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Graphics Student, Maisie Donates Prize Money to Charity

In Apprenticeships, Employers, In the Press, News, School Leavers, on the 13th, January 2017

The 16-year-old recently took the top honour in the annual mayor’s ball design competition in which a host of images were created by Darlington College Level 3 graphics, photography and fine art students. Her image of old Peelers will adorn the cops and robbers...

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GRAPHICS student with an eye on the future turned to the past for inspiration with her winning design for a charity ball

In Apprenticeships, Employers, In the Press, News, School Leavers, on the 19th, December 2016

The 16-year-old, of Richmond, researched the foundations of the modern police force tracing them back to 1829, when the Metropolitan Police Act was passed by the then home secretary Robert Peel. The country’s first police officers were known as ‘Bobbies’ or ‘Peelers’. Masie’s designs...

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IT Student Olivia, Celebrates Double Win

In Apprenticeships, Employers, In the Press, News, School Leavers, on the 2nd, December 2016

“I was shaking so much I almost dropped the award,” said the 17-year-old, of Downholme, Swaledale. “More than 65 per cent of the people voted for me to win the overall award, which is lovely. All my family are really proud of me and...

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Young People Help Tackle Issues Associated with Mental Health

In Adults, Apprenticeships, Employers, In the Press, News, School Leavers, on the 10th, October 2016

Darlington College Art and Design year 2 students, as part of their curriculum, have been tasked with designing a bus shelter poster advert to highlight the negative impact of stigma around mental illness and/or how to achieve good mental health. Some of the best...

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Jenny Chapman Visits Uniformed Public Services Students for a Q&A Session

In Adults, Apprenticeships, News, School Leavers, on the 20th, September 2016

The first and second year students held her to account on everything from Brexit to international defence policy. Mrs Chapman said the students were clearly well informed on current affairs, which would stand them well for careers in public service. The students were keen...

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Science Student, Hollie Defies Odds To Train As Pet Physiotherapist.

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

“I’ve always wanted to work with animals since I was very young,” said Hollie, a former student at Carmel College, Darlington. “We had hamsters, rabbits and a dog and I never had any problems but during my final year at college I noticed that...

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