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About education and learning in Sheffield

Children’s centres, schools, colleges and universities in Sheffield.

  • 9 nurseries and children’s centres
  • 137 primary schools for children aged 5 to 11 years old
  • 25 secondary schools for 11 to 16 year olds. 7 of these secondary schools have sixth-forms, offering courses to young people to age 19. There are also 2 academies run by the United Learning Trust
  • 13 special schools


Sheffield College

The Sheffield College provides vocational courses, A levels, apprenticeships, foundation learning, higher education (foundation degrees), GCSEs and a variety of courses for adults and business.



The city has 2 universities with over 61,300 students:

University of Sheffield

Sheffield Hallam University


Related websites

Also see education and school performance.

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