Meet our Alumni: Sheffield Hallam University animation undergraduate, George Allan

Posted: 1 March 2019 in City Centre, News

George Allan joined UTC Sheffield City Centre in Year 10 and continued into the sixth form where he completed his A Levels. He chose English Literature and Art alongside a technical specialism in Creative iMedia, in which he gained a Level 3 diploma. We sat down with George to find out what he enjoyed most […]

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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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Industry Partner Events a Success for City UTC

Posted: 14 December 2018 in City Centre, News

South Yorkshire teenagers gathered at two UTC open events to learn about the latest opportunities in engineering. During November and December our UTC Sheffield City Centre campus held two collaborative events with two of our industry partners, aiming to help prospective students understand some of the exciting opportunities available within engineering. The first event was […]

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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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Patients Teach UTC Health Students

Posted: 6 December 2018 in News, Olympic Legacy Park

Health students at UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park have been getting hands-on experience with patients and medical professionals. Year 10 students, who are currently studying coursework about the body’s systems, have been working with the University of Sheffield on their “Patients as Educators” project. The programme, which was developed by Martin Hague, Clinical Skills and […]

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UTC Students Learn from Professionals

Posted: in News, Olympic Legacy Park

Students at UTC have been getting a taste of the world of work during an employer mentoring week. Employers from the sport, health and computing sectors visited UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy last week to meet and talk to students about their professions and share inside tips about securing roles in their fields. These visits happen […]

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Success for UTC Students at National Maths Competition

Posted: 5 December 2018 in News, Olympic Legacy Park

A UTC student has been selected as one of only 1000 students in the UK to take part in a national Maths competition. Christian Marriot was one of 15 A-Level UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park students who took part in the United Kingdom Mathematics Trust (UKMT) Senior Mathematical Challenge on Tuesday 6th November.   The […]

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UTC Sheffield Computing Students Aim To Crack Cyber Security Challenge

Posted: 3 December 2018 in News, Olympic Legacy Park, Trust

Our UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park computing students are applying the latest high tech skills to problem solving as part of a national cyber security challenge. Twenty UTC students are competing in the Cyber Centurion competition, aimed at 12 to 18 year-olds interested in cyber defence, code breaking, puzzles and problem solving. Four teams of […]

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Work Experience Turns to Employment

Posted: 28 November 2018 in City Centre, News

Photography and football enthusiast Jack has secured a position as a regular match reporter after a successful week’s work experience. Fifteen-year-old Jack, who is a Creative and Digital Media student at UTC Sheffield City Centre, recently undertook work experience at Rotherham United. During the placement, which was initially for one week but was extended to […]

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