UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park awarded ‘good’ Ofsted rating

15th March 2019 | 0 Comments

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 are now Ofsted graded ‘good’. In the latest development, UTC Sheffield [...]

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Tokyo 2020 One to Watch – Aaron McKibbin

12th March 2019 | 0 Comments

GB Paralympic table tennis star Aaron McKibbin has faced ups and downs in his career but went on to bring home bronze in the London 2012 and Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. He is hoping to medal again in Tokyo 2020. The 27-year-old originally from London, has been based in Sheffield for the last nine years [...]

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Tokyo 2020 One to Watch – Jack Shephard

12th March 2019 | 0 Comments

Jack Shepard, from Dronfield, has played Paralympic badminton since he was 10 years old and now hopes to lead his sport into the history books at Tokyo 2020. The 21-year-old fulfilled a childhood dream after becoming World Champion in 2017, and when he found out that Para-badminton would make its debut in Tokyo 2020 he [...]

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Tokyo 2020 One to Watch – Joy Haizelden

12th March 2019 | 0 Comments

GB Paralympian wheelchair basketball player Joy Haizelden started out in wheelchair basketball when she was just 13 years old. Now 20 she’s training for the European Championships in Rotterdam, hoping to qualify for the Paralympic Games in Tokyo 2020. Joy’s career in the sport was a result of poor P.E. facilities at her secondary school [...]

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Tokyo 2020 One to Watch – Peter McGrail

12th March 2019 | 0 Comments

Peter McGrail, from Liverpool, started boxing when he was just ten years old, falling in love with the sport when boxing for fun with friends after school. After winning 20 national titles, Peter went onto secure bronze in the Youth Olympics aged 14 and he now has his sights set on gold at Tokyo 2020. [...]

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