Olympic Legacy Park News

Computing Students Success in Hackback 2 Competition

Posted: 20 December 2019 in News, Olympic Legacy Park

Year 12 Computing students, Thomas Fairey, Jack Underwood, Daniel Dixon and Jakub Zrobczynski, took part in the Hackback 2 national cyber security capture-the-flag competition in October. The event itself is aimed at university students. As UTC Sheffield OLP is already an established cyber-security entity, we were given special admittance to the competition, which boasts an […]

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Sport Science Alumnus, Joshua Chubb, Signs with Sheffield Sharks

Posted: 19 December 2019 in News, Olympic Legacy Park

Joshua Chubb, who completed his A Levels this year, has signed to play professional basketball with the Sheffield Sharks. We welcomed Joshua back to UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park for our Sport Science Showcase where he spoke about his journey, developing from the UTC, to play professional basketball. Joshua said: “I came to the UTC […]

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UTC Health Students Engage with the Sheffield Hospitals

Posted: in News, Olympic Legacy Park

Emma Johnson from the Sheffield Teaching Hospitals visited Year 12 Health students and talked about the role of an Audiologist and pathways into audiology as a health science career. Sheffield City Region is at the heart of these new services and industries with world-class research and elite sports facilities, alongside a growing healthcare technologies sector. […]

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OLP Students Work with Paul Dimitri to Create Inspiring Film

Posted: 17 December 2019 in News, Olympic Legacy Park

UTC Sheffield OLP students have been involved in the creation of a film, showcasing the development of the Centre for Child Health Technology. World-leading work has been produced surrounding Children’s Health Tech, and the film demonstrates the commitment to creating innovative technology for children. The film also shows how beneficial it is for the healthcare […]

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New Principal for UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park

Posted: in News, Olympic Legacy Park

A new Principal has been appointed at UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park. Jessica Stevenson has 19 years’ experience in education and is currently Director of Inclusion at Mercia Learning Trust in Sheffield. Jessica will start at the UTC in January 2020. The current Principal Sarah Clark is leaving this month to become Chief Executive Officer […]

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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: 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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