2019 Archives

Derby’s UTC joints The Sheffield UTC Academy Trust

Posted: 6 December 2019 in News, Trust

Derby’s University Technical College has officially joined The Sheffield UTC Academy Trust this week. The Regional Schools Commissioner for the East Midlands, and the Department for Education, officially approved the move on December 1st. Derby Manufacturing UTC will now be known as UTC Derby Pride Park. Nick Crew, Executive Principal, The Sheffield UTC Academy Trust, […]

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WorldSkills medals win for Team UTC Sheffield

Posted: 3 December 2019 in City Centre, News

UTC Sheffield has brought home two medals from the prestigious WorldSkills UK. WorldSkills UK showcases technical education to inspire more young people to choose vocational careers. Held at Birmingham NEC from November 21st to 23rd, the event attracted 500 competitors from colleges, universities and industry and involved 70 different skills categories. This year, four alumni […]

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Sheffield United Academy signs UTC Sheffield sport science student

Posted: 16 October 2019 in News, Olympic Legacy Park

A talented UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park sport science student has been selected for an elite football academy. Sixteen-year-old Frankie Maguire has been signed up to and started a two-year scholarship at Sheffield United Academy. Frankie said: “I’m really happy about getting a scholarship. My long-term aim is to get to the highest level that […]

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UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park students achieve top GCSE and technical results

Posted: in News, Olympic Legacy Park, Trust

Students at UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park are celebrating a top set of GCSE and technical results. The UTC – which is Ofsted graded ‘good’ – is a technical school for 13 to 19-year-olds that is based on Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park on Old Hall Road, Attercliffe Common. At the UTC, students complete GCSEs alongside […]

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UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park students celebrate top academic and technical results

Posted: 15 August 2019 in News, Olympic Legacy Park, Trust

UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park

Students at UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park are celebrating a top set of academic and technical results. At the UTC, students complete A Levels alongside technical qualifications in computing or health sciences or sport science. A total of 38 students sat exams this year. The A Level pass rate is 94.5%.  The pass rate for […]

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UTC Sheffield City Centre celebrate high technical and academic results

Posted: in City Centre, News, Trust

UTC Sheffield City Centre students are celebrating a strong set of technical and A Level results, achieving very high pass rates in both types of qualifications. The UTC – which is Ofsted graded ‘good’ – is a technical school for 13 to 19-year-olds based on Matilda Street in Sheffield. Students complete academic as well as […]

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Meet Shaun Whorton, Curriculum Director for Computing

Posted: 13 August 2019 in News, Olympic Legacy Park

We sat down with Shaun Whorton to talk about his role as Curriculum Director for Computing at UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park. So how did you get into teaching? With my strong subject knowledge and willingness to help younger kids get into the subject that I love, what better profession to get into than teaching. […]

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Meet Alicia Edwards, Curriculum Director for Creative & Digital Media

Posted: in City Centre, News

We caught up with Alicia Edwards, newly appointed Curriculum Director for Creative & Digital Media at UTC Sheffield City Centre, to hear all about her new role. So how did you get into teaching? It’s one of those very rewarding careers that involves my interests and hobbies within the creative industries. I enjoy helping and […]

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UTC students become producers at Sheffield Hallam University film school

Posted: 31 July 2019 in City Centre, News

Four Year 12 students from UTC Sheffield have taken part in a three-day film school hosted at Sheffield Hallam University. The UTC students, who are all studying Creative & Digital Media (CDM), joined 15 other students from six schools across South Yorkshire to put their media skills to the test. Over the three days, the […]

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