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MPCT Learners join Covid Army

MPCT Learners on Tyneside have shown their support for fellow students by signing up to help with a Covid testing programme. Leaners at Military Preparation College (MPC) Newcastle have joined forces with Newcastle College. And they will now spend three days a week as Covid Marshalls, directing students to and from the College’s testing site....

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MPCT ensures ‘No one gets left behind’.

MPCT learners and staff are hitting the road – virtually – to ensure No-one Gets Left Behind. MPCT, is backing the UK Government campaign to ensure pupils of all ages can access remote education during the coronavirus lockdown and beyond. And from 1 March to 23 April, 1500 of our 16-19-year-old we will be taking...

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Remembrance Day 2020 Booklet

As you would expect, Remembrance Day is an event very close to our hearts at MPCT and while we were not able to mark the occasion with our usual calendar of events in 2020, we still ensured that we paid our respects in every way we could. Today we take a look back to November...

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Standing Up To Covid: The Sandhurst Way

MPCT has joined forces with one of our Patrons, Paul Nanson CB CBE who, using his pedigree as a former Major General and Commandant of the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, has produced an invaluable guide to negotiating the many difficulties we all face as we continue to deal with the the Covid-19 pandemic. The guide...

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MPCT EMPLOYEES VOTE IT ‘WORLD CLASS’

Tea, toast and online fitness sessions have led MPCT to be voted ‘world class’ – by its own employees. Our 170-strong workforce at MPCT took part in a confidential survey of eight categories of workplace engagement by independent specialists, Best Companies. A Best Companies accreditation shows that workplace engagement is taken seriously producing ‘very good’,...

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MPCT Ambassador & British middleweight champion, Liam Williams announces world title fight.

All at MPCT would like to congratulate British middleweight champion Liam Williams on the announcement of his world title fight with American WBO middleweight champion Demetrius Andrade. Liam who hails from the Rhondda but trains out of the renown Ingle Gym in Sheffield has become a world title challenger after impressive victories over Mark Heffron,...

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Former MPCT Learner & Learner Support Coach Mr Scott Wamboi ‘flies the MPCT nest’.

Former MPCT Learner Mr Scott Wamboi is about to embark on the next stage of an already successful journey. Mr Wamboi joined MPCT Cardiff in February 2018, he was nominated to work in head office after a delay in his application for the Royal Marines. Scott continued to prepare himself for a successful career in...

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Why MPCT are supporting Time to Talk Day

With so many of us suffering mentally due to the ongoing impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, today’s annual ‘Time to Talk Day’ is perhaps even more crucial in the current climate. Conversations about mental health will be happening nationwide today as part of the social movement organised by Time to Change to end the stigma...

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MPCT Pays Tribute to Captain Sir Tom Moore

On behalf of everyone at MPCT, we would like to pay tribute to Captain Sir Tom Moore. Sir Tom’s inspirational qualities are an example to us all.  He lived his life with honour until the very end.  Many people have already acknowledged how he encouraged the nation through his amazing NHS Charity fundraising activity in...

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MPS MIDLANDS PUPIL NOMINATED FOR TOP AWARD

A pupil at a Midlands Military Preparation School has been nominated for a top award for his actions in a crisis. Fifteen-year-old Elijah Rama, from Parkfields, Wolverhampton, was on his way home from school when he saw a taxi collide with an 11-year-old boy. And, while other passers-by stopped to film the incident on their...

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MPCT Shutdown periods 2021-22

DATE

OCTOBER HALF TERM 2021

Monday 25th October 2021 – Friday 29th October 2021All Colleges

CHRISTMAS 2021/22

Monday 20th December 2021 – Monday 3rd January 2022All Colleges

FEBRUARY HALF TERM 2022

Monday 14th February 2022 – Friday 18th February 2022All Colleges

EASTER 2022

Friday 15th April 2022 – Friday 22nd April 2022All Colleges

MONDAY MAY 2ND 2022 – BANK HOLIDAY

Friday the 27th of May shutdown for additional BH for all operational staffAll Colleges

MAY HALF TERM 2022

Monday 30th May 2022 – Friday 3rd June 2022All Colleges

ADDITIONAL BANK HOLIDAY

An additional Bank Holiday has been introduced for the Queens Platinum Jubilee
(BH Monday has been moved to Thursday the 2nd of June & Friday the 3rd of June is an additional BH).
All Colleges

SUMMER 2022

Monday 8th August 2022 – Friday 19th August 2022All Colleges