UTC Sheffield City Centre Celebrates GCSE and Technical Results

23 August 2018 Creative & Digital Media Engineering

UTC Sheffield City Centre Celebrates GCSE and Technical Results

UTC Sheffield City Centre students are celebrating strong GCSE and excellent technical results this year.

At UTC Sheffield City Centre, on Matilda Street, students complete academic and technical qualifications in engineering or creative and digital media, backed by employers.

A total of 87 students sat GCSE exams this year. Of these, 61% of students achieved a Grade 4 or above in English and 63.2% of students in Mathematics.

The technical qualification pass rate at Level 2 or above is extremely strong with students achieving excellent grades in both creative and digital media and engineering.  Students study at least two qualifications in either specialism with pass rates at 87% and 75% in creative and digital media and 71% and 81% in engineering.

Alex Reynolds, Principal, UTC Sheffield City Centre, said: “We would like to congratulate our students on their achievements this year.  Our students leave us with excellent technical skills and qualifications ready to move on to the next phase of their careers.”

UTC Sheffield City Centre campus is Ofsted graded ‘good’ and was the first UTC to open in Yorkshire and Humber in September 2013.

A second campus, UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park, opened in September 2016 and specialises in computing, health sciences and sport science.

Young people can join the UTC in Year 9 at the age of 13 or in Year 12 at the age of 16. Some places are still available at UTC Sheffield starting this September.