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Gideon Schreier Bursary Award Winner 2013

March 20, 2014 Tags: Press Release, Construction, Awards, Built Environment

Waystone Construction is proud to announce that the recipient of the Gideon Schreier Bursary Award for 2013/2014 is Wakefield College Craig Richardson.

Halfords Children’s University Bike Club Pilot Project

March 13, 2014 Tags: Press Release, Children’s University, Halfords

Children’s University is delighted to be developing an exciting partnership with Halfords to validate their in-store Bike Club activity in selected stores. We want to make sure we get it right for everyone involved and are proposing a pilot in the stores listed below on three Wednesdays in April: 9th, 16th and 23rd.

Wakefield College praised by Ofsted Inspectors

March 12, 2014 Tags: Press Release, Ofsted, Inspection, Corporate

Staff and students at Wakefield College are celebrating following a successful Ofsted Inspection visit. The College achieved a rating of ‘Good’ for overall effectiveness, which came despite the new Inspection Framework which includes tougher more stringent inspection criteria.

Youth Market proves a success

February 28, 2014 Tags: Press Release, Enterprise, Wakefield Council, Pontefract Market

Wakefield Council gave budding entrepreneurial Wakefield College students the chance to run a stall and entertain shoppers at Pontefract Market this week.

Stage and screen star visits Wakefield College...

February 04, 2014 Tags: Performing Arts, Waterton Building, Dance, Musical Theatre, Press Release

Star of stage and screen Norman Bowman took time out of performing with the likes of Jude Law to spend time with the College’s Performing Arts students this week. Norman shared the secrets of his success and gave tips on how to get ahead in the entertainment Industry when he visited the College’s Performing Arts venue, the Mechanics’ Theatre, Waterton Building.

An Audience with Norman Bowman

January 27, 2014 Tags: Movie Gallery, Performing Arts, Musical Theatre, Dance

Norman shared the secrets of his success and gave tips on how to get ahead in the entertainment Industry when he visited the College’s Performing Arts venue, the Mechanics’ Theatre, Waterton Building....

Evolution – The Ever Changing City

January 27, 2014 Tags: Press Release, Partnership, Art, Festival, Art and Design

Wakefield College and Beam are pleased to present an installation of temporary public artworks created by Art and Design students for The Grade II* Orangery and gardens.

College signs Memorandum of Association with the University of Huddersfield..

January 14, 2014 Tags: Press Release, Partnership, Corporate

Wakefield College has signed a Memorandum of Association with the University of Huddersfield, marking a new partnership agreement between the College and the Times Higher Education University of the Year.

Wakefield College volunteering project aims to boost employability in District...

January 14, 2014 Tags: Press Release, vInspired, Volunteering

Wakefield College is on the lookout for young people considering a new start this New Year. They are now recruiting for their vInspired Volunteering Programme to help boost employability skills in the District...

14-16 Students of the Term for December 2013…

December 19, 2013 Tags: Press Release, 14-16

We are delighted to announce that there were joint winners of the 14-16 Student of the Term award for December...