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Children’s University celebrate another graduation success…

Monday, 25 June, 2018

Almost 300 primary school children from across the Wakefield District dressed in caps and gowns last week as they took the stage to graduate at the largest Wakefield Children’s University (CU) Graduation Ceremony to date.

Turning up the heat on Dementia… with cupcakes!

Thursday, 14 June, 2018

Staff at Wakefield College raised an impressive £215.40 for The Alzheimer’s Society through home-made cupcakes for the charity’s cupcake day.

RWE welcome student to prestigious Ferrybridge training facility

Tuesday, 12 June, 2018

The 25th October 2018 will mark 100 years to the day that the Yorkshire Electric Power Company purchased an area of land for the purposes of building what was to be the UK's largest electricity generating station using coal brought from the nearby colliery.

Star student takes home award for continued hard work

Monday, 11 June, 2018

Star Student Sanaa Waseem has been presented with an award for her continued hard work and progression during the year in her Bespoke Course.

Wakefield College teams up with Theatre Royal Wakefield…

Thursday, 07 June, 2018

Wakefield College is backing Theatre Royal Wakefield’s new Centre for Creativity after signing up as a sponsor on its new wall of fame. The sponsorship package will see the College join a host of other regional partners and individuals backing the drive to promote creative talent in the district.

Wakefield College Flourish at National Championships

Friday, 01 June, 2018

Some of Wakefield College’s top athletes made it to The Association of Colleges’ Sport National Championships at the University of Nottingham the other week to represent the region of Yorkshire and Humber in a number of Olympic style events.

Wakefield sweep up awards with RFL

Friday, 01 June, 2018

Wakefield College continues to receive national recognition for their Rugby League play, as they took home top Rugby Football League (RFL) prizes in front of a 25,000 strong crowd at this year’s Magic Weekend at St James Park in Newcastle, which was aired live on Sky Sports.

Tackling mental health with Wakefield Trinity…

Thursday, 17 May, 2018

This week marks Mental Health Awareness Week and Wakefield College has teamed up with the Wakefield Trinity to help tackle issues around counselling and mental health. The College recently set-up a bespoke counselling course for coaching staff from the club for the benefit of players.

SafeGuard donation ensures learning is bullet proof

Friday, 04 May, 2018

SafeGuard Clothing continues its social initiative of supporting regional and local colleges in educating their students on safety and protecting the lives of law enforcement and military operatives, by donating a bullet proof vest to Wakefield College.

Wakefield College bag the cup for the double

Thursday, 03 May, 2018

Wakefield College capped of their impressive season with a hard earned and costly victory vs a solid Barrow Furness Raiders outfit.

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