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FLEX support local charity with huge donation

Thursday, 09 May, 2019

FLEX students have shown tremendous support for local charity City of Sanctuary with a huge donation of items.

Public access defibrillators to save lives

Friday, 03 May, 2019

Staff, students and members of the public in and around Wakefield College’s Castleford and City Campuses can now access lifesaving defibrillators following the recent installation of the devices.

Students experience life working in the Italian Alps

Wednesday, 01 May, 2019

Ten students from Wakefield College have recently returned from a successful two week work placement experience in Folgarida, Northern Italy.

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!

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 students hunt for the Higgs boson at CERN

Tuesday, 12 March, 2019

Students from Wakefield College have been inspired by a visit to CERN, home of the Large Hadron Collider.

Wakefield College celebrates Apprentice success

Friday, 08 March, 2019

The Waterton Park Hotel formed the backdrop for Wakefield College’s annual Apprenticeships Awards Ceremony this week. Local business leaders and dignitaries were joined by senior college staff to celebrate the success of apprentices and employers at the glittering awards evening.

Wakefield College Coach selected for England duty

Tuesday, 26 February, 2019

Wakefield College Head Football coach, Ben Severn was recently selected to be part of the English Colleges National team coaching squad for a prestigious international tournament in Rome, Italy.