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Secret School: Snowfall and festivites make for an exciting week

It’s been an exciting few days in Sheffield schools, as most pre-Christmas weeks tend to be.

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Angela Smith MP is calling on traffic safety measures to be installed outside Lound Academy

MP calls for 20mph limit to be installed outside Sheffield primary school

A Sheffield MP has joined a campaign demanding traffic safety measures be installed outside a city school.

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Freya Lincoln and Dylan Gassa, of Concord Junior School visit the Lord Mayor, Coun Anne Murphy, at Sheffield Town Hall

School council members visit Sheffield Town Hall for behind the scenes tour

Primary school pupils from Wincobank have been given an exclusive tour of Sheffield Town Hall.

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National Education Union members on the picket line outside Westways Primary School, in Crookes last week

Teachers call off strike action at Sheffield primary school

Teachers have called off a fourth day of strike action at a primary school in Sheffield.
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National Education Union members on the picket line outside Westways Primary School, in Crookes on the first day of strike action

Teachers on strike at Sheffield primary school for second week

Teachers have gone on strike at a primary school in Sheffield for a second week.
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Kim Walton has been appointed the first principal at Astrea Academy Sheffield

Headteacher appointed at new £25million school in Burngreave

A headteacher appointed to a new £25m school in Sheffield has pledged that pupils will achieve the 'very highest standards'.

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Head of Latin and Classics at High Storrs school, Gina Johnson

Former pupils pledge money in campaign to save Latin at last Sheffield state school to teach it

Former pupils at the last state school in Sheffield to teach Latin have backed its crowdfunding campaign to raise the £100,000 it needs to save the subject.

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Head of sixth form Sarah Burdekin welcomes students at the new entrance to the Sixth Form Centre

New £2.4million sixth form building opened at Sheffield school

A new £2.4million sixth form building has opened at a school offering students in the south-west of Sheffield a new place to study.

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Mean spirited decision means fewer school foreign trips in future

Mean spirited decision means fewer school foreign trips in future

Teachers in Sheffield schools give so many opportunities for our children to experience foreign travel, it really is something that should be celebrated.

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National Education Union members on the picket line outside Westways Primary School, in Crookes

Teachers strike at Sheffield primary school in row over 'imposed changes to policy, workload, stress and management practices'

Teachers and support staff have gone on strike at a primary school in Sheffield.

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Waterthorpe Nursery and Infant School eco leader Suzanne Marriott, left, with headteacher Helen Stokes, centre, a representative from the Department for Transport and pupils Blake Gregory and Martha Greetham

Primary school named best in Sheffield for its travel efforts

A primary school has been named the best in Sheffield for encouraging parents to leave the car at home.
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School governor Alison Riocreux with pupils at Woodseats Primary School cut the ribbon to open the new playground

Sheffield school opens new playground after £20,000 of improvements

The youngest children at a Sheffield primary school are celebrating after getting a new playground.
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Handsworth Grange Community Sports College

Multi-academy trust in Sheffield expands as two city secondary schools join

A Sheffield-based multi-academy trust has expended by joining forces with two city secondary schools.

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Westways Primary School

Hundreds of people sign petition in support of teacher strike at a Sheffield school

Hundreds of people have signed a petition in support of teachers going on strike for four days at a Sheffield school.

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Sheffield Hallam hosts Indian police delegation

Senior police officers from India are touring England as part of a ground-breaking project aimed at improving access to justice for female victims of violence.

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Dorothy Fleming with her family after receiving her honorary doctorate

Holocaust survivor honoured by Sheffield Hallam University for sharing her compelling story

Holocaust survivor Dorothy Fleming has a powerful story to tell - not simply of survival but of courage, positivity and inspiration.

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Stephen Betts, chief executive of Learn Sheffield, want to make Sheffield a wolrd-class city. Photo by Dan Hobson.

Special Report: Why city is punching above its weight on performance

Recent education results show Sheffield is no longer among the weaker performers when compared to all local authorities, as steady improvement reaps the rewards of a concerted effort in education.

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Should wearing a school uniform be something that’s insisted upon?

There is hardly a day goes by without uniform being an issue in Sheffield schools.

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Fir Vale School feature

Pupils are given the best chance to succeed

Fir Vale School, in Fir Vale, prides itself on giving pupils the very best opportunities to excel outside of the classroom.
Numerous scheme are run at the school which all students are given the opportunity to become more rounded individuals.

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South Yorkshire school receives five star gardening rating from Royal Horticultural Society

Goldthorpe Primary recently received the Royal Horticultural Society stamp of approval after achieving the five star gardening school rating.

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