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Arts & Culture

Debating at Parkwood

Story by Yamikani and Nasarah – BBC Young Reporters On Wednesday 19th June 2019, students from Parkwood E-ACT Academy, Fir Vale School and Forge Valley School all gathered at Parkwood to compete in a friendly … [Read more]
Hello and thank you
Education & Training

Hello and thank you

In our ongoing series, we continue to show you how to say ‘hello’ and ‘thank you’ in just some of the many languages spoken in Burngreave (pronunciations are in brackets). Eastern Armenian       … [Read more]
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Advice & Support

Tales of learning English

Story by Liz Allen Held over from the last language themed issue, WEA tutor Liz Allen tells us about some of her Burngreave ESOL class’s experiences of learning English. Language Experiences Ifraax’s story: “I was … [Read more]
Children & Young People

A new headmaster for Watermead

Story by Kevin Stapelton Oasis Academy, Watermead, announced a new head recently, following the promotion of founding school leader Lynne Goodhand to a regional role with the multi-academy trust. Lynne is replaced by the current … [Read more]
Group of women who took part in a short course, run by the Messenger
Advice & Support

Finding your voice

Story and photo by Carrie Hedderwick Passive? Aggressive? Assertive? Which of these describes the attitude and the method you use to communicate now, and what do you think is the most productive way to communicate? … [Read more]