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College to open up Children’s University to all

Monday, 02 July, 2012

Young children from across the District are being urged to take part in an exciting new venture which is already benefitting the learning needs of over 2000 children. Wakefield Childrens’ University, spearheaded by Wakefield College in conjunction with a number of partners, is part of a national organisation aimed at providing exciting out-of-school activities for 5 -14 year olds.

College student hoping to be a cut above the rest

Friday, 22 June, 2012

A talented hairdressing student from Wakefield College has beaten off stiff competition and secured a place in the UK regional finals of the WorldSkills advanced hairdressing competition.

Upload Music Festival 2012

Wednesday, 30 May, 2012

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.

Back to the Kitchen Floor for Shadow Chancellor

Tuesday, 29 May, 2012

Outwood and Morley MP Ed Balls visited Wakefield College recently where he had the opportunity to speak with senior College staff and also to try his hand at bread making with a group of talented catering students.

Blood Brothers

Thursday, 24 May, 2012

Blood Brothers tells the captivating and moving tale of twins who, separated at birth, grow up on opposite sides of the tracks. The pressures of superstition, economics and class, trap them both and seal their fate. Their paths are destined to cross again with tragic consequences.

The Games

Thursday, 24 May, 2012

As sure as Zeus is God of the Greek Games, this exhilarating exploration of those ancient athletics, will lure you into explosive Olympia. In this dance spectacular be ready for gruelling events, where gouging opponent’s eyes is fully acceptable and hard kicks to the belly are perfectly legal. The Greeks consider an athlete’s rhythm being equally important to their body strength. So hold your breath in anticipation to see who will go for gold.


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