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Funding to boost number of underprivileged students in higher education in Sheffield

A partnership project to help increase the number of young people from a wider range of backgrounds across South Yorkshire going to university has been allocated almost £13 million government funding.

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Pupils at Hallam School are taking part in the reader passport. Picture: Andrew Roe

‘I should read The Star more’

More than 100 pupils at a Sheffield Primary school are now enjoying reading The Star at least once a week, thanks to our reading scheme.

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Carfield Primary School headteacher Lorna Culloden with staff who were leaving in 2015

Sheffield school puts critical Ofsted report down to 'turbulence'

A Sheffield school which was criticised by Ofsted inspectors insists it is ready to soar following a period of 'turbulence'.

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Children from five South Yorkshire schools win calendar competition

Children from five of South Yorkshire’s local primary schools; Bramley Sunnyside Junior School in Rotherham, Sheep Dip Lane Primary School and Hill House School in Doncaster and Ashdell Preparatory School and Aston Lodge Primary School in Sheffield, were awarded prizes for their artistic talents in the 22nd Walker Morris Children’s Calendar Competition.

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2016 Sandford Awards for Heritage Education held at Worcester Cathedral.

Professor David Rae, Bishop Grosseteste University, left, presents a 2016 Sandford Award to Conisbrough Castle, South Yorkshire

Picture: Chris Vaughan Photography
Date: November 21, 2016

Conisbrough Castle scoops education award

The outstanding education packages offered to schoolchildren who visit Conisbrough Castle have been praised for their quality.

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Pupils of Sharrow Primary hold the tentacles of a giant squid which has been made for an interactive lecture about sea life at the Octagon.

Sheffield youngsters splash down for ocean quest exploits

Hundreds of Sheffield schoolchildren have been given a unique chance to learn more about life under the sea in a special science lesson.

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Dan Jarvis is concerned about closures of children's centres

South Yorkshire MP expresses concern over closure of children's centres

A South Yorkshire MP has voiced concern over the rising number of Sure Start children centres closing down.

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A police officer speaks to a child in Page Hall

Sheffield schools 'need more funding' to deal with 1,500 per cent increase in Roma children

Sheffield needs more Government funding to deal with a 1,500 per cent increase in Roma and Eastern European children in the city putting pressure on schools.

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Disabled, gay and trans people, those with religious beliefs, and parents share their toilet experiences in Sheffield

Disabled, gay and trans people, those with religious beliefs, and parents share their toilet experiences in Sheffield

A project that aims to revolutionise public conveniences has won a prestigious national award.

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Sickness bug subsides at Sheffield school

A sickness bug which swept through a Sheffield school last week appears to be subsiding.

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Sheffield Park Academy show raises over £3,000 for cancer charity

The show did go on for Weston Park Hospital Cancer Charity, which has received a £3,000 plus boost from Sheffield Park Academy.

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Cally Bell, front left, with her petition and other concerned parents outside North Wingfield Primary School. Picture: Brian Eyre.

Mum campaigns for traffic lights outside North Wingfield primary

A mum is campaigning for traffic lights outside her daughter’s primary school – amid fears there is 'an accident waiting to happen'.
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SLIDESHOW: Bentley High Street Primary School prepares for Christmas

Staff and pupils at Bentley High Street Primary have been working very hard to dress their school ready for Christmas.

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Intake Primary School, Intake, Sheffield

Sickness bug hits 172 children at Sheffield school

A sickness bug sweeping through a Sheffield school has affected even more pupils - with 172 off today.
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Oasis Academy Don Valley

Sheffield schools trust aims to tackle community problems

A trust that runs three Sheffield schools is reaching out to city neighbourhoods with the creation of a community hub.

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Intake Primary School

UPDATE: Parents demand closure of Sheffield school for deep clean to halt spread of bug

Parents of pupils at a Sheffield school at the centre of a sickness bug outbreak have demanded its closure for a deep clean.
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Intake Primary School, Intake, Sheffield

BREAKING: 166 pupils off sick in major outbreak at Sheffield primary school

A sickness bug sweeping a Sheffield primary school has hit 166 pupils and three teachers.
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South Yorkshire students take on Mannequin Challenge

Over 120 students and staff from Dearne Valley College came together to take on the latest internet craze, the ‘Mannequin Challenge’.

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Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn stands with Gill Furniss. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday May 6, 2016. See PA story POLITICS Elections. Photo credit should read: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

Sheffield MP ‘absolutely gobsmacked’ by offer of steel job

Gill Furniss had only been an MP a few months before she got a tap on the shoulder – and an offer to join Jeremy Corbyn’s front bench team.

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New school in China to be modelled on Sheffield's Oasis Academy Don Valley

A Sheffield school will be the model for a new development heart of Chinese sister city Chengdu's hi-tech zone.
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