East Durham College sign on the Peterlee Campus building

Drugs Policy

The College Leadership Team takes overall responsibility for the policy and its implementation, for liaison with the Corporation, parents and appropriate outside agencies. They will ensure that all staff dealing with substance issues are adequately supported and trained.

East Durham College is committed to providing a safe environment for all students, so they can learn as productively as possible. Possession or consumption of alcohol or illegal drugs at College, or while on the way to or from College, or on College trips is unacceptable and is likely to be treated as ‘Serious Misconduct’ in addition to any other legal implications. Likewise, it is unacceptable for students to arrive at College unfit for learning and/or work experience as a result of drugs or alcohol.

To view the full policy, please click on the document below:

3.7 Drugs Policy document