Education

Funding to boost number of underprivileged students in higher education in Sheffield

A partnership project to help increase the number of young people from a wider range of backgrounds across South Yorkshire going to university has been allocated almost £13 million government funding.

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Children from five South Yorkshire schools win calendar competition

Children from five of South Yorkshire’s local primary schools; Bramley Sunnyside Junior School in Rotherham, Sheep Dip Lane Primary School and Hill House School in Doncaster and Ashdell Preparatory School and Aston Lodge Primary School in Sheffield, were awarded prizes for their artistic talents in the 22nd Walker Morris Children’s Calendar Competition.

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Pupils of Sharrow Primary hold the tentacles of a giant squid which has been made for an interactive lecture about sea life at the Octagon.

Sheffield youngsters splash down for ocean quest exploits

Hundreds of Sheffield schoolchildren have been given a unique chance to learn more about life under the sea in a special science lesson.

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The Sheffield Telegraph’s Secret School: More carrot and less stick required to identify need for improvement

In a Sheffield school this week, a headteacher arrived at their office slightly nervous. It was Monday morning and the school was overdue an Ofsted inspection. They know that the telephone call to announce an inspection is likely to come on either the Monday or Tuesday, with a team of Her Majesty’s Inspectors arriving the following day.

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Disabled, gay and trans people, those with religious beliefs, and parents share their toilet experiences in Sheffield

Disabled, gay and trans people, those with religious beliefs, and parents share their toilet experiences in Sheffield

A project that aims to revolutionise public conveniences has won a prestigious national award.

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Sheffield Park Academy show raises over £3,000 for cancer charity

The show did go on for Weston Park Hospital Cancer Charity, which has received a £3,000 plus boost from Sheffield Park Academy.

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SLIDESHOW: Bentley High Street Primary School prepares for Christmas

Staff and pupils at Bentley High Street Primary have been working very hard to dress their school ready for Christmas.

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Sheffield schools trust aims to tackle community problems

A trust that runs three Sheffield schools is reaching out to city neighbourhoods with the creation of a community hub.

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Intake Primary School, Intake, Sheffield

BREAKING: 166 pupils off sick in major outbreak at Sheffield primary school

A sickness bug sweeping a Sheffield primary school has hit 166 pupils and three teachers.
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The Sheffield Telegraph’s Secret School: Teachers deserve thanks too for crunching attainment numbers

The Sheffield Telegraph’s Secret School: Teachers deserve thanks too for crunching attainment numbers

In a Sheffield secondary school this week, I saw a Year 11 teacher sitting over a laptop, thinking long and hard over the data they were about to enter. Entering data is pretty much a weekly activity for teachers at many schools. Every week brings a data entry for a different year group, and by the time they’ve entered data for all the years it’s time to go through them all once again.

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MP attends NSPCC Schools Service’s Speak Out Stay Safe sessions in South Yorkshire

Sarah Champion MP attended an NSPCC Schools Service Speak Out Stay Safe sessions in at Canklow Woods Primary School in Rotherham on Friday.

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Sheffield city centre flats block approved despite university's concerns

Plans for a 550-bed block of student flats in Sheffield city centre have been approved.

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Sheffield Hallam University's director of estates and facilities Mark Swales receives the Leesman+ award alongside project manager John McNamara and estates development officer Sinead O'Toole.

Workplace award for Sheffield Hallam after building revamp

A Sheffield university's revamp of a prominent city building has helped win an award.

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Invitation to mass-participation science experiment in Sheffield

Academics at Sheffield Hallam University are inviting people to turn their kitchens into science labs as they launch a new science project that aims to demystify popular life hacks.

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Top performing students get Sheffield Steelers ice hockey treat

Top performing students from a Sheffield school were treated to a Steelers spectacular as reward for their efforts.

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Sheffield graduation fortnight comes to a close with honorary doctorates

Sheffield Hallam University’s fortnight of graduation has come to a close, with several inspirational people celebrated with honorary doctorates.

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Rachel Ocean has written a children's book with the help of Sheffield school pupils.

Mum who lost three loved ones within weeks is helped in book mission by Sheffield schoolchildren

A Sheffield mum who decided to write a book after three loved ones died within weeks of each other has been helped in her mission by city schoolchildren.
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South Yorkshire college dance and theatre students kick off Britain’s Got Talent auditions

A Barnsley College dance group will be the first to audition in front of talent scouts for the next series of Britain’s Got Talent airing in 2017.

Education
Education: Why Sheffield families are victims of market greed with holidays in term-time

Education: Why Sheffield families are victims of market greed with holidays in term-time

In a Sheffield school this week, a family handed in a holiday request form asking for permission to take their child abroad on a term time vacation. They had thought long and hard about whether to do this or not. They believe school to be extremely important and they were slightly embarrassed at taking their child out of lessons for just over a week – but they still decided to do it.

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Sheffield Hallam University awarded for ‘exemplary workplace’

Sheffield Hallam University awarded for ‘exemplary workplace’

Sheffield Hallam University has been presented with a prestigious workplace award following its successful refurbishment of a prominent city centre building - making it the first academic institution in the country to be recognised in this way.

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