Jonathan Nicholls

Jonathan Nicholls
  • Principal
  • Company: UTC Reading

UTC Reading was one of the first UTC’s to open in the UK and specialises in Engineering and Computer science. It was the first UTC to be rated as Outstanding by Ofsted. Since then the UTC has also achieved the World Class Schools Quality Mark. Jonathan joined the UTC in September 2014 as an Assistant Principal having spent 9 years working in three different further education colleges. Since then has operated as, Vice Principal and now Principal and the UTC is part of an exciting and innovative MAT, Activate Learning Education Trust (ALET). This trust brings together a group of UTC’s, a studio school and academies to build opportunities for collaboration and the development of innovative practice. Jonathan is particularly passionate about the benefits of technical training within education and building opportunities for businesses and education to work together to ensure our young people are prepared for the world of work.