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Vision, Ethos and Values

Our Vision

The vision for our students is that they become lifelong learners, outstanding citizens, leaders and innovators. 


Daventry UTC offers an excellent, career-focused education for 600 students between the ages of 14 and 19 who are interested in “new technologies” or who are motivated by technical subjects.

The education and breadth of experience provided by Daventry UTC will match the best provision in the state or independent sectors. It will help you to achieve the qualifications and skills that are highly valued by employers, and the opportunity to start developing an inspiring career.

Based in the heart of England in West Northamptonshire, Daventry UTC has a superb and accessible location with a long standing technological and manufacturing base to draw upon.

Underpinning our vision for Daventry UTC is a commitment to:

  • Provide an excellent, student-centred education for 14-19 year olds
  • Develop highly desirable skills in science, technology, engineering and mathematics
  • Deliver career-focused, practical and technical skills training
  • Harness employer partnerships to ensure qualifications and skills training are relevant to the world of work
  • Focus on new, sustainable technologies to promote a “cleaner, greener county”
"A working environment that is founded on high expectations for discipline and conduct while nurturing an atmosphere of mutual respect and camaraderie, in which students feel vary safe and cared for"


(Ofsted, 2015).

Our Ethos

Emphasis will be on high standards and excellence at every level.  The Daventry UTC will create an outstanding learning environment where students will be passionate and committed to developing the skills required for a career in sustainable and related new technologies in construction, engineering or environmental sustainability.

Daventry UTC will foster a learning ethos, which promotes a spirit of enquiry, delivering young people that are ‘skilled, professional and enterprising’ by equipping them to share in a journey of technological, professional and personal development. We believe that each individual is unique and has his/her own special talent, which can be nurtured, stimulated and developed in a positive, balanced, innovative and rich environment where there is fairness, understanding, recognition of achievement and shared values.  We want every student to enjoy their education, to achieve to their potential and to develop emotionally, socially, vocationally and academically.

Our Values

Daventry UTC is built upon a foundation of traditional values that underpin all that we do.  Our shared values are:

  • Respect for others and tolerance
  • Honesty and integrity
  • Determination and professionalism
  • Politeness, courtesy and punctuality



Industry Partners

One of the reasons why we provide an up to date curriculum and highly relevant hands-on experience is our partnership with a number of Industry Partners.


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