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Thursday 24th August 2023

Students are celebrating our best ever GCSE and technical results

UTC Derby Pride Park students are celebrating the best ever GCSE and technical results. Students have completed technical qualifications in engineering or health and life sciences as well as GCSEs… Read more

Friday 18th August 2023

Students at UTC celebrate technical and A Level success

Students at UTC are celebrating a strong set of technical and academic results. Students have completed technical qualifications in engineering or health and life sciences as well as A Levels.… Read more

Tuesday 3rd January 2023

Students win Royal Navy Engineering Challenge

Young engineers at UTC Derby Pride Park have won a national skills competition. The Royal Navy Engineering Challenge 2022 aims to inspire young people to engage further with science, technology,… Read more

Tuesday 22nd November 2022

UTC Derby Pride Park is crowned a winner in the Derbyshire Business Awards

UTC Derby Pride Park has been crowned a winner in the Derbyshire Business Awards. The technical school won the Education and Business Partnership Award category, which recognises schools, colleges and… Read more

Wednesday 28th September 2022

Health & Life Sciences Students Practice Resuscitation Techniques at the University of Derby

At the start of term our Year 9 Health & Life Sciences students visited the School of Nursing and Midwifery at the University of Derby. During the day the students… Read more

Tuesday 30th August 2022

UTC Derby Pride Park students celebrate best ever GCSE results

UTC Derby Pride Park students are celebrating the technical school’s best ever GCSE results. At the UTC for 13 to 19-year-olds on Locomotive Way, students complete GCSEs and technical qualifications… Read more

Tuesday 23rd August 2022

UTC Derby Pride Park’s Class of 2022 celebrate technical and academic success

UTC Derby Pride Park students are celebrating moving onto top universities and employers after receiving their academic and technical results. At the technical school for 13 to 19-year-olds on Locomotive… Read more

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

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