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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.

Two students gain Apprenticeships from Work Placement experience

Tuesday, 04 December, 2018

Two Level 2 Fabrication and Welding students have successfully gained apprenticeships with MD Engineering Solutions Ltd, based at Whitwood Castleford.

Former student returns to buy Wakefield College site

Monday, 19 November, 2018

Wakefield College is pleased to announce the sale of its Thornes Park Campus to Wakefield-based, award-winning humanitarian charity Penny Appeal. Founded by local entrepreneur and former College student, Adeem Younis, Penny Appeal will unveil plans for the site in the coming weeks.

Care & Early Years set to make a big impact during “Make a Positive Contribution Week”

Friday, 16 November, 2018

The College’s Care & Early Years department is set to make a huge contribution to CAP care this year as part of the annual “Make a Positive Contribution Week”

Wakefield College partnership with Sky continues

Tuesday, 13 November, 2018

Earlier this year the Sky Home Service team and Wakefield College created a dynamic partnership to gain new insights which will help to increase diversity in the Sky’s Home Service Engineer team, and give students access to the Sky Home Service Apprenticeship scheme.

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