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Oldfield Primary School achieves 360 E-Safety Quallity Mark!

The Curriculum Innovation Team continues to work with schools to ensure their (E)Safeguarding provision meets Ofsted standards. more...

Published: 23/07/2014 | Audience: Headteachers, ICT Coordinators

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Education Update - Wednesday 23 July 2014

Periodically the Education Communications Team receives information which prove useful to colleagues. Please see below several Government announcements which may help you in your area of work. more...

Published: 23/07/2014 | Audience: ALL

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Chess in Schools – Opportunities for Bradford Schools

Chess in Schools and Communities (CSC) teaches chess in over 250 schools in 50 boroughs nationally and currently supports two schools in Bradford. New opportunities to join the programme are available for 2014/15. more...

Published: 22/07/2014 | Audience: Primary Head Teachers

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DBS applications

Due to a high volume of queries the processing of DBS verification forms is taking longer than usual. We have extra resources in place to deal with this bulge, please bear with us at this very busy time. more...

Published: 22/07/2014 | Audience: School Business Managers, administrators, headteachers

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Curriculum Innovation Subscription 2014-15 - Early Bird deadline 25 July

The Curriculum Innovation Service is a fully traded team within Bradford Council's Children's Services which brings together the experience and expertise of educationalists, consultants, technologists and media professionals to consult on a wide range of projects and initiatives. more...

Published: 22/07/2014 | Audience: Headteachers, ICT Co-ordinators

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Term Times for Parents and Carers e-newsletter ready to share!

The Education Communications Team is delighted to announce the fifth edition of Term Times for Parents and Carers e-newsletter is ready to share with your school, your staff and more importantly the parents and carers of pupils at your school. more...

Published: 22/07/2014 | Audience: All Headteachers and Staff

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Collections of Internal School Mail by Children’s Services at Future House

Your school will have received a delivery/collection sheet to fill out in the internal mail showing the standard school mail delivery/collection dates for the next school year. more...

Published: 21/07/2014 | Audience: The Administrator

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Religious education and the new national curriculum - clarification

Religious education was not part of the national curriculum review and there is no change to either the requirement to provide religious education or the Bradford Agreed Syllabus for RE. more...

Published: 21/07/2014 | Audience: Primary Religious Education teachers and leaders

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Reporting attainment in religious education

Braford Standing Advisory Council on Religious Education (SACRE) has a statutory duty to monitor progress and attainment in religious education. more...

Published: 18/07/2014 | Audience: Primary RE Co-ordinators and Headteachers

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NATRE RE Survey

NATRE publishes an annual report on RE in secondary schools which is compiled from a national survey of RE across the country. This report enables informed discussion and debate with the government and other agencies about support for this important curriculum area. more...

Published: 18/07/2014 | Audience: Religious Education Subjectr Leaders in all secondary schools

To Do List

URGENT Resubmission of EYFS, Key Stage 1 or Phonics Assessment data

Please note that if you have resubmitted or amended your EYFS, Key Stage 1 or Phonics Assessment data you MUST EMAIL us to let us know. more...

Days overdue: 6 Completed by: 18/07/2014 | Audience: Headteachers, Business Managers, Administrators

Primary school expansions

We are currently consulting on increasing four primary schools; Barkerend: Lidget Green; Stocks Lane and Wycliffe CE. more...

Days overdue: 3 Completed by: 21/07/2014 | Audience: ALL

Asthma - letter to download and circulate to parents

As you may be aware every September we see a local peak in children and young people with asthma becoming unwell with exacerbations of their asthma symptoms. more...

Due today Completed by: 24/07/2014 | Audience: Headteacher, Senior Management Team

Reporting attainment in religious education

Braford Standing Advisory Council on Religious Education (SACRE) has a statutory duty to monitor progress and attainment in religious education. more...

Due today Completed by: 24/07/2014 | Audience: Primary RE Co-ordinators and Headteachers

16 to 19 Bursary Fund: vulnerable student claims

16 to 19 Bursary Fund vulnerable student claim forms need to be submitted to the Learner Support Service (LSS) before the end of the academic year. more...

Days left: 7 Completed by: 31/07/2014 | Audience: School Business Managers and Heads of Post 16

Free School Meal Applications - help us to help you

We have received an unprecedented number of free school meal applications over the last few weeks and we are asking schools to assist us so that we are able to process eligible applications in time for the beginning of the new school term in September. more...

Days left: 7 Completed by: 31/07/2014 | Audience: Headteachers, Business Managers,

Free School Meals application form – NEW and IMPROVED!

Our online application form has been updated so that the user can now see whether they qualify or not, whilst they are using the form. more...

Days left: 7 Completed by: 31/07/2014 | Audience: Headteachers, Business managers, parental involvment workers

Mosaic Primary School mentoring Plus Programme

Do you have children on roll aged 9-11 who are third country nationals? (i.e. non EU, not British passport holders, who do not hold dual citizenship with an EU country, who are legally in the UK with a potential route to settlement) more...

Days left: 7 Completed by: 31/07/2014 | Audience: Head teachers, EAL coordinators

Key Stage 5 and Key Stage 4 results collection Summer 2014

Once again the results season is upon us. Following the letter sent to schools earlier this month, here is a reminder of the 2014 results collection process. more...

Days left: 21 Completed by: 14/08/2014 | Audience: Headteachers, Head of Post-16, Exams Officers, Data and Assessment

Free School Meals Online data

The Council's Free School Meal data will be available online to schools in the next few weeks. Are you interested in a sneak preview? more...

Days left: 38 Completed by: 31/08/2014 | Audience: Headteachers, Business managers

Bookstart Treasure Bags

Order your free Bookstart Treasure Bags by 30 September! more...

Days left: 68 Completed by: 30/09/2014 | Audience: School nurseries

Children Not in Receipt of Full Time Education

In November 2013 Ofsted published a report regarding children not in receipt of full time education. Following visits to 15 Local Authorities Ofsted noted that ‘too many children and young people were not receiving full time education’. more...

Days left: 68 Completed by: 30/09/2014 | Audience: Headteachers and Attendance Leaders

Inspections

No schools have notified Education Services of an inspection.

To notify Education Services of an inspection please inform either Maureen Janane or Barbara Newsome.

Closed Schools

Colleges: For information on college closures please search for the college contact details on school finder

Scheduled Closures

181 schools are scheduled to close.

Occasional Day

Other (i.e. Statutory)

Training Day

Emergency Closures

There are 2 closures caused by unforeseen circumstances.

Full Closure

Eldwick Primary School

Re-opens 02/09/2014
Submitted by Eldwick Primary School
Reason Forced closure due to building works.
Additional Notes The school will be closed on the 21, 22 & 23 July 2014 due to building works. School will re-open to pupils as normal on the 2 September 2014
Last Updated 07/07/2014 14:07:37
Partial Closure

Nessfield Primary School

Re-opens 01/09/2014
Submitted by Nessfield Primary School
Reason School will be closed to Reception and Year 1 children for the last 2 days of the summer term This is to allow essential building work to be completed over the summer holidays. School apologises for any inconvenience this may cause. School is open to all classes on September 1st at 08.50.
Last Updated 14/07/2014 12:47:29

PTS Status

PTS services are currently fully operational today (24/07/2014)


IMPORTANT NOTE: This announcement does not include mainstream school large bus and Mybus (yellow bus) services operated by PTE, for further information T: 01133 481122 W: www.generationM.co.uk

Further information about PTS status.

Status of other Bradford Council Services

Please use the links below for the latest information on council services to schools:

Courses | Music Service and Peripatetic Services

The current status of the PTS service is displayed through one of three symbols:

  • PTS services are currently fully operational
  • Main routes (main roads) only are operational, PTS Buses and Taxis are providing a best endeavours service
  • The PTS bus and taxi service is not running today

IMPORTANT NOTE: This announcement does not include mainstream school large bus and Mybus (yellow bus) services operated by PTE, for further information on these please telephone Metro on 0113 3481122 or visit www.generationM.co.uk

Health

No schools have notified Education Services of any virus issues.


To notify the Education Services of an virus issues please inform either Janine Munday or Chris Hardaker

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