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Why Schools Need More Funding Now
Published: 28 June 2018
A follow up article from our Chief Executive, Stephen Betts, taken from the Sheffield Telegraph. He makes the case that the government needs to find additional funding for education and it needs to use some of that additional funding to target areas which are not receiving a fair share currently.
Sheffield Schools Need Fair Funding
Published: 19 May 2018
Our Chief Executive, Stephen Betts, makes the case for fairer funding for Sheffield schools in an article taken from the Sheffield Telegraph.
Reflections on the Integrated Communities Green Paper
Published: 11 May 2018
Mike Fitter from Cohesion Sheffield shares some initial reflections on the Integrated Communities Green Paper from a Sheffield Perspective.
Apprenticeship levy in schools - April 2018
Published: 3 May 2018
The Skills Made Easy team within Sheffield City Council support the council and maintained schools with understanding and utilising the new apprenticeship levy. This year the team have helped a number of schools and have about 30 teaching Assistant apprentices started.
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.
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