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Y6 Writing Moderation Twilight

Y6 teachers will be able to work together to moderate writing in order to build confidence and accuracy in assessing children's work. Teachers will also be able to accurately identify gaps in learning with a view to accelerating children's progress. more...

Published: 27/03/2015 | Audience: Y6 Teachers


Third edition of Educate Positive is published!

Educate Positive, the fortnightly bulletin which celebrates and highlights good and effective practice, innovation and success and achievement in education and schools across the district is now published. more...

Published: 27/03/2015 | Audience: All


RAISEonline Latest Release

The 2014 Key Stage 4 validated interactive reports are now available on RAISEonline. The summary reports will be updated by 9am on Tuesday 31 March 2015. more...

Published: 27/03/2015 | Audience: All Secondary Headteachers, Senior Leadership Team and Teachers


Free Primary ScratchMaths project - deadline to sign up Friday 27 March.

The Curriculum Innovation Team was approached by London Knowledge Lab to provide a Regional Hub for its 3 year ScratchMaths project. more...

Published: 27/03/2015 | Audience: Headteachers and Maths coordinators


Deploying and Managing your iPads Effectively Course - 29 April 2015

This full day Curriculum Innovation course to be held at the Innovation Centre Bradford will look at the processes of purchasing content, deploying it to devices & managing the devices wirelessly ensuring they are appropriately configured for student/staff use. more...

Published: 27/03/2015 | Audience: Headteachers and ICT Co-Ordinators


School Grant Funding Opportunities

Funding Opportunities, last updated 26th March 2015 more...

Published: 27/03/2015 | Audience: Schools, Business Managers and Head Teachers


FREE Training - Children & Young People's Workforce Level 2 Certificate

This Level 2 class-based course is usually £750, however Shipley College can now offer this training FREE, for a limited time! April & June start dates. more...

Published: 27/03/2015 | Audience: Childcare staff, nursery staff, child care worker, childminders, play workers, teachers


Secondment Opportunities with Bradford Birth to 19 TSA

We are offering two-year full or part time secondments for outstanding practitioners who want to play a key role in shaping the future of Bradford’s teaching workforce. more...

Published: 27/03/2015 | Audience: Everyone


BBC Music Day 5 June 2015

BBC Music Day will connect communities and generations with an inspirational celebration of music across the UK. more...

Published: 27/03/2015 | Audience: All


Hazardous Substances

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Published: 26/03/2015 | Audience: Headteachers, Business Managers, Site Managers

To Do List

Intended Use of Excess Balances Reporting March 2015

Intended Use of Excess Balances reporting March 2015 more...

Days left: 2 Completed by: 31/03/2015 | Audience: Headteachers, School Business Managers and Bursars

Applications for additional time for the KS2 SATs

Information about applying for additional time for the KS2 SATs more...

Days left: 15 Completed by: 13/04/2015 | Audience: Headteachers, Deputy Headteachers, Y6 teachers

Election and Democracy Conference for Schools

The University of Bradford is holding various public discussions and seminars with our academics in the run up to the elections, as well as a mini conference event specifically organised for students and teachers. more...

Days left: 24 Completed by: 22/04/2015 | Audience: Teachers, Post 16, years 10 and 11 students

Free Early Years DVD

The Education Service for New Communities & Travellers has produced a Free DVD to promote and explain the importance of early years education. more...

Days left: 32 Completed by: 30/04/2015 | Audience: Headteachers, teachers of early years,Early Years Practioners, parents and carers

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: 109 Completed by: 16/07/2015 | Audience: Headteachers and 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

No schools are scheduled to close.

Emergency Closures

There are 2 closures caused by unforeseen circumstances.

Full Closure

Allerton Primary School

Re-opens 30/03/2015
Submitted by Allerton Primary School
Reason Staff Training Day
Additional Notes Governor approved additional closure for staff training
Last Updated 26/03/2015 10:14:03
Partial Closure

Fearnville Primary School

Re-opens 13/04/2015
Submitted by Fearnville Primary School
Reason Reception classes, Willow and Maple are closed for one day only to facilitate the relocation of teaching space.
Additional Notes All other classes Nursery through to Year 6 will be open as usual
Last Updated 25/03/2015 14:19:26

PTS Status

PTS services are currently fully operational today (29/03/2015)

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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