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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 exclusively chosen to deliver Sage FutureMakers programme to budding computer scientists

    Published 29/10/20

    During the first half term of the academic year, GCSE computer science students at UTC Reading took part in the Sage FutureMakers programme, an initiative that UTC Reading were chosen to deliver as part of a global programme aimed at addressing the challenges young people face with a changing workforce due to digital transformation. 

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  • UTC facilities are second to none

    Published 26/10/20

    In the most recent Baker Dearing Trust (BDT) survey of UTC students across the programme, the standard of facilities, both buildings and equipment, ranked as outstanding.

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  • UTC Reading cyber security students rank 18th in the world after earning 428,840 Immersive Lab Points

    Published 22/10/20

    A group of cyber security students at UTC Reading have been taking part in Immersive Labs, a series of hands-on, challenge-based skill experiences to earn Labs Points. Having now achieved 428,840 points, they are 18th in the world according to the latest tables.  

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  • UTC Reading recognised as a Microsoft Showcase School once again with staff awarded Microsoft Innovator in Education Expert (MIEE) status

    Published 22/10/20

    Since becoming the country’s first UTC to be awarded status as a Microsoft Showcase School in 2015, UTC Reading have once again, renewed this status. 

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  • UTC Reading recognised as a Prodigy Learning Outstanding Centre of Excellence for a second time

    Published 22/10/20

    During this term, we received the fantastic news that we had, once again, been awarded status as a Prodigy Learning Outstanding Centre of Excellence (2019-2020). 

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  • Watch our latest Virtual Open Event

    Published 16/10/20

    If you missed our Virtual Open Event on Tuesday 13 October, you can watch the recording back here:

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  • UTC Reading is now cooperating with a Formula 1 team

    Published 15/10/20

    We’re delighted to announce that UTC Reading are just one of a handful of secondary-level education establishments in the country to cooperate with a Formula 1 team. 

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  • UTCs help to fill huge national skills shortages in digital, engineering, health and creative jobs.

    Published 08/10/20

    The national skills shortage is often cited as a problem, but what does this really mean for students today? 

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  • Latest Covid-19 News

    Published 01/10/20

    UPDATED: 03/11/20 - We wanted to let our school community know that two students at UTC Reading have tested positive for Covid-19.

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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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  • Year 12 receive inspiring talk at the start of term

    Published 21/09/20

    On Wednesday 16 September, UTC Reading’s Year 12 students received a visit from motivational speaker, James Aidoo, from Innerscope.  

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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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