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

Zane, Computing

Banner image: UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park A level results 2018 Zane Burgess gets his results and a place at Sheffield Hallam University

The UTC has helped me to develop my presentation skills as well as others required in project management.

Competition winning Zane Burgess has developed his computing skills at UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park.

The 18-year-old has achieved a technical qualification in computing achieving a double distinction* as well as a computer science A Level at grade D.

Zane has been part of team that won a place in the national Vex Robotics final last year. He’s also proven his computing skills by being one of the winners in the Code Make Win competition.

Now he is going on to study business and information technology at Sheffield Hallam University. He said: “It was nerve-racking waiting for the results. I’m glad I did well in the technical qualification.”

Zane’s ambition is to become an information technology project manager. He said: “The UTC has helped me to develop my presentation skills as well as others required in project management.”

Dr Sarah Clark, Principal, UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park, said: “Zane has shown excellent communication and leadership skills through curriculum-based computing projects and participation in the Vex Robotics competitions.”

Read more student experiences:

Reece, Computing
Skye, Computing
Szymon, Health Sciences
Madison, Creative & Digital

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