Limited Sixth Form Spaces Available for Sep 2016 Entry

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Limited Sixth Form Spaces Available for Sep 2016 Entry

Completed your GCSEs but unsure of your next steps?

At Bucks UTC we provide specialist, employer-led courses for Level 2 and Level 3 entry in Computing and Construction. If this interests you, please feel welcome to drop in or contact us for advice or to talk about a possibility to join us for September 2016*.

 

Outstanding Results

Our Level 3 BTEC results are among the highest in the country. The 2015/16 academic year showed that our students achieved:

  • 20% above the published national average for specialist, Level-3 subjects;
  • Over half our students receiving entirely Distinction*/Distinction grades, and
  • 100% pass rate for Computing & Construction Level-3 subjects.

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To learn more about our students’ results success, visit our blog.

 

A Specialist, Employer-Led Education

Our courses provide insight and exposure to the careers available within Computing and Construction. Our world-leading industry sponsors including Taylor Wimpey, Intel and Cisco, help to shape our curriculum and we work with 30+ local companies who help to provide work experience and placement opportunities, along with employer-led projects, site visits and lectures.

Study Computing at Bucks UTC and learn about: Website & App Design, CISCO ESSENTIALS: CISCO CCNA & CCNP, Cyber Security, Digital Graphics, E-Commerce, HCI (Human-Computer Interaction), Microsoft Technical Associate (and higher) Qualifications, Network Design & Maintenance, Software & Hardware Support, Tech Support, Video-Game Design and much more.

Study Construction at Bucks UTC and learn about: Construction Techniques, Civil Engineering, Hands-on Practical Skills, Health & Safety, Heritage Construction, Materials & Applications, Planning & Design, Project Management, Science in Construction, Sustainability, Technology in Construction, Technical Drawing and much more.

 

Sponsored by World-Industry Leaders

UTCs are a new concept in education, responding to growing demands from the Computing and Construction industries for well-educated, high-calibre employees. We combine the hand and mind to integrate National curriculum requirements with hands-on, employer-led courses.

Bucks UTC offers exciting opportunities for students aged between 14-19. In Years 10 and 11, students can undertake a specialist diploma in a chosen area of interest whilst completing their GCSEs. And in Years 12 and 13 (Sixth Form), learners get the chance to work for a variety of different companies, be it through projects, and/or work experience, whilst having an education that explores all routes of the industry they might wish to progress into.

Our UTC is sponsored by world-industry leaders. Our Computing programme is sponsored by Intel and Cisco, and our Construction programme is sponsored by Taylor Wimpey. This ensures students gain the right skills, motivation and a genuine work-related learning experience to provide them with the best chance of success in securing a career within their respective industries. 30+ local companies also support our programme, providing further learning resources, projects and one-day-a-week placements throughout Sixth-Form studies.

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If you’re interested in learning more about our specialist courses, be sure to check out our prospectus.

And if you or your child is interested in joining our Sixth Form, please feel welcome to drop in or contact us and we can talk about your options and the possibility to join us for September 2017. Alternatively, you can apply online and we’ll get back to you to arrange an interview.

*We are accepting applications for our 2016/17 Year 12 (Sixth Form) programme until September 25th 2016.

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