The future's looking bright with a new school from the Thomas Telford Multi Academy Trust which recently opened its doors to its first cohort of Year 7 students.
It is the collaboration of the Outstanding Thomas Telford School with the West Midlands UTC, judged by Ofsted to be Good with Outstanding features.
We believe that the strengths of the two schools will unite to offer our students a truly ground-breaking opportunity.
Ofsted reported that Thomas Telford School is “a remarkable school and a beacon of excellence”. It adds: “The essence of why teaching leads to such effective learning is that so much detailed planning goes into the curriculum, so much effort goes into regularly checking
how students are doing, and so much care and guidance is given to individuals to ensure they achieve their best.”
Equally, Ofsted has praised West Midlands UTC noting that: “Employers contribute impressively to many aspects of school life and are extensively involved in the school as patrons, partners and mentors.
“The school’s work to develop students’ employability skills is particularly successful. Through regular employer-led group projects students develop high order communication skills and learn to work as part of a team.”
Thomas Telford School prides itself on offering a:
The Principal Av Gill said: “I am honoured to be entrusted with leading Thomas Telford UTC on a journey that I am confident will see this flagship establishment become the gold standard for secondary education in Wolverhampton.
“I want every child that comes to Thomas Telford UTC to be part of the fabric of the school, and to come home every day fulfilled and happy that they have made progress in their learning and development.
“In collaboration with our sponsors and industry leading employer partners, we are able to offer unrivalled opportunities for 11-18 year-olds in the region that will allow them to go beyond their expectations.
“Our partners at Thomas Telford School and the University of Wolverhampton believe that all students deserve the chance to flourish in an exceptional environment that offers access to cutting-edge technology and unique, hands-on experiences.
“Together, we will provide our students with the perfect combination of academic and technical excellence in preparation for the world of work and the fantastic opportunities that await them.”
Parent Information Evenings will take place on September 16 and October 5, book via the website thomastelfordutc.com
The closing date for applications is October 31.
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