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Anger as one in six children miss out on secondary school places

Thousands of children in Yorkshire will miss out on their first choice school on March 1, according to a new study.

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South Yorkshire pupils to discover their secondary school fate

Parents in South Yorkshire will find out this week if their child has been offered a place at their preferred secondary school.
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Primary school ordered to improve by inspectors

A Doncaster primary school has failed to make the grade following a visit by inspectors.

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Doncaster swim school trains teachers in deaf awareness

A Doncaster swimming school has teamed up with a national charity to improve opportunities for deaf children.

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Feature: South Yorkshire schools battling to chalk-up extra school places after baby boom

An unprecedented baby boom caused joy for parents across South Yorkshire – but for council bosses it has led to an almighty headache.

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Poorer pupils making less progress at secondary school, report finds

Poorer pupils are increasingly making less progress at secondary school in England compared with their better-off peers.

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Sheffield youngsters add colour to Crystal Peaks

Proud parents of creative kids living in the Crystal Peaks townships will be able to see their children’s vibrant work during half-term.

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Sheffield teens on the pitch at Bramall Lane

Lucky graduates from the National Citizen Service (NCS) enjoyed VIP treatment when they joined the players at the Sheffield United versus Scunthorpe United match recently, a special event organised by Sheffield United Community Foundation.

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Doncaster MP meets young constituents

A children’s nursery facility in Doncaster played host to a special visitor.

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Primary school pupils will have to sit times tables test

South Yorkshire primary school pupils to sit times tables check

Primary school pupils in South Yorkshire will sit a times table check from next year, the schools minister has confirmed.

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Creative director of McDonald Waterfall hair stylists, Stuart Waterfall, directs student Hannah Wilson, during a hair styling masterclass

Stylish students from North Lindsey College get class in styling from cutting edge experts

Cutting edge students were keen to get ahead of the crowd during a master class in hair styling at North Lindsey College.

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Sheffield College students stage Shakespeare inspired show

Sheffield College students stage Shakespeare inspired show

Sheffield College students are performing a Shakespeare inspired show next month as part of their professional skills development.

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From Left to Right: Roger Morton, Construction Manager, Willmott Dixon  Scott Cardwell, Assistant Director of Development at Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council  Jill Guthrie, Senior BIM Manager at Willmott Dixon  Anthony Dillon, Regional Managing Director at Willmott Dixon  Mayor Ros Jones  Andrew Jones MP, Transport Minister  John Austin, British Steel  Clair Mowbray, CEO, National College for High Speed Rail

Doncaster HS2 rail college students set for cash boost

Transport Minister Andrew Jones visited the National College for High Speed Rail - and pledged help for students.

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Column: Decision must be made about college

Within recent weeks the Government has – with a fair amount of fuss and fanfare – launched a consultation on a new Industrial Strategy and designated a number of places, including Doncaster, as Social Mobility Opportunity Areas.

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Football manager officially opens state of the art sports facility

Scunthorpe United FC manager Graham Alexander, first-team coach Nick Daws, MP Andrew Percy, and Baroness Liz Redfern, officially opened Isle Education Trust’s new football hub recently at South Axholme Academy.

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Calls have been made to make sex and relationships education compulsory in schools

Lack of sex education in some schools 'a ticking health time bomb'

A lack of sex and relationships education in some secondary schools is leading to a 'ticking sexual health time bomb', town hall chiefs have warned.

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Rotherham pupils’ health tips from the ‘Barnsley bard’

Tweet poetry from the ‘Barnsley bard’ brightened up the morning assembly at one primary school.

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Hundreds of school leavers will attend the event in Sheffield next month

Hundreds of apprenticeship opportunities to be showcased at new exhibition

Companies from South Yorkshire are set to meet hundreds of prospective young employees at a major exhibition to showcase apprenticeship opportunities.

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Ed Miliband MP at Communication Specialist College Doncaster, part of Doncaster Deaf Trust

Ed Miliband MP learns about education provision for region’s autistic children

Autistic youngsters in Doncaster had a very special visitor when MP Ed Miliband dropped into the town’s Communication Specialist College.

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Building work set to begin at South Yorkshire village school to increase capacity

Building work at a popular Rotherham school is set to begin next month in order to increase capacity.

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