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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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STUDENTS have been exploring their inner selves as a college community spent the week considering health and wellbeing.

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

For Mr Houchen it was the first time he had visited the college. He said: “It is a fantastic college and such an iconic building. Equally impressive are the dedicated teachers and staff who work tirelessly to make a difference to the lives of...

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College Tutor Receives Prestigious Ministry of Defence Training Award.

In Adults, Apprenticeships, In the Press, News, on the 2nd, November 2017

June, who received the award at the Infantry Training Centre at Catterick from commanding officer Lieutenant Colonel Paul Tingey, said: “I was delighted when I was nominated but to actually win was an incredible achievement and recognition for the whole team here at Catterick...

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Former Catering Student, Jack Secures Top Job At One Of Hong Kong’s Coolest New Restaurants

In Adults, Apprenticeships, In the Press, News, School Leavers, on the 28th, September 2017

The ex-Wensleydale Rugby Club player will join in the latest venture of his brother Matthew, a professional forward with Hong Kong Cricket Club’s rugby team and member of the national side and his business partner Ed Rolston, a retired captain of Hong Kong. Jack,...

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Two Darlington NCTJ Journalism students join Sky on digital election coverage project

In Adults, Apprenticeships, In the Press, News, School Leavers, University Level, on the 8th, June 2017

Kerri Muirhead and Sam Howard will be at the counts for Redcar and Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland constituencies throughout the night. Kerri, who is interested in a broadcast career, has done work experience at Star Radio and The Northern Echo as part of...

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Darlington College Rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted

In Adults, Apprenticeships, Employers, In the Press, News, School Leavers, University Level, on the 23rd, June 2016

The report, which has just been published, praises the significant improvement across every area including teaching quality, leadership, outcomes for learners. and personal development.  It also rated the adult learning programmes as outstanding.  The report emphasised students get highly effective and comprehensive support during...

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