Malaga Trip – April 2024

A cohort of 40 students embarked on a journey to Malaga for an enriching Spanish Immersion Language & Culture Trip. Below, you’ll find their daily updates chronicling their experiences. Day …

Your health and life sciences update

Helping you to find the funding, support and skills that will benefit you, here’s our round-up of the latest health and life sciences news from across the Liverpool City Region. …

Your health and life sciences update

Helping you to find the funding, support and skills that will benefit you, here’s our round-up of the latest health and life sciences news from across the Liverpool City Region. …

10 years of opportunities, inspiration and real-world skills

On Thursday 5th October we gathered in the auditorium at the school with colleagues, students past and present, and friends, to celebrate 10 years of our schools, The Studio and …

GCSE Results Day 2023

Congratulations to all of our Life Sciences UTC students for an incredible set of GCSE results this year. Our initial results indicate that: 53% students achieved a level 4 or …

Two new UTCs have been approved for Doncaster and Southampton.

Two new UTCs have been approved for Doncaster and Southampton. Both UTCs will build off successful, oversubscribed UTCs in the local area, while student enrolment across the UTC programme has …

A Level Round Up 2023

We are so proud to share our student’s successes today. Well done to all our young people who have worked so hard to achieve fantastic results and destinations. This year, …

Your health and life sciences update

Here’s our regular round-up of health and life sciences activity across Liverpool City Region. Dr John Dyer, Director of Innovation at Life Sciences UTC, says: “Liverpool City Region continues to go …

Crowdfunding to help build a sensory garden on Baltic Green

Plans are afoot to create a sensory garden on the Baltic Green this summer, celebrating Liverpool’s links with Ukraine as the Eurovision Song Content arrives in the city. The garden, …

Alumni story – Mike Groom

Mike studied for his A Levels at the UTC before graduating in 2017 and going on to study engineering at Durham University. He’s now a graduate robotics engineer at the …

Alumni story – David Callow

David graduated from the UTC in 2017 and went on to study for a degree apprenticeship at the Dyson Institute of Engineering and Technology before staying on to work at …

Your health and life sciences update

Here’s our regular round-up of health and life sciences activity across Liverpool City Region. Dr John Dyer, Director of Innovation at Life Sciences UTC, says: “It’s exciting to see a …

Your life sciences update

Did you know that Liverpool is linked to the biggest bio-manufacturing cluster in Europe? This means we’re helping lead the way in the fourth industrial revolution – which is happening …

Year 12 Geography Field Trip

As part of the A level coursework requirement, last Tuesday we spent the day In Llandudno making beach measurements, finding out about the rocks on the Great Orme, and looking …

Health and life sciences round-up

This month there have been some amazing things going on in the health and life sciences sector across the Liverpool City Region. Read on to hear all about it.   …

GCSE Results Day 2022

Congratulations to all of our Life Sciences UTC students for an incredible set of GCSE results this year. Our initial results indicate that: 59% students achieved a level 4 or …

A Level Results Day 2022

Congratulations to all our students on AMAZING A Level results! Congratulations go to all our students who faced their first set of public exams following many years of disruption due …

CCF Camp at Altcar Military Base

On Saturday July 4th, 17 of our Cadets, and four staff made their way to Altcar Military Base for this year’s CCF Summer Camp. On Sunday, Cadets took part in four activities; …

Work Experience with Vinci

This month 2 of our students were offered the opportunity by Stuart Brown (Construction Director) to go and work at Festival Gardens on the construction site with Vinci Construction UK. …

Congratulations Connie – Big Bang Young Scientist of 2022

On Wednesday 22nd June, Connie travelled to the NEC in Birmingham to showcase her project at the national STEM fair. She presented her project to the many people who visited …

Year 12 Visit to London

At an unreasonable time on Thursday morning, a group of Year 12 students boarded a coach to London. This is one of the first big adventures we have been able …

Colonial Legacies Project

Last week, A Level Historians were able to build on their understanding of colonialism through a workshop delivered by the Bluecoats in partnership with the Greenhouse Project in Toxteth. This …

Life Sciences UTC students showcase their DNA designs with leading scientists at the University of Leeds

Teenage scientists had the opportunity to present to leading academics at the Bragg Centre for Materials Research at the University of Leeds. Sixth form students from Liverpool Life Sciences UTC …

A Level Results 2021

Year 13 Results Day is always one of my favourite updates of the year. To see smiling faces, well deserved congratulations and the years of effort pay off with great …

£5000 prize for Runners Up in Amazon Longitude Explorer Prize

From a two-way AI-enabled British Sign Language (BSL) translator to a self-contained digester box that uses mealworm larvae – the innovation and quality of this year’s winners of the Amazon …

Students win DSTL Competition

Congratulations go to students who have this week been announced as Winners of a national competition in association with DSTL. Eight year 12 students from Liverpool Life Sciences UTC were …

Engineers receive visit from Steve Cox and Charlie Jones from Autodesk.

Autodesk have again taken time out of their busy schedules to work with our students. Charlie Jones, Education Manager at Autodesk says, “You walk into some schools and instantly know …

Independent report celebrates positive impact of Cadet Forces

Exciting new research into UK Cadet Forces highlights the positive impacts on young peoples’ development, adult volunteers and wider society. You can read the full report here The report states …

Exciting times at the UTC with the Hitachi / Iris Scanning Electron Microscope

Over 120 Students have so far experienced using the Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) for themselves, and many are participating in multi session projects.  Students from the Studio School have also …

Surgical Medical Simulations with Dräger

Our Year 12 have been so lucky to experience working with Dräger (Draeger). Dräger are one of the world’s leading ventilator manufacturers. The company started when their founder discovered a …

UTC collaboration with Hitachi, IRIS and the Natural History Museum

Huge excitement this week at the UTC, we have taken delivery of a Hitachi Portable Scanning Electron Microscope! This phenomenal piece of kit enables students to observe samples at very …

Exploring opportunities for Employer Engagement during Lockdown

We have had to think hard about how we create the usual UTC and Studio experience for students during lockdown. In normal times we would have a different employer in …

Innovation and Sustainability at the heart of Unilever Inspire Project for Students

Students at the Life Sciences UTC and Studio School work with an amazing range of Industry Partners. This means that students are lucky enough to work on challenges created by …

Students see vast NHS Opportunities in 350 Careers Project

The NHS is one of the UK’s largest employers, one of Europe’s largest too. It plays a significant role in our local economy. It is thought that as many as …

Life Sciences UTC Students work to enter the Amazon Longitude Explorer Prize

  A group of six Ignite students (Aakash, Monas, Isaac, Tamino, Mateo and Jayden) are working together on their entry to the Amazon Longitude Explorer Prize. This is a year-long …

National Apprenticeship Week 2021

This week (8 – 14 February) is National Apprenticeship Week 2021. It is a chance to share and celebrate how apprenticeships are a great route to career success and a …

UTC student inspires UK first for Yemeni community

National Museums Liverpool’s dementia awareness initiative House of Memories has announced it’s working on a new, intergenerational project, centred around the Yemeni community, after recently securing funding. The project, Connecting …

What makes our Junior Leadership Team so unique?

I work in a school which educates in a forward-thinking way and I wanted to ensure the Junior Leadership clearly matched the school’s ethos. When I took over running the …

Life Sciences UTC Students learn Arabic as part of language programme

Pupils at Life Sciences UTC and The studio in Liverpool are taking the opportunity to learn Arabic as part of a language programme funded by Qatar Foundation International (QFI) and …

We have the Science Technician Team of the Year!

For the first time in the history of the award, the Gratnells Science Technician Team of the Year Award is presented to Patricio Vasquez-Aguilar and Sarah Linkman of Liverpool Life …

Anti Bullying Week

Anti-Bullying Week 2020: United Against Bullying The theme for Anti-Bullying Week 2020 is: United Against Bullying. Anti-Bullying Week will happen from Monday 16th – Friday 20th November. Last year 75% …

We’re back!

UTC principal Jill Davies says: “It has been so good to see you all this week. Exhausting, but good. I have been beyond impressed by all of our fabulous new …

UTC Instagram challenge

Whether you are starting back or starting new, the return to school is a bit different this year. But there’s still so much joy in the building (honestly, we are …

GCSE results 2020

Congratulations to all of our students for an incredible set of GCSE results this year, in the trickiest of circumstances. The highlights include: • 64% students achieved a level 4 …

Making up for lost time?

Are you studying physics, chemistry, biology, maths or applied science? We’re pleased to announce that we have a new free on-line tutoring programme to support you and help you get …

Back to school

Click here to download all the information you need about returning to school this September…

UTC A-level results 2020

Congratulations to all our students on AMAZING A Level results! This is usually the day we can tell prospective students and their families about the incredible results and amazing destinations …

Student guide to post-16 qualifications results Summer 2020

We understand how unsettling the last few months may have been for you, since schools, colleges, and other providers were closed to many and exams were canceled. Ofqual has must together this hand …

End of term message

Well, we have made it to the end of term. What a rollercoaster. I want to thank you all for your flexibility, resilience and support during this strange time. It …

LJMU Summer Support Sessions

If you’re thinking about going to university the LJMU Summer Support Sessions can help you prepare for applying to university. LJMU has announced a series of interactive webinars for students …

UTC students scoop prestigious national prize

We’re delighted to announce that UTC students Joe Thompson and Sofia Wright have won the UK Water Prize and are now representing the UK in the international competition. The award …

05 June: World Environment Day

It’s World Environment Day! We’re all working towards a greener future and there are many small things you can do to make a big difference. Why not have a go …

Leaving school or college and entering an uncertain job market

Are you feeling worried about leaving school or college and entering an uncertain job market? For those needing financial support, here are some resources, tips and tricks: Six money-saving ideas …

Do I have to go back? Your guide to changing schools

There is so much talk about the return to normal. Every day I read new speculation about when schools will return, and if I’m honest, each new idea makes me …

Covid-19 project-based learning

Want to find out more about Covid-19 and understand its impact? Life Sciences UTC’s Dr Dyer has been working alongside colleague Professor David Hornby and Dr Alex McCarthy, a researcher and …

Baltic Research Institute

The Baltic Research Institute has recently been started by the senior director, Dr. John Dyer. The BRI was started up for the students to take control of what they want to …

How grades will be awarded without exams

AQA is one of the organisation responsible for assessing exams in schools, including GCSEs, A levels, EPQs and technical and vocational qualifications. Now that this summer’s exams have now been …

Have you lost income recently?

If you’ve lost income during the last few months, you can check to see if your children qualify for shopping vouchers, which have replaced free school meals during our enforced closure. …

Is Covid-19 causing you financial hardship?

If you’re struggling as a result of the Covid-19 outbreak, Liverpool City Council has an ‘Urgent Needs’ Fund for people who’re currently experiencing hardship, due to the outbreak. The fund …

Ofsted report 2020

In January 2020 we scored ‘Good’ in our second Ofsted inspection. “Liverpool Life Sciences is a good school, and we are really happy that this continues to be recognised by …

Your wellbeing during coronavirus

Liverpool CAMHS promotes the mental health, emotional and wellbeing of all children, young people and their families/carers. It’s working with its partners to make sure that children, young people and …

UTC scoops two major awards

Liverpool Life Sciences UTC is proud to announce that we’ve won two SSAT Educational Outcome Awards. These celebrate our ranking in the top 10% of non-selective schools nationwide, and achieving …

Message from the Principal

I thought that it would be useful to share key messages, in order that we all keep connected through this challenging period.  Week one is done and I have been …

Dave Hornby: Understanding Covid-19

This is a short series of science-oriented posts on the current Coronavirus pandemic. I intend to release them in bite-sized narratives and so there will be 3-4 to follow. All …

Dave Hornby: Covid-19 and the road to a vaccine

In my last post, I explained the basic properties of Covid-19 and how it relates to other well known viruses. Of perhaps the greatest concern to everyone is how science …

Childcare hubs for key workers

Liverpool City Council has set up new childcare hubs which are opening today (Monday 23 March). For a full list of sites catering for the children of key workers – …

National Apprenticeship Week

The 13th annual National Apprenticeship Week takes place from 3 to 7 February 2020. National Apprenticeship Week is an annual week-long celebration of apprenticeships across England and is a time …

Barclays apprentice parent insight sessions – an invitation

Barclays is inviting all UTC parents to a ‘virtual’ insight events during National Apprenticeship Week in February. National Apprenticeship Week takes place from 3 to 7 February 2020, celebrating apprenticeships …

Build my Future – 2020

Last week our students took part in the Northern Schools Trust’s (NST) Build my Future festival – a two-day festival of ideas and career inspiration from some of the region’s …

The Big Assembly 2019

It’s Tomorrow’s Engineers Week 2019, a weeklong celebration of all things engineering and a unique opportunity for students, schools and parents to find out more about the pathways into an …

Join the Army cadets

The UTC’s curriculum is at the cutting edge of science and healthcare, and we pride ourselves on being able to offer our students real working world experiences, through our partner …

BRI launches new journal and alumni programme

As the summer term drew to an end, the UTC hosted a showcase which allowed students to present their ideas, concepts and projects surrounding the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. For …

Baltic Science Journal

The Baltic Science Journal for pre-university research projects The Baltic Research Institute is the first student-run research institute in the UK. Each and every research project is devised and run …

Potential Liverpool FC parade

It’s a big weekend for Liverpool… Should Liverpool FC win the Premier League title on Sunday, if they beat Wolves and Manchester City fail to beat Brighton, the city is …

Futureproof your career

What do you want to do when you leave school? Or not sure about life after year 11? Have you thought about careers you’re interested in and the skills you’ll …

Project-based learning has ‘profound benefits for students’

A new report by education charity The Edge Foundation and the Royal Academy of Engineering shows that project-based learning (PBL) – involving long-term, mutually beneficial relationships with employers – has …

UTC students win micro-granting pitch

Last week, three Life Sciences UTC students were awarded prizes of £500, after pitching to micro-granting organisation Awesome Liverpool. “We live in a city renowned for its creativity, passion and …

School bus time changes

Please note that between February 11 and 15 February the School Bus will collect students from Moorfields at 8.03am and then James St at 8.15am, to be in school for 8.30am. …

Awesome Foundation to host ‘Under 19’s’ gift night at UTC and Studio

Liverpool based Awesome Foundation Liverpool are hosting a special Under 19’s gift night at the UTC and Studio on the 11th February.  “The Awesome Foundation is providing a wonderful opportunity …

Helping your child to prepare for GCSE exams

GSCE examinations are almost around the corner and revision for them is almost underway. We’ve learned a few things over the years about how best to prepare for them, here …

Careers opportunities open up for UTC students

On 17 December 2018, Liverpool Life Sciences UTC welcomed some of the UK’s leading research and education institutions through its doors, to teach students about pathways into the future world …

Christmas for the community

We were delighted to welcome residents from Mersey Parks, our local nursing home, into school last Friday for a festive Christmas lunch. They had a three-course Christmas dinner cooked in …

Year 11 December Reports

Dear Parent/Guardian We are approaching an important time in the education of our young people and can I take this opportunity to congratulate year 11 on their approach to this …

UTC Transmits – Dec 2018

Complex problems require complex solutions; and a virus as multifaceted as HIV begs a multifaceted approach to understanding, resolving, and hopefully one day, curing. The UTC Transmits event addressed this …

UTC partner Nutricia is recruiting a new apprentice

We’re delighted that our partner Nutricia Advanced Medical Nutrition (AMN) is recruiting for a new apprentice, and we’re encouraging current and former UTC students to apply. AMN is Danone’s Medical …

Year 13 Parents Evening and UCAS Information Evening

Year 13 Parents Evening and UCAS Information Evening Monday 12th November 2018, 4.30pm to 7.30pm   We’d like all parents/ guardians to attend the evening. Your son/ daughter is asked …

Live operating theatre experience like no other

Do something different this half term, with an unmissable ticket to Operating Theatre Live on October 24. Operating Theatre Live is heading back to the UTC after its successful visit …

Free STEM careers support for parents and teens

All About STEM is working with Careers Advice for Parents and Port Sunlight’s Unilever to host sessions to support parents giving careers guidance to their children. If, like over half of …

Open evenings and drop-in sessions

Come along and get a taste of Lifesciences UTC for yourself. We’ve got a broad programme of events throughout the school year. Join us… 9th May (joint with The Studio), Open …

UTC Open Evenings

Wednesday 12 September, 6-7pm Come along and get a flavour of the UTC. Join us next week – click here for more details, and to book your place…    

See what we’ve been up to in induction week

Click here for a little sneak preview of our induction week activities:

Taster Sessions for 2019 students

Come for a look around this autumn, and see what the UTC offers you: 12th September 27th September 10th October 7th November 5th December Liverpool Life Sciences UTC is the …

Partnership grant student project

A partnership grant project between Liverpool Life Sciences and University of Liverpool was set up in 2015.

The Big Bang Northwest

On the 10th July, Liverpool Life Sciences UTC attended The Big Bang Northwest – and 2018 was set to be the biggest and best yet! This event was particularly exciting …

Skills Show Success!

On Monday 18th June, the Life Sciences UTC were delighted to exhibit at The Liverpool City Region Skills Show at the Exhibition Centre, Liverpool as part of the International Business …

Grow-It-Yourself Workshop!

Due to the success of their plastics project, Year 10 students were recently treated to a one-off master class with Mae-Ling Lokko – an architectural historian and building-material technologist who …

Build My Future Festival – 2018

Build My Future Festival is a dynamic two-day careers event that takes place in the heart of one of Liverpool’s most creative districts. On the 16th and 17th of November, …

Interested in joining us?

Come to our next Open Evening – Wednesday 6th June – Find Out More

Greenland BioDesign

The Greenland group was initially set up during the opening year of the Liverpool Life Sciences UTC in order to provide an outlet for students who wanted to take their …

Additional Transferable Skills

There are several other key strand that run through the Innovation Lab programme, including the development of communication skills: from comprehensive lab note books, through detailed experimental planning sheets, archiving …

The UCAS app

The UCAS app (to the above this sentence), contains important information about higher education and the UCAS application process. It is for students and parents to help increase knowledge of …

Road Closure – June 8th and 9th 2018

Road Closure – June 8th and 9th 2018 Dear Parent/ Carer, One of the luxuries of working and studying within a vibrant part of the city is the opportunity for …

Life Sciences UTC success – Alumni Case Studies

We like to keep in touch with our previous students to find out how they’re doing in whatever pathway they choose to follow. With exam season upon us, we caught …

Wellness Week at the UTC

There are many elements to wellbeing. From healthy eating, to physical fitness and mental welfare, there’s lots we can be doing to actively improve our overall sense of wellness. On Monday …

Artist Profile: Paul Curtis

Once industrial-turned-derelict, Liverpool’s Baltic Triangle is now known for housing some of the city’s most creative industries. Various creative campuses and office spaces play host to service and tech businesses …

Operating Theatre Live visits the UTC!

On Tuesday the 29th May, the Life Sciences UTC are delighted to be welcoming through its doors Operating Theatre Live – the UK’s award winning live surgery event for students …

Year 10 plastics project – Saving the Planet

Once hailed as an innovation, it’s becoming more and more apparent that single-use plastics are destroying our planet. Inevitably ending up in our oceans, millions of marine life are dying …

Taster Sessions

On the 14th March, the Life Sciences UTC hosted a successful open evening and succeeding round of taster sessions. Kicking off with Health Care, visitors listened to a fascinating talk from …

International Women’s day 2018

Thursday 8th March saw the launch of Northern School’s Trust International Women’s Day event. Despite initial weather impediments, the day took place over at the Contemporary Urban Centre and the …

Year 10 Build my Future

The 19th and 20th of February saw the launch of Year 10 Build My Future – a two day in-house event involving over 200 Northern Schools Trust students, joining forces …

Step into the NHS

Step into the NHS On the 8th February 2018, Northern Schools Trust welcomed student and staff as part of the national ‘Step into the NHS’ competition, inviting students to create …

Languages North West – Language Enrichment Event

  On Wednesday 28th February, Year 10 students from Life Sciences UTC and The Studio visited University of Liverpool for the Routes into Languages North West Language Enrichment Event. Organized …

Staff Spotlight – Health at the UTC

Name: Hannah Randles What is your role here at the UTC? Health Sector Skills Champion Tell us a little about your role: It varies day to day; from liaising with existing …

Half-Term Health Fayre

On Thursday 15th February the Life Sciences UTC hosted their first ever Half Term Health Fayre Event. Backed by healthcare professionals from across the city region, the morning saw a …

Year 12 LJMU Forensics Trip

Year 12 forensic pathway students recently had the exciting opportunity to visit the forensic science department at Liverpool John Moores University. As a handful of keen students headed over to …

Read all about it! UTC Students launch first ever ‘Baltic Science Journal’

On Wednesday 10th January, Life Sciences UTC students launched the first ever edition of their very own publication – the Baltic Science Journal. The journal talks through a wide range …

Northern Powerhouse

With the Northern Powerhouse rushing into headlines Metro Major Steve Rotheram, BBC and Radio City visited our school! We featured on BBC North West Evening News last night. Students did …

Students Mock Interviews

Our students have mock interviews with ‘Askademia’. ‘Askademia’ offers the ideal platform for Educational Support and Enrichment Services for young people.  Their focus is to serve the Student Community. They …

Principal’s Blog

It breaks my heart a little bit when I read that people might think our UTC is one of the worst 350 schools in England. Our officially ‘Good with Outstanding …

Charity Christmas Market Event

On 20th December 2017, Year 11 Life Sciences UTC students hosted their annual Christmas market event. Transforming the sports hall into a veritable winter wonderland, students worked like elves to …

UTC students help tackle homelessness this Winter

As part of their Project based learning, for the first time ever, students of the Life Sciences UTC have been participating in a weekly session focused all around the issue …

UTC students get kitted out

Health & Life Sciences pathway students received an exciting delivery this week –  in the form of professionally branded scrubs and personalised lab coats. Notably, the scrubs arrived in light …

Care Academy Health Suite Launch!

Sixth form health students have had a busy few weeks during the onset of the Life Sciences UTC’s brand new Health Suite launch. Year 12’s recently underwent a round of …

Build My Future Festival

Build My Future Festival is a dynamic two-day careers event that takes place in the heart of one of Liverpool’s most creative districts. On the 16th and 17th of November, …

Pin it or Bin it app

Students develop new Wellbeing app ‘Pin it or bin it’ is a new mobile app developed by University of Liverpool Computer Services & Life Sciences UTC students to help young …

OAP Christmas Event

Community Christmas Event success! On Wednesday 13th December, residents of Mersey Parks Care Home in Toxteth flocked to the Life Sciences UTC & Studio School for the first ever Christmas …

Humanitarian Training in Cambodia

Practicing Emergency trauma management Our surgeon-in-residence recently returned from a week-long work stint to Cambodia. Working with leading Charity HALO, Dr Hampton and a group of peers received training on how …

UTC becomes first school in the UK to gain a Surgeon in residence

Life Sciences UTC is delighted to welcome our brand new Surgeon-in-residence Tom Hampton. Joining from Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, Dr Hampton is an Ear Nose and Throat Surgery Registrar currently training …

Nursing Cadet Programme

UTC launches first ever nursing cadet programme About the programme: The Royal Liverpool Cadet Programme is a unique opportunity that aims to provide a route into healthcare careers by enabling …

UTC students launch anti-food poverty campaign!

Each week, Year 12 students join together to undergo enrichment sessions providing them a chance to develop new skills. This term in particular has seen students thrive from the sessions, …

FC Barcelona Photo Awards

Last year, UTC student Arshia was approached to be part of an ongoing photography project entitled ‘Sixteen.’ The project is the brainchild of photographer Craig Easton and examines the lives, …

What is progress?

Yesterday morning, sat in my office with the head of a very successful new medical school not far away, I listened to her tell me about her impression of our …

Health Education England at Life Sciences UTC

On 3rd October 2017, Life Sciences UTC played host to its first ever Health Education England event alongside Cheshire and Mersey Vocational Network. Over 25 visitors headed to the UTC …

VIVIT Experience

On 21st September, Life Sciences UTC students joined their peers at North Liverpool Academy for the exclusive opportunity to witness the UK’s very first travelling live post mortem experience. Across …

This Is Social Mobility

If you have ever heard me speak at an event, attended an open evening or pretty much sat through any meeting with me you will know the reason I am …

‘Who Am I’ Day

On Thursday 7th September, Life Sciences UTC welcome back Year 11 students for a brand new school year. With excitement in the air, the students headed to the sports hall …

Reflecting on Induction Week

Induction, even the word sounds boring. For many, having started new jobs and new schools before it is a series of mundane, form filling, box ticking, hanging around, making polite …

GCSE Results Day Success

This week we have celebrated another successful results day at Liverpool Life Sciences UTC. Students achieved fantastic results on Health and Social Care BTEC, with a number a A* and …

David Gets a Place on the Dyson Institute of Technology Degree Apprenticeship!

Congratulations to David Callow who has been accepted onto the highly competitive Dyson Institute of Technology Degree Apprenticeship! David achieved an outstanding A*BB at A-Level. He is extremely happy with …

Twins Rack Up An Impressive Seven A*s Between Them!

Sean and Michael Groom from Formby have achieved outstanding A-Level results with seven A* grades between them. Sean achieved four A*s in Chemistry, Maths, Further Maths and Physics and Michael …

BBC’s Countryfile visits the UTC

BBC’s Countryfile recently visited the UTC as part of a feature on urban farming. Farm Urban has installed three urban farming systems around Liverpool, one of them being in the …

LGBT+ Students Are Safe in Our Schools

In our school, we support students from all different backgrounds and provide a safe, inclusive, friendly environment for their education experience. We asked students at The Studio & Life Sciences …

UTC students success at Big Bang Fair

A group of Year 13 students, David, Sean and Michael Groom have won an endeavour award at The Big Bang Fair North West after they designed and built their own …

Snapchat Advice

Advice on Snapchat’s  new feature – “Snap Maps” Last week, Snapchat introduced a new feature call Snap Maps. This location-based map allows users to see where in the country their …

EID

Students celebrating EID this year will be allowed Monday 26th June as an authorised absence in order to take part in their religious observance. Any absences after this will be …

Manchester Attack

Following last night’s tragic incident in Manchester, we will be running support sessions and assemblies next week to provide additional help to students. Merseyside Police’s Chief Constable Andy Cooke said: “Our …

UTC supports Can Cook campaign

20,000 children in Liverpool live in food poverty. 60,000 people in Liverpool have accessed a food bank within the past 12 months. We are working with Can Cook to support …

Making the right decision about joining the UTC

Choosing a new school on your own can be a difficult decision, especially if your parents may be worried about the decision you are making. We have created a guide …

Atypical Admissions

I’m always intrigued when people describe the Life Sciences UTC. My favourite one this week is ‘atypical’. We have an atypical admissions range, which means we only take students at …

UTC Students win Innovation Award

This week, four Year 10 students attended a Unilever and All about STEM celebration and assessment day at Hulme Hall, Port Sunlight. Prior to the event, students were delighted to …

Cub Scouts visit the UTC

Last weekend, we invited three hundred Cub Scouts from associations across the North West into the UTC for a day of workshops and activities. Staff, students and associates of the …

UTC Transmits – 2017

On Tuesday 1st March Liverpool Life Sciences UTC hosted the 6th UTC Transmits Seminar – the first in the series for 2017. Presented at Edge Hill University, our Year 12 …

British Science Week 2017

This year’s British Science Week theme is ‘Change’. Students will be getting involved throughout the week on lessons revolving around ‘Change’ in their science lessons. Topics are wide, varying from …

Build My Future Festival – 2017

Build My Future Festival is a dynamic annual two-day careers event based in Liverpool. Presented by Northern Schools Trust, the festival is focused on encouraging Year 12 students to take hold …

Innovators Hub Speak Highly of Build My Future Festival!

“We were invited to the Northern Schools Trust 2-day Build My Future festival to talk to their Year 12 students about pursuing a career in the Creative and Digital sector, and why we do …

Trust CPD Day – 2017

“It is our ambition to be a Trust of outstanding schools and practitioners providing aspirational, transformational educations for every one of our students.” The start of the new term saw …

UTC Christmas Fundraiser

Liverpool Life Sciences UTC have raised over £700 for Teenage Cancer Trust after holding a Christmas market. Last week, staff and students created a Christmas market all in aid of …

UTC Transmits – Personalised Medicine

The fifth UTC Transmits seminar was held at the University of Liverpool last week. We invited a host of speakers from across the city to discuss the topic of Personalised …

UTC in the City

It has been a whirlwind 7 weeks and as we are going into the half term we can’t thank the students enough for really giving all they have got to …

Year 13 Student Wins North West Volunteer Award

Erin, a Year 13 student won at the Liverpool Life Sciences UTC won the award after completing volunteering training to become a child and adult substance misuse worker with Addaction, one …

Students Visit RRS Discovery

Yesterday, a group of UTC students visited Royal Research Ship Discovery currently docked at Peel Port. The trip was organised by the Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) Outreach team, The …

#UTCWeek1

After a successful summer with a flurry of exceptional exam results, packed enrolments, planning and preparation we kicked off our fourth academic year at Liverpool Life Sciences UTC last week. …

The Care Academy at the Life Sciences UTC

The Care Academy is a one-stop-shop for health and social care related training courses, delivered in association with our Sponsor, the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospital Trust. If you …

Life Sciences Tops Last Years Results

Liverpool Life Sciences UTC celebrates another year of top achievements following fantastic GCSE results for the second year running. A number of students achieved a full house of A* and …

Students celebrate A level success

Liverpool Life Sciences UTC is delighted with this year’s strong set of A level results. The Class of 2016 have worked extremely hard over the past two years to achieve …

An amazing story to come from A level Results Day!

This is the heart-warming moment a student who battled cancer found out she got two A*s and an A in her A levels. Shannon Thompson, 19, from Formby was diagnosed …

Trust CPD Day – 2016

“At the heart of the Northern Schools Trust is a commitment to transform the lives of children and young people through education.” Last week, teachers and support staff from Liverpool …

Monica Tomlinson – School Support Staff of the Year Winner

We are delighted to announce that our very own Monica Tomlinson has won the School Support Staff of the Year Award at the Echo Schools Awards! Monica Tomlinson, leads on …

Liverpool Physics Teachers’ Conference

Working alongside the University of Liverpool and the Merseyside Branch of the IoP (Institute of Physics), we were delighted to host the 2016 Liverpool Physics Teachers’ Conference at the UTC. …

The Big Bang Fair North West 2016

This week, we joined thousands of schools and businesses from across the North West at the Liverpool Exhibition Centre for The Big Bang Fair 2016. Celebrating Science, Technology, Engineering and …

Year 11 Class of 2016 Leavers

We said goodbye to our Year 11 students on Friday, as they finished their final exams. After an entertaining leavers assembly, students and staff gathered one last time for photos …

Duke of Edinburgh

Last weekend, 32 students from across the UTC and The Studio took part in their Bronze expedition in Waddington and Clitheroe. Students were treated to some lovely weather across the …

Slippery Slopes

STUDENTS from a local Academy Trust joined together for the first time to reach new heights on their latest excursion to The Austrian Alps. Around 40 pupils and five staff …

Spring Break Revision Classes

Over the Spring Break, we are hosting a number of Revision Classes for Year 11, 12 and 13 students. All classes will be held in the UTC and will prepare …

Royal Society Associate Schools and Colleges Network

We are delighted to announce that Liverpool Life Sciences UTC is now a member of the Royal Society Associate Schools and Colleges network. The Royal Society are the independent scientific …

British Science Week Primary School Visit

Today we were joined by Trinity St. Peter’s Church of England Primary School and Shoreside County Primary School. Both schools were invited into the UTC as part of British Science …

UTC Transmits – Ageing Seminar

On Wednesday afternoon around 200 Life Sciences UTC students attended Edge Hill University to listen to a number of talks from professionals within the healthcare sector. The 7 speakers who …

XMaS Scientist Experience

The XmaS Scientist Experience encouraged Female AS Level Physics Students to enter into a competition to win an all-expenses paid, four day trip to the European Synchrotron Facility (ESRF) and …

Progression Fair

As part of our commitment to ensuring students have outstanding careers guidance and all the information they need to make good decisions about their next steps in training and education, …

Digital Apps Event

On Tuesday, ten of our Year 10 pupils attended an Ecosystem digital apps event at Ewood Park, Blackburn. The event showcased a variety of apps and technology, which have been …

Medical Mavericks Masterclass

On Monday 14th December, Year 10 students took part in a Healthcare Masterclass to practice their skills and explore different uses of technology. The session was hosted by Medical Mavericks …

Exploring Assistive Technology

Last term students at Life Sciences UTC attended a presentation hosted by an inspiring composer and musician from Liverpool. Mark Rowland has suffered from severe cerebral palsy since birth and …

UTC Transmits: Cancer Seminar

On Wednesday 25th November, Liverpool Life Sciences UTC hosted the third UTC Transmits Seminar at the University of Liverpool. Hosted in the Muspratt Lecture Theatre, the focus of the 2015 …

Award Winner: Eco-Project of the Year

Liverpool Life Sciences UTC have been recognised for the second year running at an annual awards ceremony hosted in Liverpool. The school and sixth form college were named as an award …

Shortlised for Three Educate Awards

Liverpool Life Sciences UTC has been shortlisted for three prestigious Educate Awards. After an extremely successful year at the Educate Awards in 2014, Life Sciences UTC has this year received …

Celebrating GCSE Success

Liverpool Life Sciences UTC, the first school in the UK to specialise in science and healthcare is delighted to announce that 59% of students achieved 5 A* to C grades …

Life Sciences Students Achieve A Level Success

Liverpool Life Sciences UTC, the first school in the UK to specialise in science and healthcare have recorded a 99% pass rate across all A Level subjects in the school’s …

Liverpool Students Design Technologies of the Future

A technology shift is happening in healthcare today. In the next 10 years, a bigger shift in health and social care technologies will happen, and this shift will come from …

HIV Breakthrough Seminar Hosted by Life Sciences UTC

On Wednesday February 11, Liverpool Life Sciences UTC delivered the second instalment of ‘UTC Transmits’ – a series of lectures designed to challenge stereotypes and educate young people on the …

Awarded STEM Assured Status

The first school in the UK to specialise in Science and Healthcare has been awarded prestigious STEM Assured® status for its deliverance of high-quality education. On Thursday, December 4, Liverpool …

Educate Awards Double Winners

Liverpool Life Sciences UTC has been awarded two Educate Awards at a recent ceremony held by Educate magazine. The school and sixth form college were double award-winners at the ceremony …

Shadow Education Minister visits Life Sciences UTC

On Wednesday 12 November, Liverpool Life Sciences UTC welcomed Kevin Brennan, the Shadow Minister of State for Schools, to see their new model of learning geared to the 21st century …

UTC Transmits Seminar Partnership

On Wednesday, October 22, Liverpool Life Sciences UTC launched ‘UTC Transmits’  in association with the University of Liverpool, The Liverpool School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and business partner Novartis. …

ASiT Surgery Taster Day

Last week, a national medical organisation visited Liverpool Life Sciences UTC to present a unique day of project-based learning. The Association of Surgeons in Training (ASiT) delivered master-classes in technical …

Liverpool Life Sciences UTC reveals it will double in size this year

Liverpool Life Sciences University Technical College is set to double in size when the next academic year gets underway in autumn. Principal of the UTC Phil Lloyd, has just completed the …

Build My Future Festival – 2014

Life Sciences UTC hosted a three day festival to provide career advice and support for all year 12 students, focusing on the various pathways into University, apprenticeships and employment. Careers expert …

Sunday Times says, ‘That’s my future in the test tube, Sir’

Read what the Sunday Times had to say about the Liverpool Life Sciences UTC following their visit on Wednesday 27th February Sunday Times

Financial Times says Life Science College has replaced Uniforms with Lab Coats

Read what the Financial Times had to say about the Liverpool Life Sciences UTC after their visit to the site. https://lifesciencesutc.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/FT-Article.pdf

Innovation through project based learning at the UTC

Earlier this term, students at the UTC started their long term innovation project into genome research. This project runs throughout the year in the background to their studies and alongside …

Liverpool’s new Life Sciences University Technical College proves magnet for female students

The following is an excerpt by Ben Turner for Liverpool Echo Girl power is set to flourish at an ultra-modern new city science college – with officials revealing the majority …

Victorian building now perfect blend of old and new

The following is an excerpt by Alan Weston from Liverpool Echo. Photo credit to James Maloney. Liverpool’s newest college for 14 to 19-year-olds presents a striking combination of the old …

We are recruiting!

We are currently in the process of recruiting our team for the Liverpool Life Sciences UTC. If you are interested in joining us then please visit our VACANCIES section for …

NLA appoints UTC Principal

Phil Lloyd has now been appointed as the Principal of the UTC. With 20 years’ experience in education, Phil has spent much of his career based in the West Midlands …

Lords Visit to support UTC

North Liverpool Academy welcomed former Minister of Merseyside, Lord Heseltine and former Education Secretary, Lord Baker to a showcase held yesterday for a brand new Life Sciences University Technical College …

NLA Scientists Inspire Public

North Liverpool Academy is sending its super scientific sixth formers out to engage and inspire the general public in the wonderful world of science while also promoting its new Life …

UTC Open Evening Success

North Liverpool Academy recently hosted the Liverpool Life Sciences UTC open evening. The event aimed to introduce and entice young people aged 14 – 19 and parents, to the benefits …

UTC to Occupy the CUC Building

The former Contemporary Urban Centre (CUC) on Greenland Street, is set for a fresh new life as an educational centre of excellence, delivering ground-breaking science and industry education to 14-19-year-olds. …

UTC Open Evening – 18th September 2012 – 6.30pm @ North Liverpool Academy

UTC’s Times Article

Grammar and fee-paying schools will probably top the lists of schools that have done well in GCSE results out tomorrow. But the real test of our education system is if …

NLA Liverpool Daily Post Article

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