20-02-18 STEM Day

Yesterday, timetables were collapsed for a STEM day spectacular for years 10, 11 and 12. Here at DMUTC, we have STEM days 5 times a year where sponsoring and local companies run various fun activities with the students.

Year 10 had an engineering-focused day, ran by Learn By Design. Their day…

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I love it when a plan comes together

The concept is called 'The Bear Bag' as it will bear the weight of the owner's belongings. It uses both a handbag and backpack structure, so it is not just one way of using the bag. The design will be a geometrical colourful pattern using waterproof canvas to keep the exterior and interior…

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GCSE Revision Tips from our Year 12's

Hello!

As the year 11's are steadily on their way to exam season, all of us in BlogSquad decided to pass on some tried and tested revision tips. Hope they're hopeful!

Emily's top tip:

I might have gone a little over the top but I definately found an effective way to get important…

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Inspiring Minds - Loughborough University

Yesterday, all year 12 students were taken on a trip to Loughborough University where we participated in an Inspiring Minds STEM event.

Although it was an early start, as soon as we arrived on campus we received a warm welcome to the uni and it's core values. As we all study STEM subjects, we…

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Year 12 Student Experience - Route A

I’m a year 12 student who also previously studied at the DMUTC during my GCSE’s, and am currently on Route A (Academic) to study my A-levels.

After studying engineering at GCSE’s and doing work experience with Toyota, I decided that although it was interesting, I didn’t want a career in it.…

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Year 12 Student Experience - Route C

I am a year 12 student who previously studied at Derby Manufacturing UTC during years 10 and 11. I am currently taking part in a new scheme known as the pre-apprenticeship scheme. Pre-Apprenticeship is a new course being offered by the Derby UTC which was implemented during the 2017/18 first…

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