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Chance for Sheffield pupils to become cyber security experts

Sheffield teenagers have the chance to become cyber security experts by entering a Government competition.

Politics
Report released into achievements at Sheffield schools

Significant improvements see Sheffield rise up the school rankings

Sheffield has risen rapidly up the ranking tables following significant improvement across city schools, according to a new report.
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Handsworth Christian School, Handsworth Road

Headteacher speaks out after Sheffield school closes suddenly

A decline in pupil numbers has led to the sudden closure of a Sheffield school, says its headteacher.
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Gleadless Primary School pupils

'True team effort' helps transform Sheffield primary school

Staff and pupils at a Sheffield primary school are celebrating a successful 2016 after boosting their Ofsted rating.

Education
Anjaly Joseph (right) with fellow student Bruna Pereira

Top Langley Park student heading for science Big Bang Birmingham finals

Science whizz kid Anjaly Joseph has won through to the UK final of The Big Bang UK Young Scientsists and Engineers Competition after amazing judges at the regional heats.

Lifestyle
Classroom

The Secret School: A house of cards that needs to be put in order for our children’s sake

Parents of Sheffield schoolchildren are forking out hundreds of pounds in advocacy and legal fees as they take the city council to task over their insufficient care plan procedures.

Opinion
Primary school children

Concerns that resonate with families and staff

Last week’s Secret School column highlighting the delays to vital assessments for children with special educational needs provoked a strong reaction from Sheffield Telegraph readers, ranging from school staff to frustrated parents.

Opinion
Column: Sheffield Council and CCG respond to children’s SEN delays: “It is not good enough”

Column: Sheffield Council and CCG respond to children’s SEN delays: “It is not good enough”

The article in last week’s Sheffield Telegraph (‘Are children in the city with special educational needsbeing let down?’, Secret School, February 9) raised some important questions about how quickly we finalise Education Health and Care Plans for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) and how speedily children and young people are assessed and receive treatment from health services based at Ryegate Children’s Centre.

Opinion
Fulwood Nursery, on Nethergreen Road, has closed

'Financial reasons' force Sheffield nursery to close

Financial reasons has forced a popular nursery in Sheffield to close without any notice to parents.
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Fulwood Nursery, on Nethergreen Road, has closed

Financial problems forces Sheffield nursery to close

Financial reasons has forced a popular nursery in Sheffield to close without any notice to parents.

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Longley Park Sixth Form College

Plans to convert college into an academy

A Sheffield college has announced plans to convert into an academy.
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Sarah Williams during a PE lesson

Half of primary schools pledge to improve PE lessons in Sheffield

More than half of primary schools in Sheffield have signed up to a pledge to improve physical education in the city.

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Calls have been made to make sex and relationships education compulsory in schools

Lack of sex education in some schools 'a ticking health time bomb'

A lack of sex and relationships education in some secondary schools is leading to a 'ticking sexual health time bomb', town hall chiefs have warned.

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Hundreds of school leavers will attend the event in Sheffield next month

Hundreds of apprenticeship opportunities to be showcased at new exhibition

Companies from South Yorkshire are set to meet hundreds of prospective young employees at a major exhibition to showcase apprenticeship opportunities.

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Gordon Watson

Building work set to begin at South Yorkshire village school to increase capacity

Building work at a popular Rotherham school is set to begin next month in order to increase capacity.

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Three South Yorkshire music students are causing a stir

Three University Campus Barnsley (UCB) students are using the musical skills and knowledge they are gaining through their studies to cause a stir as the Danny Smart Band.

Education
Lottery cash boost to help school mark centenary of World War One

Lottery cash boost to help school mark centenary of World War One

Stonelow Junior School in Dronfield has received £10,000 from National Lottery players for a project - Dronfield’s Home Front 1917.

Nostalgia
The Kashmir conflict examined at Sheffield Hallam University event

The Kashmir conflict examined at Sheffield Hallam University event

A leading international lawyer will discuss the historic conflict between India and Pakistan over the Kashmir region at an upcoming event at Sheffield Hallam University.

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Secondary schools invited to sign up for free life-saving lesson

Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust (YAS) has issued a heartfelt appeal to secondary schools across the county to sign up for free cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training.

Education
Dore Primary School has banned dogs from the school grounds over health and safety concerns

Dogs banned from school playground over health and safety concerns

Dogs have been banned from a city primary school amid health and safety concerns.

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