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£1.1m of Sheffield school improvements to deliver Nick Clegg’s free school meals

More than £1.1 million is being spent on improving Sheffield’s primary and infant schools as part of plans to provide free school meals for all children in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 from September 2014. Nick Clegg, Liberal Democrat MP for Sheffield Hallam, has welcomed the investment. It is part of a £150 million […]

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Lib Dem pupil premium delivers new £25 million boost to Sheffield schools

Lib Dem pupil premium delivers new £25 million boost to Sheffield schools

Local councillors have welcomed news that the Liberal Democrat pupil premium will deliver £25 million in additional funding to Sheffield schools next year. The Pupil Premium, which is a new fund introduced by Liberal Democrats in Government, is targeted to help schools support the most disadvantaged pupils. The fund is worth £935 for each disadvantaged […]

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Local Lib Dems hail school meal breakthrough for thousands of Sheffield families

Local Liberal Democrats have backed Free School Meal plans announced by the Deputy Prime Minister and Sheffield Hallam MP, Nick Clegg, which will benefit thousands of local families. Under proposals announced by Nick Clegg at the Liberal Democrat Party Conference, all infant pupils in England will be entitled to free school lunches from next September. […]

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Council inaction at 4 in 5 schools leaves pupils feeling unsafe at start of term

Council inaction at 4 in 5 schools leaves pupils feeling unsafe at start of term

As children head back to school, Sheffield parents have voiced their disappointment at the Council’s inaction on road safety near schools. Twelve months ago, Sheffield City Council bowed to public pressure and agreed to take tough action on road safety at all Sheffield schools within three years. However, one year into the three year process […]

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Nick Clegg celebrates £22m transformation of Sheffield school

Nick Clegg, Liberal Democrat Sheffield Hallam MP, has visited Bradfield Secondary School to inspect the transformation brought about by £22m of investment approved by the Coalition Government. A multi-million pound new specialist school has been opened that has been designed to be eco-friendly and blend into rural surroundings. The new school replaces the original 1957 […]

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