Six of our computing students have qualified for the 2019 VEX Robotics World Championships in Kentucky, they are fundraising £13,000 to compete with 1,200 of the top, student-led robotics teams globally. Can you help them get there? Find out more »


Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park recognised by Royal visit

Posted: 22 March 2019 in News, Olympic Legacy Park

Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park welcomed His Royal Highness, The Duke of Gloucester, on Tuesday 19 March to meet representatives involved with the project, which is transforming one of the most deprived areas in the UK. Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park is delivering a tangible legacy from the London 2012 Olympic Games through a combination of world-class […]

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Fundraising campaign launches after OLP students qualify for World Robotics Championship

Posted: 19 March 2019 in News, Olympic Legacy Park

Talented students at UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park have launched a fundraising campaign after winning a place in the world’s largest robotics championships in America. Six students in Year 13 from the UTC have been selected to represent the UK in the VEX Robotics World Championships in Louisville, Kentucky, from April 24th to May 1st. […]

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Ice Hockey Success for UTC Student

Posted: 18 March 2019 in News, Olympic Legacy Park

A UTC student has his sights set on a career in professional Ice Hockey. Year 9 Sport Science student, Ben Parkin, has been selected as a reserve goal keeper for the U14 England Ice Hockey team. Following a successful trial in December 2018, Ben progressed to the second and final trials which took place during […]

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UTC Female Footballers Progress to Regionals

Posted: in News, Olympic Legacy Park, Trust

UTC OLP Girls Futsal Team

The undefeated girls’ Futsal team at UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park has won a South Yorkshire competition and will now progress onto the next heat. The team has swapped their traditional 11-a-side version of the popular game for the emerging sport of Futsal, which is 5-a-side indoor version. Played on a flat surface with squarer, […]

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Olympic Legacy Park UTC Celebrates Ofsted Good

Posted: 14 March 2019 in News, Olympic Legacy Park

Pictured: Dr Sarah Clark, Principal of UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park Sheffield is leading the way with two trailblazing University Technical Colleges that are equipping teenagers from across the region with the high level skills that employers and universities need. Sheffield is the only city outside of London to have two UTCs both of which […]

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Meet our Alumni: Degree apprentice at BP, Tom Spires

Posted: 12 March 2019 in City Centre, News

Nineteen-year-old Tom Spires graduated from UTC Sheffield City Centre in 2017 and walked straight into a degree apprenticeship with BP. In his role as a Junior Electro Technical Officer with BP, Tom spends most of the year travelling the world in-between periods of study at University of Newcastle. Tell us about your time at UTC […]

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Health Science student secures week’s work experience following radiography talk

Posted: 11 March 2019 in News, Olympic Legacy Park

Year 12 Health Science student, Holly Akers, has secured a week’s work experience at Weston Park Hospital following visit from Radiographer, Joanna McNamara. On Thursday 7th February Joanna McNamara visited UTC Olympic Legacy Park to talk to Year 11 and Sixth Form students about Radiography and Oncology. Joanna is a Radiographer and a lead admissions […]

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Trendsetters: Meet Young Sheffield Engineer Hannah Frost

Posted: 4 March 2019 in City Centre, News

Twenty-year-old Hannah Frost is a graduate of UTC Sheffield and now works as an apprentice technician at global engineering company Arup. Hannah started at Arup in August 2017, straight after leaving the UTC, and is now progressing towards a degree apprenticeship. We met Hannah in Arup’s smart Sheffield office overlooking the city. What is your […]

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Meet our Alumni: Sheffield Hallam University animation undergraduate, George Allan

Posted: 1 March 2019 in City Centre, News

George Allan joined UTC Sheffield City Centre in Year 10 and continued into the sixth form where he completed his A Levels. He chose English Literature and Art alongside a technical specialism in Creative iMedia, in which he gained a Level 3 diploma. We sat down with George to find out what he enjoyed most […]

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Q&A: UTC Sheffield and Progress 8

Posted: 24 January 2019 in City Centre, News, Olympic Legacy Park, Trust

Nick Crew, Sheffield UTC Executive Principal

This Q&A explains the government’s annual secondary school performance tables including Progress 8, published on January 24th, 2019. UTC Sheffield’s primary purpose is to deliver a curriculum that trains young people, aged 13 to 19, in the skills highly valued by employers, and which enhances their career and university prospects and contributes to the economy. […]

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