Energy Coast UTC In The News


Ms Tingle on BBC Radio 5Live

  • Ms Tingle was invited to speak on BBC Radio 5Live this morning about the exam grading U turn and vocational qualifications, along with one of our Year 13 students, Jade. In case you missed it, it is available here (from around 5 minutes in) –

College’s pride in Green Flag award

Energy Coast UTC, based at Lillyhall, Workington has received the coveted Eco School Green Flag status, recognising them for educating pupils about the importance of looking after the environment as well as putting eco-friendly principles into practice.

A spokesperson for the technical college said: “This is testament to the hard work and commitment of our student-led Eco Group which has instigated a number of environmental projects around the school.”

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Energy Coast UTC to gain a new state of the art workshop extension

The Energy Coast UTC is absolutely delighted to announce they have just received final approval for a suite of six fully equipped new engineering and civil engineering workshops and CAD / CAM facilities on the UTC site.

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College gets go-ahead for new facilities

A technical college has received approval for a suite of new workshops, supporting them in providing training to the future of engineering.

Energy Coast UTC has received final approval for a suite of workshops on site at Lillyhall, Workington, specialising in Computer Aided Manufacture and Computer Aided Design, engineering and civil engineering. The plan includes new builds as well as modifications to pre-existing facilities

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School Bake Off Beats Lock Down | News & Star

A school has been keeping its students and their families busy with a virtual baking competition.

Energy Coast UTC in Workington organised a virtual Bake Off competition for staff, students and their families with three categories – Best Family Bake, Best Staff Bake and Best Expectation versus Reality Bake.

A spokesman for the school said: “The idea for a virtual Bake Off was inspired by other local organisations such as Burnetts running similar baking competition, where entries are judged by a photograph submission of the bake rather than a taste test.

“The UTC normally holds a very popular cake day every week for staff, where a different member of staff bakes each week, and numerous fundraising cake sales throughout the year so we were confident a virtual Bake Off was something our staff, students and their families would be interested in.

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