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Wakefield College Flourish at National Championships

Friday, 01 June, 2018

Some of Wakefield College’s top athletes made it to The Association of Colleges’ Sport National Championships at the University of Nottingham the other week to represent the region of Yorkshire and Humber in a number of Olympic style events.

Wakefield sweep up awards with RFL

Friday, 01 June, 2018

Wakefield College continues to receive national recognition for their Rugby League play, as they took home top Rugby Football League (RFL) prizes in front of a 25,000 strong crowd at this year’s Magic Weekend at St James Park in Newcastle, which was aired live on Sky Sports.

Tackling mental health with Wakefield Trinity…

Thursday, 17 May, 2018

This week marks Mental Health Awareness Week and Wakefield College has teamed up with the Wakefield Trinity to help tackle issues around counselling and mental health. The College recently set-up a bespoke counselling course for coaching staff from the club for the benefit of players.

SafeGuard donation ensures learning is bullet proof

Friday, 04 May, 2018

SafeGuard Clothing continues its social initiative of supporting regional and local colleges in educating their students on safety and protecting the lives of law enforcement and military operatives, by donating a bullet proof vest to Wakefield College.

Wakefield College bag the cup for the double

Thursday, 03 May, 2018

Wakefield College capped of their impressive season with a hard earned and costly victory vs a solid Barrow Furness Raiders outfit.

Wakefield College celebrates 150 years of educational excellence…

Monday, 30 April, 2018

Wakefield College is celebrating 150 years of providing education and training. The College, which traces its roots back to the 19th century, is planning a range of activities over the coming months to mark the occasion

Turning the Pennines Pink for Kae!

Friday, 27 April, 2018

Wakefield College Student and football fanatic, Conor Mahoney, will walk through the night from Huddersfield’s John Smith’s Stadium to Manchester City’s Etihad Stadium to raise vital funds in loving memory of Step-Mum, Kae.

Skillweld 2018 competition

Monday, 23 April, 2018

Two Wakefield College students have passed the first stage of Skillweld competition 2018. The competition has 3 progressive stages; each stage builds on the last to challenge the competitor to develop their weld skills. At each stage the competitors Welding test pieces are marked against a set criteria.

Academy of Sport Tour Barcelona

Friday, 13 April, 2018

During half term, the men’s football and rugby teams went on a week-long tour of Barcelona, testing themselves against some talented Catalan sides.

UFC athletes work with Wakefield College

Friday, 13 April, 2018

Some of the top UFC fighters in the world are turning to Wakefield College staff and students for nutritional advice and physical testing, using state-of-the-art machinery and facilities at the Advanced Skills and Innovation Centre (ASIC).

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Level 1 Carpentry and Joinery getting into the festive spirit 🎄 https://t.co/zSXa3xKIYQ

RT @NHSWakefieldCCG: Your local NHS has one wish this winter – spend your and our time wisely. There are a wide variety of health servi… https://t.co/5VwkuaqH8e

The Christmas Bake Sale is here! Head down to the refectory today between 10-12 to pick up some festive treats. https://t.co/SmLelbeYJP

Members of our Estates Team rocking #ChristmasJumperDay https://t.co/CqiMUzyLes

It's #ChristmasJumperDay - out staff are showcasing their favourite jumpers and helping raise money in aid of… https://t.co/2VLT37zatN