Information for parents/carers
There are many options available for your child at New College Durham after they leave Year 11, we will ensure that your child will be given every opportunity to achieve at the College and receive the support they need to develop skills for work, university and life, and progress to a positive destination.
Coming to New College Durham will allow your child to experience an exciting new environment and a wealth of opportunities.
We offer live projects, links with local employers, enrichment opportunities, industry standard facilities, extensive student support and specialist lecturers.
We have a fantastic, modern campus with unrivalled facilities that are continually evolving.
We offer three different pathways for your child to follow after they leave school (post 16).
All full-time students will work on these skills during their time with us.
We have extensive links with industry and employers have input into our qualifications.
We are commited to supporting your child with an extensive range of support services to ensure they have the opportunity to get the very best out of their experience with us.
We take the safety and wellbeing of your child extremely seriously and recongmise that as a college we have an important role to play in safeguarding your child.
Useful information for parents/carers about safeguarding issues.
Throughout their time at college, your child will be fully supported to progress onto the next level of their course or apprenticeship.
Here are the answers to some questions that you still might have.
We have a variety of events running throughout the year.
We offer a wide range of support services to students to help them achieve their full potential at College. We also offer provision for students with Special Educational Needs.
Find out what options are available for your child after they leave Year 11, so you can support them in the next step of their journey and help them to discover their true potential!