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Spotlight Falls on Technical Support for Events Students To Help to Restore Town’s Art Deco Theatre to Former Glory

In Adults, Courses, Employers, In the Press, News, School Leavers, on the 18th, April 2016

Darlington College Level 3 BTEC technical support for events and performing arts students will stage We Will Rock You in the newly transformed 300-seater theatre, the first to use the refurbished facility in Bondgate. Course leader Tim Paver said: “We always aim to stretch...

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Flare Path, Darlington Civic – Tues 12 – Sat 16 April

In In the Press, News, on the 14th, April 2016

Described by Winston Churchill as a “masterpiece of understatement”, Terence Rattigan’s ‘Flare path’ depicts the heartache of a dynamic love triangle played out over one agonisingly long night during a World War Two air raid. Written in 1941, as the German Luftwaffe soared overhead...

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Grand procession of princesses will make their way across Darlington to raise funds for a tot battling cancer.

In In the Press, News, on the 13th, April 2016

The students were inspired to help after hearing about two-year old Rosa Johnson, who was diagnosed with cancer before Christmas and whose mum works at the College in Haughton Road. Tutor Gill Raw said the students heard about Rosa’s personal journey from her mum...

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Ofsted Monitoring Visit – An Update

In In the Press, News, on the 12th, April 2016

The latest visit by Ofsted shows the College continues to make good progress on all aspects of improvement. It shows that months of meticulous preparation and planning have paid as the college prepares for its next full Ofsted inspection. Principal Kate Roe said the...

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MGFA Sports Science Students Net Opportunity to Gain Approved FA Qualification.

In Adults, Apprenticeships, Courses, Employers, In the Press, News, School Leavers, on the 11th, April 2016

The certificate, backed by the English Footballing Association, will enable the sporting students to teach young players up to the age of 16 and is the first step in becoming a recognised FA coach. Andrew Jinks, of the Martin Gray Football Academy, said: “We...

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College Caretaker Set to Cycle 300 Miles for Charity

In Employers, In the Press, News, School Leavers, on the 24th, March 2016

Billy McMeekin, who helps keep Darlington College operating smoothly, will be among a pack of Ferryhill Wheelers making a gruelling coast-to-coast trek in aid of Help for Heroes in July. A keen cyclist for the past 51 years, he will join a two-day club...

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