Why New College Durham is the right choice

With live projects, links with local employers, enrichment opportunities, industry standard facilities, extensive student support and specialist lecturers, it’s no surprise that New College Durham is the number one choice for many young people across the region. 

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Extensive experience

Our enthusiatic lecturers have extensive experience in the sector in which they teach and have a passion for their subject. They will provide your child with lessons that are inspiring, up-to-date and informative.

Sixth form

100% pass rate in 16 subjects

Our Sixth Form Centre celebrated 100% pass rate in 16 subjects in the summer of 2016.

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Apprenticeship achievement rates

Our apprenticeship achievement rates of 21% above national average.

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Great pass rates

95.3% of our students passed their course.

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High progression rates

90% of our further education students progress to further study or employment.

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Excellent full-time education programme

Every year we attract over 2,500 young people from across the region who come to study on one of our excellent full-time further education programmes.

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Top performing college

New College Durham is a top performing college in the North East and nationally.

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Apprentices secure employment

90% of our Advanced Apprentices that completed their programme sustained secure employment.

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Timely pass rates

Students studying with us are more likely to pass their course on time than any other colleges in the region.

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Our students progress

More students on vocational programmes at New College Durham progress than any other college in the North East of England.