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W Days 2024

  • PLEASE NOTE: YOU CAN ONLY BOOK THIS EVENT IF YOU HAVE BEEN INTERVIEWED AND SECURED A PLACE AT WILBERFORCE
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Experience life as a Wilberforce student!


Over two days you will sample your subjects, meet your teachers and have the chance to familiarise yourself with the college.

This is a huge benefit before starting with us in September. Attendance is a compulsory part of enrolment and securing your pace on your chosen programme.

PLEASE NOTE: YOU CAN ONLY BOOK THIS EVENT IF YOU HAVE BEEN INTERVIEWED AND SECURED A PLACE AT WILBERFORCE

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What happens on W DAYS?
  • W DAY ONE: Wednesday 26 June 9am – 4pm Arrow down

    • Please arrive at college no later than 8:45am.
    • You will head straight to a tutorial session which will prepare you for the day ahead. You will receive a text message with the location of your tutorial session the day before on Tuesday 25 June.
    • Once you receive your timetable during tutorial, you will see you have 4 lessons of your chosen sample subjects, an Academic Mentor talk to discuss an extra tutorial we offer, which will help prepare you for life beyond College, as well as a Principal Welcome to discover the expectations of our students.
    • W DAY ONE is all about sampling your chosen subjects, so if you know that you have changed your mind since your interview then please email liaison@wilberforce.ac.uk
    • If you are studying A Levels or a mixed programme of A Levels and BTEC Ext. Certificates, you will be offered a 4th subject to choose from in your tutorial session when you arrive to help you make up your mind. Have a research of what may interest you below.
    • It’s the perfect opportunity to meet your future classmates and teachers.
    • Familiarise yourself with YOUR future college surroundings.
    • Lunch is on us – During lunchtime you’ll be able to sample what’s on offer in our main eatery ‘Refuel’
  • W DAY TWO: Thursday 27 June 9am – 1pm Arrow down

    • Get involved in Upskilling activities which will enrich your extra-curricular programme alongside your studies
    • If it’s of interest to you then you can trial for a Sports Academy: Hull KR Dual Development Rugby Academy, North Ferriby FC Football Academy, Wilberforce Netball Academy. If this applies to you then remember to bring your kit and boots!
    • During the afternoon of W DAY TWO, will get to attend the W DAYS Festival, with live music, DJ set, inflatable games, free street food and desserts!
    • Enjoy making positive memories with new friends to kick-start your college life!
  • PLEASE NOTE: YOU CAN ONLY BOOK THIS EVENT IF YOU HAVE BEEN INTERVIEWED AND SECURED A PLACE AT WILBERFORCE Arrow down

    You must have been interviewed by 26 June.

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How will I get there?

You will be able to trial your journey to college. Perhaps you may walk or cycle and use our secure bicycle storage off the front car park on Saltshouse Road.

If you will be travelling by bus, then familairse yourself with the college bus routes.

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TOP TIPS

  • Think of 3 things that you want to find out about your chosen courses that you don’t already know
  • If travelling to the college by bus then have a look at the bus timetable to plan your route
  • Pick an area of the campus to go and explore that isn’t an area you will be studying in
  • Remember to request your favourite song you want to hear at the festival when you sign-up on the W DAYS Eventbrite
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What Upskilling shall I choose?

On W DAY TWO you will get to sample an enrichment activity to show you some of the types of things you can get up to at Wilberforce along aside of your studies tp ensure you develop skills outside of the classroom that will further your progression.

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If you have any questions or queries then please contact the college and we will be happy to answer you!
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