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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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Darlington College students display their inspired works of art at a public exhibition in the town’s Kings Head Mercure Hotel

In In the Press, News, School Leavers, on the 19th, June 2018

Darlington College students displayed their inspired works of art at a public exhibition in the town’s Kings Head Mercure Hotel. Featuring more than 40 pieces of original work in fine art, photography and graphic design, the exhibition also included work by adult learners attending...

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Students Create Own Interactive Aircraft Simulator

In In the Press, News, School Leavers, on the 25th, May 2018

Senior lecturer in electrical electronics and mechatronic engineering Steven Corner said: “Model building, hand skills and following instructions are all a basic part of the Level 1 engineering course and we have brought all of these elements together in creating our aircraft simulator. “With...

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Apprentice to be mentored by top investigative journalist

In Apprenticeships, Employers, In the Press, News, School Leavers, on the 17th, May 2018

Her mentor will be BBC Investigative reporter Mark Daly. His work has featured on BBC Panorama. The John Schofield Trust was set up by the friends and family of the journalist John Schofield, who was killed whilst working in Croatia on the BBC’s World...

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A home ground coffee company is on the right tracks after serving up a treat for students.

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

The independent artisan company, owned by restaurateur and coffee lover Andrew Henley, will supply its specialty Café Roma blend to ‘The Coffee Shop’ in the college’s central park café, which serves over 400 cups of coffee each day. Head of estates and site services...

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