South Yorkshire Children’s University

Children’s University (CU) supports and encourages every child to reach their potential and become the very best they can be. Supporting children and young people to learn and celebrating their achievements has never been more important.

Local and national research shows that children and young people develop their confidence, aspirations and love of learning from the skills, characteristics and passions they develop both in and beyond the classroom.

CU motivates children and young people from the age of 5 to try new learning experiences in and outside of school; at breakfast, lunchtime and after school clubs and in their own time, in the local library, museum, sports club or exploring learning activities further afield.

Culminating in an inspirational graduation ceremony, this learning adventure gives children and young people the opportunity to enrich their childhoods, nurture a lifelong love of learning, unlock their skills and talents and develop their aspirations and confidence, regardless of their backgrounds.

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5th February 2024

We're SUPER excited to announce that Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield CU have joined forces and published our first ever BUMPER…

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South Yorkshire Children's University graduation ceremony

Universities launch South Yorkshire Children’s University partnership

1st December 2022 from Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam University and the University of Sheffield have launched a new partnership that will support the expansion of Children's…

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The Children's University event at Sheffield City Hall Ballroom

Universities launch South Yorkshire Children’s University partnership

1st December 2022 from University of Sheffield

The University of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam University have launched a new partnership that will support the expansion of Children’s…

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Rotherham CU students at the ceremony

Rotherham children celebrate first Children’s University graduation at Gulliver’s Valley

28th June 2022 from Sheffield Hallam University

School pupils from Rotherham who take part in Children's University celebrated their commitment to extra-curriculuar learning at the first Rotherham…

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