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Telephone
0330 123 4784
Address
Duchy College Stoke Climsland Stoke Climsland, Callington, Cornwall PL17 8PB
Email
stoke.enquiries@duchy.ac.uk
Opening Hours
Mon-Thurs 8:30am-5pm, Fri 8:30am-4:30pm

Duchy College Stoke Climsland

Our campus is nestled in the rural Cornish countryside at Stoke Climsland. The campus offers great land-based activities and during your time here you are more than welcome to make use of the grounds and use all of our facilities.

Please notify us in advance if you are unable to attend college via our Absence Form

  Featured Courses

Equine Behaviour and Learning

No Qualification • Part-time • Duchy College Stoke Climsland


This course provides an introduction to the area of equine behaviour and the ways in which our horses learn. Often conflict occurs between horse and human simply because there is a miscommunication. Having a greater understanding of how our horses learn, together with consideration of their needs, results in a positive effect on the interaction between the horse and human.

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Extended Diploma in Outdoor Adventure Education

Level 3 • Full-time • Duchy College Stoke Climsland


If you’ve ever thought of working in the outdoor industry either in the UK or abroad, then this is the course for you and an ideal way of developing the key skills and qualities needed to enter and succeed in the exciting world of outdoor adventure education. The first (and best) thing you’ll notice about this course is that it’s about practical learning – you’ll be spending a lot of time outside the classroom, pushing yourself to take on new challenges whilst developing skills and experience in a wide range of outdoor activities, alongside developing your leadership and coaching skills as well as that all important understanding of how businesses in the sector operate. You’ll be looking at everything associated with being employed in the outdoor industry: from managing risks and keeping groups and yourself safe in the outdoors planning and delivering exciting and engaging outdoor activities, looking at how the body works and what the fitness requirements are to overcome challenges and complete expeditions through to developing your own coaching and leadership style that will help you get the most out of the people you work with. As well as our on-site facilities which include a gym and sports hall, you’ll also benefit from being situated in one of the best placed college campuses for outdoor activities anywhere in the UK. Our highly experienced instructors will have you out and about for a whole day of practical activity one day a week all year. We will provide access to equipment and training that means rather than sitting in a classroom every day you could be out paddling on lakes and rivers, climbing on indoor and outdoor routes, ripping up trails on a mountain bike, navigating over Dartmoor or Bodmin and even catching the odd wave. In addition there will be loads of opportunities to push yourself during our expeditions and study tours which may see you climbing world famous routes in Fontainebleau France, or summiting mountains in North Wales. As a Level 3 course, this programme is all about immersing you in the outdoor industry and developing both the essential and advanced skills you’ll need to excel in this exciting industry. You’ll be learning from experienced outdoor and sports coaches and instructors, who are there to give you the very best start to your career.

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Extended Diploma in Sport (Sports Coaching)

Level 3 • Full-time • Duchy College Stoke Climsland


Whether you are interested in coaching, fitness training, leisure management or any one of the many exciting roles in the sector, then this is the course for you. This will be your stepping stone to a career in the sport, health and fitness industry! The first thing you’ll notice about this course is that it’s about both practical and theoretical learning – you’ll be spending a lot of time outside the classroom doing practical sport and fitness in our on-campus sports hall, fully equipped gym and grass pitches. Our industry-experienced teachers combine theory and practical learning enabling you to progress towards a career in sport. You’ll be looking at everything from: fitness training and programming, the skills, techniques and tactical awareness involved in sport, along with developing your essential teamwork and leadership skills. In addition, you will be carrying out your very own personal fitness plan as you progress through the course. In essence, you’ll be developing all of the essential skills you need to start your journey towards a career in sport, health and fitness. Cornwall College has a selection of college sports teams, which regularly train and compete at a participatory and competitive level, student, are encouraged to get involved with these to supplement your studies. Whatever your sport may be there is an opportunity to work with our experienced team to develop your skills and fitness to help you reach the next level. In addition Duchy College Stoke has an amazing partnership in place with Plymouth Argyle FC. Students on our sports programmes can opt in to study a football specific programme with high quality training delivered by Argyle staff twice a week and fixtures taking place most Wednesday afternoons, all of which go towards the evidence needed to complete your course, playing football actually is your college course. We have excellent links with local employers and sports clubs, providing amazing work experience and volunteering opportunities. Many of our students have gone on to employment further afield or abroad. As a Level 3 course, this diploma is all about you growing as a sports coach by effectively knowing how the body works, to successfully planning and delivering your very own sport coaching/fitness session. Our highly-skilled and motivated staff have a wealth of knowledge and experience in sport, health and fitness. They are there to give you the very best start to your career.

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Plaiting and Trimming

No Qualification • Part-time • Duchy College Stoke Climsland


You will learn the art of plaiting your horses main and tail and trimming ready for a competition. The course mixes theory and practical elements which provides you with the essential knowledge and skills required to help prepare your horse for a show. Please ensure that you come prepared to be on the yard with suitable clothing and footwear.

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  Facilities

Students’ Union

Cornwall College Student Union (CCSU) exists to represent your voice at every level in the College and to make sure you have a fantastic time while you are a student with us. Every campus has a team of elected student officers who will be working hard all year, from organising parties, to running campaigns, and you have plenty of chances to get involved. The Students Union is one of the best things about the College and you have the power to determine what it’s doing!

Remember, YOUR UNION, YOUR VOICE! Degree students can also access the University of Plymouth Students Union.

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Accommodation

We understand that many of you may need accommodation, which is why we can provide you with options both on and off campus.

At Duchy College Stoke Climsland we pride ourselves on the care we provide to our Students. Parents and guardians will be pleased to hear that the care of the students is also assessed by Government Standards and Ofsted. We can offer you various accommodation options both on and off campus. This ranges from full board with three cooked meals, seven days a week, to self-catering for older students.

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Future Farm

The Daniel Building is the first part of the Future Farm project to be completed; a £10 million scheme including a new higher education hub and state-of-the-art dairy unit. The campus occupies a 660-acre estate with dairy, beef, sheep, arable and forage crops plus a range of dry and wet habitats typical of the area. Our teaching accommodation is recently built with well-equipped workshops and laboratories and we have an impressive portfolio of up-to-date farm machinery.

We are also home to the Rural Business School, giving you unique opportunities to be involved in project work and meet industry leaders. You will benefit from our close relationships with agencies across the UK (including EBLEX, the NFU and Defra) and our links with industry across Europe mean excellent opportunities to experience alternative farming systems.

Learning Centre

The Learning Centres (LCs) offer a range of resources, facilities and support for your studies In each Learning Centre you will find a range of resources and staff who can help with
• Finding and using books, ebooks and journals
• Support for developing your study and research skills
• Help with using college computers and software
We have a network of 9 learning centres across our campuses, resources can be sourced from all.

Opening times:
Monday – Thursday 8.30am – 5pm
Friday 8.30am – 4.30pm
Varied opening hours during half terms and holidays.

Flying Start Childcare

We offer great childcare at Duchy College Stoke Climsland. If you have young children you may be eligible for financial support towards your childcare costs.

Nurseries
Our nursery, provides high quality childcare; enabling you to leave your child or children in good hands while you are in class.
Take-up for places is very competitive so you should contact the nursery as soon as you know you need a place.

For more information:
Call: 01752 840240
Visit: flyingstart.uk.com

Pastures Restaurant

Pastures Restaurant 
The campus restaurant has a hot food counter and snack shack open every day.

Opening times:
Monday – Friday 8.30 – 2.30pm.

Evolve Sport, Fitness & Outdoors

Students are able to take part in free and subsidised sporting and recreational activities. Our College Sportsmaker arranges a varied timetable of activities each term.

The facilities include, 4 court sports hall, football pitches, climbing tower, lake for watersports, orienteering course, and a fitness suite. The College also has a golf putting green and swing studio and employs a full time golf professional.
Sporting activities include; hockey, netball, football, kayaking, horse riding, climbing, running, fitness classes, archery, lacrosse, racket sports, dodgeball and more.

For more information:
Email: sportsmaker@cornwall.ac.uk

Equine & Animal Management

The Stoke Climsland Equestrian Centre is equipped with two indoor arenas, a large outdoor arena, a weighbridge, horse walker, wash down and solarium facilities as well as state-of–the-art equipment and technology, all of which are used extensively by students. Duchy College is also home to the Equitation Science Research and Training Centre which works closely with the International Society for Equitation Science.

The Animal Management Centre provides accommodation, enclosures and paddocks for a wide range of animals, including small animals, aquatics, reptiles, invertebrates, poultry, waterfowl and farm animals. Students are also able to learn in a dog grooming room, cat play room and fully equipped laboratory facilities for biological sciences.

  Subject Areas

Agriculture & Countryside Management
Animal Management & Veterinary Nursing
Business School
Construction
Equine
Foundation Learning
Golf
Horticulture, Floristry & Arboriculture
Land-based Engineering & Technology
Military & Protective Services Academy
Sports & Fitness
Teaching & Education

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  Events

Virtual University Open Day at Duchy College Stoke Climsland – January 2021

Virtual University Open Day at Duchy College Stoke Climsland – January 2021

30 January 2021, 10:00-12:00


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Virtual Courses and Careers Advice Event at Duchy College Stoke Climsland – January 2021

Virtual Courses and Careers Advice Event at Duchy College Stoke Climsland – January 2021

30 January 2021, 10:00-12:00


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University Open Day at Duchy College Stoke Climsland – March 2021

University Open Day at Duchy College Stoke Climsland – March 2021

20 March 2021, 10:00-12:00


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Courses and Careers Advice Event at Duchy College Stoke Climsland – March 2021

Courses and Careers Advice Event at Duchy College Stoke Climsland – March 2021

20 March 2021, 10:00-12:00


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Taster Day at Duchy College Stoke Climsland – April 2021

Taster Day at Duchy College Stoke Climsland – April 2021

6 April 2021, 09:00-17:00


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  News

Lecturer swops the icy shores of Antarctica for Duchy College

Lecturer swops the icy shores of Antarctica for Duchy College

14th January 2021


An adventurous new lecturer has joined the teaching team at Duchy College following a chilly stint working in Antarctica.

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A pheasant day for a shoot

A pheasant day for a shoot

5th June 2020


Gamekeeping students at Duchy College have celebrated the success of their pheasant shoot

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Seminar day shines light on animal welfare and zoonotic diseases

Seminar day shines light on animal welfare and zoonotic diseases

5th June 2020


The first Applied Research in Animal and Equine Science Student Seminar day has been held at Duchy College Stoke Climsland.

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Table turned as students assess staff

Table turned as students assess staff

5th June 2020


Students from Duchy College have provided free health assessments to the staff to help promote healthy living.

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