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Raising Aspirations and Improving Skills and Employability

Friday, 29 June, 2018

Wakefield College is committed to working in partnership with school, employers and learning providers to enrich our students’ learning, attainment, achievement and progression opportunities. Part of that vision is supported by projects with the European Union’s ERASMUS+ Programme.

Children’s University celebrate another graduation success…

Monday, 25 June, 2018

Almost 300 primary school children from across the Wakefield District dressed in caps and gowns last week as they took the stage to graduate at the largest Wakefield Children’s University (CU) Graduation Ceremony to date.

Dreamtime 2018

Tuesday, 19 June, 2018

Dreamtime is the foundation of Australian Aboriginal religion and culture dating back some 65,000 years. This ensemble driven piece takes the audience on a journey of how the universe came to be, how human beings were created and how their Creator intended for humans to function within the world as they knew it. Performed by Wakefield College Mechanics’ Level 2 Performing Arts Students

Turning up the heat on Dementia… with cupcakes!

Thursday, 14 June, 2018

Staff at Wakefield College raised an impressive £215.40 for The Alzheimer’s Society through home-made cupcakes for the charity’s cupcake day.

RWE welcome student to prestigious Ferrybridge training facility

Tuesday, 12 June, 2018

The 25th October 2018 will mark 100 years to the day that the Yorkshire Electric Power Company purchased an area of land for the purposes of building what was to be the UK's largest electricity generating station using coal brought from the nearby colliery.

Star student takes home award for continued hard work

Monday, 11 June, 2018

Star Student Sanaa Waseem has been presented with an award for her continued hard work and progression during the year in her Bespoke Course.

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