Shaken Not Stirred Success!

Well done to our Year 12 Business students on the success of their event Shaken Not Stirred yesterday, and many thanks to all who joined us at Micklefield Hall and to those who generously donated in aid of our chosen causes DEMAND Charity and The Amelia Richards Fund:
DEMAND is a local charity that changes lives of those with disabilities through unique equipment solutions; and Amelia Richards is a Year 11 Watford UTC Student selected to represent England in Judo at the CP (Cerebral Palsy) Games in Spain this Summer.

Guests enjoyed a Prosecco reception at Micklefield Hall’s beautiful events venue, The Great Barn in Sarratt

Luxury afternoon tea finger food was supplied by Cucina, served alongside tea from Fortnum & Mason’s “Famous Teas” collection: Royal Blend, Earl Grey and Vanilla Nougat

Students also served signature cocktails and mocktails titled Spectre and The Golden Eye, specially created for the event in association with The Grove

Entertainment included Bangra performers, a photo booth and live music from the Watford UTC Band

Lucky guests won prizes in the raffle including: a Fortnum & Mason Champagne and Chocolates gift box; Men’s skincare from The Refinery and a father and son spa experience; and a signed Manchester United shirt

Thank you again to all our guests, sponsors, supporters and contributors for making this one of our biggest and best student-led events yet!

Listen below to guest John Darin of Heart Radio’s mention of the event in his drivetime show that evening:


Science vs. Magic with Alom Shaha

The Watford UTC is delighted to announce a public masterclass with our physics teacher, Alom Shaha.

Alongside teaching at the Watford UTC, Alom is a writer and film-maker and regularly performs live science shows.

Book your free ticket at www.sciencevsmagic.eventbrite.co.uk and join us for an interactive exploration of the science behind “magic”.


GCSE Result Success!!

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Caption: These 5 students gained over 50 GCSEs between them, over 20 of which are at A*/A grade!

Following on from terrific A Level results last week, today we celebrated with Year 11 students receiving their GCSE results.

100% of our Computing GCSE students attained Grade A or B

Over 95% of all our students gained a GCSE equivalent qualification in Computing

Over 95% of all our students gained a GCSE equivalent qualification in our Specialisms of Travel, Hospitality or ICT – way above National Averages.

Over 95% of our Additional Science students gained a good GCSE pass score.

Lochan scored a 9 grade in Maths, putting him in the top 2% in the country!

Above National Average scores in the new English and Maths GCSEs too.

Well done to everyone!

 


A Level Exam Results 2017

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Celebrating some great results from left to right – Lewis O’Shaughnessy, Paul Quinn, Fabrizio Beardwell

We are really pleased that overwhelming majority of our students obtained their first choice University Course today following publication of the A Level examination results.

With a 99% pass rate and nearly 50% of these grades being A*/A equivalent, our students are well equipped for their next steps to University, Apprenticeships and Employment.

It has been a real pleasure sharing in their successes today!  There are so many positive individual stories including:

Lewis O’Shaughnessy – Computer Science at Southampton

 

COMPUTING AS A
EPQ A*
FURTHER MATHS A
MATHS A*
PHYSICS A*

 

 

 

Fabrizio Beardwell – Physics with Astrophysics at Leeds

 

BTEC IT Di
ELECTRONICS A
EPQ A
MATHS A
PHYSICS A

Jacob Jackson – Computer Systems (Forensics and Security) – Nottingham

 

BTEC IT Di*Di
BUSINESS Di*

Aspen Phillips-Bidzinski – Mathematicss at Loughborough

 

BUSINESS Di*Di*Di*
CORE MATHS A
EPQ A
SOCIOLOGY AS B
TRAVEL & TOURISM Di

Sophie Richards – Photography at Leeds

 

BUSINESS Di*Di*
MEDIA B
PHOTOGRAPHY A

Joshua Ross – Mechatronics at Leeds

 

BTEC IT Di*Di
COMPUTING B
MATHS A

James Wood -– Mathematics at Reading

 

COMPUTING C
FURTHER MATHS B
MATHS A

Kushal Satra – Software Engineering for Business at University of London

 

BTEC IT Di*Di*Di*
EPQ B
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Josh Keenan picking up an extra certificate for his participation in the Kyocera Kyocodes competition earlier this year on his way to University of Leeds for Applied Computer Science

 

 

 


Post-16 Options Drop In Surgery

Are you interested in a career in IT and Computing, Events Management, Travel & Tourism, Business or Media?

Attend our Post-16 Options Drop-in Surgeries after collection your GCSE results to see what the Watford UTC has to offer: Thursday 24th August, 12.30pm – 3pm and Friday 25th August, 10am – 1pm

No appointment needed, just drop in with your GCSE Results and speak to Emma (our Principal) or Paul (our Associate Principal) about options.


Results Days 2017

Students may collect their results on the following dates:

A Level and BTEC- Thursday 17th August, 10am – 12pm

GCSE and Y10 BTEC- Thursday 24th August, 10am – 12pm

If you do not collect your results in person they will be emailed to you at 1pm.