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Wakefield College celebrates excellent Advanced Level results

Friday, 17 August, 2012

Wakefield College’s Sixth Form celebrated excellent Advanced Level results for 2011/12. Figures revealed on A Level Results Day showed that the overall A-level pass rate has increased to over 98% - exceeding 95% for the eighth year in succession.

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.

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.

We are the Champions! College retains the Rugby League Yorkshire Cup

Tuesday, 03 April, 2012

Wakefield College visited Lock Lane ARLFC for the second year in succession to see it they could repeat their success of the previous year and carry off the coveted Colleges Yorkshire Cup.

College Restaurant named Wakefield’s Finest

Tuesday, 20 March, 2012

Gaskell’s Restaurant, Wakefield College’s training restaurant, has been named the best restaurant in Wakefield by the Civic Society for the second year running at a glitzy awards ceremony that took place at Bishopgarth last week. The College were joint winners of the award with Red Chilli based in Kirkgate, Wakefield.

From the classroom to the rugby field

Wednesday, 15 February, 2012

A Wakefield College student will soon be able to get his own back on his tutor when the pair clash on opposing sides in this weekend’s Northern Rail Rugby Cup at the Keepmoat Stadium, Doncaster. Eighteen year old Jamie Crowther, who is studying on the BTEC National Certificate in Sports Performance and Excellence, will go head-to-head with his Sports lecturer James Ford when Jamie’s team, Doncaster Rugby League Club, takes on the York Knights – the team captained by James Ford.

College students learn the art of Asian cooking

Wednesday, 25 January, 2012

Catering students from Wakefield College this week have been learning the art of fine Asian cuisine, thanks to the head chef and his team from Jinnah Indian Restaurant.

Gingerbread house winner

Wednesday, 25 January, 2012

Congratulations to Level 1 Diploma in Professional Cookery student Alex Craven winning the annual 2011/12 Gingerbread House competition.

HR experts address business delegates

Monday, 31 October, 2011

More than 50 delegates from businesses across the Wakefield District were recently welcomed to the Thornes Park Campus for a seminar organised by staff at Wakefield College.

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