Message to Year 11 and Year 13 students

25th March 2020

Dear Year 11 and Year 13 Students,

I hope you are all well and managing to do some work at home. Don’t forget that you can access plenty of resources from the Show My Homework app which your teachers are updating on a regular basis. Also, form tutors will attempt to make verbal contact with you via telephone each week.

In light of the recent announcements around exams and school closures, we understand that this is a worrying time for you. We wanted to assure you that we are in contact with the Department for Education, awarding bodies, universities and UCAS to provide clarity. As soon as there’s any further information, we will let you know.

The latest information released by the UK government on arrangements for exams which have been cancelled to stop the spread of Coronavirus is available here.

In the meantime, please follow the advice below carefully:

  • Do not contact individual teachers directly about your predicted grades. We do not yet have clear details about how grades will be allocated, so staff are unable to confirm your grade at this point.
  • If you are a job seeker or looking for an apprenticeship without a firm offer at this stage, please continue to apply for advertised posts. You can email Simon for help at any time.

In addition, for Year 13:
  • Use the wide range of on-line resources to make your final university decisions. For example, most universities will have virtual open days, offer holder days and webinars. Don’t forget to refer to league tables and the Discover Uni website for information about assessment methods, student ratings and graduate prospects. Some universities have started to convert conditional offers to unconditional but have now been discouraged from doing this. Please think carefully before accepting any offers.
  • Please start your applications for Student Finance

Form tutors will attempt to make verbal contact with you via telephone each week. Tom is available through e-mail should you wish to discuss anything related to university and Simon can be contacted to discuss apprenticeships or anything concerning destinations.

Kind regards

Av Gill, Principal

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I am delighted to write to you about the most exciting development in secondary education in Wolverhampton for many years. 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. It is our highest priority to ensure that each student gains the very best from their time here so that they are fully prepared for the next step of their lives.

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.

The innovative and distinct curriculum that we offer both inspires our students and prepares them for an outstanding future. I am excited not only about the planned expansion of our unique and wonderful school, but even more so about the individual growth of each of our students over the coming years.


Av Gill
Principal

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