UTC Portsmouth is passionate and committed to science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects.

UTC Portsmouth delivers an exciting, stimulating and relevant STEM curriculum focused on equipping our students with the skills and attitudes to succeed in their chosen career pathways. Learning is student centered and employer informed so that there is a combined focus on students’ personal development and their education. Our world class, state of the art modern facilities include high-tech workshops, specialist equipment, the most up to date software and innovative resources. All of our students use their own Chromebook devices to support their learning in a fully cloud based learning environment.

Regular engagement with employers and partners is at the core of UTC Portsmouth. Our founding members are: The University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth City Council, the Royal Navy, BAE Systems, QinetiQ and Salterns Academy Trust. Other key partners include: Raymarine, Airbus and NATS. Our partners support the delivery of education by collaborating with teachers on the design of projects to contextualise learning as well as group work, site visits, work experience and seminars.

UTC Portsmouth is also a:

  • Lead school for the Institute of Physics

  • Lead school for the careers hub of the Solent LEP

  • Lego Innovation Education Studio

Our vision

UTC Portsmouth is UNIQUE

  • we make ordinary STEM education extraordinary

  • we cultivate a community of challenge, aspiration and innovation

  • we offer real-life experiences, relevant learning and future pathways with the support of our close partners

All students will be VITAL

  • they excel academically and technically

  • they acquire life skills to be work-ready

  • they take professional pride in achieving

  • they aim to change the world