School: Watford UTC (The)
Type: University Technical College
Address: Link House Colonial Way Watford Hertfordshire WD24 4PT
Age Range: 14-19
This school opened in September 2014. It is a University Technical College for students aged 14-19. The Watford UTC is sponsored by the Meller Educational Trust and The University of Hertfordshire and will have many industry partners who will be offering projects, work experience and apprenticeships to the students. It is a ‘sister’ UTC to the Elstree UTC. Partners include Hilton Worldwide, CAE Technologies, Twin Technologies, the Grove, Watford Football Club, TNT, Warner Bros and Cisco.
Children who are eligible for the pupil premium from inner and outer catchment areas (see map on website for details).
A maximum of 60% of remaining places (after SEN children and those allocated under Rules 1 & 2) will be allocated by random allocation to applicants whose home address is within the inner circle outlined in green: the Inner Catchment Area, a radius of 9 miles from The Watford UTC.
A maximum of 40% of places will be allocated by random allocation to applicants whose home address is outside the catchment area outlined in green, but within the catchment area outlined in yellow: the Outer Catchment Area, a radius of 15 miles from The Watford UTC.
Remaining places will be allocated by random allocation to applicants whose home address is outside of both the inner circle outlined in green and the catchment area outlined in yellow: a radius of 15 miles from The Watford UTC.
Please note that the school may introduce fair banding in the future. Also, they do not prioritise siblings of former students or existing students at the UTC.
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