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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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  • UTC Reading students celebrate GCSE results

    Published 22/08/19

    Year 11 students at UTC Reading are celebrating this morning after collecting their GCSE results. The Ofsted rated ‘Outstanding’ UTC, specialising in Engineering and Computing, which offers a strong technical education alongside GCSE’s in a unique workplace-style environment, saw grades improve from 2018 across all subjects. 

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  • Bright futures lie ahead for UTC Reading students as they celebrate technical qualifications and A-level results

    Published 15/08/19

    Examination results put students on the path to fulfilling destinations including, apprenticeships, higher education and employment. 

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  • UTC Reading’s STEM summer school success

    Published 06/08/19

    Last week UTC Reading played host to its first STEM focussed summer school. Over the course of the week the students got to experiment with robotics, maths, technology and creative challenges as well as have talks from inspirational speakers:

    • AmeliaWomacktalkAmelia Womack (deputy leader of the Green party)

    • Anika Mehangra and Radhika Parmer

    • John Bickerton

    • Dr David Acheson

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  • UTC Reading students reach TeenTech Awards final ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

    Published 24/07/19

    This term, a group of UTC Reading finalists had the chance to present their Research Project ‘The Bioethics of Human Tissue’ at the Institute of Engineering and Technology.

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  • UTC Reading students and alumni competed in the Royal Navy Junior Field Gun Challenge this July under the banner of ‘ALET (Activate Learning Education Trust) Warriors.

    Published 19/07/19

    The week-long event involved students working together to assemble a field gun (small canon), transporting it across the track at speed, firing and then disassembling it.

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  • End of term newsletter - July 2019

    Published 18/07/19

    Welcome to the UTC Reading End of Term newsletter. We have had a very busy, exciting term with a lot of activities that have taken place. Here are some of the highlights...

    Have a great long Summer break!

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  • Grazely Park Primary school pupils enjoyed an out of this world rocket-making workshop

    Published 24/06/19

    Grazely Park Primary school pupils enjoyed an out of this world rocket-making workshop thanks to UTC Reading’s Director of Engineering, Andy Thacker, and Year 12 students – Hugo, Tom, Fraser and Laurence.

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  • Keir lands prestigious Google apprenticeship at London HQ

    Published 11/06/19

    BTEC Computing student, Keir, has secured a prestigious apprenticeship with one of most sought-after employers in the world, Google.

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  • Josh beats off stiff competition to be offered BAE Systems apprenticeship

    Published 03/06/19

    Sixth form student, Josh, has secured a highly sought after higher apprenticeship with multinational aerospace, defence and security company, BAE Systems. 

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  • UTC Reading students win the Reading University Hackathon!

    Published 29/05/19

    A group of Year 11 UTC Reading students won the highly regarded Reading University 24-hour student hackathon, competing against students from across the globe.

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  • UTC Reading students came second in the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME) Craftsman Cup

    Published 21/05/19

    Well done to Year 13 students James Carter and Luke Pond who were runners- up in the REME Craftsman Cup at the Ministry of Defence, Lyneham on 15 May.

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  • Five Year 10 students graduated at The Brilliant Club

    Published 20/05/19

    On Wednesday 15 May, five Year 10 students travelled to Royal Holloway, University of London, to celebrate their excellent results at The Brilliant Club graduation ceremony.

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