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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.

March 2019

  • 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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