Why New College Durham is the right choice

We are confident that New College Durham is the number one choice for many young people across the region. 

Your child will benefit from:

✔️ Live projects and fantastic enrichment opportunities 

✔️ Strong links with local employers

✔️ Industry standard facilities and specialist lecturers 

✔️ Extensive student support.


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A-Levels 1

100% pass rate in 20 subjects

Our A-Level students experience an outstanding learning environment to ensure they thrive academically and progress on to higher education or into employment.

94% success

High progression rates

94% of our further education students progressed to further study or employment.

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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 engage your child in lessons that are inspiring, up-to-date and informative.

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Apprenticeship achievement rates

Our apprentice achievement rate is 12.5% above the national average.

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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 and is in the top 10% nationally for Level 3 Achievement.

T Levels Welcome


New College Durham is one of only four colleges and post 16 education providers across the North East chosen to teach T-Levels.

NEIoT Launch 2020

North East Institute of Technology

Your child could progress to study an IoT approved course at the North East Institute of Technology.

New College Durham has been awarded the licence to operate as an Institute of Technology, one of only twelve in the country.