Specialism: Health sciences (healthcare and sports science) | Computing
Date of opening: September 2016
UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park (OLP) is a new UTC that opened in 2016. It is a 14-19 school, sponsored by leading employers in the fields of health sciences and computing and both of Sheffield's universities. This is the second UTC to open in Sheffield.
Alongside core GCSEs and A Levels in subjects such as English, maths and science, students of UTC Sheffield OLP can study Level 2 and Level 3 technical qualifications in computing and health sciences. The health sciences specialism focusses on how the human body functions. It covers the whole spectrum from elite athletes to those with chronic conditions, exploring how technology can improve performance in individuals. With the computing specialism, students develop skills in the application of digital technologies in both current and future industry. This includes digital technology in the human science sector.
UTC Sheffield OLP's employer and university-led curriculum is innovative and engaging. It combines technical, practical and academic learning to provide a rounded education to students, ensuring they leave with the wide range of skills they need to progress to the university of their choice, onto an apprenticeship or straight into full-time employment.