Consultation starts over proposed Doncaster College merger

Bosses at Doncaster College have today announced the start of official consultation on proposals to merge with Scunthorpe based North Lindsey College..

Dr Christine Le Maitre, Prof Chris Sammon and PhD student Abbey Thorpe.

VIDEO: Sheffield scientists develop potential new cure for back pain

Scientists at a Sheffield university are working on a new gel that could cure a back condition that costs the NHS over £1 billion a year.

Daughters of the Curry Revolution, by Afreena Islam

University staff to take part in Sheffield's Migration Matters festival

Sheffield academics will play a role in a festival designed to highlight the city's proud history of welcoming migrants.

Gill Furniss, MP for Brightside & Hillsborough. Picture: Andrew Roe/The Star

Sheffield MP hits out at 'appalling' planned cuts to school budgets

A Sheffield MP has hit out at 'appalling' planned cuts to school budgets in her area.

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Join in car free day - a new initiative to encourage Sheffield families to move more

Join in car free day - a new initiative to encourage Sheffield families to move more

‘When’s your car-free day?’ is a new, primary school-based initiative launching in Sheffield next week during Move More Month (June).

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Sheffield hotel and charity give career insights to youngsters with learning difficulties

Local charity Endeavour has been working with Hilton Sheffield on a series of career insight visits to give young people with learning difficulties a taste of what it’s like to work in hospitality.

The proposed Astrea Academy Sheffield.

Decision due on new £25m Sheffield school

Councillors will be asked to approve plans for the second of two new £25 million Sheffield schools at a meeting next week.
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Doncaster school parents raise thousands for woodland development

The Friends of Hill House School were delighted to able to present a cheque to the Auckley school for £13,000, which will be used to fund development of the school’s woods.

Schools feature at Wincobank Nursery and Infant School Gabi Trude's class perform the hen story

Pride in our schools: Wincobank Nursery Infant School

It will be a year of improvement at Wincobank Nursery Infant School.

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Paul Corcoran, chief executive of The Sheffield College

The Sheffield College announces major employment shake-up to cut back on management

The Sheffield College has announced plans for a major employment shake-up, which it says will enable it to boost its teaching power by cutting back on management.

De Warenne Academy's School of Rock

Lights, sound, action...Doncaster pupils get ready to rock

Get ready to rock as one Doncaster school prepares to roll out some explosive musical theatre and its biggest stage performance to date.

Pupils show off their freshly-baked batch of Caribbean dumplings, known as festivals

Sheffield school celebrates global links - focus on Pye Bank Primary

Walking through Pye Bank Primary School, in Burngreave, during my visit, is like taking a whirlwind world tour.
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Vandals have targeted a Sheffield nursery, spraying the name of a political party on to the entrance of the building.

Vandals brand Sheffield nursery with name of political party

Vandals have targeted a Sheffield nursery, spraying the name of a political party on to the entrance of the building.

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52 per cent of students at High Storrs School took part in a mock election this week

Sheffield secondary school goes to the polls

Pupils at a Sheffield school took to the polls for the their own elections this week, as part of a project to help them understand the election process


Students tune in to the needs of South Yorkshire hospice patients

Two students are using their media skills to help Rotherham Hospice patients.


South Yorkshire archeologists invite adult learners to free taster sessions at WWI training camp

Archaeologists at the University of Sheffield are inviting adult learners with an interest in exploring the past to join them as they study a First World War training camp at Redmires – an area in the Peak District that was used for training by the British army as they prepared for WWI.

Faye Savory

University of Sheffield graduate wins young entrepreneur award

An entrepreneur who has been supported by the University of Sheffield’s Enterprise Centre (USE) has marked two years in with business with a national award and a move to bigger premises.

University of Sheffield ranked 82nd in the world.

Sheffield University climbs two places in world rankings

The University of Sheffield was named the 82nd best university in QS' World University Rankings, rising two placed from last year.

George Harrison and Ravi Shankar

Sheffield musician's research discovers Indian influence in Beatles music

A musician at the University of Sheffield is hosting a 50th anniversary concert for the Beatles' Sgt. Pepper album, after discovering new insights into how the album was influenced by an Indian musician.

Young competitors in the Panathlon Northern Swimming Final

Young swimmers from South Yorkshire shine at Sheffield championship

Young swimmers with disabilities and special needs made waves at a school championship held in Sheffield.
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