Schools and education
Hundreds of talented youngsters prepare for Minster Christmas concerts
Musically-talented youngsters from across Rotherham are preparing to round off the school year with the Rotherham Music Service's annual Christmas Concerts.
Publication date: 24 November 2015
Major Anne Frank exhibition coming to Riverside House
An interactive exhibition on the life of Anne Frank is coming to Riverside House next year.
Publication date: 4 November 2015
Rotherham Youth Cabinet launches new manifesto
Rotherham Youth Cabinet has launched its manifesto for 2015-2016.
Publication date: 29 October 2015
Child Mayor takes on official duties
Now in its 25th year, Rotherham’s unique tradition of having a ‘Little Mayor for the Day’ returns at the end of the month.
Publication date: 22 October 2015
New school opens its doors to pupils
Rotherham’s first primary school to be built in 30 years has welcomed its first 70 pupils through its doors.
Publication date: 16 September 2015
Rotherham GCSE results
Rotherham students are celebrating their GCSE results today (Thursday 20 August).
Publication date: 20 August 2015
Rotherham A-Level results
Students across Rotherham have received their A-Level examination results today.
Publication date: 13 August 2015
Rotherham’s Imagination Library to finish February 2016
Following on from an announcement earlier this year, Rotherham Council has agreed to end its Imagination Library book-gifting service which costs up to £400k a year to run.
Publication date: 12 August 2015
Top of the league for adult learners
Over a hundred adult learners and their families attended an annual awards and celebration event at Rotherham Civic Theatre, with special guest presenter Howard Webb, MBE.
Publication date: 7 August 2015
Rotherham on top of school places
Good news for parents across Rotherham - long term planning by the local authority to provide future school places is paying off.
Publication date: 23 July 2015
Triumphant win for Rotherham Schools' brass band
The Rotherham Schools’ Youth Brass Band (RSYBB) topped the charts with a double-whammy win at this year’s Whiston Festival of Brass.
Publication date: 10 July 2015
Abbey on the up!
A Rotherham special school facing closure earlier this year is now making real progress according to national inspectors.
Publication date: 3 June 2015
Apply for places at new Eastwood Village Primary School
Building work is well under way on Rotherham's new primary school and parents are being reminded that applications for places can now be made.
Publication date: 2 June 2015
More parents get their primary preference
More Rotherham parents than ever are getting their children into primary schools of their choice this year.
Publication date: 16 April 2015
Free early learning for two year olds - is your child eligible?
Over 1,200 two-year-olds in Rotherham are benefiting from a free childcare place! Could your child also have a free place?
Publication date: 2 April 2015
New era for Rotherham children's centres
A new approach in the delivery of services provided by Rotherham's Children's Centres starts next month.
Publication date: 11 March 2015
Athletics stadium on track to stay open
Herringthorpe Athletics Stadium has been saved from closure after the Council identified budget savings to reinstate the facility from April 1.
Publication date: 24 February 2015
Lifestyle survey 2014
Over 4,000 young people in Rotherham have taken part in a survey that sheds light on their views and thoughts on a wide range of subjects that affect their lives.
Publication date: 9 January 2015
Maltby artwork on the move
Impressive artwork from a Maltby primary school is being used to spread the environmental message round the town.
Publication date: 10 November 2014
Work starts on new Rotherham primary school
Applications for places at a brand-new school in Rotherham are now being accepted.
Publication date: 4 November 2014
Official opening of innovative new school
Rotherham is welcoming a new school this month with the opening of Lilly Hall Primary in Maltby.
Publication date: 17 September 2014
Rotherham GCSE results
Rotherham students are celebrating their GCSE results.
Publication date: 21 August 2014
Rotherham A level results
Students across Rotherham are celebrating their A level examination results today.
Publication date: 14 August 2014
Rotherham students at the ready!
A successful partnership between Parkgate Shopping, Rotherham Ready and Wingfield Academy is once again helping local young people to take their first steps onto the career ladder.
Publication date: 23 July 2014
Rotherham Adult Community Learning gets the thumbs up
Ofsted have officially given Rotherham Council’s Adult Community Learning team the thumbs up with a much-welcomed 'good' rating.
Publication date: 18 July 2014
Rotherham schools get creative with renewable energy
Pupils from across schools in Rotherham have been getting creative to help design a piece of artwork to be displayed on each of the six turbines at Penny Hill wind farm.
Publication date: 15 July 2014
Sitwell Infants School officially outstanding
Sitwell Infants School have lot to celebrate going in to the summer break after receiving an “outstanding” rating from Ofsted.
Publication date: 9 July 2014
Schools Go for Gold
Children, parents and staff from schools across the borough recently took part in a Rotherham Charter Gold celebration event at the New York Stadium.
Publication date: 8 July 2014
Mini cyclists compete with Tour de France competitors
Mini-cyclists from Herringthorpe Junior School were hot on the heels of their official Tour de France counterparts during a recent pedal week challenge.
Publication date: 1 July 2014
Premiere of Tour de France film for Rotherham school
A new short film by Yorkshire school children explaining the Tour de France and its visit to Yorkshire for the 2014 Grand Départ has been premiered at St Thomas CofE Primary School, Kilnhurst.
Publication date: 17 June 2014
Spotlight on changes to SEND support for children and young people
Important changes are happening to the way children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities are supported.
Publication date: 16 June 2014
Kids call time on foul play
Kids from a Rotherham primary school have joined forces with local councillors to help call time on foul play in their area.
Publication date: 13 June 2014
Rotherham's Drive for Life
One young safety-conscious Rotherham resident has won big thanks to an innovative project which aims to save lives on the road.
Publication date: 29 May 2014
Schools prepare for free school meals
Schools across the borough are busy preparing for the introduction of free school meals for all young children.
Publication date: 12 May 2014
Children's centre consultation
Consultation with local communities could lead to two more children's centres in Rotherham staying open following the 12 week consultation period that ended yesterday (Wednesday, April 30).
Publication date: 1 May 2014
Children show housing tenants the way
School children were on hand to offer a little guidance to council housing tenants at this year’s Tenants’ Spring Conference.
Publication date: 9 April 2014
Diplomats of the future impress at model United Nations
Students from six Rotherham schools came together for a Model United Nations conference run by Schools Linking Network, a national charity focused on building community cohesion.
Publication date: 1 April 2014
School extension for Aston Hall
The Mayor of Rotherham officially opened an extension to Aston Hall School on Friday (4 April).
Publication date: 1 April 2014
Pupil pedal power!
Children in Rotherham have made over 7,000 journeys to school on bikes and scooters in just two weeks, as part of an inter-school competition which encourages children to be more active.
Publication date: 26 March 2014
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Publication date: 4 March 2014
Rotherham youngsters tackle WEEE waste!
Bright "green" sparks at two Rotherham schools have been rewarded for campaigns highlighting the importance of recycling old, unused or unloved electrical items.
Publication date: 24 February 2014
Holocaust Memorial Day commemorated in Rotherham
Young people from across Rotherham have been on a special 'journey' to commemorate the Holocaust.
Publication date: 23 January 2014