Elstree University Technical College

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The Elstree UTC
Elstree logo.jpg
Type University Technical College
Principal Chris Mitchell
Chairman of Governors Roger Morris
Founder The University of Hertfordshire, The Meller Educational Trust, Elstree Studios
Location Elstree Way
Borehamwood
Hertfordshire
WD6 1WD
England
DfE number 919/4004
DfE URN 139416 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Students 600
Gender Mixed
Ages 14–19
Website www.elstreeutc.co.uk

The Elstree University Technical College (shortened to Elstree UTC) is a new University technical college located in Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, England, which opened in September 2013. The College's lead sponsor is the University of Hertfordshire; other sponsors are The Meller Educational Trust, and Elstree Studios. The UTC occupies newly developed buildings on Elstree Way. The conversion work was designed by Ellis Williams Architects and was undertaken by Willmott Dixon Interiors.[1][2][3][4]

Educational vision

The Elstree UTC offers full-time technically orientated courses to 600 students aged 14–19. A range of courses have a focus on technical skills, trades, crafts and technologies that support the entertainment, film, television, theatre, visual arts and digital communication industries.

Partners

The school is supported by employers such as Elstree Studios, BBC, Watford Colosseum, Endemol, MOBO Awards, Elstree Light and Power and supported by Skillset, Hertfordshire County Council, Hertsmere Borough Council, Hertfordshire Chamber of Commerce & Industry, The Watford UTC, The Bushey Academy, The Harefield Academy and Hertswood Academy.

Performance

Ofsted inspected Elstree UTC in May 2015 and reported the College 'requires improvement'.

References

  1. "The Elstree UTC | Technology + Creativity = Magic". realsmartcloud.com. Retrieved 12 February 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "The Elstree UTC - University Technical Colleges". utcolleges.org. Retrieved 12 February 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "Fifteen more university technical colleges to open in next two years". theguardian.com. Retrieved 12 February 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. "The Elstree UTC". hertsdirect.org. Retrieved 12 February 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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