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Welcome from the Principal


More importantly, are you ready for YOUR future?

The world is changing – fast! But is your current school preparing you effectively for this new future? Are you learning how to solve problems, program robots, use 3D printers and advanced machinery? Or are you studying a curriculum that would prepare you nicely for the 19th Century?

Values and Ethos


To develop tomorrow’s engineering and technology specialists


To ensure our students have the skills, qualifications and experience to go to university or to take-up skilled employment.


  • Excellence
  • Professionalism
  • Respect

Employer Supporters

We work with a wide range of employers who work in many sectors. As part of their study, students participate in projects with the UTCN’s employer supporters where they can apply their technical skills and creative thinking.


Catchment Area

Our catchment area covers the whole of the county of Norfolk and includes parts of North Suffolk and North-East Cambridgeshire based on the registered home address of the applying student.

The following postcodes are served by UTCN:

NR1, NR2, NR3, NR4, NR5, NR6, NR7, NR8, NR9, NR10, NR11, NR12, NR13, NR14, NR15, NR16, NR17, NR18, NR19, NR20, NR21, NR22, NR23, NR24, NR25, NR26, NR27, NR28, NR29, NR30, NR31, NR32, NR33, NR34, NR35.

IP6, IP13, IP14, IP15, IP16, IP17, IP18, IP19, IP20, IP21, IP22, IP24, IP27, IP28, IP31, IP33.

What is a University Technical College?

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What are University Technical Colleges?

University Technical Colleges offer 14-18 year olds the opportunity to take a highly regarded, full time, technically-oriented course of study. They are equipped to the highest standard, sponsored by a university and offer clear progression routes into higher education or further learning in work.

Results Key Stage 4

2018 Key Stage 4 (end of Year 11) results

GCSE results have improved for the third consecutive year. 

Compared on Basics (EM5), UTCN is the 3rd highest performing UTC nationally out of 49 UTCs and the 16th highest performing secondary school out of 109 in Norfolk. On Progress 8 (time spent at UTCN), UTCN is 9th out of 109 schools in Norfolk.

Financial Statements

This page contains links to financial information and statements concerning the University Technical College Norfolk.