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Art students celebrate College with natural sculptures

Thursday, 11 April, 2019

Level 2 Art students Lily and Josh celebrate Wakefield College Ofsted results with fantastic natural sculptures.

Nostell’s Kitchen Garden is growing with helping hands from Wakefield College

Monday, 08 April, 2019

Nostell’s orchard is growing with ten new pear tree varieties planted on 1st April by a team member who has gained a role at the National Trust property through a Wakefield College placement.

Eight students pass the first heat of Worldskills UK competition

Thursday, 04 April, 2019

Congratulations to the 8 students who have made it through the Skillsweld passive heats in the Worldskills UK competition this year!

Mechanics' Performing Arts bring the West End to Wakefield

Tuesday, 02 April, 2019

Mechanics' Performing Arts brought the West End to Wakefield last week with Theatre stars Emma Hatton and Norman Bowman giving students industry masterclasses.

Wakefield College catering students impress at local primary schools

Monday, 01 April, 2019

A selection of Hospitality & Catering students took part in work experience placements in various primary schools throughout the Wakefield District.

Launch of Youth Work course at Wakefield College

Friday, 29 March, 2019

Wakefield College is pleased to launch a brand-new youth work course starting in September 2019 working in partnership with The Youth Association. The Youth Association (TYA) has been successfully delivering innovative support for young people across South and West Yorkshire since 1904. The charity works with young people in various settings, helping them identify their aspirations and make progress towards achieving these. Projects prioritise young people facing multiple needs, disadvantages and barriers, with the intention of increasing social and economic life chances.

Wakefield College approved as a Welder Coding Centre

Thursday, 28 March, 2019

Wakefield College has been approved by The Welding Institute (TWI) as a Certified Welder Training Centre making the College one of only a few Certified Training Centres in the whole of the Yorkshire and Humberside region.

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 Automotive department gain a HGV

Tuesday, 19 March, 2019

Thanks to LG Commercials for supplying the truck. Exciting things are happening this year for our Automotive department.


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