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February 2020

  • UTC Reading students get mock interviews with industry and higher education partners

    Published 28/02/20

    Last month, Post-16 students spent time with industry partners gaining experience and feedback in mock interviews. The students had interviews with industry and higher education partners including Oxford Brookes University, University of Portsmouth, AWE, Virgin Media, SSE, The Virtual Forge, Kier and Costain. 

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  • Coronavirus update and information

    Published 26/02/20

    We are aware that there may be an update from the Government this weekend. If there are any implications for schools, we will update you further on Monday.



    Update 20 March 2020

    We have been sending daily updates to parents and these can all be found here:

    The Department for Education (DfE) have released further details on the arrangement for exams which have been cancelled in the academic year 2019/20 due to the coronavirus outbreak. Full release here. 

    The government have released guidance around key workers. It’s important to note that many parents working in the sectors listed may be able to ensure their child is kept at home. And every child who can be safely cared for at home should be. Full update to parents at 10.00am this morning.

    Latest updates: Update for Parents 19 March 2020

    Previous updates can be found below:

    Update 18 March:

    Following the update from the UK government's Education Secretary today, stating that schools will close at the end of this week (until further notice) our Leadership Team are working to put in place final plans for next week, to include how we continue to provide support for children of key workers and our most vulnerable children. We will release further information tomorrow morning.

    Update 17.03.20

    Please note that UTC Reading is open as normal for students in Years 11 &13. Year 10 and 12 students are working from home with remote learning access & activities set up. Should students experience difficulties with accessing tasks, they should email the relevant member of staff. We will continue to send out regular updates. Thanks for your support. For information on the latest Coronavirus news, please visit

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  • Students start-up UTC Reading radio station and are on-air within a week

    Published 05/02/20

    Three Year 12 UTC Reading students have created a student-run radio station within a week, to help build a strong sense of community at the UTC.

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  • Pipeline Programme Day 3 - cryptography, TeenTech and resilience

    Published 04/02/20

    Pipeline Programme Day 3 – cryptography, TeenTech and resilience 

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  • CV Clinics are a success with TEC Partners

    Published 04/02/20

    TEC Partners collaborated with UTC Reading to provide students with CV Clinics with leading academic and industry partners.

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