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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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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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