Friday 22nd May 2020

UTC Derby Launches New Technical Foundation Courses for September 2020

UTC Derby Pride Park, which specialises in the two exciting areas of Engineering and Life Sciences, has expanded its technical offer to include a brand-new Level 2 course starting in… Read more

Friday 22nd May 2020

Meet our Staff: Miss Majid, Computer Science

Why did you decide to start teaching at the UTC?  Previously I hadn’t heard of the UTC, so when I saw a job advertised here, I was intrigued and applied… Read more

Wednesday 13th May 2020

Health Science Roles in Action: IT Lead

In the current climate, it is important to appreciate the roles key workers play, and the many different roles available. If you choose to study Life Sciences, there are lots… Read more

Tuesday 12th May 2020

Meet our Staff: Mrs Robathan, English Teacher

Why did you decide to start teaching at the UTC? I loved the ambition and drive of the students when I visited. I was also excited about the opportunities offered… Read more

Friday 3rd April 2020

University of Derby hosts Life Sciences event at UTC Derby Pride Park

UTC Derby Pride Park Year 11 students welcomed Dr Paula Holt, Dean of the College of Health and Social Care, along with colleagues from the University of Derby for an… Read more

Wednesday 25th March 2020

New Vice Principal appointed at UTC Derby Pride Park

A new Vice Principal has been appointed to UTC Derby Pride Park. Lee Kirkwood has 13 years’ experience in education. He was previously Senior Director of Maths at Nova Education… Read more

Monday 10th February 2020

Meet our Alumni: Zoe Percival

Alumna, Zoe Percival, has gone on to study a degree in Manufacturing and Engineering at Coventry University, after studying at the UTC. Zoe joined the UTC in Year 12 to… Read more

Friday 6th December 2019

Derby’s University Technical College gets the go-ahead to start a new chapter and join top academy trust

Derby’s University Technical College has been given the official go-ahead to start a new chapter and expand on its work to create a talent pipeline for the region’s top employers.… Read more

Thursday 7th November 2019

Derby’s UTC takes the top spot in 2019 Royal Navy ‘Juniors Leaders Field Gun’ competition

Students and staff from Derby’s UTC are celebrating following the news that they were judged the top performing University Technical College taking part in the 2019 Royal Navy ‘Juniors Leaders… Read more

Thursday 31st October 2019

Meet our Alumni: Amandip Phagura

Alumnus, Amandip Phagura, has gone full circle since leaving Derby’s UTC. Amandip joined the UTC in Year 12 to study an Extended Diploma in Engineering. “I’m originally from Derby so… Read more

Thursday 31st October 2019

Meet our Curriculum Director for Engineering, Kerry Warburton

Kerry studied Industrial Design at Brunel University before deciding to do a postgraduate teaching qualification, a PGCE in Secondary Design Technology. She has worked on projects including sustainable design, product… Read more

Thursday 31st October 2019

Meet our employer partner, Andy Davies from Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce pioneers cutting-edge technologies that deliver clean, safe and competitive solutions to meet our planet’s vital power needs. They connect, power and protect society. Rolls-Royce comprises three focused businesses – Civil… Read more

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Coronavirus update: School closure information

Following government guidance, UTC Derby Pride Park will be closed to students from Monday 23 March.

During the UTC’s closure we continue to maintain our Safeguarding responsibilities. In a edition to the normal contact routes we now have a dedicated mobile contact which will be monitored throughout the closure.

If you have any Safeguarding concerns please contact:  07811 004643

For more information:

NHS 111 Online service

NHS health advice

Public Health England

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