Energy Coast UTC

Secondary
Post 16

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Blackwood Road
Lillyhall
Workington
CA14 4JW
01900606446
Pupils
285
Ages
14 - 19
Gender
Mixed
Type
University technical college
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.06
Ofsted Report
(6/6/19)
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37%
NATIONAL AVG. 60%
5+ GCSEs grade 9-4 (standard pass or above) including English and maths
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University technical colleges (UTCs) are usually smaller than the average-sized schools for 14- to 19-year-olds. They focus heavily, but not exclusively, on STEM subjects. All their technical, academic and practical learning is designed to be applied in the workplace. A UTC’s specialism usually reflects the local economy. Energy Coast UTC specialises in engineering. After an early period of high staff turnover, staffing is now stable. The principal has been in post since September 2016. In September 2017, the UTC started to enrol 20 Year 9 pupils per year into its key Inspection report: Energy Coast UTC, 5–6 June 2019 Page 10 of 13 stage 4 provision. The college works with two partner training providers who offer engineering and construction courses. They are Gen2 and the Lakes College. Three pupils attend either full-time or part-time alternative provision at the Lakes College or at West Cumbria Learning Centre. The college is formally supported by the Baker Dearing Educational Trust, whose focus is on promoting and supporting new and existing university technical colleges. The school has received support, in the form of termly monitoring visits, from the DfE.

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