Held under the patronage of the Royal Society of British Artists as part of their commitment to supporting young artists, The National Student Art Exhibition features work by gifted and talented students from Schools, Colleges and Academies across the country. The artists range in age from 11 to 18 years old. This is a unique opportunity to see artists at a very early stage in their careers.
Schools are invited to submit pieces annually, and the prestigious selection committee selects pieces to be exhibited in The Mall Galleries, and others to be ‘Highly Commended. This is the 1st year that Uckfield Community Technology College has submitted work.
MUNGA is the Model United Nations General Assembly, on July 10th 2015 Sixth Form students at UCTC took part in a debate about 5 topics: education, status and rights of women, environmental sustainability, climate change and extreme poverty and hunger.
Our Year 10 students have recently been finding out what it's like to have a job by doing work experience. Have a look at the huge range of activities and occupations they were involved in by clicking on Year 10 Work Experience Pictures 2015
Results will be available for collection from the College as follows:
A2 & AS exams - Thursday 13th August from 9:00am
GCSE exams - Thursday 20th August from 9:00am
Results will be issued in the SFSA. The results of students unable to attend will be sent by the final post on the dates shown above. Please note that we are unable to issue results to any person other than the student themselves unless we receive signed authorisation, in advance, from the student concerned. (Results will not be issued by telephone under any circumstances.)
Ski Trip 2016
The Ski Trip has booked up in record time this year. There is a possibility that a few additional places can be added, so if you were not able to get your deposit sent in time please let us know (contact reception or email Mr Harvey); we will add you to the waiting list and get in touch if spaces become available.
Non-uniform day Tuesday 21st July
There will be a non-uniform day on Sports Day (21st July) in support of a local family in need.
INSET days September 2015 - July 2016 - please note date change
These are now confirmed as
Wednesday 2nd September 2015; Thursday 24th September 2015; Friday 27th November 2015; Friday 18th December 2015 and Friday 29th April 2016 (was 3rd May 2016)
Current year 8 vaccinations
Current Year 8 - 2nd stage HPV vaccination are confirmed for Monday 7th September.
Year 9 Celebration Evening Thursday 16th July - change of timings
Tutor Groups - U, C, K, F, I - at 5.30pm to 6.30pm
Tutor Groups - E, L, D, M, N - Please note a slight change to the timings of the second celebration evening for tutor groups E,L D, M & N. This will now start at 7pm and run till 8pm. Apologies for any inconvenience.
Year 8 Celebration Evening Wednesday 15th July
Tutor Groups - E, L, D, M, N - at 5.30pm to 6.30pm
Tutor Groups - U, C, K, F, I - at 7.15 pm to 8.15pm
India trip 2016
We have a couple of spaces still available for this trip. Any interested students currently in years 10, 11 or 12 please see Mrs May for a letter.
Ski trip 2016
We are now taking deposits for the Easter 2016 Ski Trip. Letters can be collected from reception, Mr Harvey or Mr George. Deposits can be made on ParentPay. It's a tight turnaround this year, so we need names by the end of term. Please can people contact Mr Harvey or Mr George if they have any queries or issues.
The College will close at 1.20pm on Wednesday 22nd July. School transport will leave the College at 1.35pm. Food will be available at break.
Lost property will be disposed of at the end of the day on Tuesday 21st July.
There is currently an ongoing court case concerning an ex member of staff. Whilst the trial is ongoing it would not be appropriate for the College to make comment for legal reasons. However, at the end of the proceedings it is anticipated that a press release will be provided.
French Taster lessons
Please note that the year 11 AS French taster lesson scheduled for period 4 on Monday 13th July has been cancelled. The AS French taster lesson in period 5 on Wednesday 15th July will still take place.
PE Celebration Meals
These will take place starting at 3.45-4.00pm at the Uckfield Picture House. Year 10 Tuesday 7th July; Year 9 Wednesday 8th July; Year 8 Thursday 9th July and Year 7 Thursday 16th July.
Letters are going out to all Year 8 students this week. The trip coincides with a number of centenary events (the Battle of the Somme in particular), offering students a unique chance to take part in the global commemoration of the Great War. The trip will run for two days and one night (Friday 12th to Saturday 13th February 2016), arriving back late on the second evening. This is a very popular trip, so please act fast if you wish to take part! Deposits can be paid directly on ParentPay, first come first served. Please see Mr Harvey / Miss Farrington for more details.
Good luck to all 6th Formers in their exams. Exam Season has begun! Year 12 A-Level lessons resume on Monday, 8th June. Year 13 lessons end on Friday, 22nd May. Year 13/14 Leavers' Prom is Wednesday, 24th June. AS and A-Level Results Day is Thursday, 13th August
Year 11 - Revision Plan details
A detailed schedule of the Year 11 Revision Plan operating from May 5th onwards may be found here: 1) Letter 2) Revision Plan 2015
Free School Meals and Pupil Premium
Don't forget to register for Free School Meals and Pupil Premium in Year 1 or 2 for younger siblings:
The 54 bus service will undergo changes from March 2nd this year. Please see the following link for more information: Bus Service Changes
Year 8 & 10 vaccination dates changed/confirmed
HPV vaccination Year 8 Girls only- new date 1st stage now on the 2nd March, 2nd stage to take place in September, date to be confirmed.
Meningitis C vaccination ALL Year 10 postponed - now to take place on the 13th July at the same time as the Booster vaccination.
New School Day Planner document
Please see this linkfor a copy of the new school day arrangements.
Free School Meals There are nearly 63,000 pupils in East Sussex, however only 8,500 children currently get free school meals. We think there are many more who could access these. Please see our Free School Meals Information.
Please note that the contact telephone number for reporting absences is 01825 764844 Extension 1210
Last November Ofqual announced that from September (2013) students in England will no longer be able to sit A-level exams in January. Students who start their courses from September 2013 will only be able to sit AS and A-level exams in the summer. For more information please see Changes to Sitting Dates for A Levels