My first term at Liverpool Life Sciences UTC

I came to college on the first day not knowing what to expect. I didn’t know anybody in the college or any of the teachers, this was a very scary experience for me. We got to the school and … Read More

Jess Collins tells us about life on the Year 9 accelerator programme at the UTC

Tell us a bit about yourself, Jess…

Hi, my name is Jess Collins and I joined the UTC this September. I am on the Year 9 accelerated programme studying History, Psychology and Business Studies at GCSE.

How did you … Read More

Jay Lloyd, a Year 9 accelerated student, discusses his time at the UTC so far

So, Jay, tell us a bit about yourself…

My name is Jay Lloyd and I’m currently on the Year 9 Accelerator Programme at the UTC. I picked to study Psychology, History and Spanish at GCSE.

Any particular reason … Read More

Year 11 students discuss teenage obesity with international students

A group of Year 11 UTC students joined students from NPS International School, Guwahati, India on a Skye call to discuss junk food and the effects it can have on children.

The Skype chat was organised following a British … Read More

Character Development in UK schools

Written by Katie Small, Assistant Principal at Liverpool Life Sciences UTC for the Positive Psychology People.

Should character development become an addition to the UK education system? As an educator for the past 14 years working in the UK … Read More

Steph believes she made the right choice joining the UTC

Hey, my name is Steph and I’m new to the UTC this year. I came from Childwall Sports and Science Academy and my first 2 weeks at the school have been great. I have made many new amazing friends with … Read More

Reece discusses his first week at Liverpool Life Sciences UTC

On our first day at the UTC we had a brief introduction to the sixth form and how A levels differ massively from GCSEs. We then got straight into our first practical experiment in the induction labs where we learned … Read More


The first 2 weeks back at Liverpool Life Sciences UTC have helped us to re-establish ourselves back into our normal school lives.

Our first day back consisted of meeting our new academic tutors and new classmates/colleagues. Here we were given … Read More

Growth Mindset and the Power of Yet

Written by Katie Small, Assistant Principal at Liverpool Life Sciences UTC for The Positive Psychology People.

How do you create a growth mindset culture? Businesses, organisations, industries and schools all over the world are asking this question. Why are … Read More

Liverpool to Ladakh – Young Leadership Challenge 2016

This summer a group of UTC and Studio students embarked on the trip of a lifetime as they travelled to India to take part in the Young Leadership Challenge 2016.

From building schools, to trekking through the Himalayas students enjoyed … Read More