College News

Exciting things are happening at Bishop Auckland College everyday! Keep track of the latest happenings here.


Covid-19 Policy Update

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Covid-19 Policy Update

Following a small number of isolated cases in different curriculum areas, and resulting queries we have received from some learners and parents, we wanted to reiterate Bishop Auckland College’s response to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

Photography tutor snaps up top industry award

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Photography tutor snaps up top industry award

A County Durham photographer who has covered more than 400 weddings over nearly three decades has snapped up a top industry award.

Covid-19: Local lockdown restrictions

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Covid-19: Local lockdown restrictions

An update concerning local lockdown restrictions from 18th September 2020.

Late night enrolment - places still available!

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Late night enrolment - places still available!

In response to demand, we are now offering late night enrolments throughout September on Monday and Wednesday evenings, 5pm - 7pm.

Keeping you safe in college

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Keeping you safe in college

Find out what measures are in place for students attending college in September.

Music student scores success with film music achievements

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Music student scores success with film music achievements

The next time you go to the cinema and see a trailer for a new release you might find its music was created right here in County Durham.

College launches sports coaching degree with Open University

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College launches sports coaching degree with Open University

Bishop Auckland College is launching its second full degree programme this September in partnership with the Open University.

Covid-19: reopening of college on June 15 and arrangements for September

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Covid-19: reopening of college on June 15 and arrangements for September

Bishop Auckland College will reopen from Monday June 15 to offer some face-to-face support for 16-19 learners and priority groups.

New part time guide available now!

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New part time guide available now!

Our new part time guide is available now! Find out about our range of part time, community learning and flexible learning courses, as well as our range of apprenticeships!

College helps feed students and their families during Covid-19 crisis

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College helps feed students and their families during Covid-19 crisis

Students at Bishop Auckland College are receiving free meals to support them and their families during the Covid-19 crisis.

A-grade childcare students come top of the class

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A-grade childcare students come top of the class

Trainee teachers and nursery nurses at Bishop Auckland College have come top of the class with a 100 per cent pass rate for their childcare course.

National award for teenage hairdresser after brush with Covid-19

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National award for teenage hairdresser after brush with Covid-19

Teenage hairdresser Marley Armstrong has received the perfect tonic following a Covid-19 scare – after winning a national industry award.

New courses and apprenticeships for budding engineers and electricians

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New courses and apprenticeships for budding engineers and electricians

Budding engineers and electricians are being invited to apply for new full time courses and apprenticeships starting this September at a leading County Durham training provider.

COVID-19 (coronavirus) update: arrangements for learners

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COVID-19 (coronavirus) update: arrangements for learners

Bishop Auckland College is closed to all learners from Friday March 27th. This follows the move to remote teaching and assessment for the majority of learners on Monday (23rd), in line with Department for Education guidance.

COVID-19 (coronavirus): arrangements for learners

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COVID-19 (coronavirus): arrangements for learners

Following Wednesday's announcement by the Department for Education (DfE) on social distancing measures, Bishop Auckland College will move to remote teaching and assessment for the majority of learners from Monday March 23rd.

Update on College Interviews

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Update on College Interviews

An update on interviews and GCSE results.

Latest advice and information on coronavirus

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Latest advice and information on coronavirus

Here is the latest advice from BAC on coronavirus.

MP serves up offer of support at business breakfast

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MP serves up offer of support at business breakfast

Newly elected Sedgefield MP Paul Howell was among the keynote speakers at South West Durham Training’s annual Business Breakfast event.

Talented trio head to Winter Gardens for national hair and beauty contest

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Talented trio head to Winter Gardens for national hair and beauty contest

Three talented hair and beauty students are heading to Blackpool’s iconic Winter Gardens after proving they could cut it at a regional competition.

Apprenticeships up for grabs

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Apprenticeships up for grabs

Bishop Auckland College is marking National Apprenticeship Week in the best possible way – by advertising its latest batch of job vacancies.