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Go-getting South Yorkshire grandad hands over £30,000 to special school

Marathon man Ray Matthews has handed over nearly £30,000 to a Rotherham special school after a six month long fundraising campaign.

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Schools could lose out on funding, teaching unions have warned

Schools face 'stealth cuts' in new funding shake-up

Schools across South Yorkshire face losing hundreds of pounds per pupil if new Government funding proposals get the go-ahead, teaching unions have warned.
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Young people invited to UTC Sheffield showcase events

Young people interested in training for some of the region’s most in demand careers are invited to attend two UTC Sheffield showcase events next week.

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Sheffield poem that cleans the air could tackle pollution

Sheffield poem that cleans the air could tackle pollution

A revolutionary air-cleansing poem has removed more than two tons of pollution from the environment as part of a project which could be used to fight pollution in cities across the world.

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Willow Academy
Alston Road, Bessacarr, Doncaster

Interim Head Davina Sumner pictured with pupils L-R

Major changes as Doncaster school put in special measures

New leadership has been appointed to a Doncaster primary school after it was placed in special measures by Ofsted.

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Children pictured taking part in 'Co-operative Games', one of the many workshops on offer for peer mediators from across Sheffield. Picture: Marie Caley NSST Cresst MC 5

Sheffield youngsters learn peaceful ways forward

Peaceful resolution was the aim of a special day conference that brought more than 100 young mediators together to meet up, share ideas and enjoy themselves.

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Get into teaching with new recruitment website

A new Get into Teaching section has been launched on the TeachNorthLincs recruitment website to highlight the benefits of training to teach in North Lincolnshire.

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DEADLINE: Parents need to apply for their child’s school place by Sunday

Parents with children aged three to four year olds can now apply to the council for their school place starting in September 2017.

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Are you spelling bee A student?

Don't mean to be pernikity, sorry pernickity, no pernickety ... but can you spell better than nine year old?

Mississippi you may be able to manage but can you keep up with UK's budding spelling bee A students?
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North Lincolnshire will be among the best areas for education by 2020

North Lincolnshire Council has published its annual education report for 2016 which provides the key achievements of schools and academies in North Lincolnshire and outlines its aims for the coming year.

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Parents invited to comment on Catholic school admission arrangements

North Lincolnshire Council is running two consultations on behalf of schools in the area proposing to change their admission arrangements for the 2018/19 intake year.

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Pupils at Goldthorpe Primary School working with Google
Rylee Ashworth and teacher Ben Hitchen with the VR goggles

From Goldthorpe to the Great Wall of China - in seconds

Visiting the Queen, or standing on the Great Wall of China in an instant became a possibility for youngsters within a ‘virtual reality’ lesson that fully captured their attention.

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Highest honour for intrepid Sheffield graduate

Highest honour for intrepid Sheffield graduate

His exploits, cycling more than 23,000 miles and raising £60,000 for worthwhile causes, resulted in an unprecedented honour for a former Sheffield student.

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Changes to bus services in January to help Doncaster schoolchildren

First South Yorkshire has today announced that it is making minor changes to its services in Doncaster from January 3, 2017, and is reminding customers to check timetables before travelling in the New Year

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Britain’s oldest surgical college awards place to Sheffield student

Scalpels were drawn in an interactive, one-of-a-kind, national surgical skills competition run by Britain’s oldest Royal Surgical college with the announcement of the winner of the Yorkshire round.

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Prince’s Trust recruits graduate in South Yorkshire

Twenty-five young people from across South Yorkshire have successfully completed the Prince’s Trust Team programme in partnership with South Yorkshire Police and South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue.

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PICTURES: Festive fun, fancy dress and face painting for youngsters

PICTURES: Festive fun, fancy dress and face painting for youngsters

Children at the Epworth-based Skools Out after school club had a special Christmas party to kick off their holidays.

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Sheffield healthcare firm’s London celebration

Sheffield healthcare firm’s London celebration

A special event in London marked a Sheffield-based healthcare firm’s 20 years of education and training for healthcare professionals.

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Sheffield MP helps force U-turn over sex education

Sheffield MP Louise Haigh, along with other campaigners, is celebrating a major victory with a government U-turn over sex education policy.

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High flyer thanks Barnsley College for launching her career

Smart Kimberley Megan Lawton is cutting a dash in tailoring with an appointment in Savile Row, and slots in top magazines.

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