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Students’ art brightens up public spaces across the District

Wednesday, 27 September, 2023

Wakefield College students’ artwork helps to brighten up family hubs in Wakefield, as part of a project with Wakefield Families Together. This saw Level 3 Fashion Textile students create pieces of artwork for Wakefield Families Together’s Castle Family Hub, helping to enhance the space and make the families who use the hub feel welcome.

Students play casualties in local emergency services exercise

Monday, 25 September, 2023

Students from the Heart of Yorkshire Education Group recently took part in a major incident exercise with local emergency services at Xscape Yorkshire, in Castleford. The scenario saw West Yorkshire fire, police and ambulance crews be deployed to a suspected chemical attack in a busy public area. This resulted in 65 casualties, played by Performing Arts and Public Service students of the Group, suffering from exposure to an unknown toxic substance.

Biffa selects Castleford College as its Apprenticeship training provider

Thursday, 21 September, 2023

A new academic year has begun at Castleford College with hundreds of students embarking on their next steps with us, including new apprentices Bailey and Nathan, undertaking their Level 3 Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV) Apprenticeships. On hand to launch this new chapter for them were their employers, Biffa, who are keen supporters of the College’s apprenticeship offering.