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Women and Girl’s Football on the Grow in Wakefield

Tuesday, 20 March, 2018

After a successful year as part of the SSE Wildcats Football Centre project pilot, Wakefield College are now delighted to be working in partnership with local primary schools adding two new centres at Martin Frobisher Infant School, Normanton All Saints Infant School, in addition to their existing centre at Lightwaves Leisure Centre.

Rugby Starlet signs pro contract

Monday, 12 February, 2018

Wakefield College Rugby Development Programme (RDP) player Stephen Gibbs has signed a professional contract with Halifax RLFC.

Wakefield College at the National Championships

Monday, 12 February, 2018

This year sees Wakefield College enter four talented students from the Academy of Sporting Excellence into the Association of Colleges Sport National Championships. The National Championships are held annually and comprises of the best athletes in the United Kingdom selected from each region. Each region competes for points in an Olympic style event and the winning region takes home the honours of being National Champions. University of Nottingham will host the event this year on 20-22 April with their new state of the art, multi million pound sports facilities.

Wakefield College learning difficulty and disability sport programme

Wednesday, 20 December, 2017

Wakefield College started their learning difficulty and disability sport programme off this week with a futsal tournament against other colleges from around Yorkshire and Humberside.

College accredited by ground-breaking career scheme

Monday, 23 October, 2017

Wakefield College is leading the way with supporting talented athletes in education in England, having been accredited by an innovative new Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme (TASS) initiative.

Cycling to success

Wednesday, 18 October, 2017

Wakefield College Academy of Sporting Excellence is continuing their support of individual athletes with First Year Junior Cyclist, Mason Hollyman, who is looking for sponsorship to help achieve his goal of becoming a pro cyclist.

Wakefield College and Wakefield Trinity team up

Tuesday, 25 July, 2017

Wakefield College and Wakefield Trinity are delighted to announce the signing of a new education agreement.

Wakefield College student selected for National Championships

Monday, 26 June, 2017

Wakefield Colleges Athlete Development Programme strikes again as cross country runner, Mark Bostock, qualifies for the English Schools National Championships.

Rugby star signs pro contract

Thursday, 22 June, 2017

Wakefield Colleges’ Lee Kershaw has signed his first professional Rugby League contract with Wakefield Trinity’s first team.


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