Sir Simon Milton Westminster UTC
Westminster, United Kingdom
About Sir Simon Milton Westminster UTC
Sir Simon Milton Westminster University Technical College is opening in 2017. The co-educational, non-selective secondary free school is sponsored by the University of Westminster and specialises in transport engineering and construction. One of three UTCs planned to open in 2017, Sir Simon Milton Westminster is based in central London. It serves pupils aged 14 to 19 and offers a vocational and work experience-led curriculum to students across London.
Sir Simon Milton Westminster UTC operates partnerships with Network Rail, BT, Land Securities, Sir Robert McAlpine, Alstom, Transport for London and the City of Westminster.
Values and vision
The Westminster University Technical College is named after the late Sir Simon Milton, a former London Deputy Mayor for Policy and Planning. The college has built its vision around the importance of diversity and inclusivity, ensuring that accessible education and employment is the expectation of any young person in London. As a UTC, the school will foster a professional atmosphere and encourage self-sufficiency in its students. Study will take place in the classroom as well as on placements, working with partnered employers.
Sir Simon Milton Westminster UTC hopes to inspire future engineers, designers and project managers, preparing them to succeed within their relevant industries. The school also promotes community engagement through volunteering with West End Live and the Westminster City Archives, as well as offering access to the Arts Awards.