Specialism: Engineering | Digital media
Date of opening: September 2014
WMG Academy for Young Engineers (Coventry) is a 14-19 school, sponsored by leading employers in the fields of engineering and digital media as well as the University of Warwick. It is the first WMG Academy for Young Engineers to have opened, with the second situated in Solihull.
Alongside core GCSEs and A Levels in subjects such as English, maths and science, students of WMG Academy for Young Engineers (Coventry) can study Level 2 and Level 3 technical qualifications in engineering and digital media.
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.