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Wakefield College staff support the community throughout the Covid crisis

Friday, 23 October, 2020

We wanted to end Colleges Week by celebrating our college COVID-19 heroes! Our incredible students and staff at Wakefield College have been inspirational in supporting the community throughout the Covid crisis.

And the awards keep coming!

Thursday, 22 October, 2020

Wakefield College have been working hard this year in an enormously challenging environment to ensure our young people still get the opportunities they deserve, and one team have recently been awarded for their dedication in the face of this adversity.

A special award for a special Wakefield building

Wednesday, 21 October, 2020

Wakefield Civic Society awards a special design award to recognise the quality of the work and scope of the project undertaken by Wakefield College on The Beaumont Building.

A Blog for Love Our Colleges Week

Monday, 19 October, 2020

Craig Wigglesworth, Managing Director of a SME manufacturing company STT (Specialist Tooling Technologies Ltd) and David White, Head of Employer Engagement at Wakefield College discuss STT in particular and the region as a whole’s training needs. They talk about how Wakefield College helps to meet those needs helping businesses succeed and what needs to be done in the future to make sure they can continue to innovatively collaborate with businesses in the Leeds City Region and beyond.

Wakefield College Apprentice nominated for Regional Apprentice of the Year

Thursday, 10 September, 2020

As an CMI Award of Excellence winner, James is now automatically nominated for the CMI Regional Apprentice of the Year.

I would walk 600 miles!

Tuesday, 01 September, 2020

This September, Paul Collier, Wakefield College’s EHCP & Funding Co-ordinator in the Inclusion Department and his daughter and former Wakefield College A Level Student Ebony, are challenging themselves to take on the 600 Mile September Challenge to raise awareness and money for York Mind.

CMI Students recognised with Awards of Excellence

Monday, 24 August, 2020

Sarah Wilson and James Evison, CMI Team Leader Level 3 apprentices, were nominated for the CMI Awards of Excellence by Lee Lyons, Assessor and Trainer for Apprenticeships and Commercial Training at Wakefield College.

Wakefield College celebrates A Level results

Thursday, 13 August, 2020

A Level students from Wakefield College’s Sixth Form have demonstrated their hard work and resilience after the class of 2020 achieved another strong set of results. Figures revealed last night showed students achieved an overall pass rate of 97% - the 17th year running the result has exceeded 95%.

A Mother and Daughter Higher Learning Experience

Monday, 10 August, 2020

There are families that work together and then there are families that study together! Johanne Child, Care & Early Years Lecturer introduces us to an inspirational story from two of our HE students who have both had to face personal barriers and obstacles and just so happen to be mother & daughter.