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What are taster sessions?

Taster sessions are an excellent way for you to try a subject area before you enrol on the course. Our taster sessions are available to years 9 and 13, and the sessions take place during your school day.
To find out more about our taster session download our booklet. Further information on taster sessions for 2020/2021 will be available here very soon.

What are taster sessions?

Taster sessions are an excellent way for you to try a subject area before you enroll in the course. Our taster sessions are available to years 9 and 13, and the sessions take place during your school day.  
To find out how you can take part in a taster session, download our booklet, or if you need a bit of inspiration on what subject you want to study, take a look at all the different taster sessions we have available.

Available Taster Days:

H&S C Taster Day

July 1st - 9pm

Sign up to our taster day for Health & Social Care

Student Competitions

Create a festival hairstyle that makes the flower crown seem dated

The 2020 festival season may have been cancelled but that doesn’t mean you can’t still practice your festival hairstyle and make up. While previous festival seasons have been all about flower crowns and colourful lipstick, 2020’s style guide champions both stylish make-up and creative hairstyles, of course, don’t forget that all important touch of glitter, a festival is a perfect time to experiment. Create the hairstyle and the make-up you would have liked to achieve if that festival you were attending was still happening, take a selfie and send us the photos, its as simple as that. Then write on your entry form why you have chosen this design and what products/tools you have used.

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Have you got what it takes to be our “Young Chef of the Year”?

Kirklees College Hospitality department is throwing down the rolling pin and inviting budding chefs from all our surrounding schools to take part in the Kirklees College “Young Chef of the Year” competition. This year we are looking for even bolder and bigger recipes. It’s the perfect platform to showcase your talents and add a splash of creativity, a pinch of passion, a dash of flair all wrapped up in a fusion of inspiration. Our previous winners achieved great things and now is your chance to step up to the plate!

To enter the competition:

Send us pictures in of what you have been creating at home!

Email us with:

  1. A) The recipe
  2. B) Action shot – a work in progress, a picture of you making the dish.
  3. C) The Masterpiece – T’dah! A picture of the final dish.

Categories: 

  • Year 7-9
  • Year 10 -11

These images will be shared across all Kirklees College Social Media channels.

Please email all pictures to us

The deadline for entry is Friday 29 May and chefs at college will pick the best and the winner from each category will be announced on Tuesday 16 June. Good luck and get cooking!
Do you have a passion for photography? Do you strive to create and capture the perfect picture, the shot that opens the eyes of others to the wonderful world around them? Then picture this… We challenge you to explore and capture an image that signifies and encompasses the Vincent Van Gogh quote, “If you truly love nature you will find beauty everywhere”.
Prizes: First Prize:   £100 high street vouchers Second Prize:   £50 high street vouchers Third Prize:   £30 high street vouchers Deadline for entries:
  • Friday 3 April 2020.
  • Shortlisted finalists will be notified after the 22 May and those shortlisted will have their images put onto social media.
  • The winners will be announced on 12th June
  • Judges will select the single winning image they feel best suits the brief. The judge’s decision is final.
  • Prizes will be given out to winners once we are allowed back into college.

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What could you be doing after your GCSE's?

At Kirklees College, we have a team of people dedicated to helping you decide what you want to do after your GCSE’s. From taster sessions, competitions, career advice, and activities, our team is there to answer all your questions and help you get the most out of every opportunity we have available.

What could you be doing after your GCSE's?

At Kirklees College, we have a team of people dedicated to helping you decide what you want to do after your GCSE’s. From taster sessions, competitions, career advice, and activities, our team is there to answer all your questions and help you get the most out of every opportunity we have available.

Founded in 2008 as part of a merger between Dewsbury College and Huddersfield Technical College, Kirklees College has become one of the biggest colleges in the country, offering a wide range of courses and study options.

Kirklees College is also committed to serving the local communities and business throughout the Kirklees region, working with over 1000 employers around West Yorkshire.

The college is entrenched in the heart of West Yorkshire and boasts nine bespoke centres across the Kirklees region, from two main centres based in Dewsbury and Huddersfield, to specific learning centres in art, animal care, construction, engineering, media and performing arts as well as a brand new centre for process manufacturing.

Kirklees College is also committed to serving the local communities and business throughout the Kirklees region, working with over 1000 employers around West Yorkshire.

The college is entrenched in the heart of West Yorkshire and boasts nine bespoke centres across the Kirklees region, from two main centres based in Dewsbury and Huddersfield, to specific learning centres in art, animal care, construction, engineering, media and performing arts as well as a brand new centre for process manufacturing.

School Competitions

Kirklees College runs three sports competitions, unfortunately due to the Coronavirus outbreak these competitions have been cancelled.

Further Information will be available in September 2020.

Football

7-a-side (maximum of 10 players). Girls and Boys Competition Years 9-11.

TAG Rugby

7-a-side (maximum 10 players). Girls and Boys Competition Years 9-11.

Match Fit

Teams of 8 to 10 students. Girls and Boys Competition Years 9-12.

Innov8 is s a competition run throughout Kirklees and Calderdale, to crown the most innovative and enterprising students. It is all about ideas, imagination, passion, and determination.

The competition is run over three days at our Huddersfield Centre: Further details will be available in September 2020.

Previous Winners

What could you be doing after your GCSE's?

At Kirklees College, we have a team of people dedicated to helping you decide what you want to do after your GCSE’s. From taster sessions, competitions, career advice, and activities, our team is there to answer all your questions and help you get the most out of every opportunity we have available.

Virtual Open Days

Find out everything you need to know about coming to Kirklees College, from what it’s like to be a student here to financial support and Progress Coaches. 
 
Booking available from Monday 8 June 
Here’s your opportunity to find out more. You can book on to loads of events and hear from tutors in all different subject areas, from Childcare, Hair & beauty, foundation courses to Health & Social Care. 
 
Booking available from Monday 8 June 
Whether it’s Creative, Art & Design, Motor Vehicle, Business or ICT courses that you want to study, we have it all at Kirklees college. You might not be able to come in person, but you can find out everything you need to know.
 
Booking available from Monday 8 June 

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