English, Maths and ESOL

Subject Overview

The Maths and English Department delivers a wide range of qualifications all externally accredited by Edexcel ranging from Entry Level(s) through to GCSE accreditation.

Functional Skills are offered in both subjects and taught on a part-time basis with both daytime and evening lessons. Accreditation is available from Entry Level 1 up to Level 2. These adult return to learn courses are free of charge.

GCSEs in Maths and English are offered on a part-time basis both daytime and evenings. Tuition is free and both are externally examined.

ESOL (English to Speakers of Other Languages)

If English is not your first language and you wish to develop this, we offer several routes:

For under 19 years old, there is a full-time study programme;

For adults, we offer part-time classes from pre-entry to Level 2.

Please see in the ‘Read More’ section for specific information about each route and how to apply.

In addition to the ESOL classes, adults will also have the opportunity to develop their skills in maths and I.T. 

Once we have received your application form, and you are new to college, we will invite you in for a language assessment before term starts.  This will happen from mid-August until the start of term.  Classes will start w/c 13th September.

If you are interested or have any questions, please contact Enquiryline@darlington.ac.uk or contact our enrolment team on 01325 503030 for further information.

Course NameCourse Type / DurationAwarding BodyActions
ESOL Full-time Study ProgrammeFull TimeEDEXCEL FUNCTIONAL SKILLSRead More
ESOL Pre-Entry English for Speakers of Other LanguagesPart Time FundedDarlington CollegeRead More
Functional Skills MathematicsPart Time FundedBTEC exam entriesRead More
GCSE English LanguagePart Time FundedEdexcel GCSERead More
GCSE MathematicsPart Time FundedEdexcel GCSERead More
GCSE Study ProgrammeFull TimeEdexcel GCSERead More