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Education Column: ‘Another nail in the coffin of student loan system - but it refuses to die’

Students sitting A-Level exams in Sheffield schools this week will have one eye on their desired university place, while the other may well be staring aimlessly at the prospect of taking on so much debt.

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Ofsted has delivered its verdict on the many schools in and around Preston its inspected this year.

Education Column: We must support our teachers and encourage more in to the profession

Teacher recruitment is in crisis up and down the country and Sheffield schools are continuing to experience problems in many different areas.

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Retiring headteacher at Sheffield High School, Valerie Dunsford. Picture: Dean Atkins

Star Interview: Retiring Sheffield headteacher looks to a life beyond school

“At the time you think, ‘Yes, this is the right decision’,” says Valerie Dunsford, who is about to retire after more than 14 years as head of Sheffield High School.

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Rowan School, in Sheffield

Headteacher reassures campaigners Sheffield school's academy plans are 'by no means a done deal'

A Sheffield headteacher has reassured campaigners that the possibility of her school converting to an academy is 'by no means a done deal'.
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Slideshow: Sheffield school invites ex-pupils back for big reunion

High Storrs School are organising their first fully inclusive reunion event, open to all former students.

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Sheffield College alumni inspire students to fly high

Two Sheffield College alumni have shared their industry expertise with air cabin, aviation and travel and tourism students to inspire them to aim high in their careers.

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Education Column: Pupils would be best advised to turn their phones off this exam season

Education Column: Pupils would be best advised to turn their phones off this exam season

Sheffield students sitting their A-levels and GCSEs have been shocked to discover that the exams boards are keeping a watchful eye on their social media accounts.

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Bradway Primary School, Bradway

Increase in concerns over Sheffield primary pupils using social media app prompts headteacher letter

A rise in concerns around primary pupils' use of a social media app has prompted a Sheffield headteacher to write to parents.
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College learners Emily Oliver and Kiruthiga Thirumeni with their successful awards entries

Sheffield College students’ double design museum success

Two Sheffield College students have ranked among the top 10 in the country in a prestigious design industry competition.

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Cash is available for sports, arts and wellbeing

Education Column: Sheffield headteachers have got some tough decisions to make about funding

Headteachers in some Sheffield schools are facing tough decisions over how to cope with the new funding formula that looms over some educational sites like a cumulonimbus storm cloud.

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Schools across the city will be getting a share of funding to improve literacy

Sheffield schools win cash to tackle ‘reading slump’

Schools across Sheffield have been celebrating their success in winning funding from the Government to improve pupils' literacy.
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Students treated to ‘up close and personal’ performance of MacBeth in Sheffield

Sheffield Park Academy students were treated to their own ‘up close and personal’ performance of MacBeth, when the Young Shakespeare Company paid a visit last week.

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Education Column: Sheffield’s school children are losing out on millions of pounds in funding and it’s not right

What’s going on regarding the funding of Sheffield schools right now, and the way the future is looking for our children, is a like A Tale of Two Cities.

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Ecclesall Woods

Heritage festival returns to Sheffield woodland

University of Sheffield Heritage Festival returns to Ecclesall Woods.

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Staff and children celebrate at The Rowan School

Sheffield school celebrates 'outstanding' Ofsted report

Pupils and staff at a Sheffield special school are celebrating after inspectors maintained its outstanding rating.
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Colette Taylor with McKenzie Harris and Isaac Robinson in the intergrated resourced area at Nook Lane Junior School.

Being for the benefit of Nook Lane - how PTAs can challenge the world

The circus came to town last week.

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Councillor Peter Taylor has become the new directly-elected mayor of Watford.

Former Sheffield schoolboy becomes new Mayor of Watford

A former Sheffield schoolboy has been elected as the new mayor of Watford.

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Gender pay differences in Wigan revealed

Column: Funding needs to be allocated fairly to schools across all parts of the city

Somewhere along the line, somebody in charge of the new funding formula for Sheffield schools has dropped the ball.

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The new playground at Nether Green Junior School, in Sheffield

Playground transformed at Sheffield primary in a bid to get pupils more active

A Sheffield primary has been chosen to pilot a new scheme aimed to get children more active at school.

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Sheffield apprentice in running for regional award

Sheffield apprentice in running for regional award

Young apprentice Bethany Baum has it all figured out, or so think the judges of a regional awards scheme.

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