Construction Projects & Trips

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Construction Projects & Trips

See some of the exciting opportunities our students have participating in, with industry specialists and the community.*

 

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Bucks UTC at the Christmas Craft & Gift Fair. On Sunday 4th December 2016, students of all year groups participated in Aylesbury’s Christmas Craft & Gift Fair. We are delighted to announce that the event was a tremendous success, with students raising a fantastic response from the public and money towards a good cause. Blog link…

 

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Construction Students Make ‘Theatre Debut’ designing props for Local Musical. Bucks UTC Sixth Form Construction students recently made their ‘theatre debut’, with a community-based project which saw them design and construct 60 wooden sword props for Buckingham Park Primary School pupils to use in the musical piece, ‘Play on Words’, shown at Aylesbury’s Waterside Theatre on November 1st. Blog link…

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Good-Education Foundations at Wing Building Site. Our industry Sponsor, Taylor Wimpey, gave students a true insight for Construction by allowing them to spend the day with them at one of their building sites in Wing. Students were able to tour the facilities, speak with staff and take part in practical activities. Press link…

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wsuk_skillsshow_logoStudents get Inspired at the UK’s Biggest Skills Show. On Thursday 17th November 2016, Bucks UTC students were delighted to visit the NEC Birmingham to experience the UK’s biggest skills show. Blog link…

 

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Network Rail Visit For Series of Lectures and Careers Guidance. Bucks UTC students were visited by Network Rail, the organisation that owns and manages the infrastructure of most rail networks throughout England, Wales and Scotland. Students received a series of lectures regarding materials, rail line physics and maintenance, and also for careers guidance within the industry. Social media link…

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Construction Students Tour Crendon Timber Engineer, Leaders of the Truss Industry. CTE are pioneers of trussed rafter production in the UK using technology developed and proven in North America. Students were fortunate enough to learn about both the manufacturing and constructing process, along with an insight into this market. Social media link…

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Successful Workshop from Elevate Education – ‘Enhancing Students’ Performance’. On Thursday 24th November, Year 10-12 students were fortunate to receive a workshop from learning educators Elevate, who provided our learners with unique advice and techniques to improve their project management and overall education performance. Blog link…

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Students Construct their very own Sixth Form area. Students within the College had raised their voice in regard to having a Sixth Form-only study and social area. As part of a project, we allowed them to bring their vision to fruition. A small team from Construction designed and built the area, within a matter of weeks. Social media link…

*Please note, the examples above are a combination of ‘live’ projects and those that are complete, commencing 2015 academic year onward.