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Dance student secures place at top theatre school

Thursday, 21 April, 2011

An aspiring dance student at Wakefield College has secured a place at one of the country’s top performing arts school. Jessica Buxton, 18, currently studying on the National Diploma in Performing Arts at the Thornes Park Campus, is set to continue her learning at the prestigious Merseyside Dance and Drama Centre (MDDC) in Liverpool.

College student revving up for success

Tuesday, 05 April, 2011

A Wakefield College Motor Vehicle student, who painstakingly prepared his Mini for the upcoming British Racing & Sports Car Club (BRSCC) Mighty Mini Championships, is all set for the new season which starts later on this month.

Wakefield College rugby team crowned best in Yorkshire

Thursday, 24 March, 2011

Wakefield College’s Rugby League students won the plaudits last night after a hard fought 40-28 win over Hull College in the Yorkshire Colleges Cup Final. A vocal crowd at the Lock Lane Rugby Centre, Castleford, saw a determined Wakefield team run out as worthy winners. The team now enters the quarter finals of the national tournament where they face the best college teams in the country.

Gaskell’s Restaurant named restaurant of the year by the Wakefield Civic Society

Monday, 28 February, 2011

Gaskell’s Restaurant, Wakefield College’s training restaurant, has been nominated the best restaurant in Wakefield by the Civic Society.

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.

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