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New partnership to benefit College learners

Thursday, 30 July, 2015

A new working partnership between Wakefield College and a Yorkshire based social enterprise Ahead Partnership is set for launch to coincide with the new academic year.

Wakefield Children’s University celebrates graduate success

Friday, 24 July, 2015

Last week saw the 3rd annual Graduation ceremony for Wakefield’s Children’s University with over 130 children graduating. The programme is led by Wakefield College with Principal and Children’s University Chancellor, Sam Wright, presenting the children with their awards in the ceremony.

Wakefield College continues to play key role in Leeds City region

Thursday, 25 June, 2015

Wakefield College is one of fourteen further education colleges in the Leeds city region who are working with employers as part of a skills network.

Sports students visit Italy for annual residential

Monday, 22 June, 2015

Wakefield College students studying the BTEC L3 in Sport at Wakefield College travelled to the Aosta Valley in Italy for their annual residential. 29 first year students were challenged to take part in exciting and thrilling outdoor activities, many of which taught skills which are directly related to their course.

Upload Music Festival 2015

Thursday, 18 June, 2015

The School of Popular Music’s loud and lively finale of the Music, Dance & Theatre Festival - Upload. Proving once again to be one of the hottest tickets in town, the two night Upload Festival celebrates the best that Wakefield College music students have to offer, with a number of bands performing an extensive catalogue of styles from original music to classic songs which will rock the summer evenings.

Beyond Reasonable Doubt 2015

Friday, 12 June, 2015

In the Central Criminal Court – the Old Bailey – Sir David Metcalfe, distinguished QC and Chairman of the Bar Council, is conducting the most important defence of his career – His Own. Accused of the wilful murder of his terminally ill wife, Sir David finds himself locked in legal combat with his old rival, Anthony Blair-Booth QC, prosecuting counsel. Take your seats in the jury for a compelling courtroom drama. Do you find the defendant guilty or not guilty of murder?

Animal Farm 2015

Tuesday, 09 June, 2015

When the downtrodden beasts of Manor Farm oust the drunken farmer, all are awash in a collectivist zeal. Too soon, however, the pigs, who consider themselves superior in intelligence, succumb to the temptations of privilege and power. This powerful, fast-moving dramatisation of George Orwell’s iconic satire remains faithful to the spirit of the original novel. Written as a political fable, Animal Farm remains as pertinent and relevant today as when it was first published in 1945.

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