Early Years - start of term
Childhood studies is excellent preparation for a wide range of careers working with children and young people in areas such as health, education and social care.
Find out everything you need to know if you are starting one of our Early Years degrees in September.
All students taking part in this course will be required to hold a satisfactory DBS. Click for some helpful hints to completing your form and a list of ID required for the check. You will be invited into the college as part of your enrolment to the programme to complete the check.
First day of term
||First day of term
|FdA Childhood Studies and Professional Practice (full-time Level 4)
||Wednesday 13 September, 9am-4pm
||Wednesday 20 September, 9am
|FdA Childhood Studies and Professional Practice (part-time Level 4)
||Monday 11 September, 1pm - 6pm
||Monday 18 September, 1pm
|FdA Childhood Studies and Professional Practice (full-time Level 5)
||Tuesday 12 September, 9am - 4pm
||Tuesday 19 September, 9am
|FdA Childhood Studies and Professional Practice (part-time Level 5)
||Tuesday 12 September, 1pm - 6pm
||Tuesday 19 September, 1pm
Please remember to bring:
- Exam results and certificates
- Completed New College Durham workplace agreement form
- Completed placement agreement for volunteering students
- Completed employer agreement for employed students (employer normally emails the course leader)
- Confirmation of student finance
- Comfirmation of DBS
- Stationary (1 x folder, paper for note-taking and pens)
Download documents required for your programme
New learner workplace agreement
Placement support letter (Nursery)
Placement support letter (School)
If you would like to find out more information about any higher education programme, register for our drop-in sessions.