Press Release

Get the latest updates & press releases from Wakefield College

England Rugby Union Head Coach opens new Sixth Form

Monday, 15 September, 2014

The region’s newest Sixth Form was officially opened by England Rugby Union Head Coach Stuart Lancaster this week. Crofton Sixth Form, a pioneering partnership between Wakefield College and Crofton Academy welcomed a host of local dignitaries, school heads and other VIPs as the ribbon was cut to welcome new students at the start of the new academic year.

Wakefield College celebrates A Level success… again!

Thursday, 14 August, 2014

A Level students from Wakefield College’s Sixth Form have once again shown their abilities after the class of 2014 achieved a stunning set of results.

College hosts prestigious weightlifting competition

Friday, 01 August, 2014

Wakefield College and Wakefield Weightlifting Club Hosted this year’s Championships, which saw some of the promising young talent in the country come to the fore.

College volunteers tackle homelessness and promote healthy eating

Tuesday, 15 July, 2014

Volunteers on the vInspired Talent Programme at Wakefield College are currently undertaking social action projects to help make a difference to the community they live in. The young people, aged 16-24, have split into two groups, one to promote healthy living through creating a community vegetable patch at City Campus and the other to help homeless people in the district.

School children celebrate ‘Graduation’

Thursday, 10 July, 2014

Children from across the Wakefield District, some as young as five, donned caps and gowns recently as they took part in the annual Wakefield Children’s University (CU) Graduation Ceremony in the grand surroundings of Wakefield Theatre Royal.

Beauty students sweep the board at regional skills competition

Friday, 04 July, 2014

Beauty Therapy students from Wakefield College swept the board at the regional World Skills 2014 heats last week after picking up five awards.

Crofton pupils crowned chefs of the year

Thursday, 19 June, 2014

The third annual Wakefield College Schools Cookery Competition saw the region’s best young chefs come together to battle it out to be crowned School Chefs of the Year.


RT @RichardBrownHT: Absolutely superb visit to @RHSHarlowCarr with @wakeycollege horticulture students on Friday. With guided tour of t…

RT @FeatherstoneAca: Year 10 Taster Day - Students participated in a variety of subjects throughout the day at the Castleford campus…

RT @WakeCollSU: @wakeycollege commit growing girls Football with 2 new #SSEWildcats centres & with a @WestRidingFA Player Developme…

RT @Nigelclarketv: Mechanic's Performing Arts at @wakeycollege are rounding off day two of #MOVEIT2018 on a high! @MOVEITSHOW…

RT @davidhepworthh: Having a great time @wakeycollege doing some media learning how to edit in premiere pro! I’m already a YouTuber and…