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Arts Award in health and well-being settings - free event

CapeUK is offering a free seminar for those working with young people experiencing mental/physical health issues exploring how arts activity can be structured to benefit those young people and gain national qualifications. more...

Published: 22/10/2014 | Audience: ALL

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Arts Award in Schools Seminar - free event

Arts Award in Schools free seminar. Further details below. more...

Published: 22/10/2014 | Audience: All

Consultation

Consultation and Information on Funding High Needs Provision in 2015/16

The consultation document outlining Bradford's proposed approach to the funding of high needs provision in 2015/16 is now available to download. more...

Published: 22/10/2014 | Audience: Headteachers, Finance Staff, Governors and SENCOs

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Leading the way in UK on communication

More than 30 schools have helped Bradford become a leader in helping children with communication problems reach their potential. more...

Published: 22/10/2014 | Audience: All

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Cross Phase Educational Conference

Please find below details of the forthcoming Cross Phase Educational Conference. more...

Published: 21/10/2014 | Audience: All Headteachers

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Talk4Maths

Education Works Ltd are providing two half day interactive courses for maths leaders to explore the language required for children to access UAM and then provide staff colleagues with the skills and knowledge of how to make maths real. more...

Published: 21/10/2014 | Audience: BPIP schools

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Takeover Day 2014

Bradford’s takeover day aims to give young people a chance to experience working in a placement they are interested in. Young people and their adult colleagues will benefit from working together. more...

Published: 21/10/2014 | Audience: Everyone

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Updated Public Health Guidance on Ebola risk assessments

I would like to bring your attention to updated information from Public Health England (PHE) regarding Ebola advice and risk assessment for educational, childcare and young persons' settings. more...

Published: 21/10/2014 | Audience: Headteachers, Senior Management Team, Childcare managers, Early Years managers

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School Workforce Census 2014 *REMINDER*

Schools in Bradford should be preparing for the Autumn School Workforce Census (SWF) and should be ensuring their SWF files are uploaded to COLLECT on Thursday 6 November 2014. The COLLECT live access will be open at 07.30 on 06 November 2014. more...

Published: 21/10/2014 | Audience: Head Teachers and Business Managers

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School Energy Efficiency Loan Fund

A revolving loan fund is being made available to fund a range of energy saving measures such as insulation, lighting and renewable energy including electricity generating solar panels. These will be installed by a qualified team from Bradford Councils Building & Technical Services. more...

Published: 21/10/2014 | Audience: All school head teachers, business and facility managers

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FFT Aspire Administrator Accounts have now been created

On Thursday 2 October 2014 emails were sent to all users that had registered for an FFT Aspire Administrator account before the deadline of Friday 26 September 2014. more...

Days overdue: 7 Completed by: 16/10/2014 | Audience: All Headteachers, Senior Leadership Team and FFT Aspire Administrators

Consultation on Primary and Secondary 2015/16 Funding Formulae

The consultation document outlining Bradford's proposed approach to the formula funding of primary and secondary schools and academies in 2015/16 is now available to download. more...

Days overdue: 6 Completed by: 17/10/2014 | Audience: Headteachers, Finance Staff and Governors of Primary and Secondary Schools / Academies

BPIP Mathematics Offer

Please note that there are places still available for the mathematics school visit at Cottingley Village school on 22 October. more...

Days overdue: 1 Completed by: 22/10/2014 | Audience: Primary Headteacher, all teachers Years 1 - 6

2014/15 Key Stage 2 School Predictions

Thank you for the information that you provided about the predicted performance of your Year 6 children in the 2014 end of Key Stage 2 tests. The system is now ready to collect 2014/15 end of Key Stage 2 School predictions. more...

Days left: 1 Completed by: 24/10/2014 | Audience: All Headteachers with Key Stage 2 pupils

FFT Aspire Training - Book your place now

We have arranged for FFT to deliver training on the new FFT Aspire system at Future House on Wednesday 5th November 2014. Each school is entitled to one complimentary place. more...

Days left: 1 Completed by: 24/10/2014 | Audience: All Headteachers and Senior Leadership Team

Local Offer Bradford and District

Have you published your SEND Information Report and/or School Local Offer? more...

Days left: 1 Completed by: 24/10/2014 | Audience: All Schools (Headteachers and SENCos)

Seminar: How Palestine/Israel and Middle Eastern politics impact on schools

Seminar: How Palestine/Israel and Middle Eastern politics impact on schools with Professor Paul Rogers – International Peace Studies Dept. Bradford University. more...

Days left: 1 Completed by: 24/10/2014 | Audience: School Leaders

16-19 Bursary Fund - Management Information return due on 31st October

All institutions in receipt of the 16-19 Bursary Fund need to submit a management information (MI) return to the Education Funding Agency (EFA) by the 31 October 2014. more...

Days left: 8 Completed by: 31/10/2014 | Audience: School Business Managers, Heads of Post 16

Annual Reviews of Statements of Special Educational Needs

Please see letter below in relation to Annual Reviews of Statements of Special Educational Needs for action by Headteachers. more...

Days left: 8 Completed by: 31/10/2014 | Audience: All Headteachers

Guidance for Claiming Expenses and Mileage

Important notes to remember when making claims. From 1st December 2013 these conditions have been strictly enforced to help the Payroll team process your claims efficiently. more...

Days left: 8 Completed by: 31/10/2014 | Audience: All school based staff who claim expenses and mileage

Proposed Changes to the methodology of reporting Persistent Absence

Following the Statistical First Release of Pupil Absence Data for the Autumn and Spring Terms 2013/2014 the Department for Education is consulting on proposed changes to Persistent Absence reporting. more...

Days left: 36 Completed by: 28/11/2014 | Audience: Headteachers, Attendance Leaders, Attendance Officers

Consultation and Information on Funding High Needs Provision in 2015/16

The consultation document outlining Bradford's proposed approach to the funding of high needs provision in 2015/16 is now available to download. more...

Days left: 39 Completed by: 01/12/2014 | Audience: Headteachers, Finance Staff, Governors and SENCOs

Inspections

Please see below a list of schools that have notified us of an inspection.

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

Frizinghall Primary School

3802027 Locality: BW2 | First Day Of Inspection: 22/10/2014 | Last Day Of Inspection: 23/10/2014 | Inspection Type: Section 5

St Columba's Catholic Primary School

3803335 Locality: BS3 | First Day Of Inspection: 22/10/2014 | Last Day Of Inspection: 23/10/2014 | Inspection Type: Section 5

Closed Schools

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

Scheduled Closures

3 schools are scheduled to close.

Emergency Closures

No schools have been closed by unforeseen circumstances.

PTS Status

PTS services are currently fully operational today (23/10/2014)


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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