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Tuesday 27th July 2021

Health and Life Sciences students participate in practical workshop creating fake wounds

As a specialist science and technology centre, the UTC helps students to develop the kind of technical and scientific skills which the healthcare sector increasingly needs. Our Year 9 Health… Read more

Monday 26th July 2021

UTC students involved in the Midlands Maker Challenge visit the New Museum of Making

Engineering student, Henry Waring, and Health and Life Sciences student, Olivia Nikiel, recently visited the Museum of Making in Derby, with Miss Warburton, Curriculum Director of Engineering. The reason for… Read more

Monday 26th July 2021

UTC Derby students work with employers in Construction virtual work experience

Our Year 9 and Year 10 students recently took part in an exciting virtual work experience project ‘Design a home for everyone’. They worked alongside top employers in industry, including… Read more

Tuesday 18th May 2021

Royal Shakespeare Company brings the joy of theatre to the UTC

Year 9 and 10 students at the UTC enjoyed the fantastic opportunity to watch a pre-recorded production by the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) of Macbeth, one of their set texts… Read more

Monday 29th March 2021

My experience of the UTC – A parent’s perspective

Jonathan & Natasha are parents of Year 9 student, Breanna, who left her previous school at the end of Year 8 and joined UTC Derby Pride Park at the start… Read more

Wednesday 17th March 2021

UTC Derby students learn about Young Carers Action Day

On 16th March 2021, UTC Derby students learnt about Young Carers Action Day.  The day has changed its name from “Awareness” day.  This year, COVID-19 has impacted hugely on many… Read more

Tuesday 16th February 2021

UTC Derby community takes part in National Storytelling Week

As part of National Storytelling Week in February we set a challenge for people across our community, including students, parents and governors, to share their short stories with us for an… Read more

Wednesday 3rd February 2021

Engineering students take part in virtual energy challenge

Year 9 Engineering students studying Systems Control have been working virtually with Derby Museums on a project to design an energy saving device for use in the home as part… Read more

Monday 11th January 2021

Engineers and Healthcare professionals of the future invited to UTC Derby Pride Park Showcase Event

UTC Derby Pride Park is running a virtual showcase event this month for young people interested in careers in engineering, healthcare, medicine and science. Young people, and their parents and… Read more

Wednesday 16th December 2020

Christmas Jumper Day 2020

UTC Derby Pride Park students donned their Christmas jumpers and glitter in order to raise money for Save the Children’s 9th annual Christmas Jumper Day. Year 9 and 10 students… Read more

Thursday 26th November 2020

Healthcare professionals of the future invited to UTC Derby Pride Park open event

UTC Derby Pride Park is inviting young people interested in healthcare careers to a virtual open event. The UTC, on Locomotive Way, Pride Park, Derby, is a technical school for… Read more

Thursday 12th November 2020

Students mark Remembrance Day with poppies of Remembrance

Students at UTC Derby Pride Park marked Remembrance Day this year as part of their Global Learning curriculum. Students were invited to create their own poppy stone, on which they… Read more