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Union chief calls for teachers to unite in fight for better funding for Sheffield schools

Teachers and school leaders must campaign and make their voices heard if education is to improve in Sheffield, a union chief has said.

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Meadowhead School, in Meadowhead

Retirement of headteacher sparks search for new leader at Sheffield secondary school

A search has begun for a new headteacher at a Sheffield secondary school.

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Members of the University and College Union will walk out at the University of Sheffield on Thursday

University of Sheffield staff to begin strike action this week

Staff at the University of Sheffield will walk out on Thursday for the first day of wave of planned strike action in a row over pensions.
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Paul Whiteman, general secretary of school leaders union NAHT

Union calls for more support for schools after Ofsted raises concerns over Sheffield's high exclusion rates

A union has called on headteachers to be given more support after it emerged Sheffield has some of the highest exclusion rates in the country.
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Chaucer School in Parson Cross is making progress according to Ofsted

Failing Sheffield secondary school takes another step towards improvement, says Ofsted

A failing Sheffield secondary school is allowed to employ qualified teachers - but only in certain subject areas.

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Secondary school exclusion rates in Sheffield are among some of the highest in the country

Sheffield has one of the highest rates in England for secondary school exclusions

Secondary school exclusion rates in Sheffield are among some of the highest in the country - promoting Ofsted to write to headteachers.
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Students at Emmanuel Junior Academy, in Waterthorpe celebrate the Ofsted

Ofsted inspectors praise Sheffield junior school after history of underperformance

Staff and children at a Sheffield junior school are celebrating after rapid improvement has seen it land a positive inspection report.
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Building work in underway at Handsworth Grange Community Sports College

Building work starts on Sheffield school's new £1.8m extension

Building work has started on a new £1.8million extension at a Sheffield secondary school.

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Pirates Day at Sheffield Dragons Martial Arts as part of their half term events'Picture by Dean Atkins

Education: Putting Easter school breaks out of synch is no holiday for any of pupils

Teachers in South Yorkshire schools are phenomenally lucky when it comes to holidays, obviously getting plenty of time to travel and be with their families.

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Paul Stockley with a headteacher from one of the schools he visited

Sheffield headteacher calls for lessons to be learnt after finding similar challenges between UK and Japanese schools

A Sheffield headteacher has found similarities between the challenges schools are facing in the UK and Asian during a visit to Japan.

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Pupils at St Anns Grove Primary, in Sheffield, with the letter from Nick Gibb

Two Sheffield primary schools rated among best in the country

Two primary schools in Sheffield where pupils make exceptional progress have been hailed as some of the best in the country.
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Year Five pupils Luke and Lacey, of Malin Bridge Primary School.

Education: Sheffield primary schools are rushing to become academies out of fear

Meetings are taking place at several Sheffield primary schools to discuss their path towards academisation – and many are making the move for the wrong reasons.

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Sophie Hunter and Stephen Betts outside the Crucible, where the Sheffield Cultural Education Partnership was launched

New education partnership launched to expose more Sheffield children to arts and culture

Children across Sheffield will get more exposure to the arts and culture in a bid to increase attainment in schools and create a workforce fit for the modern world thanks to a new partnership in the city.

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Sheffield Telegraph Voices: Is enough being done to help our young people with their mental health?

Four columnists have given their views on the question: Is enough being done to help Sheffield's young people with their mental health?

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Lecturers and students from both Sheffield universities have been striking over pay and conditions for staff

Students paying for an education expect smooth terms - not strikes

The next two months will be a challenging time for Sheffield University students and staff as a huge wave of strike action prepares to bite higher education in the city.

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An artist's impression of Sheffield University's planned social sciences building. Picture: HLM/UoS

Sheffield University pauses building projects amid spending review

Sheffield University has paused major building projects amid a spending review - meaning work to build a flagship £45 million social sciences facility will not start for at least a year and plans to turn the city's old Henderson's Relish factory into a pub are on hold.

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Charity fashion show to raise funds for Sheffield primary school

Models will take to the catwalk next week to raise funds for a Sheffield primary school.

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Six laboratories and laser room in new university engineering centre

Six laboratories and laser room in new university engineering centre

Proposals have been submitted for a new engineering facility at Sheffield University.

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An artist impression of the new school in Burngreave

Alumni event at Pye Bank School will give glimpse into new £25million academy

Former pupils of Pye Bank School are invited tour the building which is being converted into a new £25 million academy.

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Sixth form pupils are celebrating at Tapton School, in Crosspool

Sixth form in Sheffield among most successful in country after doubling its number of Oxbridge offers

A Sheffield sixth form is among one of the most successful in the country after it doubles its record number of offers from Oxbridge.

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