Vision, Values & Ethos

Our vision statement is ‘Technical Excellence, Employable Graduates’.  The aims of our curriculum are to develop the knowledge, skills and understanding needed by good engineers and computer scientists to be able to progress in to the best career opportunities in the engineering and computer science fields both locally, regional, and nationally. 

Technical Excellence, Employable Graduates 

The strength of Scarborough UTC is its close working relationship with our employers that is forged through the workplace and higher education.  By exposing our brightest and most determined young people to the full scale of engineering and design disciplines and opportunities, we will provide a unique learning experience and strongly reflect the commitment of our employers and the University of Hull.  We aim for Scarborough UTC to become a centre of excellence for 14-19 technical education in the region which sits at the heart of its community, alongside other schools and colleges.   

Our mission is to provide: 

  • Technical progression routes in to careers in the engineering and computer science industries. 
  • Technical excellence and frequent real employer experiences. 
  • The highest standards of teaching and learning every day. 
  • High quality student outcomes at age 16 and age 18. 

Our Professional Values are: 

Here at Scarborough UTC what defines us is our core Professional Values & Employability Skills that we use to underpin every aspect of UTC life for the students, they are:


Self-management including organisational skills and hard work, good manners, Using initiative and being self-motivated, Working under pressure and to deadlines, Ability to learn and adapt, respect and be honest


Understanding including problem-solving, enquiry and analysis, Numeracy and IT skills


Teamwork, Valuing diversity and difference, Communication, literacy and interpersonal skills, Negotiation skills  including collaboration, kindness and resilience


Creativity including curiosity, imagination and ingenuity