2017 Archives

UTC Sheffield City Centre Principal Appointed To National T Level Panel

Posted: 14 December 2017 in City Centre, News

UTC Sheffield City Centre Principal Alex Reynolds has been appointed to a new government panel as part of a national shake-up of vocational education. The government is launching 15 new technical qualifications, known as T Levels, as part of an overhaul of the education system for 16 to 19-year-olds. T Levels aim to put technical […]

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UTC Students Enjoy Super Sonic Car Adventure With The Institution of Mechanical Engineers

Posted: 12 December 2017 in City Centre, News

UTC Sheffield students have put their technical skills to the test during a Bloodhound Engineering Adventure themed day supported by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. Sixty-four Year 11 engineering students, aged 15 and 16, were introduced to the Bloodhound Super Sonic Car project which is a global engineering adventure, using a 1,000mph world land speed […]

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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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Team UTC Sheffield Win Three WorldSkills UK Medals

Posted: 21 November 2017 in City Centre, News, Trust

Our UTC Sheffield City Centre engineering students are celebrating after winning three medals in a prestigious skills competition that attracted entries from across the UK. Three teams representing UTC Sheffield City Centre,  won two gold medals and one bronze medal at the WorldSkills UK National Finals. A fourth UTC team was also highly commended. The […]

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Design By UTC Sheffield Student Unveiled On City’s Gritters

Posted: 17 November 2017 in City Centre, News

Photo credit: Dean Hodson A UTC Sheffield student’s creative designs are set to tour the streets of Sheffield this winter. Kirstie Dale, 17, is one of three pupils from across the city who has won a competition to create artwork for the Streets Ahead gritters. As part of a competition run by Streets Ahead, pupils […]

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Public Invited to 3D Printing Lecture at UTC Sheffield

Posted: 7 November 2017 in City Centre, News

Our UTC Sheffield City Centre campus is inviting the public to attend a 3D printing technology lecture organised by industry experts this week. The Institution of Mechanical Engineers’ talk will look at the impact of 3D printing including the challenges and the opportunities. Also known as additive manufacturing, 3D printing refers to processes used to […]

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Top Producer Advises UTC Sheffield Film Students

Posted: 27 October 2017 in City Centre, News

On Monday 23rd October Post-16 students who are studying Creative and Digital Media at UTC Sheffield City Centre had the chance to quiz film producer and Joint CEO of Warp Films, Mark Herbert, on the art of film making. Mark, who has credits on such films as Four Lions, This is England, Submarine and Dead […]

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UTC City Centre Students Get on Board the HeppSY+ Bus

Posted: 20 October 2017 in City Centre, News, Trust

On Wednesday 18th October, students from UTC Sheffield City Centre became some of the first young people to get on board the HeppSY+ mobile classroom as part of the campaign launch. The Higher Education Progression Partnership South Yorkshire Plus (HeppSY+) is part of a national programme funded by the Higher Education Funding Council for England […]

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Q&A: UTC Sheffield City Centre Campus Progress 8 Scores

Posted: 13 October 2017 in City Centre, News, Trust

Introduction: new performance measures The way that the performance of schools and pupils is measured has changed. The government introduced a new score called Progress 8 in 2016. This replaced the GCSE leagues tables based on the number of pupils gaining A* to C grades. Under the new system UTC Sheffield City Centre campus – […]

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