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Doncaster pupil found two miles from school after going missing

An investigation has been launched after a child went missing from a Doncaster primary school and was found two miles away.

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Parents need to hold their nerve on schools

Firstly, the quango that is Ofsted should be abolished in its present form; it drains obscene amounts of public money, money that could be better spent on resources in the education system.

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Miles modestly said he could not take all the credit for the discovery

Sheffield schoolboy who corrected NASA data error had this brilliant putdown for web troll

A Sheffield schoolboy who corrected an error with NASA data has been trolled online - but his response was brilliant.

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Writers of the winning poem from Waterthorpe Nursery Infant School.

Sheffield schools unite to tackle community problems in south east of city

Pupils from 10 Sheffield schools have been working together to improve their communities.

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Miles is an A-level student at Tapton School in Crosspool

Sheffield schoolboy who corrected NASA data error says 'it's pretty cool'

A Sheffield schoolboy who corrected an error in NASA data has been hailed for making it 'cool to be a geek'.
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Mallard Primary School

Child disappears from South Yorkshire primary school

A child was missing for an hour after escaping from a South Yorkshire primary school.

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Holocaust survivor visits South Yorkshire academy

Holocaust survivor visits South Yorkshire academy

Barnsley Academy students learnt about the horrors of the holocaust when survivor Marc Schatzberger visited the school last week.

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Mallard Primary School

Investigation underway after child vanishes from South Yorkshire school

An investigation has been launched after a child vanished from a South Yorkshire school and was found two miles away.

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Sheffield pupils help elderly community celebrate Mother’s Day

Law firm Irwin Mitchell and pupils from Chaucer School in Sheffield have organised a Mother’s Day tea dance for the elderly at Parsons Cross Community Development Forum.

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Headteachers praised at Doncaster primary as inspectors find school is improving

The leadership at a Doncaster primary school has been praised by the education watchdog.

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Pye Bank C of E Primary School, Andover Street

Headteacher pledges 'rapid progress' after Sheffield school receives poor inspection report

A headteacher has pledged to make 'rapid progress' after school is given a poor rating by inspectors.
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Students are being encouraged to embrace what they enjoy, including art

Sheffield College journalism students write for the Star

Should schools change the way they are teaching art?

by Abigail Akers

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Alan Matam, won first place at Pipworth Schools Got Talent and was awarded a scholarship to attend Razzamataz Sheffield with principal Helen Bell and teacher Claudia Dawe

Sheffield schoolboy wins scholarship at theatre school

Forget the The X Factor, The Voice or Britain’s Got Talent, the only contest worth entering this year was Pipworth School’s Got Talent.
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Longley Park Sixth Form College principal, Mo Nisbet and, Caroline Priestley from the University of Bradford

Partnership deal gives Sheffield students greater chance of getting a university place

Students at a college in Sheffield have a better chance of landing a place at university after a new partnership was signed.
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Gymnastics team from Mundella Primary School, Sheffield.

Young Sheffield gymnasts take gold at national contest

A gymnastics team from a Sheffield primary school have won a national competition for the first time in over ten years.

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Dont take our word for it that the 11 Plus is hard, give it a try.

11 PLUS QUIZ: Are you smarter than an 11 year old?

New research has revealed just 16% of parents score full marks in an 11 Plus quiz.

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Sheffield Children’s University celebrates its two millionth hour

Nearly 37,000 children and young people across Sheffield have clocked up more than two million hours of learning in their own time, as part of the Sheffield Children’s University initiative.

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Ecclesfield Primary

Your opportunity to help your child

I am a parent of children who have attended and are attending Ecclesfield School.

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Aston Academy, where Anton Thomas-Epsley taught before resigning in December 2015 (Google)

Sheffield teacher who sent 'inappropriate' texts to former student is spared ban

A former Sheffield teacher who sent 'inappropriate' texts to an ex-student has been spared a ban due to 'significant mitigating factors'.
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Andy Ireland

Sheffield headteacher quits job

The headteacher of a Sheffield comprehensive school has quit.
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