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Take a look at the latest UTC Reading news, including projects our students have been working on and awards they’ve won.

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  • Prospective students get live virtual tour of the school in first UTC Reading Open Event of the academic year

    Published 25/09/20

    UTC Reading held their first Virtual Open Event of the academic year on Wednesday 23 September.  

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  • Changing schools when you’re 14: UTCs provide a fresh start for many young people in a supportive, smaller school environment.

    Published 18/09/20

    As well as offering strong employer and university engagement and a focus on STEM subjects, the other big difference between UTCs and most other secondary schools is that our students join at the age of 14.

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  • UTC Reading to host first virtual Open Event of the academic year

    Published 17/09/20

    Prospective students will get an insight into life at a University Technical College at September's virtual Open Event. 

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  • UTC Reading students and staff achieve over 100 professional qualifications

    Published 01/09/20

    During the 2019/20 academic year, students and staff at UTC Reading worked towards achieving over 100 professional qualifications despite the school being closed during lockdown.

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  • Spotlight on Employer Engagement ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

    Published 27/08/20

    One of the many things that makes a UTC different from your average secondary school is the close engagement with employers.

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  • GCSE success for UTC Reading students

    Published 20/08/20

    Year 11 students at UTC Reading are celebrating this morning after receiving their GCSE results. These results are a good foundation for students who are going on to further study in the Sixth Form at UTC Reading or other post 16 educational providers. 

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  • Bright futures lie ahead for UTC Reading students as they celebrate fantastic post 16 destinations

    Published 13/08/20

    UTC Reading’s Year 13 students are celebrating this morning after their hard work and dedication over the last two years has opened the doors to a range of exciting industry apprenticeships, university degrees and degree courses.  

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  • UTCs are transformational

    Published 28/07/20

    A much higher percentage of UTC students, from disadvantaged backgrounds, go on to university when compared with other secondary schools.

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  • UTC Reading students use technical skills to deliver first live-streamed Open Event online

    Published 21/07/20

    UTC Reading held their first virtual live-streamed open event on Tuesday 7 July, produced by a group of Year 12 students.  

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  • Fujitsu round off the final talk in the ALET Industry Insight series with fascinating learnings

    Published 20/07/20

    The last in the Activate Learning Education Trust (ALET) Industry Insights Talk series for this academic year was given on Wednesday 15 July by a panel from the IT Giant, Fujitsu.  

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  • ALET Industry Insights – the Alumni Edition!

    Published 17/07/20

    The Activate Learning Education Trust (ALET) were thrilled to talk to four Alumni in the ninth Industry Insights Talk of the series on Thursday 9 July.  

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  • UTC Reading student appointed as CCF Lord-Lieutenant Cadet for 2020/21

    Published 14/07/20

    UTC Reading Year 11 student, Cadet Flight Sergeant, Elise Hammond, has been awarded one of the highest achievements in the Cadet Forces, being appointed as CCF Lord-Lieutenant Cadet, to Mr James Puxley.

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