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Meet our student recruitment team and find out what we have to offer.
Meet our student recruitment team and find out what we have to offer.
Our student recruitment team are here to help. The team are responsible for all taster sessions, competitions and other activities that you can take part in.
You will also see the team out and about at careers and information events across West Yorkshire and will see them around if you come visit us on an open day.
You can ask your school to get in touch with the team to take part in our school competitions, or with your school’s permission, you can take part in our individual competitions and taster sessions.
Enter yourself into one of our competitions.
Our Hospitality and Catering department is hosting the annual Young Chef of the Year competition! We would like to invite budding chefs from all our surrounding schools to take part.
The competition aims to find aspiring young chefs, provide them with guidance and encouragement in their chosen career and allow them to showcase their culinary skills.
This year we are looking for even bigger and better recipes and ideas! Our previous winners achieved great things and now is your chance to do the same.
The competition will be split down into heats before heading into the final at the end of 2017, when the winner will be announced.
Deadlines for entries will be Monday 20 March 2017, before the first round heats begin on Tuesday 25 April 2017.
The following heats will be on Tuesday 2 May 2017 for the 2nd heat, before the 3rd heat on Tuesday 9th May.
The final will be held on Tuesday 20 June 2017.
To enter the competition please download and print out the competition guidelines, as well as the entry form. Please fill in the entry form and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org
We have launched our photography competition to find the best photographer from our surrounding schools.
We want you to capture an image that will define your generation, so you will need to capture your own portrait of contemporary youth culture. Yes, you can even do a selfie as long as it is original.
The competition is for year 9-11’s only.
How to enter
To enter in to our photography competition you must send up to five pictures and your entry form in an email to email@example.com
The entry deadline for the competition is Friday 28 April 2017. Winners will be shortlisted on Friday 26 May and will be invited to our amazing end of year show CREATE at Batley School of Art on Friday 16 June 2017, where we will announce the winners of the competition.
For further details of the event contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01484 437092
Enter a school team into one of our competitions, work with your school to sign up.
Has your school got what it takes to be the best?
Our Matchfit competition pits schools from surrounding areas up against each other in a range of activities in sport and public services.
Schools can enter teams of 8 to 10 students, mixed female and male teams, open to students in Year 9 to 12.
The competition is free to enter and will take place on 17 May 2017.
For more information on the Matchfit Competition, or to register your teams contact our student recruitment team on email@example.com or call 01484 437092
The Peter Jones Enterprise Academy Innov8 challenge is back for 2016/17.
Innov8 is a competition run throughout Kirklees and Calderdale, to crown the most innovative and enterprising students. Hosted by our Peter Jones Enterprise Academy, the competition is all about innovation, imagination, passion and entrepreneurship.
The competition will be held on the following dates:
Day 1 – 20 June 2017 – 9:30am – 12pm
Day 2 – 23 June 2017 – 9:30am – 12pm
Day 3 – 27 June 2017, 1pm – 3:30pm
For more information on the Innov8 event please download our competition guidelines.
To confirm which date you would like to sign up for and to book your teams in please contact our student recruitment team on firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01484 437092 to reserve your place.
We will be hosting two tournaments this academic year to see which school has the best football and rugby teams.
The tournaments will consist of eight teams playing seven-a-side, with a maximum of 10 players per squad.
There will be separate competitions for both male and female teams to find out which school is the best.
The football tournament will be held on Tuesday 5 April 2017 from 4pm-6pm, whilst the tag rugby tournament will be on Tuesday 7 June 2017 4pm until 6pm.
To sign up your team, and to find out more about the football and rugby tournament contact email@example.com or call 01484 437092
Book on to one of our open days.
Open Days are a great way to find out about Kirklees College and what we have to offer.
They give you the opportunity to look around our facilities, talk to our experienced teaching staff about the course you would like to study as well as find out about the support that is available to you when studying at Kirklees College.
We also have people from all areas of college life to help you with deciding what course to study. Where possible all curriculum areas have activities taking place or current students available to answer your questions.
We would like to offer you the opportunity to visit our centres. We can give individuals and school groups a guided tour of our facilities as well as information about our centres.
Whether you want to see our brand new process manufacturing centre, go see the hard working students at Brunel Construction or if you want to see our awesome facilities in our main Huddersfield Centre, such as our amazing air cabin simulator, gym, and brand new to this year, Starbucks.
Contact our student recruitment team at schoolsliaison@KirkleesCollege.ac.uk for more information on our centres or to book on to a tour.
Do you love food and cooking? Why not sign up for our exciting Junior Chef Academy?
Our Junior Chef Academy is a cookery course that offers students aged 10 years to 16 years the opportunity to showcase their culinary skills. Foods on the course will be a mixture of sweet and savoury dishes from around the world, using seasonal produce when available, which can be replicated at home.
All dishes will be produced using a variety of skills learned throughout the course.
The Junior Chef Academy course will run every Wednesday from 5pm-7:30pm for 6 weeks.
Year 11’s we want you! If you want to study at Kirklees College, you can come and try out for our sports academies!
We have academies in boxing (men and women), football (men and women) and rugby (men).
(Men and Women’s Football and Men’s Rugby League)
4pm until 5:30pm on the following dates:
Wednesday 30 November 2016
Wednesday 8 February 2017
Wednesday 26 April 2017
Wednesday 7 June 2017
Our football academies have developed an exciting partnership with semi-professional side AFC Emley, so both male and female sports academy students have the opportunity to play semi-pro for AFC Emley’s Under 19s teams!
If you’re interested in our boxing academy, you can attend our taster session at Rawthorpe Amateur Boxing club on Tuesday 9 May 2017, 10am until 3pm.
For more information about the academy trials please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01484 437092.
Looking for an amazing day out for the family? Why not come to our free entry family fun days at the home of our favourite animals, our eco-friendly Taylor Hill Centre!
All of our animal areas will be open during the events and you will get to see our reptiles, birds, farm animals and much more! The entire centre will be open to the public and there will be a great range of activities for you and your family to take part in.
The activities will include cake stalls, face painting, tombola, animal quiz and much more fun for all the family!
We will be holding two family fun days this year for you to come and enjoy.
Our first family fun day will be on Saturday 10 December 2016, where we will be holding a special Christmas Fayre.
We will also be holding a Summer Fayre on Saturday 6 May 2017.
For more information about our family fun days please contact our Taylor Hill Centre on 01484 437184.