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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.

Another sports star makes the step up to professional league

Monday, 27 March, 2017

A Wakefield College student has signed professional terms with Wakefield Trinity after impressing with a string of performances in the College’s Category 3 team.

More success for College’s famed sports academy

Thursday, 12 November, 2015

Students from Wakefield College’s Academy of Sporting Excellence (ASE) had further reasons to smile this week after two of them made it through to national trials for England. Oliver Holmes (Hockey) and Charlie Freeman (Football) successfully made it through regional trials in their respective sports and are now going up against the best college talent from across the country hoping to be chosen for the national side.

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 call up for Wakefield College football starlet

Monday, 19 May, 2014

Wakefield College Athlete Development Programme (ADP) student, Luke Blackburn, has set his sights on a career in professional football following his recent call-up for the English Colleges Football Association (ECFA) team. Luke, 17, spent a week in Perugia, Italy as part of an international competition.

New man at the Helme

Monday, 18 March, 2013

Wakefield College Athlete Development Programme (ADP) coordinator, Mark Helme, has landed an exciting new part-time role with the Football Association that wills see him help develop and nurture football stars of the future.

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