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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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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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College students turn back clock with a visual display of talent to help mark the centenary of votes for women.

In Apprenticeships, Employers, In the Press, News, School Leavers, on the 16th, March 2018

Darlington College equalities co-ordinator Alison Bell, who led the project, said: “There has been a lot of publicity recently around the ‘Time’s Up’ and ‘Me Too’ campaigns, highlighting the struggles that some women still face in the workplace today. “This project has helped our...

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STUDENTS are being inspired by the glories of the past in a project designed to boost their future.

In Apprenticeships, Employers, In the Press, News, School Leavers, on the 8th, January 2018

Their artwork will form an exhibition in the collection gallery at the historic cathedral near the shrine of one of the country’s founding fathers, St Cuthbert. Darlington College was approached to produce the installation for the community gallery by former student and current Durham...

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Health and Wellbeing Week

In Employers, In the Press, News, on the 15th, December 2017

Darlington College will be hosting a Health and Wellbeing week in 2018 between January 22-26, promoting physical fitness and positive mental health techniques. Local businesses are invited to get involved with the event if their products relate to healthy eating, exercise or calming activities...

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STUDENTS are taking a leaf out of NASA’s book as they use the ancient art of paper folding in their hi-tech studies.

In Apprenticeships, Employers, In the Press, News, School Leavers, on the 3rd, October 2017

Origami originated in Japan at least 500 years ago and involves the intricate folding of paper to create complex 3D structures. Darlington College students began by making a paper bird, the crane, as a means to show them the engineering potential of the paper...

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