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College catering students cook up WW1 recipes

Monday, 17 November, 2014

Hospitality and catering students from Wakefield College recently cooked up a historic feast in conjunction with West Yorkshire Archive Services.

College lecturer lands head coach role at York Knights

Monday, 10 November, 2014

Wakefield College’s Rugby League Development Centre (RLDC) coach James Ford has been appointed head coach of York City Knights.

College celebrates Graduation Ceremony

Saturday, 08 November, 2014

Over 500 people braved Saturday’s wet conditions to see Wakefield College graduates receive their awards at Wakefield Cathedral. This year’s guest speaker was Paul Reid, Chair of Wakefield First.

Wakefield College footballers triumph against Bolton

Monday, 13 October, 2014

Footballers from Wakefield College’s Football Development Centre (FDC) got the chance to battle it out with the international scholars’ team at Championship side Bolton Wanderers last week, and came out trumps after an enthralling game which finished 5-4 to 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.

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