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Year 11 News - Feb

February has been an exciting month for our year 11 students - written by Beth Holman.

Student Achievement

Tyler Banks has been successfully involved in the Cambridgeshire ACF N0.1 Hereward Company for almost 4 years, during this time he has shown off his fitness by completing a cross country run around an airfield to gain an awarded badge ‘this was the hardest run off my life!’ he quotes. Currently he is completing his 4 star module with his final field craft assessment in March to then complete a senior cadre instructor course. This allows him to take a major step In his Cadet career, taking part in a Master cadet course!’

Most recently while participating in a 4 star field craft camp he has been nominated for ‘Combat Cadet’ which means that he will be taking part in a high skill training programme over a number of days to demonstrate his Senior field craft skills.

Tyler’s ongoing participation in the Cadets has been a positive influence to all aspects of his personal, social and academic life. Tyler has shown a great deal of dedication, discipline and through this he has gained invaluable leadership, teamwork and is now the most Senior Cadet in the Ramsey Detachment.

He believes Cadets has completely changed his school life, being more responsible as a student and showing his teachers a different side of him.  Tyler has been managing himself better in the classroom and as a role model to his peers.

Prom - Thursday 20th June 2019

I am happy to say that we have now secured an evening at the Bull Hotel Peterborough

Any student still wanting to attend this is still possible, we just need the £10 deposit as soon as possible, the outstanding payment will then need to be paid by the 3rd June

Hoping to see as many students there as possible.


All correspondence for revision and intervention sessions have been sent via email and parent mail.


Final push for NCS participants to sign up to the summer program at a discounted rate of only £25!

At a time when teenagers are making big choices about their future, NCS is there to give them confidence and self-belief. The NCS team don't just tell them they're capable, they challenge them to find that out for themselves.

The NCS programme breaks down into four packed weeks, each with different challenges designed to push and inspire the young people.

An opportunity not to be missed!

Please contact Miss Emma Coleman for more information at 01733 715 950


Caterpillar Apprenticeships

Caterpillar have a number of apprenticeship openings in the engineering and design industry in Peterborough. Download the below flyer for more information and see how Caterpillar could be the next step in your STEM career.


Careers Feedback

“Win Apple AirPods and help your school at the same time”

Greater Peterborough UTC  needs your feedback to continue to give you excellent careers support. This year we’re taking part in the trendence survey, one of the UK’s largest schools surveys. Their reports will tell us how satisfied you are with the career guidance, as well as which employers you aspire to work for. Take the survey and you’ll be giving us valuable feedback.

In return for your help, trendence are giving away...

  • a £20 The Restaurant Choice Vouchers (given away every week – 10 to give away!)
  • a JBL Portable Speaker (one given away at close of survey)
  •  Apple AirPods (one given away at close of survey)

Click here to enter the competition!

Tell us what you think about the employers you like, and how you’re feeling about your future career. trendence will continue to use the results to put together research reports to help employers across the UK, so that they know what kind of job you want.

It only takes 15 minutes (and you can take it on your mobile!)

Take the survey now