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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 gain a glimpse into the business world at recent careers fair

    Published 17/10/19

    Written by Thomas Shelbourn, Year 12 

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  • UTC Reading opens its doors to future students

    Published 26/09/19

    On Wednesday 25 September, UTC Reading hosted its first Open Event of the academic year, with prospective students queueing out the door!

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  • UTC Reading students receive Duke of York Gold Award at St James’s Palace ceremony

    Published 20/09/19

    Forty-four UTC Reading graduates received the Duke of York Gold Award for Technical Education from HRH The Duke of York, with ten former students attending the prestigious ceremony at St James’s Palace on Monday 16 September.

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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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