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Pupils’ GCSE delight as summer of waiting comes to an end

Relief and delight were clear on the faces of Sheffield teenagers as they picked up their GCSE results.

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Eckington School GCSE results, Rachel Clayton, Sam Beardshaw and Abbie Uprichard.

Eckington School GCSE pupils make the grade

Eckington School’s headteacher has congratulated his year 11 pupils on their GCSE success.

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Jumping for joy? Share your grade news!

Share all your grade GCSE news with us

It's great to celebrate grades ... and your Star wants to share your GCSEs good news.
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Budding young writer from Doncaster wins national story writing competition

School children across the UK have been busy putting pen to paper to impress renowned children’s author and former Children’s Laureate, Anne Fine OBE, as part of a national story writing competition.

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New day nursery opens in Mexborough

New day nursery opens in Mexborough

Parents have a new facility for their young ones on their doorstep thanks to the official opening of a new day nursery in Mexborough.

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Today is GCSE results day - and some won't get the grades they expected.

GCSE RESULTS DAY: I got bad grades - what do I do next?

Today is GCSE results today - and for every pupil celebrating good grades across South Yorkshire, there will be plenty more suffering the pain and agony of not getting the passes they'd hoped for.

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Students of Handsworth Grange Community Sports College celebrate receiving their GCSE Results. Picture: Andrew Roe

Sheffield schools show improvement in GCSE results

The long summer wait is finally over for Sheffield teenagers who today pick up their GCSE results.

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The crossing point in Hangingwater Road, Sheffield, which comes out opposite a junction and a blind corner. It is the route home for many High Storrs School pupils. Martin Jacobs's daughter, 12, was hit by a car and suffered a broken leg and wrist while crossing the road.

Protest walk to highlight safety problems with Sheffield junction

Campaigners fighting to get a Sheffield road crossing redesigned have organised a demonstration.

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What type of teacher-parent are you?

What type of teacher-parent are you?

Are you a drill sergeant, a worshipper, a skipper or a teammate? Experts have identified four types of parent when it comes to teaching their children how to DRIVE.

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First Rotherham’s bus depot wins special award as one of the best across the UK

First Rotherham’s bus depot wins special award as one of the best across the UK

First Rotherham’s bus depot has won a special ‘Wrench’ award after being recognised as one best engineering depots across the UK.

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Counting cost of school return

School's out ... of pocket for parents!

Startling statistics show true cost of sending your child to school.
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Northern Racing College, near Doncaster....  students ride out 
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Doncaster jockey school a winner, reveals Ofsted inspection

A Doncaster college which trains people to work in the horse racing industry has been praised in an official report.

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Think I know the answer

I see that Sheffield City Council is to hire a new £84,000 per year schools commissioner.

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Results day celebrations for Doncaster students

Students in Doncaster were jumping for joy after notching up A-level results above the national average.

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Girls still outperforming boys

A LEVEL UPDATE: Pupils achieving A* falls again

Girls are continuing to outperform boys in most A-level subjects, but male pupils are still achieving more A* grades overall.

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First class school important to parents

REVEALED: Yorkshire among top ten most affordable homes next to best state schools

All parents want the best for their children - the best quality of life, the best chance of happiness and the chance of the best education.

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A Level results at St Wilfrids, North Featherstone
Laura Clarke (A*, A 2B), Leigh Wright (teacher)

Doncaster celebrates A Level success

Hundreds of Doncaster teenagers are celebrating getting their grades today after picking up their A level results.

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Students from King Ecgbert School, Dore have all acheived A's or A*'s. Picture: Andrew Roe

Sheffield students celebrate outstanding A-level results

Sheffield students are celebrating after achieving outstanding A-level results.

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King Ecgbert School jump for joy as they celebrate on getting their A Level results. (l-r) Faisal Awadh achieved A*'s in Maths, Further Maths, Biology and Chemistry. Nohmaan Hussain achieved Distinction*'s in Sport Development, Sport Coaching and Sport Fitness and is going to University of Sheffield to study Nursing. Martina Correa achieved A*'s in Maths and Further Maths and A's in Physics and German and is going to the Imperial College London to study Mechanical Engineering. Chris Hulme is going to Nottingham University to study Veterinary. Tom Foord achieved A*'s in Maths, Biology, Chemistry and Physics and is going to Oxford University to study Medicine. Picture: Andrew Roe

Caring Sheffield student defies the odds to land dream degree

A Sheffield student has landed a place on his dream degree – despite being a carer for his mum and struggling with dyslexia.

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