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Class of 2015 urged to grab their February Freebie

Friday 13 February 2015 Curious youngsters interested in programming Lego robots, learning to care for chickens and developing their circus skills are being invited to take part in a host of fun-filled Children’s University half-term activities. The Children’s University February Freebie is back with more than 50 adventurous and creative activities on offer during the half-term holidays, which run from ...

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Young and old join forces to increase dementia awareness

Prince Edward Primary School pupils Eddison Chan, 10, and Nicola Kelwick, nine, with Hurlfield View residents Malcolm Boswell and Tona Blackburn.

Wednesday 26 November 2014 Older people with dementia have begun sharing their life stories and memories with school children in an innovative new council project, thought to be the first of its kind in the region. The council has developed its ‘Adopt a Care Home’ project linking a local school and care home to raise awareness of dementia and help ...

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Bags of fun for Sheffield school children

School children have been helping to 'Keep Sheffield Stainless'

Enthusiastic school children have been helping to ‘Keep Sheffield Stainless’ by taking part in a number of litter picking exercises, culminating in a big eco-summit. Over 100 children from 10 schools joined forces at Rother Valley Country Park to help tidy up the area after holding their own litter picking events around their schools. The children also chatted about what ...

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Celebrating the sons and daughters of foster carers

Kind hearted youngsters who welcome other children and young people into their homes are encouraging adults from across Sheffield to do something amazing and foster. Many foster carers have their own children who share their home, toys and their parents’ time with their foster brothers and sisters – ensuring the process is a whole family affair. Sheffield City Council is ...

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It’s Showtime! for Sheffield’s talented performers

Talented school children and performing arts groups with a flair for drama and music will be treading the boards at some of the city’s most prestigious theatres during this year’s Sheffield Children’s Festival. Theatres such as The Montgomery Theatre, the Library Theatre, The Octagon and Crucible will be showcasing drama, musicals, dance extravaganzas, comedies and classic stories performed by a ...

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Join in the fun at the Sheffield Children’s Festival

Creative children of all ages who love to dance, sing, act and create art are being invited to take part in this year’s Sheffield Children’s Festival Activity Day at the Winter Garden. The festival, now in its 22nd year, takes place from Saturday 7 June to Sunday 6 July and aims to celebrate the talent, creativity and enthusiasm of Sheffield’s ...

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