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South Yorkshire schoolgirl is winner in Royal Mail’s 2017 Christmas stamp design competition

A Dronfield schoolgirl from Penny Acres Primary School has been named as the winner of the East Midlands aged four to seven-year-old category in Royal Mail’s 2017 Christmas stamp design competition.

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Doncaster schools has one of the highest level of absences

Doncaster schools has one of the highest level of absences

Doncaster has among the highest rates of school absence in Yorkshire, according the latest figures.

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South Yorkshire schoolchildren prepare for emergencies

Schoolchildren in Sheffield had a lesson with a difference thanks to a unique new learning programme which aims to help raise awareness and prepare children for emergency situations.

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Sheffield care leavers celebrate becoming young leaders

Five care leavers from Sheffield are celebrating their progress towards becoming young leaders.

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Sheffield’s UTC launches consultation to lower student recruitment age

UTC Sheffield has launched a public consultation on proposals to recruit younger students from the age of 13 starting in September 2018.

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Parking plan to ease traffic congestion through village near Doncaster

Plans have been revealed to create a car park outside an Isle school to ease traffic congestion that leaves part of a village gridlocked twice a day.

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Jeremy Corbyn, Leader of the Labour Party, on the campaign trail in Beaumont Park, Huddersfield. (Photo: James Hardisty)

Labour's plan to boost school budgets gets Yorkshire support, according to survey

Labour's plans to increase education spending and stop hospital closures have found favour among voters in Yorkshire and the Humber.
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Inspector finds Doncaster school has made ‘rapid’ improvement

Staff and children at a Doncaster primary are celebrating after inspectors praised its turnaround in fortunes.

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Tutor helps to sculpt North Lincolnshire students’ futures

A popular sculptor has joined the team at North Lindsey College in a teaching role with the art and design department.

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Author encourages South Yorkshire pupils to put pen to paper

Schoolchildren across Barnsley have had the chance to be mentored by a professional short story writer to develop their creative writing.

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Inspirational Sheffield student wins award after launch of project raising awareness of mental health

A Sheffield College student has won an award for launching a social enterprise project to raise awareness of mental health.

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Dan Fagg who suffered a heart attack on a football pitch takes part in Restart a Heart Day at Hayfield School in Auckley. Dan is pictured with mum Hayley Thomson.

Hundreds of schoolchildren to receive life-saving CPR training

Dozens of schools across South Yorkshire have signed to to receive life-saving CPR training.
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Trip of a lifetime for Rotherham’s children in care

Trip of a lifetime for Rotherham’s children in care

A group of children in care from Rotherham have thanked everyone who helped them raise enough funds to get to their dream destination.

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The Hub campus of Doncaster College.

Doncaster College in merger talks with North Lindsey College

Doncaster College is in takes to merge with a college in Lincolnshire to help create a more skilled workforce across the borough.

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Doncaster school launches new Basketball Academy

Doncaster schoolchildren will be able to combine playing a high level of basketball with studying as part of a new sports academy.

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(l-r) Ken Waight, Tim Shaw and Mike Stanley are organising a memorial golf day for Ken's late son Richard. Picture: Andrew Roe

Doncaster father who lost his son to heart condition helps provide lifesaving equipment

The family of a Doncaster teacher who died of a heart condition, aged just 23, have helped provide a lifesaving machine to a primary school.

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Outwood Academy City spotlight on schools feature for The Star Miss Emily Roper, Braidy Searle and Lucy Smythe catering students

Pride in our schools: Outwood Academy City

Outwood Academy City, in Stradbroke, joined Outwood Grange Academies Trust in January 2014 and is continuing to build on a rapid transformation.

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Caron Longdon from the Soil Association, Doncaster Council schools catering manager Kirk Sandall Infants School chef Guillaime Jayet-Laraffe and the school's pupils

Catering team serving Doncaster schools scoops top honours

The Doncaster schools catering team is celebrating after landing a top catering industry gong - for the second year running.

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South Yorkshire animal care students excited to visit Africa

Eight students from Rotherham College’s HNC Animal Care course are due to travel to Africa for two weeks in July as a unique learning opportunity for their course.

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Air pollution above Meadowhall

The silent killer: air pollution debate in Sheffield

On Monday May 22, Sheffield Friends of the Earth will host a public debate about air pollution with a panel of health and environmental experts. The event will take place at the University of Sheffield’s Students’ Union and is part of the Festival of Debate.

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