Olympic Legacy Park News

Meet Head of Health Sciences and Sport Science at UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park: Seana Sleaford

Posted: 6 March 2018 in News, Olympic Legacy Park

“What makes UTC special is the value that’s placed on vocational learning.” Seana Sleaford leads the Health Science subject area at UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park and is passionate about the value of high quality vocational learning working with employers. With a background in psychology, Seana trained as a social sciences teacher, specialising in the […]

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Meet Head of Computing at UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park, Colin Smith

Posted: 16 February 2018 in News, Olympic Legacy Park, Trust

With years of experience in the computing industry, Colin Smith discovered a love for teaching when training software developers to extend their skills. “I applied for a PGCE course in Sheffield Hallam University and when it came to the first teaching placement, I absolutely loved it. I’ve never looked back since.” Colin originally studied computing […]

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UTC Sheffield’s Response: Northern Powerhouse ‘Educating the North’ Report

Posted: 1 February 2018 in City Centre, News, Olympic Legacy Park, Trust

UTC Sheffield has welcomed a new report, published today, that calls for more employer involvement in education and technical training. Educating the North: Driving Ambition Across the Powerhouse makes several recommendations including calling for Northern employers to commit to providing an inspirational experience of the world of work for more than 900,000 young people every […]

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UTC Sheffield Computing Students Make it Through to VEX Robotics National Competition

Posted: 5 December 2017 in News, Olympic Legacy Park

A team of Year 12 students at UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park have made it through the regional heats of the VEX Robotics competition to secure their place competing at nationals. The team also took home Tournament Champions. A total of 18 teams took part in the competition, held at De Montfort School in Evesham. […]

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Professor Lord Winston Returns to UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park

Posted: 30 November 2017 in News, Olympic Legacy Park

Professor Lord Winston has returned to deliver a talk to UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park students after officially opening the campus earlier this year. Lord Winston held a question and answer session on Thursday 23 November. The £10 million campus, on Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park, specialises in Computing, Health Sciences and Sport Science, and opened […]

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Parent Governor Vacancy – Olympic Legacy Park

Posted: 29 September 2017 in Olympic Legacy Park

Election of a Parent Governor to the Sheffield UTC Olympic Legacy Park Local Governing Body Would you like to be a Governor at your child’s UTC? Membership of the UTC’s Local Governing Body includes two Parent Governors and an election is to be held soon to fill one of these vacancies.  It is a chance […]

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UTC Sheffield Given Green Light To Lower Student Recruitment Age

Posted: 14 August 2017 in City Centre, News, Olympic Legacy Park, Trust

UTC Sheffield has been given the green light to recruit younger students from the age of 13 next year. Students currently join the UTC at the age of 14 in Year 10 or at the age of 16 in Year 12. They complete technical as well as academic qualifications including GCSEs and A Levels. Now […]

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Health students get hands on experience with patients

Posted: 10 August 2017 in Olympic Legacy Park

UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park Health Sciences students are currently working on an exciting employer project delivered by the University of Sheffield: Patients as Educators. The programme developed by Martin Hague, Clinical Skills and Patients as Educators Manager at the University of Sheffield, started at the university in 2004 and aimed to provide their students […]

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UTC Sheffield Students Winners In City’s First Digital Festival

Posted: 17 July 2017 in News, Olympic Legacy Park, Trust

UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park students have won a competition category in the city’s first annual festival to celebrate the next generation of digital talent. Sheffield Digifest aims to showcase careers opportunities in the digital sector where there are skills shortages and opportunities for industry growth. Primary and secondary pupils from 15 schools attended the […]

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UTC Sheffield Public Consultation and Open Event

Posted: 12 June 2017 in City Centre, News, Olympic Legacy Park

Young people and their parents are invited to take part in a public consultation as part of a UTC Sheffield open event this week. Visitors will meet the Principals and teachers, and take part in tours of the multi-million pound facilities at UTC Sheffield City Centre campus on Matilda Street – which is Ofsted graded […]

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