Derby College has re-opened its plant centre at the Broomfield Hall campus in Morley to give Horticulture students vital work experience and boost their future job prospects.
Derby College students, Will Painter (Kedleston Park GC), Will Davidson (Breadsall Priory GC) and James Walwyn (Wychwood Park) won the gold medal the Association of Colleges National Finals recently played at Bath Golf Club.
Horticulture students at Derby College’s Broomfield Hall campus have designed and created the outline of a Remembrance and Hope Garden being built at St John Houghton Catholic Voluntary Academy in Kirk Hallam
The students have designed the three-part garden which will now be completed by pupils at the school ahead of the official unveiling and mass there on July 10 as part of the school’s 50th anniversary celebrations.
Level 2 and 3 Floristry students took part in the Derbyshire County Show. They were given 2 stands; each 10ft x 10ft with the themes created by the students.
At the British College’s Sport (BCS) gala dinner at St George’s Park, Derby College having won the East Midlands regional title were awarded Runner Up in the National category out of 248 other colleges.
A team of Derby College Extended Diploma in Horse Management students, based at Broomfield Hall in Morley, have won the Inter-College Equine competition hosted by Brooksby Melton College.
The team of eight, supported by fellow students, competed against teams from six other Midlands’ colleges in the annual competition.
Derby College has teamed up with Derby-based epm:technology to boost the number of young people entering the workplace with skills in advanced composites manufacturing. Applications are now being taken for the epm:technology Advanced Composites Academy which will start in September. An open day for potential learners to find out more will be held at the Roundhouse on Tuesday July 14 between 3pm and 7pm.