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Chance to visit Rotherham College open night

Prospective students will get the chance to find out what is on offer at Rotherham College during an open evening.

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Youngsters who took part in the Early Risers scheme.

Scheme helps Sheffield kids to ease worries over new secondary school

A scheme for students starting secondary school in south east Sheffield has boosted grades and reduced children’s anxieties about starting a new school, project leaders say.

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Tom Mann and Heather Kelland trying out the Great Escape Game

FRESHERS: 11 free or cheap things to do in Sheffield

Having no money and no sleep doesn't put anyone in the best mood for finding out what to do in a new city, so we've made it easy for you with the following list.

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Students walk past the Radcliffe Camera building in Oxford city centre

Universities clamping down on freshers’ week hedonism

Students starting university this term could find hedonism is no longer on the curriculum for freshers’ week

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Sheffield professor joins new project to ‘transform education’

Professor John Leach, pro vice-chancellor at Sheffield Hallam University, is lending his expertise to an expansive project that could ‘transform education internationally’.

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The return of grammar schools is polarising opinion

New grammar schools ‘last thing we want in Sheffield’, council says

New selective schools are ‘the last thing we want to see in Sheffield’, the city council has said as battle lines are drawn against proposals to bring back grammars.

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Work has started on the new Chapel Business Park which will create 500 jobs.

Education bosses push for site change on Bannerdale academy

The site of a new school set to be built in south west Sheffield is set to change if proposals are approved.

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Ashdell pupils who won scholarships to Sheffield High School

Sheffield private schools merger ‘the best way forward for pupils’

Two of Sheffield’s independent schools are set to merge - forming a combined private school for girls.

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Nick Clegg to talk about his new book Between the Extremes

WIN: Nick Clegg tickets for Sheffield's Off The Shelf this Friday

Nick Clegg, the former Deputy Prime Minister, is a guest speaker at this year's Sheffield Off The Shelf book festival on Friday and we have TEN tickets to be won.

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The field centre in Tanzania.

City’s boost for field centre

A field centre aimed at tackling poverty in East Africa has been opened following a fundraising campaign by generous supporters of the University of Sheffield.

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Weston Park Museum from park in 1921

Feature: It’s all change as Sheffield’s oldest museum opens up again

Sheffield’s oldest museum, Weston Park, has had a total makeover this year and has been revamped gallery by gallery ready for a grand reopening next month.

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A 10 year old Kell Brook in training with Ryan Rhodes at the Wincobank gym.

Kell Brook - as you may never have seen him before

On Paul Howard’s desk at Parkwood Academy is a picture of their most famous ex pupil - Kell Brook.

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Tricia Taylor-Shipley of The Rock Project

New Doncaster school to inspire chart-toppers of the future

A ground-breaking pop and rock school will launch in Doncaster this September to inspire budding chart toppers of the future.

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New headteacher starts role at Sheffield school

A new headteacher has taken up her post at King Edward VII School in Broomhill.

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Academy schools across Doncaster urged to make financial education pledge

Young people in academy schools across Donacster risk being left behind if they miss out on financial education, one of the country’s biggest financial services providers has warned

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Kids' top ten things at a glance

Top 10 things kids think you should nail before you're 30

Forget fast cars, earning loads o' money or even finding love - schoolchildren aged five to 16 believe the secret to being a successful grown-up is being “happy”.

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Meadowhall centre director Darren Pearce with Young Reading Hero  Amber Ward.

Big-hearted Sheffield schoolgirl Amber rewarded for sponsored read events for charity

A big-hearted schoolgirl who reads to an ill relative daily and raises money for charity through sponsored literary events has been named the area’s ‘reading hero’.

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School run becomes fashion catwalk for more mums

Trendy mums spend more cash on themselves than back-to-school kids

Fashion-conscious mothers are shelling out more money on themselves than their children ahead of this week's new school term.

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Five things you need to know on your first day of school  as a teacher

Five things you need to know on your first day of school – as a teacher

As the new school year approaches, many newly qualified teachers will be eagerly preparing for their first proper teaching post – with nerves and lesson planning aplenty. But despite those first day butterflies and the new-term excitement, my research has found that many teachers actually find their first teaching job to be much more difficult than they expected.
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Education group want to make Sheffield a ‘world class’ city

Education group want to make Sheffield a ‘world class’ city

Many parents with school-age children will not have heard of Learn Sheffield.

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