celebrations of the arrival of the Queen’s Baton at Tonbridge Castle this morning.


Hadlow College Partners with Charlton Athletic

Posted on 28th May 2014 in Sport & Outdoor Activities, General

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.


A Game of Three Halves

Prospective Tonbridge Angels Football Academy students were last night given the opportunity to play the West Ham Academy at the Longmead Stadium, Tonbridge.


College Footballers to Benefit from Professional Pitch

Our Football Academy students will have the luxury of playing on a pitch that has been designed to professional standards.


Tonbridge Angels Football Academy Awards Evening

Members of the Tonbridge Angels Football Academy, which is based at Hadlow College, recently held a presentation evening at Hadlow Manor Hotel.


Outdoor Activities Students Enjoy Their 3 Day Study Tour

Posted on 5th June 2013 in Sport & Outdoor Activities

Students studying the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport (Outdoor Activities) course recently enjoyed a 3 day study tour to Montreuil, Northern France.


Hadlow College Sports Students to work at Tree Jumpers

Posted on 8th February 2013 in Sport & Outdoor Activities

As well as having lots of fun students on this year’s course have all been offered paid employment over the summer at Tree Jumpers.


Hadlow in the Kent Barbarians Rugby Squad

Posted on 17th January 2013 in Sport & Outdoor Activities

Two Hadlow College students have been selected to play for the Kent Barbarians Rugby Squad for 2012/2013.


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