UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park Showcase

24th November 2015 | 0 Comments

A showcase event is taking place at the English Institute of Sport Sheffield, Coleridge Road, on Thursday, November 26th, from 5pm to 7pm.  UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park campus is due to open on Attercliffe Common, between Sheffield and Rotherham, in September 2016.   The £10 million facility for 600 students, aged 14 to 19, [...]

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A New Strategy for Sport

14th October 2015 | 0 Comments

In a recent consultation paper entitled ‘A New Strategy for Sport’; the Government outlined the need for a new strategy which recognises the importance of sport and physical activity and a clear approach for making it an integral part of our everyday lives. The paper invited views on the following themes:   Participation Physical Activity [...]

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Minister announces second major partner for the Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre

1st October 2015 | 0 Comments

In a speech at the AWRC conference on the Olympic Legacy Park (OLP), the Minister also outlined Government priorities on tackling obesity and encouraging physical activity – in particular noting the Government's forthcoming new childhood obesity strategy. In March 2015 the UK Government announced £14m of funding to help develop the AWRC. In May 2015 [...]

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Pioneering sport and exercise medicine facilities officially opened

18th September 2015 | 0 Comments

New facilities at Concord Sports Centre, as part of the National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine (NCSEM) bring together clinical services, sport and exercise specialists and health professionals to make it easier for physical activity to become part of the treatment for a range of chronic health conditions.  Building work began in summer 2014 [...]

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City planners give green light to Sheffield’s second UTC

7th September 2015 | 0 Comments

Sheffield City Council planners have given the project the green light, approving the planning application.  UTC 2 Sheffield for Human Sciences and Computing will prepare students for employment in those two key growth sectors in Sheffield City Region.   Andrew Cropley, Executive Director, Strategic Planning and Business Development, The Sheffield College, said: "This is great [...]

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