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Thank you for visiting our new page.  This area will be populated over the coming weeks with plenty of information celebrating the work and progress of our students and the overall Talbot Learning Community.

Multi Academy Trust Consultation

News Published on: 27 February 2018

1st March 2018

Dear Parents and Carers

Where the Wild Things Are

News Published on: 1 December 2017

A display based based of the book Where the Wild Things Are. 

Race for Life 2017

News Published on: 3 July 2017

Although the rain came, nothing could stop us! Everyone came into school all excited and dressed in various different shades of pink ready for the race.

The Dog It Was That Died

News Published on: 25 May 2017

During the third week of May six Talbot students , in conjunction with students from Bect

Focus Church Flyer

News Published on: 23 May 2017

Focus Church at Totley Rise Methodist Church

A special church for people with learning disabilities and cognitive difficulties.

April 2017 Newsletter

News Published on: 26 April 2017

Attached is a copy of the latest school newsletter.

Easter Egg Competition

News Published on: 7 April 2017

Attached are the pictures of the Easter Egg Competion winners.

Talbot Performers Spring into Action!

News Published on: 27 March 2017

Just a reminder about 2 exciting public performances Talbot students are participating in this Spring.

World Book Day 2017

News Published on: 15 March 2017

Talbot staff and students had a fantastic time on Thursday 2nd March when they celebrated this year’s World Book Day.

A visit by Louise Haigh, our local MP

News Published on: 26 February 2017

On Wednesday 15th February 2017 Louise Haigh MP visited Talbot and spoke to students about her work, representing the local community in Parliament.

‘Another Opening, Another Show...’

News Published on: 20 January 2017

 Forthcoming Talbot Performances

I’m delighted to inform you of two prestigious forthcoming Talbot performances.

December Newsletter

News Published on: 5 January 2017

Attached is a copy of the latest school newsletter.

Live Music Now

News Published on: 16 December 2016

Raised Voices

Christmas 2016 Doves of Peace

News Published on: 8 December 2016

Christmas 2016 Doves of Peace: Thank you

Student Council Visit to London

News Published on: 29 November 2016

On Friday 25th November Talbot student council travelled to London to visit the Houses of Parliament.

Children in Need

News Published on: 21 November 2016

On Thursday 17th November Year 11 and Post 16 students held a morning of fun activities to raise mon

EID Celebration

News Published on: 18 October 2016

We love the theme of “Celebration” from all religions, communities or cultures.

And we are proud of it!

A Year of Music Workshops for Talbot Students!

News Published on: 18 October 2016

Talbot has enjoyed a long partnership with Live Music Now, a charity that brings live musicians to perform in schools and we are thrilled to announce that we have secured a year –long residency fro

Talbot Students perform King Lear this November!

News Published on: 18 October 2016

On behalf of Talbot Creative Arts faculty I am delighted to announce that Talbot students are performing King Lear at the Montgomery Theatre, Sheffield on Tuesday November 15th, 2016 at 7.00p.m.

‘Whenever people gather to play the drum, the world is a better place’

News Published on: 27 June 2016

The Nigerian educator, drummer and social activist.

Race for Life

News Published on: 13 June 2016

Talbot students will be completing the

Talbot Performers Are Up To The Mark!

News Published on: 10 June 2016

Thursday May 19th was a very special day for six Talbot actors, Aaminah, Brandon, Cade, Brandon, Steven and Tameeka as AQA Assessor, Jon Parker, was in school to assess their acting skil

Talbot’s Pride in Sheffield Star

News Published on: 10 June 2016

Talbot staff have been thrilled to see ex-colleague, Wendy Cooper’s stunning smile featured on billboards across Sheffield for the last month as she stars in a special    


News Published on: 22 April 2016

Whist we were delighted to learn about the Queen's 90th birthday this week, the following day, Friday April 22nd marked a very special musical birthday.

Movement Festival 2016

News Published on: 18 March 2016

Crucible Theatre

News Published on: 19 February 2016


 ‘Something Wicked This Way Comes’ makes its third appearance on the professional stage!

Happy New Year

News Published on: 4 January 2016

Happy New Year
From all the Students, Staff and Governors
at Talbot Specialist School

Christmas Makaton

News Published on: 16 December 2015

Here are some Makaton signs from Talbot Specialist School.



Merry Christmas and dates!

News Published on: 10 December 2015

Immersion day (RE celebrations) see photo gallery!

News Published on: 23 October 2015

We at Talbot strongly believe and proudly promote our “Talbot Values” where people of all faiths and of no faith are equally valued, respected and appreciated.

New Student Councillors

News Published on: 16 October 2015

After a keenly fought contest involving 25 students or new councillors have taken up the reigns. Each student delivered their speech to the students in their phase.


News Published on: 17 July 2015

The July 2015 newsletter is availible here.

Charity Auction raises £183 for Bluebell wood

News Published on: 3 July 2015

On the 11th June, Year 9/10 held a charity auction in aid of Bluebell Wood. Our Auctioneer was Geoff Stapleton-Varga who was assisted by members of Mazhars class.

Our performance for the Earl of Wessex featured on Shakespeare Schools Festival website blog and social media

News Published on: 24 June 2015

You can read about our 'Reduced Shakespeare' performance on the Shakespeare for Schools blog, click the link below


News Published on: 17 June 2015

Talbot Creative Arts Department is thrilled to announce that one of its young actors will be appearing in a professional production on the Crucible stage this July!

Lord Mayors Award Camping day 2015

News Published on: 11 June 2015

Y7/8 had a fantastic day at North Lees Campsite near Hathersage for the adventurous part of the Lord Mayors Award.

Superheroes Race - raising money for Hallam FM cash for kids

News Published on: 1 June 2015

Superheroes Race at Talbot School

Click here for gallery

Earl of Wessex visits Talbot Specialist School

News Published on: 13 May 2015

13 May 2015

The Earl of Wessex visits Talbot Specialist School.

Click here to see the gallery

Easter Egg Competition

News Published on: 27 March 2015

See the competition runner up and winning entries here

World Book Day 2015

News Published on: 13 March 2015

February Half Term

News Published on: 11 February 2015

Just a reminder to you all that school will close at the end of Thursday 12th February 2015 for the half-term holiday.

Trust Status

News Published on: 9 February 2015

The Governors decided that the proposals would be in the long-term strategic best interests of the school.

The reasons for the decision are as follows:

Merry Christmas

News Published on: 19 December 2014

19th December 2014

Dear Parent/Carer

Number Day

News Published on: 12 December 2014

On Friday December 5th Talbot students took part in the NSPCC Number Day raising funds for the or

Dance Festival

News Published on: 25 November 2014

‘Lazy Sunday Afternoon’? That wasn’t the case for 19 students, 16 mums/dads/sisters/brothers/grandmas and 5 staff from both Talbot and Seven Hills Schools as, on November 23rd

Trust Consultation

News Published on: 18 November 2014

To all parents, carers, governors and staff

New school menu

News Published on: 12 September 2014

New school menus can be found here

April 2014 Newsletter

News Published on: 15 April 2014

School is open!

News Published on: 31 March 2014

Work to repair the burst water main that closed school on Friday has been completed!

Burst Water Main

News Published on: 28 March 2014

Unfortuately school has had to close today due to a burst water main. Work is underway to repair it so school should reopen Monday!