Olympic Legacy Park News

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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Health Science student secures week’s work experience following radiography talk

Posted: 11 March 2019 in News, Olympic Legacy Park

Year 12 Health Science student, Holly Akers, has secured a week’s work experience at Weston Park Hospital following visit from Radiographer, Joanna McNamara. On Thursday 7th February Joanna McNamara visited UTC Olympic Legacy Park to talk to Year 11 and Sixth Form students about Radiography and Oncology. Joanna is a Radiographer and a lead admissions […]

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Q&A: UTC Sheffield and Progress 8

Posted: 24 January 2019 in City Centre, News, Olympic Legacy Park, Trust

Nick Crew, Sheffield UTC Executive Principal

This Q&A explains the government’s annual secondary school performance tables including Progress 8, published on January 24th, 2019. UTC Sheffield’s primary purpose is to deliver a curriculum that trains young people, aged 13 to 19, in the skills highly valued by employers, and which enhances their career and university prospects and contributes to the economy. […]

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Meet Owen Davies, Curriculum Director for Maths

Posted: 17 January 2019 in News, Olympic Legacy Park

We caught up with Owen Davies, new Curriculum Director for Maths at UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park, who started in September 2018. First up was understanding how Owen ended up teaching maths…   How did you get into teaching? I studied Aeronautical Engineering at University of Salford, then after my degree I pursued a career […]

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Life Beyond GCSEs Event Inspires UTC Students

Posted: 12 December 2018 in News, Olympic Legacy Park, Trust

Post 16 students at UTC have been exploring their higher education opportunities at a careers event supported by HeppSY+. On Tuesday 27th November, with the support of HeppSY+, UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park held a “Life Beyond GCSEs” event for students and their parents to explore the option available to them after school. The event […]

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