2019 Archives

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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UTC students take part in national STEM competition to celebrate International Women in Engineering Day

Posted: 24 June 2019 in City Centre, News

Twelve Year 10 students from UTC Sheffield attended an engineering competition hosted by Amey ahead of International Women in Engineering Day. Amey are a leading supplier of consulting and infrastructure support services both in the UK and internationally. Their many different areas include engineering, facilities management, utilities, transport, environmental services, defence and justice. The event […]

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OLP showcases employer and university partners at world of work event

Posted: 13 May 2019 in News, Olympic Legacy Park

UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park hosted an ‘Exploring the Future World of Work’ event for new and existing applicants. The event, held on Tuesday 30th April, was an opportunity for prospective and current Year 9 and 12 students to explore the options regarding their future, meet current pupils, staff and employer partners, and find out […]

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UTC students engage in engineering extravaganza: Get up to Speed with STEM

Posted: 2 April 2019 in City Centre, News

UTC Sheffield City Centre Year 9 students joined over 2000 young people from South Yorkshire for the inspiring Get up to Speed STEM careers event at Magna Science Adventure Centre. The annual occasion, which is now in its ninth year, saw over 90 exhibitors, attractions and activities, including an interactive stand hosted by the UTC, […]

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