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Former Ofsted chief praises Sheffield schools organisation as 'standard bearer for partnerships'

A former chief of Ofsted has praised a school organisation for helping to improve the outcomes of Sheffield children.
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Schoolchildren pictured tree planting with Dan Jarvis

Tree planting scheme for schoolchildren in Sheffield

Schoolchildren from across the Sheffield City Region have been invited to plant trees to mark the hundredth anniversary of the end of the First World W

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Pupils working at Forge Valley School

Inspectors find Sheffield secondary school is taking steps to improve

Staff at Sheffield secondary school ordered to make improvements by inspectors are taking effective action to turn around its fortunes.

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Sheffield SATS have improved

SATS results show a year of improvement for Sheffield schoolchildren

The number of pupils in Sheffield achieving the required standard in their SATS has risen.

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Staff at All Saints RC High School

Staff at Sheffield school back campaign for fairer funding

Staff at All Saints Roman Catholic High School have backed the campaign calling on the Government to fair fund the city's schools.

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Ridgewood School Executive Leaders, pictured. Picture: Marie Caley NDFP SchoolFocus-Ridgewood MC 3

Ridgewood School, Doncaster, set to expand as it marks 50 years teaching

The final stretch of the M1 motorway between Rotherham and Leeds had just been completed. Protests again the Vietman war were taking place, and just a couple of months earlier, the last steam train service had been ended by British Railways.

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WANdisco chief executive David Richards backs the fair funding petition

Sheffield tech tycoon backs petition to redress "chronic lack of funding" in city schools

A Sheffield-born tech tycoon who has put £1million into a foundation to help education in city schools has backed the fairer funding petition.
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WANdisco chief executive David Richards with a frame from the hive at Wisewood Community Primary School. Picture Scott Merrylees

Beehives introduced at Sheffield primary school thanks to tech firm boss

Children at a primary school in Sheffield will start learning about bees as part of a new initiative to spread awareness of their plight and help them learn about nature and ecology.
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Master Cutler Ken Cooke

Master Cutler calls for 'everyone in Sheffield' to back school fair funding petition

The Master Cutler is the latest name to back the petition calling on fairer funding for Sheffield schools.
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Doncaster pupils show how women take charge of men

Doncaster pupils show how women take charge of men

Pupils lit up the stage with their incredible performances in Hill House School’s summer production, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, a romantic comedy that sees seven empowered frontier women take charge of their destinies, and their men, in 1850s Oregon.

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Fir Vale Academy headteacher Simon Hawkins with a pupil

Sheffield school celebrates significant rise in attendance and punctuality

Strong partnership work has been highlighted as the key to improving attendance and punctuality at a Sheffield secondary school.

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Sheffield Futures staff back the petition calling for fairer funding for city schools

Petition calling for fairer funding for Sheffield schools hits 5,000 signatures

More than 5,000 people have now signed the petition calling for fairer funding for schools in Sheffield.
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Oasis Academy Watermead has achieved theInvestors in Diversity for Schools standard

Sheffield school recognised for its commitment to diversity and equality

A primary school in Sheffield has been recognised for its commitment to diversity and equality for pupils and staff.

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Rob Marsden and Marko Backovic

Sheffield Sharks players back call for fairer funding in city’s schools

Rob Marsden and Marko Backovic from Sheffield Sharks are supporting our Fair Fund Sheffield Schools campaign.
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Slideshow: Sheffield Girls' School celebrating 140 years with a look back at sport

Sheffield High School for Girls celebrates its 140th year in 2018.

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From L-R Patrick Johnston from Place 2 Be, Deana Puccio from RAP Project, Maz Udall from Self Esteem Team and Cathy Walker, Director of Sixth Form and organiser of the conference. Picture: Andy Brown

Mental health day at Sheffield school gives pupils the tools they need to survive Year 11

With looming GCSEs, the pressure to fit in and maintain social media profiles that depict an impossibly cool life - 15 is not an easy age to be.
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Councillor Jayne Dunn with Councillors Jack Scott and Mazhur Iqbal.

Cross party support for call for fairer funding in Sheffield's schools

Leaders of all parties at Sheffield City Council have backed a motion calling on the Government to redress the balance on how the city’s schools are funded.

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Adult learner Sally Driscoll receives her award from Simon Hannett

Sheffield students’ outstanding success celebrated at awards ceremony

The outstanding successes of Sheffield College students and apprentices have been celebrated at a high profile ceremony in the city.

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Charlotte Grace with her award

Sheffield graduate wins national teacher of the year award

A Sheffield Hallam University graduate from has won the prestigious Silver Pearson Teaching Award for ‘outstanding new teacher of the year.’

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Sheffield Town Hall

Student flats complex plans deferred over affordable housing offer

Plans for a  towering complex of student apartments overlooking The Moor in Sheffield has hit a snag after councillors said they were not happy with the developers’ affordable housing offering.

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