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Making tracks, Darlington College apprentices Owen Peddelty and Ryan Beal show off the WWI tank they have fabricated to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the Great War.

In Apprenticeships, In the Press, News, School Leavers, on the 15th, October 2018

Darlington College apprentices Owen Peddelty (left) and Ryan Beal spent weeks researching the plans and building an accurate 1:7 scale model of the armoured vehicle cutting a path through barbed wire on a European battleground. The nation is preparing to mark the end of...

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SPECIALIST engineers who have been keeping the British Armed Forces moving for decades have welcomed a fifth generation to their ranks.

In Apprenticeships, In the Press, News, School Leavers, on the 11th, October 2018

The former Barnard Castle School boy, of Butterknowle, will bring the tech-savvy knowledge of youth and social media skills to the Evenwood engineering company as it embarks on an exciting period of diversification. “I’m really enjoying it as I am being taught the hands-on...

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A top chef is returning to his roots to share with students what it’s like to work with the best.

In In the Press, News, on the 1st, October 2018

IN the middle of nowhere, down beautiful country lanes, nestling in a tiny village, a traditional Yorkshire pub attracts global attention. From the outside, a little shabby chic from the kerb perhaps, there is little to hint at what lies within. According to the...

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US Diplomat Kim Dubois Inspires Students at Darlington College

In In the Press, News, on the 27th, September 2018

US cultural attaché with special responsibility for the North East Kim Dubois inspired students at Darlington College with a talk before fielding questions from the young people. Based at the US embassy in London, Ms Dubois gauged the students’ perceptions of America, its political...

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Young Caterer Offered Dream Job

In In the Press, News, on the 14th, September 2018

Former Darlington College student Thomas Hoare has accepted a position as kitchen assistant with Broadacres Housing Association, Northallerton, at its extra care housing facility The Orchards, in Brompton-on-Swale, North Yorkshire. Thomas, 19, of Bedale, who was offered the role after completing his Level 1...

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GCSE English and maths results significantly improve on last year due to innovation in the classroom.

In Adults, Employers, In the Press, News, School Leavers, on the 30th, August 2018

English and maths lecturers at Darlington College were rewarded with GSCE results 25 and 16 per cent better than last year, respectively, after adopting a new approach with their students. The successful results came against a backdrop of being judged for the first time...

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