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Have a read below of what we have been up to here at GPUTC.

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  • Students solve 'Project X' with the RAF

    Published 15/12/17

    The RAF came into the UTC to deliver 'Project X' to our Year 10 students. 

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  • Careers Fair: Full STEM Ahead Futures

    Published 11/12/17

    Although our 'year of firsts' has now passed, we are still experiencing lots of 'firsts' as a UTC. 

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  • Year 10 students learn the ropes with Anglian Water at Morcott

    Published 10/11/17

    Ever wondered how water gets from its source to our homes? Our Year 10 students can tell you exactly how...

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  • Junior Field Gun Challenge

    Published 16/07/17

    A huge congratulations to our Field Gun Team who soldiered on through the the Royal Navy Junior Field Gun Challenge and performed nothing short of heroically.

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  • Greater Peterborough UTC is Full STEM Ahead

    Published 25/06/17

    Students and staff at the Greater Peterborough UTC celebrated their first year full of achievements, milestones and highs at their celebration event ‘Full STEM Ahead’.

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  • Record number of applications to the country’s 48 employer-led UTCs

    Published 26/05/17

    With elections and Brexit looming, concerns over job prospects has led to a record number of applications this term to Britain’s 48 UTCs.

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  • Students race to success 

    Published 15/05/17

    Year 12 students at the Greater Peterborough UTC took part in the season opener of the acclaimed Greenpower Education Trusts (GET) Formula 24+ category.

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  • Larkfleet donates model home to GPUTC 

    Published 10/04/17

    The Larkfleet Group of Companies has handed over a model house to GPUTC. The scale model of a typical timber-framed house built by Larkfleet Homes can be taken apart and re-assembled using a set of drawings which Larkfleet has also supplied.

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  • Nestle Purina Visit

    Published 30/03/17

    Year 12 students at the Greater Peterborough UTC got an insight into all things Nestle Purina, when a team from the company came into deliver Business Studies students an interactive lesson. Emily, Katie and Aoife from Nestle Purina are all on the graduate scheme with the company and wanted to inform our students on the manufacturing side of Nestle's business.

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  • UTC's preparing students for STEM careers

    Published 28/02/17

    A new report released today by the charity that promotes University Technical Colleges like the Greater Peterborough UTC reveals that nearly half (45%) of 20-35 year olds working in STEM related roles (science, technology, engineering and maths) believe the subjects they studied at school are useless in the world of work. A greater number (61%) thought that learning technical skills would have been more useful than studying traditional academic subjects

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  • Students get hacking

    Published 07/02/17

    GCSE Computer Science students took part in the third round of a 6-hour long (legal) hackathon earlier this month as part of the national Cyber Security Challenge UK. The aim of the challenge was to test our students' cyber security skills by getting them to defend a virtual PC from threats and viruses. The team had to play a series of online qualifying rounds, which challenged their networking, coding and cyber security skills.

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  • Peterborough to hold the second free STEM Festival

    Published 06/02/17

    Following a very successful and well received event in 2016, Digital People in Peterborough and Allia Future Business Centre are delighted to announce another STEM festival for 2017. The main Festival day will be on Sunday 1st October with a dedicated School’s Day on Friday 29th September.

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