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Join us in September 2020

Dream it, believe it, make it happen!

Start now and make your dreams happen. Studying with us can give you the qualifications, skills, knowledge and experience to make a real difference in the world and achieve your goals. 

Students are at the heart of everything we do and your success and achievements mean the world to us. We will inspire and support you to be the best you can be. Studying with us is the beginning of your story. 

You have the potential to be amazing. Let's make it happen!

Which route is right for you?

Vocational courses

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Apprenticeships

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Maths and English for a Successful Future

Maths and English are important life skills that will help you to achieve your best in your studies and to progress to your dream career.

Why college is different to school

A fresh start

Sometimes you just need a clean break to become the person you were destined to be. Starting college is the perfect opportunity to break free and become that new person!

New people

Our diverse student community means that you will meet lots of new people of different ages, backgrounds and interests, so you can enjoy making lifelong friendships!

Specialist Staff

Most of our lecturers are industry savvy and are experts in teaching 16-18 year olds. They have lots of valuable experience and knowledge to pass onto you.

Independence

College is a more mature and relaxed environment than school and you are treated like an adult. You’ll be on first name terms with your lecturers so no more Sir and Miss! You can also start to make your own decisions.

Free time

Your timetable will be very different to school. You will have a lot more free time to take part in extra-curricular activities, study, or get extra money and work experience with a part-time job.

Different environment

College is a very different learning environment to school. You may even become more inspired and have a new motivation to work towards your future goal in a college environment.

More choice

A college can offer a much wider choice of A-Level subjects, plus vocational courses in lots of different subjects and at different levels.

More opportunities

You will have the opportunity to take part in lots of different activities outside of the classroom to boost your confidence and help you develop your skills and personal qualities.

Specialist facilities

A college can invest in an extensive range of industry-standard facilities to give you the skills and knowledge to prepare for university or employment, and can also offer subjects that need specialist facilities.

Investing in your future with outstanding new facilities.

 

Why choose Northumberland College?

We are the largest further education provider in Northumberland with campuses throughout the county.

Our student transport scheme is available for eligible students to make getting to and from college as easy as possible.

Our extensive re-development programme will create outstanding new facilities.

Getting you ready

Top Tips for new students

Follow our top tips to make sure you have the time of your life at college!

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Information for parents

As a parent you want the best for your child and so do we! At Northumberland College, students are at the heart of everything we do and we will support your child to grow, achieve their ambitions and reach their true potential.

Our Student Transport Scheme provides free travel to college for eligible students.

92% of our students agree that the teaching on their course is good.

(Sunderland College On-programme Survey 2017)

SEN Local Offer

16-19 small group funding tuition