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.
Here's more reasons for your child to choose New College Durham:
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.
100% pass rate in 16 subjects
Our Sixth Form Centre celebrated 100% pass rate in 16 subjects in the summer of 2016.
Apprenticeship achievement rates
Our apprenticeship achievement rates of 21% above national average.
Great pass rates
95.3% of our students passed their course.
High progression rates
90% of our further education students progress to further study or employment.
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.
Top performing college
New College Durham is a top performing college in the North East and nationally.
Apprentices secure employment
90% of our Advanced Apprentices that completed their programme sustained secure employment.
Timely pass rates
Students studying with us are more likely to pass their course on time than any other colleges in the region.
Our students progress
More students on vocational programmes at New College Durham progress than any other college in the North East of England.