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.
Thursday, 17 January, 2019
Staff, students and Governors at Wakefield College are celebrating following a successful Ofsted Inspection visit before Christmas. The College achieved a rating of ‘Good’ for overall effectiveness and in each of the four separate areas:
Monday, 19 November, 2018
Wakefield College is pleased to announce the sale of its Thornes Park Campus to Wakefield-based, award-winning humanitarian charity Penny Appeal. Founded by local entrepreneur and former College student, Adeem Younis, Penny Appeal will unveil plans for the site in the coming weeks.
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.
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.
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 including the unveiling of a memorial timeline, competition with local school and an exhibition showcasing the history of the College. The College has also revealed a new…
Friday, 27 April, 2018
Wakefield College Business 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.
Seventeen-year-old Conor Mahoney will be lacing up his boots and taking on the Pennines on Sunday 6th May in a mission to walk 23…
Monday, 09 April, 2018
Wakefield College has been officially awarded the Carbon Trust Standard which shows real action has been taken on climate change by reducing our carbon emissions by 14.4%.
Thursday, 15 March, 2018
A partnership with Torque and Wakefield College’s ‘Get SET’ programme has been very successful, the scheme is dedicated to enabling students with learning difficulties and disabilities to gain real employment experience with businesses. Get SET uses a technique called job carving, which means that the students focus on one or two aspects of the job and learns how to do these well. Students…
Monday, 12 March, 2018
Nine Level 3 students from various courses at Wakefield College have been selected to be a part of a major diversity project with Sky.
It aims to help create new thinking by adapting a reverse mentoring initiative, the students will be matched with home engineers from Sky and spend four days with them to capture views on diversity, technology and internal communication channels. Results…