‘Very best’ LHTS and apprenticeship students honoured at awards ceremony

‘Very best’ LHTS and apprenticeship students honoured at awards ceremony

Outstanding Leadership and Higher Technical Skills (LHTS) and apprenticeship students and were honoured at Petroc’s annual awards ceremony on February 22.


Outdoor Adventure and Public Services students visit France through Erasmus+ programme

Outdoor Adventure and Public Services students visit France through Erasmus+ programme

Petroc students had the opportunity to take part in a two week excursion to the French Alps, a trip that was funded through the European Union’s Erasmus+ programme.


Petroc launches Chef of the Year competition with Michelin-starred chef as head judge

Petroc launches Chef of the Year competition with Michelin-starred chef as head judge

A dozen Petroc catering students will soon be donning their chef’s whites to compete for the title of Chef of the Year.


Art & Design student makes last 10 of national design competition

Art & Design student makes last 10 of national design competition

Mid Devon Art & Design student Milly Bradley has made it to the last ten of 100 entrants in a national competition (sponsored by Mitsubishi) to design the final fence to be used at The Badminton Horse Trials.


Winners of LHTS Apprentice Innovation and Skills competition presented with iPads

Winners of LHTS Apprentice Innovation and Skills competition presented with iPads

The winners of the LHTS Apprentice Innovation and Skills competition were announced this week – when Petroc Principal Diane Dimond presented the team with an iPad for each member.


Local rock group The Fallen State to kick-start UK tour at The Factory

Local rock group The Fallen State to kick-start UK tour at The Factory

Local rock group The Fallen State released a music video, ahead of their upcoming UK tour, which has gained over 55,000 views in 15 hours.


Seven Petroc students secure places at Applegate Academy

Seven Petroc students secure places at Applegate Academy

Running for its second consecutive year, seven Petroc students have started a 16-week business academy at Applegate with a chance to progress onto a fully funded, five-year degree apprenticeship course, in partnership with Plymouth University.


Access to HE Biology students get visit from Exeter Uni Medical School

Access to HE Biology students get visit from Exeter Uni Medical School

Two lecturers from Exeter University’s Medical School visited Access to HE Biology students at Petroc’s Mid Devon campus on Tuesday (January 24).


Catering and hospitality students inspired by trip to national trade show

Catering and hospitality students inspired by trip to national trade show

Petroc hospitality and catering students enjoyed an inspiring visit to the Great Hospitality Show this week (January 23).


Government tables show Petroc learners continue to exceed progress expectations

Government tables show Petroc learners continue to exceed progress expectations

Learners at Petroc continue to achieve top grades and make good progress, according to The Department for Education’s School and College Performance Tables.