Heart of Yorkshire Education Group

About the Heart of Yorkshire Education Group

The Heart of Yorkshire Education Group serves the education and skills needs of the Yorkshire region from its campuses in Castleford, Selby and Wakefield.

As a new, combined institution, the Group was formed following the merger of Selby College and Wakefield College on 1st March 2022.

The Group offers an expansive range of post-16 provision, apprenticeships, higher education, adult qualifications and distance learning, through its wide variety of full and part-time courses. It also works closely with employers locally, regionally and nationally to deliver work-based training programmes to meet existing and future skills shortages.

Across its three campuses, the Group serves approximately 10,000+ full-time students, with more than 2,000 Higher Education students and Apprentices. With a combined turnover of £36 million, the Group currently employs more than 890 teaching and support staff.

Our Merger Journey

Merger Proposal Consultation Documents

Merger Consultation Document for the proposed merger of Selby College and Wakefield College

Merger Proposal Consultation Feedback Document

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