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Technical News

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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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  • CTS is trialling Apple education iPads in lessons

    Published 20/11/18

    Students at Corby Technical School are taking part in a month-long study to see how iPads can be used most effectively in schools.

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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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  • Students’ innovative idea is turned into a children’s book

    Published 14/09/18

    7 Billion Ideas have created a book, which follows the story of how Believe Big competition winners, Team EJS from CTS came up with their drink driving solution.

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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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  • Watch the highlights from the BWT Believe Big Final

    Published 27/04/18

    Seven Billion Ideas, the company behind the Believe Big campaign that ran in all five of the Trust secondary schools, has produced a video of the final when 15 teams presented their potentially life-changing ideas to a panel of judges.


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  • Operating Theatre Live

    Published 28/03/18

    CTS joined more than 50 aspiring medics from secondary schools across the Trust to attend an operating theatre workshop held at Kettering Science Academy.

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  • Team ‘EJS’ from CTS win Brooke Weston Trust Believe Big competition

    Published 21/03/18

    Team EJS, made up of Year 8 students, Eoin, Jack and Sam, from CTS won the Trust’s Believe Big competition, which tasked students with creating an idea which had the potential to change the world.

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  • Students prepare for robotics competition at Rolls Royce

    Published 20/02/18

    This term, students have been getting ready to take part in Tomorrow’s Engineering regional heats robotics challenge at the Rolls Royce Development Centre, Derby in March.

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  • Students take part in CyberFirst competition

    Published 20/02/18

    A group of students in Year 8 girls were recently invited to take part in the CyberFirst Girls competition organised by the UK government.

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