Through our website I hope that you will get an idea of
the diversity of our college.
We have invested £9.5m in a state-of-the-art refurbishment of
our Ashington and Kirkley Hall Campuses.
Click here to take a tour of
Northumberland College's campuses and the fantastic facilities with
our Principal, Marcus Clinton.
New facilities include a luxury hair and beauty salon, 40-seat
modern restaurant, state-of-the-art motor vehicle, engineering and
construction workshops at Ashington, and brand-new teaching block,
arboriculture workshops and tractor workshops at Kirkley Hall. We
therefore offer our students and partners industry standard
facilities and resources and a broad curriculum with progression
Our aim is to ensure that all of our students are taught in the
highest quality learning environment.
At Northumberland College you will be treated as an individual
and given opportunities to study subjects you may not have tried
before, as well as opportunities to grow and develop so that you
are prepared for your next steps, whether this is university or
starting out in the first stage of your career.
We believe in giving you a learning experience that is as close
to real life as possible in order for you to be properly prepared
for your future. Our aim is to support you in the best way
possible to ensure you succeed.
We will continue to be an inspirational organisation, delivering
excellence by giving learners the opportunity to excel in all that
they study. We are also supporting the regeneration of the local
area by working in partnership with employers to help fill the
regional skills gap.
We are committed to our mission of shaping the futures of our
students for the better and to contributing to the economic growth
of the region through the development of skills.
We have around 5,000 students and work with over 700 employers
across the North East including small businesses and larger
We offer a wide range of courses from full and part-time
Vocational courses, Apprenticeships, Higher Education courses and
Professionally Accredited courses.
I am proud that we are the Best Performing College in the North
East and rated within the top 10% of colleges in England for
success rates*. I am also proud to lead a passionate team of
over 400 staff operating across four campuses.
Whether you are an existing student, prospective student,
parent, teacher, employer or partner you will find Northumberland
College to be an organisation committed to providing the highest
levels of support.
This is therefore an exciting time for Northumberland College,
we hope you will enjoy your stay with us and return in the
Principal and Chief Executive
*Success rates based on 2012/13 academic year