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Doncaster musicians dominate at the Royal Northern College of Music

Hill House Jazz Orchestra and Concert Band recently took part in The National Concert Band Festival Finals at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester.

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The University of Sheffield's proposed new faculty of social sciences department, to be built on sports pitches off Northumberland Road, opposite Weston Park hospital. Photo: HLM/University of Sheffield

Sports pitch closure date paves the way for Sheffield University's £45 million scheme

Sports pitches at Sheffield University are to close this summer to make way for a new £45 million social sciences building - suggesting the project has gained momentum again after a delay.
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Primary Schools league table picture.

Things can work out well even if you didn’t get into first choice of school

This week thousands of parents have received emails informing them which Sheffield school their children will go to in September. National Offer Day is a big deal across the country; there will be families celebrating getting their first-choice school and there’ll be an upset minority who haven’t got the placement they hoped for.

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Pupils steaming ahead as their work goes on show

Pupils steaming ahead as their work goes on show

The latest exhibition of school artwork was unveiled at Dronfield Station by the town mayor Coun Philip Wright.


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University staff, supported by members of the students' union, during strike action

University of Sheffield staff suspend further strikes in pension dispute

Further strike action at the University of Sheffield has suspended after lecturers agreed to new proposals in a row over pensions.
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Call for change to University of Sheffield marking after hundreds of students lost out on top grades

A student is calling on the University of Sheffield to alter its marking scheme after hundreds of graduates lost out on top grades.
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David Richards, chief executive of WANdisco

Trustees appointed at tech tycoon's foundation aimed at boosting computer education in Sheffield schools

A foundation set up by a Sheffield-born tech firm boss to boost computer education in the city's schools has appointed its first trustees.
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Queen's English should be a thing of the past

Education Column: Different accents should be celebrated in our classrooms

I’ve been thinking about the diversity in Sheffield schools over the Easter break.

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Student loan repayment threshold rises from today

Why some graduates in Sheffield will STOP paying back their student loans today

Some graduates in Sheffield will stop paying back their student loans from today after the threshold for repayments was increased.
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Zoe Holmes

COLUMNIST: How could we develop our own ‘women of steel’ at girls’ school?

Around three years ago, a colleague shared a TED talk with me that would have an incredible impact upon my pedagogy as a teacher and my vision as an educational leader.

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Baroness Helena Kennedy QC is the new chancellor at Sheffield Hallam University

Top barrister Helena Kennedy QC named as new chancellor of Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam University has announced its new chancellor will be a renowned barrister and human rights champion.
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Notre Dame High School

Sheffield school seeks to extend sixth form common room to cope with increase in students

A Sheffield secondary school is wanting to extend its sixth form common room to cope with an increase in student numbers.

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Warren Carratt, chief executive of Nexus multi-academy trust

Sponsor unveiled for new special school in Sheffield

A sponsor has been announced for a new special free school in Sheffield for children with the most complex learning needs.

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Pupilsa and staff both past and present celebrated Bradway Primary's 50th anniversary

Sheffield primary school celebrates golden anniversary

Past staff and pupils took a trip down memory lane as a Sheffield primary school celebrated its 50th anniversary.
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Kim Walton, the principal at Astrea Academy Sheffield

"The children of Burngreave absolutely deserve it" - principal 'blown away' by response to new £25m Sheffield school

A headteacher has been overwhelmed with the 'phenomenal' response to her new £25m school in Sheffield.
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Kathryn Muprhy and Fran Bray plan a lesson

Sheffield teacher training programme aims to make schools 'an irresistible place to work'

For a career that once seemed so good on paper, the crisis in teacher recruitment is now hardly ever out of the news.
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The nursery, based within the grounds of the Colleges City campuson Granville Road, achieved the second-highest rating from the Government watchdog.

Sheffield College nursery rated 'good' by inspectors

A Sheffield College nursery has been ranked as 'good,' following an inspection from Ofsted.

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Unsurprisingly, London has the highest average property price

Revealed: the most affordable places in the UK for teachers

With teachers in high demand across all the UK, Randstad Education has put together a guide to assess property prices and teachers’ salaries to help find where in the country the most affordable locations to live are.

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Column: Bomb hoax shows now is the time to review emergency situations

Bomb threats were sent to several Sheffield schools on Monday morning, in what turned out to be a worrying few hours for staff across the city.

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Lowfield Primary School, in Sheffield

Headteacher apologises over claims teacher told Sheffield pupil 'monkey drawing was a portrait of himself'

The headteacher of a Sheffield primary school where a parent claims her son was told his drawing of a monkey was a portrait of himself has apologised.
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