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Teachers on strike at Sheffield primary school for second week

Teachers have gone on strike at a primary school in Sheffield for a second week.
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Kim Walton has been appointed the first principal at Astrea Academy Sheffield

Headteacher appointed at new £25million school in Burngreave

A headteacher appointed to a new £25m school in Sheffield has pledged that pupils will achieve the 'very highest standards'.

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Anns Grove Primary School, Anns Road. Picture: Andrew Roe

Top 5pc of schools in the country

I have had the privilege of being Chair of Governors at Anns Grove Primary School since 2015. Earlier this year, our governing body agreed to Sheffield City Council’s request to release our headteacher, Sam Fearnehough, so she could support Westways Primary in driving up standards to avoid a third ‘Requires Improvement’ Ofsted inspection.

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Head of Latin and Classics at High Storrs school, Gina Johnson

Former pupils pledge money in campaign to save Latin at last Sheffield state school to teach it

Former pupils at the last state school in Sheffield to teach Latin have backed its crowdfunding campaign to raise the £100,000 it needs to save the subject.

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Head of sixth form Sarah Burdekin welcomes students at the new entrance to the Sixth Form Centre

New £2.4million sixth form building opened at Sheffield school

A new £2.4million sixth form building has opened at a school offering students in the south-west of Sheffield a new place to study.

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Gordon Dutton and other Rossington residents are concerned about motorists driving around the school crossing patrol on Sheep Bridge Lane. Picture: Marie Caley NDFP Rossington Crossing MC 1

Alert over drivers ignoring school crossing patrols

Drivers are putting lives at risk by driving around school crossing patrols in a Doncaster village instead of stopping, it is claimed.

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If you did this, you should be ashamed

I am a resident of Sheffield, I love my city and really appreciate that we have two universities and all of the vibrancy that the students bring - I live just off Ecclesall Road so I live among a lot of students.

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National Education Union members on the picket line outside Westways Primary School, in Crookes

Teachers strike at Sheffield primary school in row over 'imposed changes to policy, workload, stress and management practices'

Teachers and support staff have gone on strike at a primary school in Sheffield.

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Waterthorpe Nursery and Infant School eco leader Suzanne Marriott, left, with headteacher Helen Stokes, centre, a representative from the Department for Transport and pupils Blake Gregory and Martha Greetham

Primary school named best in Sheffield for its travel efforts

A primary school has been named the best in Sheffield for encouraging parents to leave the car at home.
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School governor Alison Riocreux with pupils at Woodseats Primary School cut the ribbon to open the new playground

Sheffield school opens new playground after £20,000 of improvements

The youngest children at a Sheffield primary school are celebrating after getting a new playground.
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Handsworth Grange Community Sports College

Multi-academy trust in Sheffield expands as two city secondary schools join

A Sheffield-based multi-academy trust has expended by joining forces with two city secondary schools.

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Headteacher Karen Green and children from Levett School

Doncaster school celebrates good rating from inspectors after huge transformation

A special school in Doncaster part of which was forced to temporarily close over health and safety fears has landed a good rating from Ofsted.

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The Skills Show 2017, Birmingham NEC. Three teams representing UTC Sheffield City Centre campus, on Matilda Street, won two gold medals and one bronze medal at the WorldSkills UK National Finals. A fourth UTC team was also highly commended.

Sheffield UTC engineering students win three prestigious awards

Engineering students from Sheffield are celebrating after winning three medals in a prestigious skills competition.

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Westways Primary School

Hundreds of people sign petition in support of teacher strike at a Sheffield school

Hundreds of people have signed a petition in support of teachers going on strike for four days at a Sheffield school.

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Sheffield Hallam hosts Indian police delegation

Senior police officers from India are touring England as part of a ground-breaking project aimed at improving access to justice for female victims of violence.

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Mugeet Qureshi and Chloe Haine

School focus: Fir Vale School

Gaining vital life skills is important for every youngster to learn during their school years.

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Dorothy Fleming with her family after receiving her honorary doctorate

Holocaust survivor honoured by Sheffield Hallam University for sharing her compelling story

Holocaust survivor Dorothy Fleming has a powerful story to tell - not simply of survival but of courage, positivity and inspiration.

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Should wearing a school uniform be something that’s insisted upon?

There is hardly a day goes by without uniform being an issue in Sheffield schools.

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Schools focus - Edenthorpe Hall School. Pictured are students learning Latin to help improve their grammar.

Latin lessons returning in Doncaster schools

It was a favourite of the old grammar schools - and now Latin is back in Doncaster.

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The team behind BigTalk Education, which delivers age appropriate relationship and sex education (RSE) to thousands of children and young people each year across 45 Doncaster schools, have been awarded the Pamela Sheridan Award from the FPA - the sexual health charity.

Pioneer of age appropriate sex education in Doncaster wins two awards

A team who work to deliver age appropriate sex education to young people across Doncaster have won an award.

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