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New York! New York!

Tuesday, 20 April, 2010

Globetrotting students from Wakefield College have recently returned from a residential trip to New York where they had the chance to experience and flavour the delights of the Big Apple.

Wakefield College named best public sector employer in Yorkshire and Humber

Monday, 15 March, 2010

There was an air of jubilation amongst staff at Wakefield College when it was named one of the ‘Best Places to Work in the Public Sector’ at a glittering awards ceremony in London. The College was placed 1st in the Yorkshire and Humber region and 30th nationally in the prestigious list which also includes universities, councils, primary care trusts and other public bodies.

Wakefield College receives prestigious AoC Beacon Award

Monday, 15 February, 2010

Wakefield College is celebrating after receiving a prestigious Association of Colleges’ (AoC) Beacon Award at a presentation ceremony in Westminster, London this week.

Presentation highlights dangers of gun and knife crime

Tuesday, 19 January, 2010

Wakefield College students were given a hard hitting message highlighting the dangers of gun and knife crime at a presentation last week...

Health & Social Care students supports Children in Need

Tuesday, 24 November, 2009

Health and Social Care students from Wakefield College’s skillsXchange have helped in collectively raising more than £1000 for Children in Need by organising a number of activities. Across the College’s other campuses, students also took part in a sponsored silence, a three-hour aerobathon, cake stalls, leg waxing sessions and a car wash too.

Students raise money in memory of Adam

Tuesday, 28 April, 2009

Animal Care students from Wakefield College organised a 63 mile sponsored walk in memory of a brave colleague who lost his battle against cancer. Adam Wallace, 16, died in January this year after battling with the disease since he was initially diagnosed in November 2007.

College students exploring international horizons

Tuesday, 21 April, 2009

Students at Wakefield College are reaching far flung corners of the world after Hospitality and Tourism students saw their annual residential take them to Shanghai China.

College Students clash with Police in riot

Wednesday, 05 October, 2005

Wakefield College Public Service Students were involved in a riot with West Yorkshire Police last week, a pre-planned training one that is - all part of a unique partnership between West Yorkshire Police and Wakefield College.


RT @FeatherstoneAca: Year 10 Taster Day - Students participated in a variety of subjects throughout the day at the Castleford campus…

RT @WakeCollSU: @wakeycollege commit growing girls Football with 2 new #SSEWildcats centres & with a @WestRidingFA Player Developme…

RT @Nigelclarketv: Mechanic's Performing Arts at @wakeycollege are rounding off day two of #MOVEIT2018 on a high! @MOVEITSHOW…

RT @davidhepworthh: Having a great time @wakeycollege doing some media learning how to edit in premiere pro! I’m already a YouTuber and…

What a brilliant taster day for year 10 students across our Wakefield College campuses! Thank you to all the school…