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Manchester Terror Attack: Exam boards say A-levels and GCSEs can be postponed in South Yorkshire

Exam boards are telling schools that they can re-arrange GCSE and A-level exams in the wake of the terror attack in Manchester.

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South Yorkshire schoolgirl is winner in Royal Mail’s 2017 Christmas stamp design competition

South Yorkshire schoolgirl is winner in Royal Mail’s 2017 Christmas stamp design competition

A Dronfield schoolgirl from Penny Acres Primary School has been named as the winner of the East Midlands aged four to seven-year-old category in Royal Mail’s 2017 Christmas stamp design competition.

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South Yorkshire schoolchildren prepare for emergencies

Schoolchildren in Sheffield had a lesson with a difference thanks to a unique new learning programme which aims to help raise awareness and prepare children for emergency situations.

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Sheffield care leavers celebrate becoming young leaders

Five care leavers from Sheffield are celebrating their progress towards becoming young leaders.

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Professor Lord Winston will officially open UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park campus

Leading scientist Professor Lord Winston will officially open the new £10 million UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park campus tomorrow.

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Sheffield’s UTC launches consultation to lower student recruitment age

UTC Sheffield has launched a public consultation on proposals to recruit younger students from the age of 13 starting in September 2018.

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Congestion on The Nooking.

Parking plan to ease traffic congestion through village near Doncaster

Plans have been revealed to create a car park outside an Isle school to ease traffic congestion that leaves part of a village gridlocked twice a day.

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This week’s debate: Is total academisation the best way forward for city schools?

This week’s debate: Is total academisation the best way forward for city schools?

‘Model is concerned with turning a profit for backers’

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More pupils will attend their first choice schools this year, the council has said

Education: Green Party’s proposals include a complete overhaul of education

Over the next few weeks, I’m going to take a look at the education policies of the main parties in the election, allowing you to consider how your vote could affect teachers and learners at Sheffield’s schools.

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All Saints Catholic High School, Granville Road is having buses cut from taking children to and from the school as of September next year. Picture: Andrew Roe

Ideal time to bring school buses up to date

The news that the Bright Bus service will come to an end in a few weeks has startled plenty of parents who rely on their green buses.

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Jeremy Corbyn, Leader of the Labour Party, on the campaign trail in Beaumont Park, Huddersfield. (Photo: James Hardisty)

Labour's plan to boost school budgets gets Yorkshire support, according to survey

Labour's plans to increase education spending and stop hospital closures have found favour among voters in Yorkshire and the Humber.
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Teachers to join march against education cuts in Sheffield

Teachers will join a rally in Sheffield in protest of Government cuts this weekend.

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heffield College students register to vote at makeshift polling booths that have been set up at the four main campuses

Sheffield College launches polling booths in its campuses

The Sheffield College is encouraging students to register to vote in the general election by setting up polling booths at its campuses.
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Author encourages South Yorkshire pupils to put pen to paper

Schoolchildren across Barnsley have had the chance to be mentored by a professional short story writer to develop their creative writing.

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Inspirational Sheffield student wins award after launch of project raising awareness of mental health

A Sheffield College student has won an award for launching a social enterprise project to raise awareness of mental health.

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Yun Yun  Li and  Jieru Ge . Chinese students Yun Yun  Li  (white top / Lomg Hair ) and  Jieru Ge

In depth: ‘This is our new home and we’re trying so hard to fit in’

A third-year journalism student who travelled from China to take a degree at Sheffield University writes about her impressions of the city – and what the country’s citizens have to offer people here.

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20 April 2017 .......    Simon Benn,  leads the session running confidence-boosting sessions for  Year 6 pupils at Five Lanes Primary School in Wortley ahead of the SATs in an attempt to tackle stress as unions urge a national boycott of the tests. Picture Tony Johnson

Secret School: Why the case for a national boycott of SATs exams is growing stronger

Thousands of Year 6 children completed their last SATs test in Sheffield schools today.

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James Pape, principal Oasis Academy Don Valley

Headteachers speak of academisation benefits after final three secondary schools under council control apply to become academies

Headteachers and trust bosses have spoken of the huge benefits that becoming academies has brought to Sheffield schoolchildren.

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Last three secondary schools under council control in Sheffield apply to become academies

The final three secondary schools under control of Sheffield Council are set to become academies – pledging the move will make them even better.

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James Pape, principal at Oasis Academy Don Valley

Headteachers speak of academisation benefits after final three secondary schools under council control apply to become academies

Headteachers and trust bosses have spoken of the huge benefits that becoming academies has brought to Sheffield schoolchildren.

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