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Jack Jevons

UTCs bridge the gap between the world of education and the world of work

The digital revolution has already changed the skills we need. A UTC education futureproofs young people’s careers by focusing on active learning; technical entrepreneurial skills; and personal and collaborative skills.

Careers of the future will involve agile thinking and problem-solving, but the skills prioritised by many schools are increasingly done by computers. That’s where UTCs are different.

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Applicants – your place is secure

We know that Year 11 pupils have been working hard to get the best grades they can in their GCSEs at school to secure a college place at the highest level possible. The process of how those grades will be awarded is yet to be fully configured, however, we would like to reassure you that we will be looking beyond the awarded grades.

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Coronavirus update – exams and future study

Dear Parent/Carer,

Re: Coronavirus update, Friday 20th March – exams and future study

With school closing today, Friday 20th March, for an indefinite period, I wanted to update you on the arrangements and plans for the coming weeks. I have been meeting with our staff team all this week to devise a clear way forward in these difficult times. As I am sure you will appreciate, these plans may change depending on the length of the school closure.

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