Message from UTC Sheffield City Centre

  • Updated: Sunday, October 18th 2020
  • A Year 9 student has tested positive for Covid-19 and Year 9 parents/carers are asked to download our letter. Year 9 students are being asked to isolate and return to school after half-term on Monday 2 November.
  • The UTC remains open for all other year groups.
  • When Sheffield moved into the Tier 2, high risk category, we had to cancel tours of the UTC, but we are currently looking at strategies to enable tours in some format in the near future. We will be in touch as soon as possible about transition meetings/possible tours.

Message from UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park

Updated: Friday, October 16th 2020

All students will be able to return to learning on site at UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park full-time – week commencing Monday, October 19th 2020. Thank you for your patience and understanding during this challenging time. Please note our campus tours are going ahead in single family groups.

UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park are running virtual events to hear about our exciting specialisms, with an opportunity to hear from the Principal, the Curriculum Director and staff, and our employer partners.

Computing Showcase:  Tuesday 10th November, 5:30-:6:20pm

Health Sciences & Social Care: Wednesday 18th November, 5:30-6:20pm

Sport Science Showcase: Tuesday 24th November, 5:30-6:20pm

Will, Engineering

I enjoy learning hands-on skills in the workplace and was keen to get into the industry straight away.

Will Noble has started an electrical apprenticeship after completing his studies at UTC Sheffield City Centre.

The 18-year-old has achieved a distinction distinction grade in a technical qualification in engineering. Now he is learning as he earns in the workplace at Output Engineering Limited, based at the Iron Works in Sheffield, whilst completing an engineering apprenticeship at Level 3.  

“I feel very pleased with my result of double distinction and can’t thank the teachers enough for helping me achieve that grade,” said Will, who joined the UTC in Year 10 at the age of 14.

He added: “I enjoy learning hands-on skills in the workplace and was keen to get into the industry straight away. I’m really pleased to have secured an apprenticeship so soon after finishing my studies and I’ve settled in well. My ambition is to become a fully qualified electrical engineer.”

Alex Reynolds, Principal, UTC Sheffield City Centre, said: “Will has been committed and driven since he arrived at the UTC at the age of 14. He has pushed himself to engage with as many opportunities as possible throughout his time with us to ensure he has been perfectly prepared to gain an apprenticeship in the sector upon completing his studies. Will has secured an apprenticeship with a fantastic business which is exactly what he deserves for his efforts and he now has an exciting and vibrant career ahead of him.”

Paul Niven, Principal Engineer and Director at Output Engineering Ltd, added: “It’s been a great opportunity for us to work with UTC Sheffield City Centre and it’s clear that William has learnt some valuable skills which have been easily and quickly useable within his role.

He added: “The skills are relevant and up-to-date with current engineering practices, which has in turn meant that William has been instantly value adding to the company. We’re pleased that William has joined the company and I’m sure that he’ll have an excellent career in engineering ahead of him.”

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Robert, Sport Science
Daniel, Engineering
Jacob, Engineering
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