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How to effectively spend your Early Years Pupil Premium

Link to an article on making the best use of the Early Years Pupil Premium more...

Published: 28/08/2015 | Audience: All providers of Early Education in both the maintained and private, voluntary & independent sec


Jani Rashid says farewell!

Please see below: more...

Published: 27/08/2015 | Audience: All


Good Morning Britain schemes for pupils to become involved in

Good Morning Britain is inviting schools to become involved in two initiatives. more...

Published: 26/08/2015 | Audience: All primary, special and secondary schools


Update: School Building Works Notification

All Schools (including Academies and Trusts) using land or buildings owned by the Council cannot make any alterations or additions to the property without the Council’s written consent. more...

Published: 25/08/2015 | Audience: Head teachers, Business Managers, Caretakers, Site Managers


Change of dates for next two PFEs

Dates for the next two Public Forums for Education have been changed. The District’s next PFE will now take place on Tuesday 6 October 2015, this is a change of date from Wednesday 23 September. more...

Published: 25/08/2015 | Audience: Everyone


Update: Headteacher/Chair of Governors - 16 September 2015 - Agenda

A collaborative event designed and delivered by the Bradford School Partnerships, Teaching School Alliances and the Local Authority. more...

Published: 24/08/2015 | Audience: ALL Headteachers, Principals and Chair of Governors


Schools Summer Arson Prevention

Zurich Municipal wish to alert schools to the information they have provided around the Schools Summer Arson Prevention. Further details below as well as a poster to download for your noticeboards. more...

Published: 24/08/2015 | Audience: All schools and settings


Ofsted inspection of our education improvement services now published

The Ofsted report went live today. more...

Published: 21/08/2015 | Audience: All


Adult Guidance Evening 27 August, 4.30-7.30pm

These events are an excellent way for adults aged 19+ to find out about our part-time courses. more...

Published: 21/08/2015 | Audience: Adults, Parents, Teachers, Careers/Connexions PAs.


Important information about School Common Transfer Files

Reminder and guidance for all schools about statutory responsibilities regarding school common transfer file. more...

Published: 20/08/2015 | Audience: Headteachers, Senior Leadership Team, Data Manager and School Administrators

To Do List

School Building Works Notification

The Council has an obligation to ensure that any works undertaken in the schools' estate is undertaken in a way that meets all applicable legislation (i.e. planning, building control and health and safety regulations). more...

Days left: 33 Completed by: 30/09/2015 | Audience: Head Teachers, Business Managers, Caretakers, Site Managers

School Calendar 2016/17

The 2016/17 School Calendar is now available to view and submit your schools holiday dates more...

Days left: 63 Completed by: 30/10/2015 | Audience: Headteachers, Administrators, Business Managers


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

195 schools are scheduled to close.

Other (i.e. Statutory)

Emergency Closures

No schools have been closed by unforeseen circumstances.

PTS Status

PTS services are currently fully operational today (28/08/2015)

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:

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


No schools have notified Education Services of any virus issues.

To notify the Education Services of an virus issues please inform Jim Hughes

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