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Talented Teen Nets Opportunity To Represent Country in Futsal

In In the Press, News, School Leavers, on the 12th, May 2015

The former Longfield Academy pupil’s talent caught the eye of FA coaches after competing in a National Schools Futsal Tournament in 2014 earning him a place at the England development squad training camp. “I’d never even heard of Futsal until we started playing it...

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Public Services Students Raise £1500 To Send Local Family on First Holiday Together

In In the Press, News, School Leavers, on the 7th, May 2015

A GROUP of students have tackled a 45 mile trek along Hadrian’s Wall to send a family on their dream holiday. Public service students from Darlington College have completed a sponsored walk along part of Hadrian’s Wall which has raised almost £1,500 for a...

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‘Star Gig’ Is A Real Hit

In In the Press, News, School Leavers, on the 6th, May 2015

Fresh from a tour of South America, singer/songwriter Antonio Lulic performed an intimate set to a select audience to launch the new Academy, which opens its doors in September 2015. The gig, at the college’s Media Design Centre, was the first of many treats...

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Photography Student, Jack Snaps Up Opportunity To Exhibit Work At Darlington Market Festival

In In the Press, News, School Leavers, on the 5th, May 2015

Former Longfield Academy pupil, Jack, who is in his second year of a BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Photography, will showcase six of his prints and a book published as part of his final exam work. “Darlington is my home so it was...

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STUDENTS Bridge the Gap Between Education and the Community with a Renovation Project.

In Adults, In the Press, News, School Leavers, on the 28th, April 2015

Armed with brushes and sandpaper, they rubbed down the old flaking paint and rusty metalwork before applying new protective coatings to the South Park bridge. The initiative was part of a national sustainable community project – the Rethink Parks Programme – which is funded...

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STUDENTS Cement Their College Studies With A Role Reversal In Coursework Skills.

In Adults, Apprenticeships, In the Press, News, School Leavers, on the 16th, April 2015

The all-female student group, who are currently studying towards careers in nursing, social work and as paramedics, were each tasked with building a three course high brick wall under the instruction of fellow first year joinery and bricklaying students. Darlington College programme leader for...

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