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Over 300 students encouraged to ‘Give Construction a Try’

Thursday, 21 March, 2019

On 20 March, over 300 students from across the Wakefield district participated in over 40 different hands-on construction related activities held at the Wakefield College Castleford campus.

Wakefield College students hunt for the Higgs boson at CERN

Tuesday, 12 March, 2019

Students from Wakefield College have been inspired by a visit to CERN, home of the Large Hadron Collider.

Wakefield College celebrates Apprentice success

Friday, 08 March, 2019

The Waterton Park Hotel formed the backdrop for Wakefield College’s annual Apprenticeships Awards Ceremony this week. Local business leaders and dignitaries were joined by senior college staff to celebrate the success of apprentices and employers at the glittering awards evening.

Wakefield College Coach selected for England duty

Tuesday, 26 February, 2019

Wakefield College Head Football coach, Ben Severn was recently selected to be part of the English Colleges National team coaching squad for a prestigious international tournament in Rome, Italy.

Art students partner with Cannon Hall Farm to celebrate 30th anniversary

Monday, 11 February, 2019

Level 1 Art, Design and Media students have teamed up with Canon Hall Farm to design a mural to celebrate the 30th anniversary of its opening this March.

Wakefield College praised by Ofsted as it achieves “Good” across all inspection areas

Thursday, 17 January, 2019

Staff, students and Governors at Wakefield College are celebrating following a successful Ofsted Inspection visit before Christmas. The College achieved a rating of ‘Good’ for overall effectiveness and in each of the four separate areas.

Level 3 Health and Social Care students awarded certificate from Healthwatch

Monday, 14 January, 2019

Our level 3 Health and Social Care students produced professional posters about compassion which were displayed at the Compassion in Care Conference hosted by Healthwatch.

Celebrating the students of the year

Friday, 14 December, 2018

Wakefield College handed out ‘Student of the Year’ to students nominated for the 2017/18 academic year, in a ceremony held with the Mayor of Wakefield.


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