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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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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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Professor Lord Winston Officially Opens UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park Campus

Posted: 24 May 2017 in News, Olympic Legacy Park

Leading scientist Professor Lord Winston has officially opened Sheffield’s second University Technical College (UTC) this week. Lord Winston met students, staff, governors and employers at UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park on Old Hall Road, Attercliffe Common, on Tuesday, May 23rd. During the visit Lord Winston toured the new facilities, saw students demonstrating technical tasks, took […]

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UTC Sheffield Computing Students Win National Robotics Challenge

Posted: 22 May 2017 in News, Olympic Legacy Park

UTC Sheffield computing students have shown that their level technical skills are top of the class by winning a national robotics competition. Two teams of Year 10 and Year 12 students attended a national Vex Robotics UTC Championships at Silverstone UTC in Northamptonshire this month on May 10th. The UTC Sheffield Year 12 students were […]

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Sheffield’s University Technical College (UTC) Launches Public Consultation to Lower Student Recruitment Age

Posted: 19 May 2017 in City Centre, News, Olympic Legacy Park, Trust

UTC Sheffield has launched a public consultation on proposals to recruit younger students from the age of 13 starting in September 2018. Students currently join the UTC at the age of 14 in Year 10 or at the age of 16 in Year 12, and complete technical as well as academic qualifications including GCSEs and […]

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Professor Lord Winston to Officially Open UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park Campus

Posted: 18 May 2017 in News, Olympic Legacy Park

Leading scientist Professor Lord Winston will officially open the new £10 million UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park campus next week. Lord Winston will meet students, staff, governors and employers, tour the health sciences suite, and computing and science labs, and unveil a commemorative plaque on Tuesday, May 23rd, at the UTC campus on Old Hall […]

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UTC Students to Compete in Robotics Challenge

Posted: 28 March 2017 in Olympic Legacy Park

UTC Sheffield computing students are getting ready to put their high level technical skills to the test by taking part in a national robotics competition. Two teams of Year 10 and Year 12 students will attend the event on May 10th at Silverstone UTC in Northamptonshire, which involves students from other UTCs. Sarah Clark, Principal, […]

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Think UTC Campaign Launches

Posted: 17 March 2017 in City Centre, News, Olympic Legacy Park, Trust

A campaign to raise awareness of the benefits of studying technical qualifications from the age of 14 is taking place this week. Think UTC celebrates the work that University Technical Colleges do to inspire young people to become the scientists, engineers, technologists and innovators of the future. The national day, on March 17th, is being […]

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