College News

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


College launches sports coaching degree with Open University

News Thumbnail
News Thumbnail

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

News Thumbnail
News Thumbnail

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!

News Thumbnail
News Thumbnail

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

News Thumbnail
News Thumbnail

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

News Thumbnail
News Thumbnail

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

News Thumbnail
News Thumbnail

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

News Thumbnail
News Thumbnail

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

News Thumbnail
News Thumbnail

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

News Thumbnail
News Thumbnail

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

News Thumbnail
News Thumbnail

Update on College Interviews

An update on interviews and GCSE results.

Latest advice and information on coronavirus

News Thumbnail
News Thumbnail

Latest advice and information on coronavirus

Here is the latest advice from BAC on coronavirus.

MP serves up offer of support at business breakfast

News Thumbnail
News Thumbnail

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

News Thumbnail
News Thumbnail

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

News Thumbnail
News Thumbnail

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.

GCSE resit success for students

News Thumbnail
News Thumbnail

GCSE resit success for students

Hardworking students from across college have passed their GCSE English and Maths resits.

Bishop Auckland College painting and decorating students give care home a makeover

News Thumbnail
News Thumbnail

Bishop Auckland College painting and decorating students give care home a makeover

Residents at a County Durham care home received an early Christmas present with a makeover from dedicated painting and decorating students.

Agricultural machinery supplier lays foundations for growth

News Thumbnail
News Thumbnail

Agricultural machinery supplier lays foundations for growth

A Bishop Auckland company is laying the foundations for growth with major investment in both its sales outlets and staff.

Matthew aims for maroon beret after passing Army training

News Thumbnail
News Thumbnail

Matthew aims for maroon beret after passing Army training

Matthew Paley has set his sights on a maroon beret after securing his dream move to join the British Army.

Caribbean dream job for Suzanne

News Thumbnail
News Thumbnail

Caribbean dream job for Suzanne

Suzanne Belshaw’s career is in cruise mode after four years of training at college paid off.

College launches first ever degree course with Open University

News Thumbnail
News Thumbnail

College launches first ever degree course with Open University

Bishop Auckland College has launched its first ever degree course in partnership with the Open University.