Articles Archive

Performance Review 2017
Published: 12 November 2017
This article provides a review of Sheffield's education performance in 2017. It compares outcomes across the education system (from Early Years to A-level) with national performance and in relation to other core cities and statistical neighbours.
Collaboration Delivers Student Wellbeing Resource
Published: 6 November 2017
A collaboration between Learn Sheffield, Sheffield City Council and a range of statutory and voluntary sector partners has produced the Student Wellbeing Resource. The resource aims to support education professionals in their efforts to support children and young people and overcome the barriers to learning that they face.
#periodpositive Schools Charter - Context Briefing
Published: 15 October 2017
Local education consultant and former PSHE head Chella Quint has been developing the #periodpositive project to transform how schools address menstruation education, based on research with local pupils, teachers and parents. The aim is for it to be piloted in Sheffield schools and then rolled out nationally in time for the introduction of the new RSE curriculum.
Priorities Development Programme Launched
Published: 10 August 2017
The 2017-2018 Sheffield Priorities Development Programme was launched in July 2017. It provides an overview of the partnerships that are driving educational improvement in Sheffield and the opportunities for schools and academies to engage with key strategies.
Sheffield Priorities Update Published
Published: 7 June 2017
Learn Sheffield have published an updated version of the Sheffield Priorities for May 2017. It includes action planning for the key strategies which relate to each of the priority themes.
Healthy Minds Roll Out 2017/18
Published: 22 May 2017
The schools and start dates have been confirmed for the 2017/18 roll out of the Healthy Minds Project, which brings schools and CAMHS together to develop a whole school approach to emotional wellbeing alongside other key partners.
S-CEP Newsletter Update
Published: 15 May 2017
3 months in ... news from the SCEP task and finish groups ... all paths lead to the conference on 22nd September 2017!
Supporting Young Carers
Published: 7 May 2017
Stephen Betts, CEO of Learn Sheffield, has written an essay for Marc Rowland's new book 'Learning Without Labels: improving outcomes for vulnerable pupils'. It is focussed on the need to better support young carers, which is a Sheffield Priority.
Primary Heads / SENCOs - Dyslexia Project Opportunity
Published: 24 February 2017
The Local Authority is supporting a Sheffield University research study which aims to address dyslexia.
Healthy Minds Framework Roll-Out Update
Published: 3 February 2017
On the 23rd January, Learn Sheffield hosted a workshop with representatives from the school sector, Sheffield City Council, Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group and Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust, to discuss how the “Healthy Minds Framework” can be rolled out across Sheffield’s schools through a phased commissioning approach.
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