News

Friday 22nd April 2022

New Principal appointed at UTC Derby Pride Park

A new Principal has been appointed at UTC Derby Pride Park. Lee Kirkwood initially joined the University Technical College (UTC) on Locomotive Way, Pride Park, as Vice Principal in 2019.… Read more

Wednesday 9th February 2022

UTC Derby Pride Park proud to be a part of the National Digital Skills for Health Project

UTC Derby Pride Park is proud to be a part of the National Digital Skills for Health Project which was officially launched in Sheffield in October 2021 and was attended,… Read more

Wednesday 12th January 2022

E4E Derby City Raising Aspirations Awards

The third annual E4E Derby City Aspirations Awards 2021 took place on December 2021 and was open to all Derby City Schools for Year groups 7-13. E4E work with local… Read more

Tuesday 12th October 2021

UTC Derby Pride Park Open Morning

It was fantastic to be able to open our doors to prospective students and parents for our Open Morning. The event was attended by over 200 visitors, and we were… Read more

Tuesday 21st September 2021

Y13 Engineering students visit the University of Derby

Early in September The University of Derby hosted our Year 13 Engineering students for an introduction into Electronics to support their BTEC Course. Students attended the University during the morning… Read more

Thursday 16th September 2021

UTC Systems Control in Engineering – Network Rail Careers Visit

We were extremely happy to welcome Craig Melvin – Resourcing Business Partner at Network Rail to the UTC to talk to our Key Stage 4 Systems Control Students about various… Read more

Wednesday 15th September 2021

Y9 Engineering students visit University of Derby for their first Employer Led Project

The University of Derby welcomed UTC Derby Pride Park Year 9 Engineering students to their campus on Markeaton Street to launch the students first Employer Led Project. Engineering students received… Read more

Sunday 5th September 2021

UTC Derby Pride Park welcome our Year 9 students -Induction Day

It was fantastic to welcome our Year 9 students to UTC Derby Pride Park for their Induction day. During the day students met with their tutors, had a welcome presentation… Read more

Sunday 5th September 2021

UTC Derby Pride Park welcomes our Y12 students – Induction Day

It was fantastic to welcome our Year 12 students to UTC Derby Pride Park on their Induction day. During the day students met their tutors, had a welcome presentation from… Read more

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