As part of a wide range of educational provision in the city we maintain:
- 137 primary schools offering education for children aged 5 to 11 years old
- 25 secondary schools providing comprehensive education to 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.
- 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.
- 9 nurseries and young children’s centres
- 13 Special schools
The city has 2 universities with over 61,300 students:
Also see our pages on Education and school performance.