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A Level Results Day 2018

Thursday, 16 August, 2018

A Level students from Wakefield College’s Sixth Form have once again demonstrated hard work and determination after the class of 2018 achieved another strong set of results. Figures revealed last night showed students achieved an overall pass rate of 97% - the 15th year running the result has exceeded 95%. The number of students achieving high A* to C high grades also saw a seven percent increase to 58%.

University Centre tops NSS rankings for 2nd year running

Wednesday, 08 August, 2018

Wakefield College is committed to working in partnership with school, employers and learning providers to enrich our students’ learning, attainment, achievement and progression opportunities. Part of that vision is supported by projects with the European Union’s ERASMUS+ Programme.

Skillweld Semi-Finals

Tuesday, 17 July, 2018

Two Level 3 Fabrication and Welding students have completed the second stage of Skillweld competition 2018 with Brian Fisher winning 1st place and Tyler Pickard coming 2nd in their separate heats.

Seeing the world of an Engineer through the eyes of students

Friday, 06 July, 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 Sky’s Home Service Engineer team, and give students special access to the Sky Home Service Apprenticeship scheme.

Raising Aspirations and Improving Skills and Employability

Friday, 29 June, 2018

Wakefield College is committed to working in partnership with school, employers and learning providers to enrich our students’ learning, attainment, achievement and progression opportunities. Part of that vision is supported by projects with the European Union’s ERASMUS+ Programme.

Children’s University celebrate another graduation success…

Monday, 25 June, 2018

Almost 300 primary school children from across the Wakefield District dressed in caps and gowns last week as they took the stage to graduate at the largest Wakefield Children’s University (CU) Graduation Ceremony to date.

Turning up the heat on Dementia… with cupcakes!

Thursday, 14 June, 2018

Staff at Wakefield College raised an impressive £215.40 for The Alzheimer’s Society through home-made cupcakes for the charity’s cupcake day.

RWE welcome student to prestigious Ferrybridge training facility

Tuesday, 12 June, 2018

The 25th October 2018 will mark 100 years to the day that the Yorkshire Electric Power Company purchased an area of land for the purposes of building what was to be the UK's largest electricity generating station using coal brought from the nearby colliery.

Star student takes home award for continued hard work

Monday, 11 June, 2018

Star Student Sanaa Waseem has been presented with an award for her continued hard work and progression during the year in her Bespoke Course.

Wakefield College teams up with Theatre Royal Wakefield…

Thursday, 07 June, 2018

Wakefield College is backing Theatre Royal Wakefield’s new Centre for Creativity after signing up as a sponsor on its new wall of fame. The sponsorship package will see the College join a host of other regional partners and individuals backing the drive to promote creative talent in the district.

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