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World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

Posted: 13/11/2012

The Student Association Executive arranged for the College to participate in the popular, nationwide event of the ‘World’s Biggest Coffee Morning’ to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Come and Meet Us

Posted: 29/10/2012

Queen Elizabeth Sixth Form College in Darlington is holding Open Evenings on Wednesday, November 7th and Tuesday, November 13th, 6.00pm – 9.00pm.

Digital Challenge

Posted: 29/10/2012

Students studying Computing and ICT at Darlington’s Queen Elizabeth Sixth Form College experienced an exciting challenge day working with professionals from BIMA (British Interactive Media Association) and the Newcastle based Digital Agency Think Ltd.

Cuckoo Writer

Posted: 19/10/2012

Budding author, Megan Hodgson is over the moon that some of her work will be published by Writing North on their Cuckoo Young Writers web site www.newwritingnorth.com

Swimming Success

Posted: 08/10/2012

Queen Elizabeth Sixth Form College, Darlington entered 2 teams into the English Schools’ Swimming Association North East Teams’ event held at Freeman’s Quay in Durham.

National Women’s Football Week

Posted: 08/10/2012

Throughout National Women’s Football Week (1st – 5th October), students at Queen Elizabeth Sixth Form College in Darlington took up the challenge of helping to increase the profile of women’s football by taking part in a range of activities.

Middleton Fund Prize

Posted: 04/10/2012

Oliver Lakey, a student on the BTEC Diploma in Foundation Studies in Art & Design at Darlington’s Queen Elizabeth Sixth Form College, has been awarded the Middleton Fund Prize. The prize is awarded by the College to a student who has made excellent progress in the Arts, and it has a long and proud history.

‘Art in the doorways’

Posted: 01/10/2012

THE first stage of an arts project aimed to brighten up the entrances to Darlington’s Victorian Market Hall went on display on Tuesday 2 October. Residents and visitors to Darlington will soon enjoy four large pieces of artwork that will hang on display in the entrances to Darlington Market Hall from November 2012.

Voluntary Placement in Whitehall

Posted: 27/09/2012

From thousands of applicants, Rebecca Duffy - a student at Darlington’s Queen Elizabeth Sixth Form College - was one of sixty young people from across the country to be selected for an all - expenses paid, voluntary 2 week placement in London.

Volunteering in Romania

Posted: 18/09/2012

This summer 18 students and two members of staff from Darlington’s Queen Elizabeth's Sixth Form in Darlington visited Romania. This was no ordinary visit as they travelled to Romania to do voluntary work, helping to build and repair housing in Brasov, a project based around the Roma Community who face much discrimination.