Coronavirus update: school closure information
Please see the websites for UTC Sheffield City Centre and UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park
https://city.utcsheffield.org.uk/
https://olp.utcsheffield.org.uk/

Message from UTC Sheffield City Centre

Coronavirus update: school closure information UTC Sheffield City Centre
As from today, Friday 27 March, UTC Sheffield City Centre will be closed to all students until further notice. I would like to thank all parents for abiding by the government guidelines and supporting the welfare of the staff and students by keeping students at home.
If you have any queries regarding work, please contact teaching staff via ‘Show My Homework’. For all other enquiries please contact admin@utcsheffield.org.uk.
Please note: information about free school meals is now available on the Letters page of our website.
For the position at Olympic Legacy Park, please visit the website: https://olp.utcsheffield.org.uk
Thank you again for all your support in these challenging and unprecedented times.
Kind regards,
Alex Reynolds, Principal, UTC Sheffield – City Centre

Message from UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park

Coronavirus update: school closure information at UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park
Dear Parent/Carer/Student,
As from Monday 30 March, UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park will be closed to all students. We will be open again for children of key workers and vulnerable students after the Easter holidays on Tuesday 14 April. I would like to thank parents and carers for abiding by the government guidelines and supporting the welfare of the staff and students by keeping students at home.
If you have any queries regarding work, please contact teaching staff via Teams. For all other enquiries please contact adminolp@utcsheffield.org.uk.
Information about free school meals is now available on the Letters page of our website.
UTC Sheffield City Centre is closed until further notice.
Thank you again for all your support in these challenging and unprecedented times.
Kind regards,
Jess Stevenson, Principal, UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park

UTC Sheffield City Centre students achieve strong GCSE and technical results

UTC Sheffield City Centre students are celebrating a set of strong GCSE and technical results this year.

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 technical qualifications in engineering or creative and digital media, backed by employers.

A total of 101 students sat GCSE exams this year and the pass rate is 98.1%.  Of those students, 58% have achieved a grade 4 or above in GCSE English.

Science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects have performed strongly with 70% of students gaining a grade 4 or above in maths and 42% a grade 5 or above.

In science, 69% of students achieved a grade 4 or above with 41.4% gaining a grade 5 or above in two sciences.

The engineering technical qualifications pass rate is 81% in design and 80% in manufacturing. Those students who studied systems control and electronics have achieved a pass rate of 74%.

For creative and digital media, the technical qualifications pass rate is 74% for creative and digital media and 74% in art.

Alex Reynolds, Principal, UTC Sheffield City Centre, said: “We are extremely proud of our students and would like to congratulate them on their results. Our students gain strong academic GCSEs along with excellent technical qualifications and skills. This equips them for the next stages of their education and careers, securing their progression into the industries that our curriculum specialises in.”

The technical qualifications involve working on employer-led projects and developing skills related to the subject specialism as well as team working and problem solving skills. The £10 million UTC is equipped with cutting edge industry standard facilities.

UTCs are government funded technical schools that have been established to provide technical learning opportunities in partnership with employers and universities. They provide academic and technical qualifications to match the skills needs of regional employers, supporting economic growth and employment.

Employers supporting UTC Sheffield City Centre include AES Seal, Bauer Media Group, Festo, Finger Industries, Henry Boot Construction, Hive, Lavender International, Rolls-Royce, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield Live, the University of Sheffield, Siemens and Sumo Digital.

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