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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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  • KS5 students take part in final UTC Pipeline Programme session of the academic year

    Published 04/04/19

    On Friday 29 March, KS5 students attended their final UTC Pipeline Programme day of the academic year.

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  • Year 10 student, Elise, becomes the UTC’s first CCF Sergeant!

    Published 01/04/19

    In January 2019, UTC Reading launched its own Combined Cadet Force (CCF), led by Vice Principal and Contingent Commander, Neil Pouney, alongside the support and experience of existing cadets, such as Year 10 student, Elise.

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  • UTC Reading students crowned winners of two categories at Royal Navy Engineering Challenge 2019

    Published 29/03/19

    On Wednesday 27 March, students from UTC Reading took part in the annual Royal Navy engineering challenge, designing two vehicles that, working together, could rescue a damaged helicopter from a tropical island.

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  • End of term Newsletter - April 2019

    Published 28/03/19

    Welcome to the latest edition of the UTC Reading newsletter. Take a look at the range of exciting activities that have been taking place over the past term:

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  • UTC Reading Teacher becomes Acting Pilot Officer of UTC Reading’s Combined Cadet Force

    Published 25/03/19

    Earlier this month, UTC Reading teacher, Lewis Hart, became Acting Pilot Officer of UTC Reading’s Combined Cadet Force (CCF).

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  • Think Engineer

    Published 19/03/19

    As Event Coordinator at UTC Reading missing a couple of days generally means you’ve missed at least a handful of exciting projects, events or talks. Imagine then taking a break of a year (I was not idle, I had a baby!) and coming back and trying to get your head around everything that has been happening in your absence. It’s incredible what has been going on here!

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  • UTC Reading students achieve certificates following UKMT Intermediate Maths Challenge

    Published 07/03/19

    Last month, a group of Year 10 and Year 11 UTC Reading students took part in the UKMT Intermediate Maths Challenge.

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  • Year 11 student aspires to complete Duke of York Gold Award! ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

    Published 06/03/19

    Year 11 student, Thomas, has recently achieved both the Bronze and Silver Duke of York Award, as part of his cadet cybersecurity course, and now aspires to go for Gold!

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  • Year 13 student secures prestigious degree apprenticeship with Jaguar Land Rover

    Published 05/03/19

    Year 13 student, Hashim, has been accepted onto a degree apprenticeship with Jaguar Land Rover, starting in September 2019.

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  • 'How to make project-based learning work' - UTC Reading Principal discusses with TES

    Published 01/03/19

    Following the recent release of the National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER)'s report that evaluates project-based learning at University Technical Colleges (UTCs), in which UTC Reading featured as a case study, UTC Principal Jonathan Nicholls goes on to discuss how it has worked for UTC Reading.

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  • Sixth form students visit Barcelona on architecture trip

    Published 26/02/19

    On Wednesday 13 February, UTC Reading took a group of fifteen Year 12 and Year 13 architecture students to Barcelona, to help enrich their learning in the classroom by providing real life examples of the architecture they talk about in class each week.

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  • UTC Reading showcased for excellent project-based learning

    Published 19/02/19

    UTC Reading has been singled out as a leading example for other University Technical Colleges to follow when it comes to working with businesses.

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