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UTC Reading Newsletter February 2018

Welcome to the February edition of the UTC Reading newsletter. Take a look at the range of exciting activities that have been taking place!

Success at UTC Reading Post-16 Open Event

UTC Reading hosted a successful Post-16 Open Event this month for prospective students and their parents. Visitors to the school had the chance to tour the state of the art facilities the UTC has to offer, as well as speak to staff and current students, giving their accounts of their experiences so far.

STEM trip to Reading University

On Wednesday 17 January a group of Year 11,12 and 13 Biology students went on a trip to Reading University to visit Dr Sakthivel Vaiyapuri, a Lecturer in Pharmacology.

 IET Talk - Reading Tech Community

UTC Reading was proud to host the first meeting of the Reading Tech Community with Matt Rodda, MP Reading East this month, which involved 25 representatives of technology interest groups giving their views on the local landscape.

Intermediate Mathematics Challenge 2018

On Friday 2 February, a group of Year 10 UTC Reading pupils took part in the UKMT Intermediate Maths Challenge.

 Children and the Chocolate Factory

206 primary school pupils from six schools across Reading took the chance to visit UTC Reading to take part in the ‘Children and the Chocolate Factory’ challenge event.

Year 12 Architecture trip to London

On Friday 23 February, 15 Year 12 Art and Design Architecture students went to London for a walking tour of key architectural points of interest and visited the Victoria and Albert Museum. 

 

STEM ambassadors’ visit

On Friday 23 February, two STEM ambassadors visited UTC Reading to give lectures to students about their careers and current work.

 

Salesforce project

On Wednesday 21 February, Salesforce kicked off a project with students as part of their specialist enrichment.

The project envoles and tests the students' ability to apply what they have learned on the Trailhead learning platform. Our Salesforce mentors, Jay and Erika, will be leading the students through a CRM projcet that will enable them to apply their skills into a real world scenario.

Did you know about the March Career Events?

Pathway have just announced some of the amazing opportunities that are coming up in March, many of which are in connection with National Apprenticeship Week, aimed at helping young people to make an informed decision about their future career pathway.


Applications for September 2018

You can still apply for a place at UTC Reading in September 2018. For more information, download our 2018-19 prospectus.

To apply for a place, complete the Year 10 application form or Year 12 application form on our website. We will be in touch shortly afterwards to confirm the next steps of the application process.

Keep in touch

You can also keep up to date with the latest developments of UTC Reading through our website and social media channels:

Web: http://www.utcreading.org.uk/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UTCReading
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/utcreading 
Twitter: @UTCReading
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/utc-reading
YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/UTCReadin

 

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