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College students celebrate graduation success

Saturday, 10 November, 2012

A congregation of more than 500 gathered at QEGS last Saturday to see students from Wakefield College receive higher level qualifications at the annual Graduation Ceremony.

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Saturday, 20 October, 2012

A collaborative sonic arts exhibition which sees students from the BTEC Higher National Diploma in Music Performance from Wakefield College team up with Westgate Studios to create sonic compositions inspired by the work of the resident artists. The video was filmed by Studio Holder Dave Hanvey.

New Harrison Building officially opened

Wednesday, 17 October, 2012

Phase One of Wakefield College’s proposed redevelopment of its Margaret Street site reached completion this week as the new Harrison Building was officially opened. The £7.6 million build, which took a year to complete, will house dedicated Sixth Form learning spaces, a brand new library, café and Higher Education teaching spaces too.

Michelin star chef delivers hard hitting message

Tuesday, 16 October, 2012

Wakefield College’s hospitality and catering students were given a hard-hitting message on the dangers of drug and alcohol abuse from former Michelin star chef Michael Quinn MBE this week.

Wakefield Children’s University reaches major milestone

Thursday, 04 October, 2012

Wakefield Children's University reached a significant landmark this week as 9 year old Grace Banks became 2000th member. Grace, a pupil at Havercroft Junior & Infant School, has benefited from the school becoming involved in the exciting initiative which provides learning opportunities for 5 - 14 year olds outside traditional school hours.

Balloon race marks College’s Family Fun Day

Tuesday, 04 September, 2012

The sun was shining and the people of Wakefield came in their hundreds for the first ever Wakefield College Family Fun Day which took place at Thornes Park over the weekend.

Wakefield College celebrates excellent Advanced Level results

Friday, 17 August, 2012

Wakefield College’s Sixth Form celebrated excellent Advanced Level results for 2011/12. Figures revealed on A Level Results Day showed that the overall A-level pass rate has increased to over 98% - exceeding 95% for the eighth year in succession.

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