Doncaster to get University Technical College to train young engineers aged 13-19

Doncaster is to have its own University Technical College  to educate the next generation of skilled technicians, engineers, and designers, it was announced today.
Help young people  and have fun too

Help young people and have fun too

A scheme that supports Doncaster children in care is asking more people to join them, and to have some fun along the way.

Family holiday

Your views on term time school holiday fines

Parents across England and Wales have been fined an estimated £24 million for failing to send their children to school over the past three years. We asked for local views on fines issued to parents taking their children on holiday during term time. So, what do you think?


Sheffield College alumni inspire students to fly high

Two Sheffield College alumni have shared their industry expertise with air cabin, aviation and travel and tourism students to inspire them to aim high in their careers.

College learners Emily Oliver and Kiruthiga Thirumeni with their successful awards entries

Sheffield College students’ double design museum success

Two Sheffield College students have ranked among the top 10 in the country in a prestigious design industry competition.

Exam Stress

Coping with exam stress

Stress levels in households up and down the country are sky high as exam season gets underway. Here’s some advice for students - and their harassed parents.


VIDEO: St John the Baptist C of E Primary School Mexborough

St John the Baptist C of E Primary School Mexborough is our school of the week


VIDEO: Hooton Pagnell School of the Week

Hooton Pagnell All Saints CofE Primary School sing for the Free press
A PCSO outside a South Yorkshire school warning parents and issuing advice about parking illegally on roads surronding the school, and the dangers it can cause

Crackdown on 'dangerous' school parking in Doncaster

School-run motorists are set to face a crackdown - with police targeting dangerous parking outside schools in the west of Doncaster.

Jarvis Parkinson

Commonwealth medallist swimmer returns to Doncaster school to show off his silverware

Commonwealth medallist Jarvis Parkinson has returned to his old school to show off his silverware.

Concerns have been raised over the money Doncaster gets for its schools

How Doncaster schools get hundreds of pounds less per pupil than other towns

Doncaster's MPs are demanding more cash for borough's schools after it emerged the borough is losing out under an "unfair" formula.


Students treated to ‘up close and personal’ performance of MacBeth in Sheffield

Sheffield Park Academy students were treated to their own ‘up close and personal’ performance of MacBeth, when the Young Shakespeare Company paid a visit last week.

Ecclesall Woods

Heritage festival returns to Sheffield woodland

University of Sheffield Heritage Festival returns to Ecclesall Woods.

Suzanna Burgin new Chair at Epworth Thurlow Preschool

Isle preschool saved from closure after appointment of new chairman

Staff and parents are celebrating after an Isle preschool was saved from closure after a new chair was found just weeks before the deadline.


South Yorkshire children gearing up to take SATs

South Yorkshire children are preparing to take their SATs today - with calls by some for the tests to be scrapped.

Expansion plan for community centre on former Doncaster school site

Twenty years ago, the future looked uncertain for what was then Hill Top School, in Edlngton.


VIDEO: Town Field Primary are our school of the week

Town Field Primary School sing for our school of the week feature
George Osbourne

Former chancellor George Osborne calls for improvements in northern schools

George Osborne has urged the Government to step up efforts to improve schools in northern England.


VIDEO: Rossington Tornedale School pupils sing for our school of the week

Pupils from Rossington Tornedale School sing for our school of the week section

Epworth student Sam Cook in action

Doncaster musicians dominate at the Royal Northern College of Music

Hill House Jazz Orchestra and Concert Band recently took part in The National Concert Band Festival Finals at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester.

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