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Funding to boost number of underprivileged students in higher education in Sheffield

A partnership project to help increase the number of young people from a wider range of backgrounds across South Yorkshire going to university has been allocated almost £13 million government funding.

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Children from five South Yorkshire schools win calendar competition

Children from five of South Yorkshire’s local primary schools; Bramley Sunnyside Junior School in Rotherham, Sheep Dip Lane Primary School and Hill House School in Doncaster and Ashdell Preparatory School and Aston Lodge Primary School in Sheffield, were awarded prizes for their artistic talents in the 22nd Walker Morris Children’s Calendar Competition.

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Nativity play wows the crowds at Doncaster school

Nativity play wows the crowds at Doncaster school

Youngsters at Bessacarr Primary School got into the festive spirit by donning their costumes to take part in their annual nativity play.

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Youngsters who performed poetry recitals at Gooseacxre Primary School.

South Yorkshire’s creative school pupils recite their favourite poems as part of competition

Creative youngsters tested their public speaking skills during a poetry recital day.

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Disabled, gay and trans people, those with religious beliefs, and parents share their toilet experiences in Sheffield

Disabled, gay and trans people, those with religious beliefs, and parents share their toilet experiences in Sheffield

A project that aims to revolutionise public conveniences has won a prestigious national award.

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Sheffield Park Academy show raises over £3,000 for cancer charity

The show did go on for Weston Park Hospital Cancer Charity, which has received a £3,000 plus boost from Sheffield Park Academy.

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SLIDESHOW: Bentley High Street Primary School prepares for Christmas

Staff and pupils at Bentley High Street Primary have been working very hard to dress their school ready for Christmas.

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South Yorkshire students take on Mannequin Challenge

Over 120 students and staff from Dearne Valley College came together to take on the latest internet craze, the ‘Mannequin Challenge’.

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MP attends NSPCC Schools Service’s Speak Out Stay Safe sessions in South Yorkshire

Sarah Champion MP attended an NSPCC Schools Service Speak Out Stay Safe sessions in at Canklow Woods Primary School in Rotherham on Friday.

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Invitation to mass-participation science experiment in Sheffield

Academics at Sheffield Hallam University are inviting people to turn their kitchens into science labs as they launch a new science project that aims to demystify popular life hacks.

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Top performing students get Sheffield Steelers ice hockey treat

Top performing students from a Sheffield school were treated to a Steelers spectacular as reward for their efforts.

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Sheffield graduation fortnight comes to a close with honorary doctorates

Sheffield Hallam University’s fortnight of graduation has come to a close, with several inspirational people celebrated with honorary doctorates.

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South Yorkshire college dance and theatre students kick off Britain’s Got Talent auditions

A Barnsley College dance group will be the first to audition in front of talent scouts for the next series of Britain’s Got Talent airing in 2017.

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Top marks for Doncaster Deaf Trust for its student provision

Top marks for Doncaster Deaf Trust for its student provision

A specialist Trust in Doncaster is celebrating after being recognised for the quality of provision it offers its students.

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Sheffield Hallam University awarded for ‘exemplary workplace’

Sheffield Hallam University awarded for ‘exemplary workplace’

Sheffield Hallam University has been presented with a prestigious workplace award following its successful refurbishment of a prominent city centre building - making it the first academic institution in the country to be recognised in this way.

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People travelling on trains in Doncaster are experiencing significant delays and cancellations due to a person being hit by a train.

Rail chaos in Doncaster due to person being hit by train

People travelling on trains in Doncaster are experiencing significant delays and cancellations due to a person being hit by a train.

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Experts warn of failings at previously outstanding Doncaster school

Experts warn of failings at previously outstanding Doncaster school

Bosses have put an action plan in place after experts warned of failings in a previously outstanding Doncaster School.

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Doncaster Council issue 2,400 fines for unauthorised school absences

Doncaster Council issued more than 2,400 fines to parents in the borough for their children’s unauthorised school absences, new figures have revealed.

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Sheffield University film unit is ‘best in Britain’

Sheffield University film unit is ‘best in Britain’

The University of Sheffield Students’ Union cinema Film Unit has been named Britain’s Best Student Cinema by the prestigious Cinema For All Film Society.

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Sheffield College students in rehearsal

New drama production in Sheffield explores mental health

Sheffield College foundation degree students are staging a series of performances next week exploring the issue of mental health.

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