Last month, Watford UTC opened its doors once again for the annual Showcase event. The whole school welcomed their parents, guests from other schools, local businesses, industry partners, new students joining us in September and new applicants.
Our students impressed visitors with interactive displays and activities in the classrooms and work spaces, including; robotics in the VEX arena, naming countries in our Travel Agency, Escape…
…feedback studio in the Mac Suite with Media students, science experiments in the Labs, puzzles and quizzes in Maths…
…Wellbeing demonstrations in the Sports Hall, Modern Foreign Language displays…
… Year 12 Business hosted their Around the World event in Refresh Cafe offering food and drink from various cultures and cuisines, and entertainment including themed quizzes and a raffle…
…Year 10 students showcased their published novel ‘Feud of Fire’ with a set up from their launch event hosted by Waterstones Watford.
The students professionalism and subject knowledge made the event a success for the third year running.
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: