Specialism: Engineering | Science
Date of opening: September 2016
WMG Academy for Young Engineers (Solihull) is a new UTC in Birmingham that opened in September 2016. It is a 14-19 school, sponsored by leading employers in the fields of engineering and science, as well as the University of Warwick. It is the second WMG Academy for Young Engineers to be opened, with the first situated in Coventry.
Alongside core GCSEs and A Levels in subjects such as English, maths and science, students of WMG Academy for Young Engineers (Solihull) can study Level 2 and Level 3 technical qualifications in advanced engineering and science.
The Academy’s employer and university-led curriculum is innovative and engaging. It combines technical, practical and academic learning to provide a rounded education to students, ensuring they leave with the wide range of skills they need to progress to the university of their choice, onto an advanced apprenticeship or straight into full-time employment.