Wakefield city centre is a class act when it comes to educational experiences. I know, right? Wakefield? You better believe it. The city centre is home to a constantly expanding Wakefield College plus the famous duo of Queen Elizabeth Grammar Schools and Wakefield Girls High School not to mention a brand new CAPA College for performing arts in 2020.

Wakefield College

Did you know the largest provider of further and higher education, and apprenticeships in the local area is Wakefield College?! Offering a huge choice of A Levels, vocational and professional courses at a range of levels, the College continues to invest in modern city centre facilities, excellent support services and knowledgeable teaching staff. Meaning students get the best preparation for their next steps in Apprenticeships, chosen careers or university. You can even study your degree in the dedicated University Centre! Ofsted 2019: “…make very good progress, achieve high grades, and progress to high-quality careers, university courses and apprenticeships.”

University Centre

You CAN study your degree in Wakefield! Possibly the best kept secret about Wakefield is that we’ve had a dedicated University Centre here for over 20 years! Its home is now the Advanced Skills and Innovation Centre at Wakefield College and you can study a range of university-level and professional courses to help you start that new career or rise through the ranks in the one you’re already in. Pssst! It’s also achieved the Silver Award in the Teaching Excellence Framework and ranked the highest for student satisfaction in Yorkshire for two years running!