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Sheffield young composers join forces with Music in the Round

Talented young musicians from Sheffield’s Westbourne School have been given the chance to hear their own work played and recorded by world class professional musicians.

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Sheffield students take part in robotics competition

UTC Sheffield computing students are getting ready to put their high level technical skills to the test by taking part in a national robotics competition. Two teams of Year 10 and Year 12 students will attend the event on May 10th at Silverstone UTC in Northamptonshire, which involves students from other UTCs.

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Writers of the winning poem from Waterthorpe Nursery Infant School.

Sheffield schools unite to tackle community problems in south east of city

Pupils from 10 Sheffield schools have been working together to improve their communities.

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Pupils at Loundside Academy dress up for World Book Day

Education: Few things are more important than making time to read together

Once upon a time, there was a city in the north of England where schools were taking some fantastic steps inspiring children into a lifelong love of reading.

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Sheffield pupils help elderly community celebrate Mother’s Day

Law firm Irwin Mitchell and pupils from Chaucer School in Sheffield have organised a Mother’s Day tea dance for the elderly at Parsons Cross Community Development Forum.

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Gymnastics team from Mundella Primary School, Sheffield.

Young Sheffield gymnasts take gold at national contest

A gymnastics team from a Sheffield primary school have won a national competition for the first time in over ten years.

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Dont take our word for it that the 11 Plus is hard, give it a try.

11 PLUS QUIZ: Are you smarter than an 11 year old?

New research has revealed just 16% of parents score full marks in an 11 Plus quiz.

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Sheffield Children’s University celebrates its two millionth hour

Nearly 37,000 children and young people across Sheffield have clocked up more than two million hours of learning in their own time, as part of the Sheffield Children’s University initiative.

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Sheffield Hallam MP Nick Clegg

South Yorkshire MP attacks Prime Minster's grammar school expansion plans

A Sheffield MP has joined a new cross-party campaign to derail Theresa May's flagship education reform programme to expand the number of grammar schools in England.

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Deputy Lord Mayor Anne Murphy, Helen Oades from Sheffield CU, Katie Hamshaw from Sheffield CU, pupil Georgia Taylor, Sam Wild, headteacher at Southey Green and Councillor Jackie Drayton

Sheffield pupils celebrate graduating from Children's University

Nearly 37,000 children and young people across Sheffield have clocked up more than two million hours of learning in their own time, as part of the Sheffield Children’s University initiative.

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Sheffield campaign raises awareness of studying technical qualifications benefits

A campaign to raise awareness of the benefits of studying technical qualifications from the age of 14 is taking place this week.

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An artist's impression of the new school Sheffield Council wants to build on the site of the former Bannerdale Centre. Photo: Bond Bryan Architects

Trust’s ‘absolute confidence’ in new Sheffield secondary

An academy chain has been signed up to run a secondary school planned to be built in south-west Sheffield.

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Chancellor Philip Hammond is studying tax-raising moves.

The Sheffield Telegraph’s Secret School: Funding blueprint is unfair and will send school system backwards

The new national funding formula is going to leave most schools across the country experiencing real-term losses and in Sheffield governing bodies are already preparing to make large numbers of teaching assistants and teachers redundant.

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Technically speaking, we’ll do level best to support new skilled T-levels

Technically speaking, we’ll do level best to support new skilled T-levels

Last week was National Apprenticeship Week and we had a proud new announcement from our Chancellor Philip Hammond – the introduction of T-levels, a new set of secondary qualifications that are as well regarded as our current educational gold standard of A-levels.

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Joel Wirth headteacher at Ecclesfield School

Head speaks out after popular Sheffield school put in special measures

A headteacher today defended his secondary school after it was branded inadequate by inspectors.

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Joel Wirth headteacher at Ecclesfield School

Head says school ‘devastated’ by inadequate Ofsted rating

A popular, oversubscribed Sheffield secondary school has been rated inadequate and placed into special measures.

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Helen Johnson, Community and Employee Engagement Officer for Streets Ahead and David Lincoln, Job Coach for Sheffield College

Sheffield College pupils learn employability skills

People with learning or physical disabilities are being given the chance to learn skills and improve their employability.

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Sheffield pupil taken ill with suspected meningitis

A Sheffield school has warned parents after a pupil was taken ill with a suspected case of meningitis.

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Handsworth Christian School

Pupils find place to take GCSEs after Sheffield private school closes following liquidation

Sheffield pupils have been handed an exams lifeline after their school closed down just three weeks' ago.
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Malala Yousafzai

Secret School: How education puts girls on a path to the brightest possible future

To mark International Women’s Day, we want to celebrate the role of women in our city’s schools – and consider how things could be improved for females both here and abroad. Any parent who has seen a child go through their first years at school knows how important women are to that process.

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