Olympic Legacy Park News

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: 22 August 2019 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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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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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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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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