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  • DfE delegates visit CTS

    Published 04/02/20

    Three policy advisers from the Department for Education visited  to learn about our technical education and curriculum.

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  • Royal Navy run food competition at CTS

    Published 03/02/20

    Royal Navy chefs visited Corby Technical School to run a ‘Ready, Steady, Cook’ competition for Year 10 students.

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  • Students visit engineering company to learn about technology developments

    Published 01/03/19

    A group of Year 7 students visited FESTO Applied Automotive Centre in Northampton to gain an insight into the development of technology.

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  • Students create ‘a scene in a box’

    Published 26/02/19

    Year 8 students have recently been working on a 3D project, creating ‘a scene in a box’.

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  • Students make Toy Racing Cars

    Published 26/02/19

    Over the past few weeks, Year 7 students have designed and made Toy Racing Cars in their DT lessons.

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  • Students use iPads to support art and design projects

    Published 16/01/19

    iPads have been incorporated into Year 7 art and design lessons as part of a month-long study to see how iPads can be used most effectively in schools.

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  • CTS Sixth Formers learn cooking skills

    Published 11/12/18

    Sixth Formers at Corby Technical School are preparing for life at university by learning a range of cooking skills and basic recipes.

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  • Boxing clever! Students learn DT skills with project

    Published 29/11/18

    DT teacher Mr Andy Hirst is pleased with the first project that he has done with Year 8 and 9 students  who have made wooden boxes using a variety of woods.

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  • Female students inspired by STEAM

    Published 05/11/18

    On Thursday, a group of female students from CTS took part in ‘Women in STEAM’, an event held at Rockingham Motor Speedway, which encouraged female students to consider STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Design, and Maths) based Higher Education choices by exposing them to the potential career options the subjects could lead into.

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  • Students visit leading supplier of automation technology

    Published 03/10/18

    A group of our Year 7 students have met engineers from a leading world-wide supplier of automation technology.

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  • Year 12 students receive Gold CREST award

    Published 17/09/18

    A group of Year 12 students have recently become the first students in the school to achieve the Gold CREST Award.  The certificates were presented to the students at the school’s annual awards evening.

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  • Inspirational trip to Cambridge University

    Published 03/07/18

    A group of Year 9 students interested in studying a degree at the University of Cambridge have visited the Department of Engineering to find out what life is like on campus.

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