Doncaster graduates prepare for GCSEs

A graduation ceremony at the end of year eight marked the move to GCSE study for pupils at Trinity Academy in Doncaster.

Boxer Silky Jones visits Springvale Primary

Skip to keep fit, Sheffield children advised by boxing champ

Former world light middleweight boxing champion Paul ‘Silky’ Jones called in Penistone’s Springvale School to teach children fitness skills and how to look after their hearts.

Sheffield schoolchildren to have fixed Easter break 2017/18

Sheffield schoolchildren to have fixed Easter break 2017/18

Sheffield schoolchildren will have a fixed Easter break in the 2017/18 academic year – ending the annual confusion around when the holiday will fall.

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Outdoor have a go taster sessions for the summer holidays at Underbank Reservoir Activity Centre near Sheffield. Joel Mckenzie, seven, having a go at archery.

Youngsters hit the target at outdoor activity day in Sheffield

Seven-year-old Joel Mckenzie, pictured, was among the youngsters enjoying an archery taster session at Underbank Activity Centre in Stocksbridge, Sheffield.

Graduates fo SY Fire and Rescue with Prince's Trust programme at Barnsley Town Hall

Young people ‘tested to their limits’ in the Dearne

Painting bridges, developing nature reserves and working with military veterans have been part of 12 weeks of challenges for a group of young adventurers.

Traffic and parking around Hillsborough Primary School.

Poor parking near schools ‘putting Sheffield children in danger’

The Star is today calling on drivers parking illegally or inconsiderately outside schools to stop putting children’s safety at risk.

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Nathaniel Pursley and Mike Tuck

Barnsley pupil Nathaniel is a multi-sports star

Despite suffering from a debilitating condition, young Nathaniel Pursley lives his life to the full.

Karen Cadman

Sheffield school says fond farewell to long server

A special end of year assembly marked the retirement of a long-serving staff member at a Sheffield school.

Sheffield Springs Academy 's Kenzie Doman and Robbie Brown at their awards presentation

Sheffield trio honoured by sports champs

Three Sheffield students received honours from two sporting champions at a Leeds prizegiving.

Wales High School student e-mentors Harthill Primary children

Sheffield sixth formers teach safe surfing

A scheme in which high school pupils visit primary schools to work with young pupils and deliver safety training has proved a success in and around Sheffield.

Trinity Academy students on a tall ship voyage

North Sea challenge for Doncaster students

Scaling 50-metre masts and scrubbing the decks were just two of the tasks set for students who left their cosy classrooms to take up a tall ship challenge.


Doncaster school gets set to replace building

Norton Junior and Infants School has been given the go-ahead to replace an ageing mobile building on its Campsall Balk site.

Ballot box

Mass student voting is distorting results

Before the next General Election something needs to be done about the way that mass student voting is distorting the results of those wards and constituencies where they live, often against the wishes of the local residents.

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Sheffield college students with their art mentor and 'herd' elephant

Sheffield art students’ ‘herd’ creation on display

Design and visual arts students at Sheffield College created their own unique elephant to add to the charity campaign highlighted across the city this summer.

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Youngsters from Birdwell Primary School at Paradise Island Adventure Golf.

Barnsley youngsters enjoy special day out after competition win

Pupils at Birdwell Primary School warmed up for the summer holidays with a class trip to Paradise Island Adventure Golf in Sheffield’s Valley Centertainment.

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Highgate Academy awards

Dearne school’s pupils make a difference

Achievements in a new range of skills and community work were celebrated at an end-of-term ceremony in a Dearne academy.

Maleka Dexter

Dedicated Maleka is crowned new student of year

A surprise success delighted Rotherham College student Maleka Dexter when she attended its student award ceremonies.

Teachers Beverley Kendall and Jane Litherland retire from Firth Park College after 37 years

Top teaching pair bow out at Sheffield school after 37 years

Two top class teachers with more than 70 years of experience between them have called time on their careers.

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Possibly the youngest ever Doncaster councilllor, Rachel Hodson, 23, who took the Thorne Ward for Labour. Picture: Marie Caley D2414MC

Speed limit cut confirmed outside Doncaster secondary school

Councillors have welcomed plans to reduce the speed limit outside a secondary school following concerns from the public.

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University’s new appointment for research and innovation

The University of Sheffield has announced the appointment of Professor David Petley as its new Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Innovation.

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