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Curriculum

Students attending UTC Sheffield campuses will study a combination of GCSEs and A Levels alongside a technical qualification in their chosen specialism.

At UTC Sheffield City Centre the specialisms offered are:

At UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park the specialisms offered are:

Key Stage 4

At Key Stage 4 students attending both Sheffield UTCs will study GCSE Mathematics, English Language, English Literature and Sciences (Biology, Physics and Chemistry leading to GCSE combined or triple science). Students will also have allocated lesson time for Careers Information, Advice and Guidance, Citizenship, PSHE (Personal, Social and Health Education), Sports and Physical Education, alongside time for independent study and enrichment activities.

Students at UTC Sheffield City Centre will also select two from the following GCSEs to study alongside their core subjects and technical specialism:

  • French
  • Art
  • Computing
  • Geography
  • Photography
  • Product Design

Students at UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park will also select two from the following GCSEs to study alongside their core subjects and technical specialism:

  • French
  • Computing
  • Geography
  • Psychology
  • Physical Education

Students at both campuses who wish to take English Baccalaureate will need to choose French and Geography.

Key Stage 5

At Key Stage 5 students will study a Level 3 technical qualification alongside 1, 2 or 3 A Levels, depending on a student’s ambitions. Students wishing to apply to UTC, must meet the following entry requirements:

  • 5 GCSE passes A*-C, including Maths and English (those applying for Engineering or Health Sciences will also need a minimum of a C in Science)
  • B Grade at GCSE for A Level subjects
  • Level 2 options are also available at both campuses, students wishing to apply for this option will need 4 GCSE passes at Grade D, including English and Maths, for more information on the Level 2 options at either campus please contact us. 

The following A Levels are available,

At UTC Sheffield City Centre:

  • Art
  • Business Studies
  • Chemistry
  • English Literature
  • Maths
  • Further Maths (if you are taking Maths)
  • Photography
  • Physics
  • Product Design
  • Level 3 Extended Project options
  • GCSE English, Math, and Science resits

Engineering & Manufacturing students will select from Maths, Further Maths, Physics, Chemistry and Product Design.

At UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • English Language
  • Maths
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Level 3 Extended Project options
  • GCSE English, Math, and Science resits

There are opportunities for students to choose A Levels available at both campuses. For advice please contact: admin@utcsheffield.org.uk

After finishing at the UTC, students can progress into university, onto an advanced or higher apprenticeship, or directly into employment.

Both UTC Sheffield campuses also offer Level 2 bridging the gap year at post 16, this provides a step up to Level 3 qualifications after.

You will study:

A Level 2 Technical specialism L2 OCR Cambridge Nationals in Health or Sport Science or IT/Computing may be combined with resit GCSE English & Maths to achieve C grade / Level 5 or better and a relevant work placement.

 

Entrance criteria

C/D grades at GCSE

 

Advanced Engineering
Computing
Creative and Digital
Health Sciences

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Advanced Engineering
Computing
Creative and Digital
Health Sciences