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Students receive award after helping knocked down cyclist

Thursday, 16 December, 2010

The achievement of four quick thinking students from the skillsXchange who put their first aid training to use by helping a cyclist who was knocked unconscious has been recognised at a glittering Awards Ceremony.

Play That Funky Music - Live Music Performance

Thursday, 16 December, 2010

HND Music students perform ‘Play That Funky Music’ at a concert at the Thornes Park Arts Centre

Wakefield College Appoints New Principal

Wednesday, 08 December, 2010

Following a comprehensive selection process involving Governors, staff, students and external stakeholders, Wakefield College has appointed Samantha Wright to the post of Principal.

College lecturer’s work receives international recognition

Monday, 13 September, 2010

The pioneering work of a Wakefield College lecturer has received international recognition. Dr. Khalid Al-Tahat, who teaches in the College’s IT department, will see his paper ‘Using Alice for Teaching Object-oriented Programming for Novice Programmers’ published in a leading textbook. Khalid has also been asked to present his work at a prestigious international technology convention in Kuala Lumpar, Malaysia, later this month.

A level results 2010 - High Achievers

Thursday, 19 August, 2010

A level students from Wakefield College’s Sixth Form Academy have once again come up trumps after the class of 2010 achieved a stunning set of results. Figures revealed last night showed that the overall pass rate exceeded 95% for the 6th year in succession.

Ofsted inspectors give College the thumbs-up

Thursday, 01 July, 2010

Wakefield College has received a ringing endorsement of the work it does following a recent visit by Ofsted inspectors. Staff and students were celebrating after getting a seal of approval from Inspectors who heaped praise on the College for its “outstanding approach to working with partners, safeguarding, and equality and diversity.”

Upload Music Festival 2010

Wednesday, 23 June, 2010

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.


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