UTC@harbourside Ofsted: Statement by The Governing Body

UTC@harbourside Ofsted: Statement by The Governing Body Following an inspection on the 22 and 23 May 2018, Ofsted have graded the UTC as inadequate.  We are very disappointed by this outcome but fully accept the findings of the inspectors and are committed to implementing the recommendations contained in their report for the students that remain with us until the UTC closes in August … Read More

Announcement To Parents and Carers, Monday 2 July, 2018

Announcement To Parents and Carers, Monday 2 July, 2018 On Monday, 2 July 2018, the Governors of UTC@harbourside made an announcement to parents, students and staff that they have asked the Department for Education to terminate their agreement to run the UTC in August 2019.  Existing pupils will be able to stay and finish their courses. New students due to … Read More

Services Careers Evening at UTC@harbourside

Services Careers Evening at UTC@harbourside Over 60 parents and students came to UTC@harbourside’s first services careers event to meet representatives from the Royal Navy, the RNLI, the British Army, the Royal Air Force, and South East Coast Ambulance Service. This was an excellent opportunity for young people in the East Sussex area to meet potential employers and to hear more … Read More

Update of UTC activity across the UK

Update of UTC activity across the UK Here is an informative clip with updates from the first couple of months of 2018 for UTCs from all over the UK. When students embark on an education with us it opens up their opportunities to working with companies like Bentley, Microsoft and Jaguar Land Rover.

1st place in the National CyberCenturion Challenge!

 1st place in the National CyberCenturion Challenge! Our students recently got involved in CyberCenturion, in partnership with Cyber Security Challenge UK, which is a national competition looking at cyber security. They were given a scenario to secure a computer against different threats – a challenge which definitely appealed to their interests in cyber, puzzles and code breaking! This had to be done across different operating systems where they … Read More

See Our 2018/19 Prospectus

The new UTC@harbourside prospectus is now available to download, detailing our Year 10 / 11 and year 12 / 13 curriculums. In the 6th form we have an extensive academic A-Level offer including sciences, maths, geology and geography, together computing and product design. We also have vocational qualifications in Engineering and Biomedical Applied Science, and technical qualifications in electrical installation and … Read More

UTC@harbourside Students Celebrate First Results

UTC@harbourside Students Celebrate First Results Our students were celebrating their A-Level results today, the first since the UTC opened in September 2015. Head boy Kyle Brackenfield’s grades includes a Distinction* in Engineering and an A Grade in Electronics. The UTC, which specialises in science, maths, technology and engineering qualifications, has a focus on marine and environmental engineering, and while studying Kyle was … Read More

UTC@harbourside competes in the Junior Field Gun Competition

UTC@harbourside competes in the Junior Field Gun Competition From Monday 3rd July our students started their (only!) one week of training for the annual Junior Leaders Field Gun Competition, which was hosted by HMS Collingwood and culminated in the final competition on Friday 7th July. The competition is for those aged 16-24 and several UTC’s from around the country were … Read More

Studio@UTCharbourside

Studio@UTCharbourside   A showcase of students’ work was presented in the College’s enterprise zone. It showed the immense creativity and skills of our talented and hardworking students from years 11, 12, and 13 in product design and engineering. The level of the outcomes is extremely high – showing off the great facilities we have at UTC@harbourside and the ability to … Read More

Clean Green Marine Project

Clean Green Marine Project Students worked with Carol Harvard of Art Techniques to explore a wide variety of materials to express their ideas about our local environment and our strong connection with the coast and seas. This combined with a real emphasis on renewable technologies and the importance of recycling allowed students to produce a variety of exhibits that represented … Read More