Mission and Values

Here at the college our core values reflect what is really important and matters to us. We believe in respect and traditional values – we see these as the foundation blocks on which to build success and the main principles of our culture. By consistently working hard to maintain our values, we will keep what makes Darlington so special – an organisation that is deeply committed to delivering high quality teaching and learning and providing innovative educational opportunities to the communities of Darlington, North Yorkshire, County Durham and beyond.

Our Values


College at the heart of the local community

Strong sense of community within the College valuing culture of teamwork and respect

Pride and Passion

Pride and Passion in student achievements

High expectations

Excellence in everything we do

Student Focus

Committed to students achieving to the highest level

We value our reputation as a College with a caring and friendly environment which is second to none


Widening opportunities for the future

Maximising the potential of all our learners