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Plea to find budding scientist, eight, who sent letter to Sheffield university professor

Staff at Sheffield University are seeking help to find a budding scientist who wrote a letter to a professor.
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Scott Burnside, headteacher at Chaucer School

Sheffield secondary school is improving, says Ofsted

A Sheffield secondary school which was placed in special measures is taking effective steps to turn around its fortunes, say education chiefs.
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South Yorkshire students prepare showcase performance

Barnsley College students will tread the boards and showcase extracts of contemporary musicals and plays at the Electric Theatre next month.

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Sheffield man gains qualifications after facing a life on the streets

Sheffield man gains qualifications after facing a life on the streets

Just three years ago John Jarrett was facing life on the streets, with no prospects and no hope of finding regular employment.

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Lucy Wren

Sheffield student to build a school - but needs some help

A Sheffield student is using her skills in architecture to help design and build a school for children in South Africa, but is appealing for help to get the building up and running.

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Pupils and parents protest against changes to the 71 bus in Mosborough.

Anger at change to Sheffield bus route that leaves children 'vulnerable'

Sheffield parents have accused a bus company of putting children in danger by changing one of its routes.

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Stradbroke Primary School

Staff and children praised in turning around fortunes of Sheffield primary

Talented staff and the attitudes of pupils have been praised for turning around the fortunes of a Sheffield primary school.

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Cadbury World. Photo by Bintazara Haider

Sheffield students discover more about world's second largest chocolate brand

Students at a Sheffield college have discovered more about business by visiting the factory of the world's second largest chocolate brand.

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Feature: The branch library book-ing the trend

Feature: The branch library book-ing the trend

While most libraries have seen a sharp drop in numbers over the past few years, one is enjoying growth thanks to other services attracting everyone from expectant mums to OAPs

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Oak Tree High School, Bland Street, Sheffield

Independent Sheffield girls school rated 'inadequate' by inspectors

An independent girls school in Sheffield has been branded inadequate after inspectors found its leaders are failing to meet standards.

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Go-getting South Yorkshire grandad hands over £30,000 to special school

Marathon man Ray Matthews has handed over nearly £30,000 to a Rotherham special school after a six month long fundraising campaign.

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Schools could lose out on funding, teaching unions have warned

Schools face 'stealth cuts' in new funding shake-up

Schools across South Yorkshire face losing hundreds of pounds per pupil if new Government funding proposals get the go-ahead, teaching unions have warned.
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Young people invited to UTC Sheffield showcase events

Young people interested in training for some of the region’s most in demand careers are invited to attend two UTC Sheffield showcase events next week.

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Sheffield poem that cleans the air could tackle pollution

Sheffield poem that cleans the air could tackle pollution

A revolutionary air-cleansing poem has removed more than two tons of pollution from the environment as part of a project which could be used to fight pollution in cities across the world.

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Interim Head Davina Sumner pictured with pupils L-R

Major changes as Doncaster school put in special measures

New leadership has been appointed to a Doncaster primary school after it was placed in special measures by Ofsted.

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Children pictured taking part in 'Co-operative Games', one of the many workshops on offer for peer mediators from across Sheffield. Picture: Marie Caley NSST Cresst MC 5

Sheffield youngsters learn peaceful ways forward

Peaceful resolution was the aim of a special day conference that brought more than 100 young mediators together to meet up, share ideas and enjoy themselves.

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An artist's impression of the new school Sheffield Council wants to build on the site of the former Bannerdale Centre. Photo: Bond Bryan Architects

Future of education in Sheffield revealed as council submits new school plans

Plans for a new £25 million Sheffield school have this week been unveiled, with full details on a second school expected in the spring.

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Pupils outside Loxley Primary School with headteacher James Connolly

Headteacher's fear as school crossing patrols in Sheffield are axed

A headteacher says his pupils are facing daily danger, as it emerged the number of school crossing patrols in Sheffield has fallen by a quarter.

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The site where Langland Estates wants to build a 16-storey student tower.

Developer unveils new vision for Sheffield city centre student tower

A long-dormant scheme to build a tower of student flats by Sheffield’s former Head Post Office may soon be brought forward after fresh plans were submitted.

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