Frequently Asked Questions

Scarborough UTCParentsFrequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions are updated over time as and where appropriate to ensure that everyone has the best information regarding Scarborough UTC.

What is a University Technical College?
Are there fees to attend?
What are the advantages of a student going to a UTC instead of staying on at their previous school?
Is 14 too young to specialise?
What makes the UTC different?
Who are the sponsors of Scarborough UTC?
Why specialise in Engineering, Design and Control?
Will students have to wear a uniform?
Will there be homework as well as a longer school day?
If the student already has support at school would they continue to get this at the UTC?
Will free school meals continue to be available?
Will the UTC offer Apprenticeships?
What if I want to go to University?
Will attending the UTC lead to a job?
Will the UTC admit students according to ability?
Are specific grades required for entry?
How can students apply to the UTC?
What happens if the student wants to join halfway through an academic year?
Will the UTC have parent governors?
Will there be any additional costs for parents regarding equipment?
When do we inform the current school that the child is leaving?
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