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Talbot Specialist School welcomes HRH The Earl of Wessex

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22 May 2015 Pupils at a specialist school in Sheffield were given the Royal seal of approval last week following a visit from Prince Edward, The Earl of Wessex. The Earl visited Talbot Specialist School in Norton where he unveiled a plaque to commemorate his visit, and signed the visitors’ book. But he was especially keen to talk to students ...

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Next step for ambitious education plans for Don Valley

20 May 2015 Innovative  plans to boost education in the Don Valley area will take another leap forward next week with a deal to build the city’s second University Technical College on the Olympic Legacy Park. The Government last year approved plans to establish the city’s second UTC, which is set to open in September 2016. Part of this deal ...

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Cabinet Member Responsibilities

13 May 2015 Leader of the Council- Councillor Julie Dore Finance and Resources- Councillor Ben Curran Business Skills and Development- Councillor Leigh Bramall Housing- Councillor Jayne Dunn Neighbourhoods- Councillor Isobel Bowler Environment and Transport- Councillor Terry Fox Health, Care and Independent Living- Councillor Mary Lea Public Health and Equality- Councillor Mazher Iqbal Children, Young People and Families- Councillor Jackie Drayton

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Council and partners pledge to help families in poverty

Council and partners pledge to help families in poverty

Tuesday 24 March 2015 Senior leaders from across the public sector, NHS, private sector and universities have joined forces to renew their pledge to help some of the city’s poorest families. Sheffield’s new Tackling Poverty Strategy has been developed by a partnership led by the council and chaired by the Sheffield Executive Board’s lead on poverty and inclusion. It sets ...

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City strategy to tackle poverty

Wednesday 11 March 2015 Sheffield City Council and partners are reaffirming their commitment to help tackle poverty in the city, with around one in every five people in Sheffield living in poverty, and almost a third of children under ten. Sheffield’s new Tackling Poverty Strategy has been developed by a partnership led by the council and chaired by Sheffield Executive ...

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Businesses invited to help apprentices get their careers off to a flying start

Monday 9 March 2015 Young people inspired to take on career enhancing apprenticeships will be able to meet potential employers at a series of events during National Apprenticeship Week. From 9 to 13 March, budding apprentices can find out more about opportunities available to them across the city by attending events run by Inspire_SY at Meadowhall and Crystal Peaks shopping ...

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Streets Ahead apprenticeship scheme

Monday 9 March 2015 This year’s National Apprenticeship Week – which runs from 9th to 13th March – celebrates apprenticeships and the positive impact that they have on individuals, businesses and the wider economy. Amey currently employs over 250 apprentices and have committed to recruiting a further 1000 apprentices over the next four years. Amey’s apprenticeship programme offers a range ...

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Apprentice Chefs Cook Up The Classics For War Veterans

Veterans Dinner

Friday 6 March 2015 Apprentice chefs put their new skills to the test when they served up a tasty two-course meal for Royal British Legion volunteers. A team of eight apprentice catering staff and chefs rolled up their sleeves and donned their chef whites to prepare the scrumptious meal for more than 50 volunteers who pounded Sheffield’s streets last November ...

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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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Confidence in Child Sexual Exploitation services in Sheffield following assessment

Friday 5 December 2014 Services in Sheffield have been acknowledged as being “advanced” in their Child Sexual Exploitation services, “breaking new ground and overcoming barriers, which many other authorities have yet to realise” a Sheffield Safeguarding Children Board (SSCB) assessment has found. An “open culture” and being “willing to tackle and confront difficult issues” was recognised as the Board published ...

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Celebrating the sons and daughters of foster carers

Monday 1 December 2014 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. They’re encouraging prospective foster parents to attend an information event on Wednesday to find out more. Many foster carers have their own children who share their home, toys and their parents’ ...

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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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