PARENTS and prospective students can find out about one of the country’s top university technical colleges (UTC) – in Northwood.

UTC Heathrow’s Open Event on Thursday, October 14, will showcase the subjects available to students aged 14-19 at this engineering and IT-focused secondary school and sixth form.

Industry partners like Heathrow Airport and the Royal Aeronautical Society will also be present to speak about employer-led projects.

There are two time slots:

KS4 (entry into Year 10): 5.30-6.30pm - principal talk followed by tour

KS5 (entry into sixth form): 6.30-7.30pm - principal talk followed by tour

Principal Wayne Edwards will outline what makes UTC Heathrow different to more traditional schools.

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