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Welcome to UTC Sheffield – a brand new high-tech college for students aged 14 to 19.

The UTC is the most radical new education offer in the Sheffield City Region for a generation.  It provides a unique opportunity for young people to benefit from extensive collaboration between employers, universities, colleges and schools to gain a rounded educational experience preparing them for a wide range of future careers.

Andrew Cropley, Chair of Sheffield UTC Academy Trust Board

One of the first University Technical Colleges in the country, UTC Sheffield offers specialist courses designed with employers in two exciting industry areas, Creative & Digital Media and Advanced Engineering & Manufacturing. These areas have been chosen because they are most likely to offer strong career opportunities in the future, not just locally but nationally and internationally.

Students at UTC Sheffield study an academic curriculum – GCSEs and A Levels – alongside their technical learning.  The difference is that all academic study relates to employer-led projects and students gain the skills and qualifications to open up opportunities for jobs and university courses.

The UTC offers students outstanding industry facilities and a dynamic business environment.  Our building is fully accessible for disabled people.Visit Site

The academic year is divided into six terms, adding up to 40 weeks. The day starts at 8.30 am and end at 4.45 pm (3.55 pm on Mondays and Fridays) to provide a greater range of learning opportunities.

The new £9.9m purpose-built college is located in the heart of Sheffield’s creative and digital industries sector, close to the main rail and bus transport hubs, as well as Sheffield Hallam University’s Faculty of Arts, Computing, Engineering and Science.

The UTC student experience is focused and purposeful.  Every student has a personal learning plan and is known and supported as an individual by both the Principal and the academic team. With just 600 learners on campus (when full), there is scope to nurture and support individual talent so that each student can reach their potential and achieve their ambitions.

Our school is proud to be a member of The Sheffield SCITT partnership. The Sheffield SCITT is one of only three accrediated providers of Initial Teacher Training in Sheffield and the only one of its kind. SCITT stands for School Centred Initial Teacher Training and that is what we provide. SCITT trainees spend 100% of their time in school and are trained by serving outstanding teachers. We welcome people for work experience placements prior to applying to the SCITT on https://www.ucas.com/ucas/teacher-training. The SCITT trains General Primary and Secondary Maths, English, Sciences, History, Geography and RE at a diverse range of good and outstanding schools in the Sheffield area.

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