New face at the helm in Sheffield secondary school

A new headteacher has been welcomed to one of Sheffield’s larger schools, following the retirement of her predecessor.

PCSO Pete Reynolds advising parents about safe parking around Ballifield Primary School. Photo: Chris Etchells

Stop painting yellow lines

Well it seems that the parking problems around our area are no nearer to being resolved than they were 12 months ago.

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Chance to visit Rotherham College open night

Prospective students will get the chance to find out what is on offer at Rotherham College during an open evening.

Work on Sheffield Hallam University's Sheaf and Eric Mensforth buildings.

‘Stunning’ atrium to be latest addition to Sheffield Hallam University’s growing portfolio

Sheffield Hallam University’s cranes and scaffolding dominate the view for visitors stepping out the city’s railway station.

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Sheffield academic works with Julie Andrews on My Fair Lady 60th anniversary production

A University of Sheffield researcher has helped Dame Julie Andrews put together a landmark version of a Broadway musical.

Youngsters who took part in the Early Risers scheme.

Scheme helps Sheffield kids to ease worries over new secondary school

A scheme for students starting secondary school in south east Sheffield has boosted grades and reduced children’s anxieties about starting a new school, project leaders say.


Consign grammar schools to dustbin

Those who think that the return of grammar schools would be the cure for all of our ills should think again and look carefully at the evidence. Numbers do not lie.

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PCSO Pete Reynolds advising parents about safe parking around Ballifield Primary School. Photo: Chris Etchells

I have every sympathy

Regarding an email from Totally Cheesed off about the ignorant parking of parents at schools.

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Tom Mann and Heather Kelland trying out the Great Escape Game

FRESHERS: 11 free or cheap things to do in Sheffield

Having no money and no sleep doesn't put anyone in the best mood for finding out what to do in a new city, so we've made it easy for you with the following list.

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Bishop Robert speaks at switch on.

Christmas song challenge for Doncaster schools

School choirs that can really rock around the Christmas tree are in demand.

Bentley New Village Primary young readers

Doncaster youngsters race ahead in the reading stakes

Young readers from a Doncaster school beat others from across South and West Yorkshire in a One Million Minutes challenge.


Lessons in languages for adults in Sheffield

Opportunities to learn new languages in friendly classes are on offer at a Sheffield school.

An artists' impression of the planned student tower block from Weston Park

Residents object to Sheffield student tower block 'monstrosity'

A new 16-storey student tower block close to Weston Park is being planned - despite concerns from local residents it looks like a 'monstrosity'.

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University of Sheffield professor Tim Birkhead with a cast of an Elephant bird egg at the Alfred Denny Museum.

Sheffield author misses out on 'Booker Prize of science writing'

A Sheffield author has missed out on a literary award described as 'the Booker Prize of science writing'.

If youre doing the food shop, do not ask 'Have you got Lea and Perrins? Ever. Just put Hendos on a grilled cheese sandwich and thank Sheffield for such a gift

Here are 23 phrases you need to learn if you're new to Sheffield

You’ve made the best decision of your life. You’ve moved to the city built on seven hills. And it’s not Rome, it’s Sheffield. But as you’re venturing out to meet the locals, there's a few things you should know.
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PCSO Pete Reynolds advising parents about safe parking around Ballifield Primary School. Photo: Chris Etchells

LETTER: Sheffield school parking problems still as bad

When the schools closed for the summer break, The Star reported that a meeting was to take place with the council and others, regarding parking problems around schools. Well, nothing has changed around Hartley Brook school.

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Students walk past the Radcliffe Camera building in Oxford city centre

Universities clamping down on freshers’ week hedonism

Students starting university this term could find hedonism is no longer on the curriculum for freshers’ week

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Top universities in the North worth 'twice as much to the economy as the premier league'

Top universities in the North, including The University of Sheffield, are reportedly worth 'twice as much to the economy as the premier league'.

Brendon Fletcher and Pauline Hagen, of the New Collaborative Learning Trust.

Doncaster’s ‘first ever’ £20m standalone sixth form given go-ahead

Doncaster is set for the dawning of a new era of further education after plans to build the town’s first purpose-built sixth form were given the green light.

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Sheffield professor joins new project to ‘transform education’

Professor John Leach, pro vice-chancellor at Sheffield Hallam University, is lending his expertise to an expansive project that could ‘transform education internationally’.

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