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Working with Business

Develop your organisation by partnering with us on Apprenticeships, staff development and bespoke training, staff recruitement and our high calibre students for work placements and employment.

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Durham Flower Festival 2015


Following the tremendous success of the first ever Durham Flower Festival, we are delighted to announce the dates for the 2015 show. The second Durham Flower Festival will be held on Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th August 2015.

Peterlee Campus Year 11 Open Evening 4:30pm-7pm


We are holding an open evening at the Peterlee Campus on October 1st between 4:30pm-7PM for Year 11 students looking to start on courses in September 2016.

Houghall Campus Year 11 Open Evening 4:30pm-7pm


We are holding an open evening at the Houghall Campus on Wednesday 14th October for Year 11 students looking to start on courses in September 2016.

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Impact Health & Fitness Gym

Our state-of-the-art gym offers a first-class training facility and membership is available to the public, join now.

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Our Student Benefits

We've put together a package of benefits, jam-packed with free & discounted stuff, just for you when you join EDC.

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East Durham Sixth Form

Based within the Peterlee Campus, East Durham Sixth Form is built on an ethos of success and quality results, providing an exceptional A Level experience.

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The Technical Academy

Located on Peterlee's South West Industrial Estate, The Technical Academy is home to our fantastic construction and engineering skills training centre.

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Apollo Studio Academy

Apollo studio school is sponsored by the Academy at Shotton Hall and EDC. It caters for students aged 14 to 19.

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Our Sports Academies

Team East Durham is an exciting opportunity for students to link their chosen sport with full time study.

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Positive Steps Nursery

The College runs a fantastic daycare nursery at the Peterlee Campus. It’s available to provide childcare to students, staff and general public.

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Latest News

Tree Surgeon Students Scale New Heights

East Durham College Arboriculture student Luke Towler with his poleclimbing trophies

A group of north east student tree surgeons have returned triumphant after competing in a recent national poleclimbing competition in Wales.

College Chosen To Showcase Floristry Skills At National Event

East Durham College Floristry lecturer Kay Harker treats students to a demonstration at The Skills Show

East Durham College’s floristry teaching staff and students have been chosen ahead of a host of other education establishments from around the country to showcase the high quality of floristry educ

Kind Donation Hits Top Gear At The Technical Academy

Diane Borsberry with East Durham College principal Suzanne Duncan and staff and students from The Technical Academy

East Durham College has thanked a kind member of the public for her generous donation of a top classic car to their Technical Academy site.

Art Students Showcase Their Work In End Of Year Display

East Durham Colleg Art student rachel Martin shows off her work

Art and design students from East Durham College have set up their own gallery to display collections of work they have put together throughout the year.

Community Offered New Lease of Life Thanks To The Technical Academy & Baxi

Staff and students from The Technical Academy with members of the team from Baxi outside the Pulse Building in Peterlee

An underused social club in Peterlee, County Durham and its surrounding community will experience a new lease of life, thanks, in part, to East Durham College’s The Technical Academy and a boiler d