Sports pitch closure date paves the way for Sheffield University's £45 million scheme

Sports pitches at Sheffield University are to close this summer to make way for a new £45 million social sciences building - suggesting the project has gained momentum again after a delay.
The budget for primary schools in the city will fall from 177min 2018/19, to 176m in 2019/20 and to 169m in 2020/21.

EXCLUSIVE: Full list reveals extent of funding cuts to each school in Sheffield

Most primary schools in Sheffield have their budgets slashed by tens of thousands of pounds according to new figures.
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Pupils Kane Short, aged 12, Asaru Josinlah, 14, Precious Pepala, 13, Awais Ishfaq, 13, Marim Sabah, 13 and Harmonie Cawley, 12, with the new bottles.  Picture: Marie Caley

Plastic bottles banned at Sheffield school

A Sheffield school has banned disposable plastic bottles in a bid to become more environmentally friendly.
The delegation which included Rotherham teacher Lucy Hammond

South Yorkshire teacher returns from 'inspiring' Srebrenica genocide trip

A Rotherham teacher has returned from a trip aimed at learning lessons from the Srebrenica genocide.

University staff, supported by members of the students' union, during strike action

University of Sheffield staff suspend further strikes in pension dispute

Further strike action at the University of Sheffield has suspended after lecturers agreed to new proposals in a row over pensions.
The University of Sheffield

Call for change to University of Sheffield marking after hundreds of students lost out on top grades

A student is calling on the University of Sheffield to alter its marking scheme after hundreds of graduates lost out on top grades.
Children and officers from the Royston Neighbourhood Team. Picture: @BarnsleyEastNHP

Schoolchildren catch speeding drivers in South Yorkshire village

Pupils at a South Yorkshire school caught two drivers speeding through their village.

Chelsey Peart

Death of young South Yorkshire teacher 'not suspicious'

The death of a young Rotherham teacher is not being treated as suspicious, police have said.
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Siobhan Coleman, a teacher atSandringham Primary School, in Doncaster

Doncaster teacher backs national recruitment campaign

A Doncaster teacher is encouraging more people to get into the profession and inspire the next generation.

David Richards, chief executive of WANdisco

Trustees appointed at tech tycoon's foundation aimed at boosting computer education in Sheffield schools

A foundation set up by a Sheffield-born tech firm boss to boost computer education in the city's schools has appointed its first trustees.
Sheffield Park Academy is part of the United Learning Trust

Figures show around half of all schools in Sheffield are now academies

Around half of schools in Sheffield are no longer controlled by the local authority - showing the startling growth of the academy programme in the city.

Kevin Seabrook and his retiring guide dog Jake

WE ARE SHEFFIELD: Retiring guide dog is much more than man’s best friend

For the last seven years, Kevin Seabrook and his guide dog Jake have been inseparable.

UTC Sheffield

Teacher who threw piece of metal at pupil in Sheffield banned over dishonesty

A former teacher who threw a piece of metal at a pupil in Sheffield has been banned from the profession for trying to hide his past from a future employer.

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Staff have gone on strike at St Helen's Primary Academy. Google

South Yorkshire school closed after staff take strike action

A school in Barnsley is closed today after staff walked out on strike.
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Yewlands Academy

Crisis-hit academy chain cleared after police investigation

A police investigation into a crisis-hit academy chain has found that no crimes were committed when it suddenly stopped running several schools in South Yorkshire - including one in Sheffield.
Student loan repayment threshold rises from today

Why some graduates in Sheffield will STOP paying back their student loans today

Some graduates in Sheffield will stop paying back their student loans from today after the threshold for repayments was increased.
Search for a Star finals day will take place today (April, 6) at Sheffield Hallam University in the Cantor building.

Sheffield Hallam will host the Search for a Star and Sumo Digital Star Finals Conference Day

Sheffield Hallam topped the table with over 70 entrants

The Search for a Star and Sumo Digital Star competition welcomed 31 finalists to Sheffield Hallam

11 of this year's finalists study at Universities in Yorkshire; 70 of which came from Sheffield Hallam

Zoe Holmes

COLUMNIST: How could we develop our own ‘women of steel’ at girls’ school?

Around three years ago, a colleague shared a TED talk with me that would have an incredible impact upon my pedagogy as a teacher and my vision as an educational leader.

Brenda Lonsdale, of Carcroft, Michael Lowth, of Intake, with Jackie Hewitt-Main at Cascade, Marshgate, Doncaster

How the Cascade Centre is changing lives for the unemployed in Doncaster

Some 15 years ago, Brenda Lonsdale's life was changed forever.

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