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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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Slipper Day at Darlington College

In News, on the 15th, December 2016

Students left their slippers on for a day to support homeless children at Christmas. Over £100 was raised by students and staff at Darlington College for the Shelter charity. The Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support Teaching and Learning in Schools students, who work...

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Students have been deep in thought to help public health officials launch a mental health campaign

In In the Press, News, on the 7th, December 2016

Darlington Borough Council’s Public Health department will launch the initiative on December 19 with funding from NHS Darlington’s Future in Mind fund. Second year Level 3 students studying art and design on the graphics, fine art and photography and first year graphics streams produced...

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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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A COMPUTER hardware student is in line for a prestigious award after designing an app to help people communicate.

In In the Press, News, on the 22nd, November 2016

The initiative has secured a place in the finals of the Federation of Small Businesses Student Awards, due to be staged on Thursday (Nov 24) at the National Glass Centre, Sunderland. Olivia, who is studying a Level 3 qualification in system support and networking,...

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