Opportunity

Mathematical Misconceptions

This one day course will equip you with ideas on how to: • spot, and prepare for, common (and not so common) mathematical misconceptions that children have in each year group; • address misconceptions; • ensure that teaching doesn’t cause misconceptions. more...

Published: 20/04/2018 | Audience: Primary Maths Subject Leaders & Primary Teachers

Opportunity

Greater Depths Workshops - Mathematics

This half day course, hosted at Riddlesden St. Mary’s and led by Sharon Day, will equip you with ideas and resources to assist with running an event in school (or across a group of schools) for the children in UKS2 who you would assess at working at Greater Depth. more...

Published: 20/04/2018 | Audience: Primary Maths Subject Leaders & Primary Teachers

Information

Contextual Mathematics

This one-day course, hosted at Riddlesden St. Mary’s and led by Sharon Day, will equip you with ideas on how to use mundane items around any school building to promote mathematical curiosity. more...

Published: 20/04/2018 | Audience: Primary Maths Subject Leaders & Primary Teachers

Opportunity

Funded courses for parents!

Family Learning and Adult Skills Service (Skills for Work) at Bradford Council are now taking bookings for September courses, available to all parents more...

Published: 20/04/2018 | Audience: Schools, Parental Involvement Officers, Business Managers, Head Teachers

Information

EYFSP agreement trialling/moderation sessions April/May 2018

Sessions will start at 8.45 until 11.45 and at 1.15 until 4.15 pm. Please ensure staff attending have the information provided in the letter about what is required to fully participate in this session. Attendance only at allocated session. more...

Published: 20/04/2018 | Audience: For the attention of Reception teachers

Action

Assessment & delivery of well-being & engagement with learning

This course will show a practical approach to assessing children & young people's skills to foster well-being, positive mental health & engagement. For more information please see the courses booklet on the CPD & courses page. more...

Published: 20/04/2018 | Audience: All school staff who come in contact with children and young people with autism

Action

Lego Based Therapy

Delivered by members from the AS team, this is a structured intervention to develop the social & interaction skills of children & young people with autism in mainstream settings. more...

Published: 20/04/2018 | Audience: All school staff who come in contact with children and young people with autism KS2-4

Action

Course - Developing your understanding of handwriting - a practical guide

This course, delivered by the Physical & Medical Team, teaches more about their physical requirements and elements that need to be developed for children to write proficiently - including: handwriting development, fine & gross motor skills. more...

Published: 20/04/2018 | Audience: SENCOs, Teachers & Support Assistants

Action

Course - How to use and interpret the GL Assessment Dyslexia Portfolio

Delivered by members of the C&L team, this workshop will involve an examination of how to use the Dyslexia Portfolio as a screening tool to inform intervention and support for pupils with dyslexic type difficulties. more...

Published: 20/04/2018 | Audience: SENCOs

Action

Course - Precision Teaching & High Frequency Words Workshop

This workshop, delivered by teachers from the C&L team, will show how to understand & use the Precision Teaching approach & which areas of learning it can be used to target. more...

Published: 20/04/2018 | Audience: SENCOs, Teachers, TAs in both Primary & Secondary settings

To Do List

Bradford Traded Services Survey

Here in the Education Department of Bradford Council, we are currently working on bringing together all the services the council trades with schools under one umbrella to make it a one-stop-shop for all your school’s support and training needs. more...

Days left: 1 Completed by: 23/04/2018 | Audience: School business managers of all phases.

Moderation KS1 & KS 2 Wrttten Agreement : Data share

The Standards and Testing Agency have determined that LA’s shall not routinely ask schools to submit data prior to moderation, at KS1 or KS2, and that moderators will simply arrive at a school and make the choice of pupils to be moderated on the day. more...

Days left: 1 Completed by: 23/04/2018 | Audience: Primary Schools and Academies

Termly attainment data for Looked After Children

A big thank you to everyone who has entered their autumn and spring data for this academic year. Please can we remind those of you who have not submitted this data on BSO to do so at your earliest convenience. more...

Days left: 1 Completed by: 23/04/2018 | Audience: Designated Teachers of Looked After Children

Course - Nurturing Talk Training – 24.05.18 price includes books listed

This course is run by Specialist Teaching Team within Behaviour Support Service more...

Days left: 2 Completed by: 24/04/2018 | Audience: Teaching Assistants, SENCOs, Behaviour Leaders, HLTAs, Class Teachers and NQTs EYFS to KS2/3

Course “Behaviour is Communication”, Strategies for Practioners in Rec & Y1

A popular course run by the Specialist Teaching Team with the Behaviour Support Service, more...

Days left: 4 Completed by: 26/04/2018 | Audience: Teachers and support staff in Reception and Year one setting

Assessment & delivery of well-being & engagement with learning

This course will show a practical approach to assessing children & young people's skills to foster well-being, positive mental health & engagement. For more information please see the courses booklet on the CPD & courses page. more...

Days left: 5 Completed by: 27/04/2018 | Audience: All school staff who come in contact with children and young people with autism

Clicker 7 - a course delivered by the Physical & Medical Team

An introduction to Clicker 7 and the functions available - including the full range of Clicker activities. This practical course will give an overview of the popular assistive technology software. more...

Days left: 5 Completed by: 27/04/2018 | Audience: SENCOs, Teachers & Support Assistants

Course - Developing your understanding of handwriting - a practical guide

This course, delivered by the Physical & Medical Team, teaches more about their physical requirements and elements that need to be developed for children to write proficiently - including: handwriting development, fine & gross motor skills. more...

Days left: 5 Completed by: 27/04/2018 | Audience: SENCOs, Teachers & Support Assistants

Course - How to use and interpret the GL Assessment Dyslexia Portfolio

Delivered by members of the C&L team, this workshop will involve an examination of how to use the Dyslexia Portfolio as a screening tool to inform intervention and support for pupils with dyslexic type difficulties. more...

Days left: 5 Completed by: 27/04/2018 | Audience: SENCOs

Course - Motor Skills Workshop

This workshop, delivered by members of the Cognition & Learning Team, will look at the impact of the difficulty on learning, self-esteem and often behaviour and at ways of remediating and overcoming it. more...

Days left: 5 Completed by: 27/04/2018 | Audience: SENCOs, Teachers & Support Staff

Course - Precision Teaching & High Frequency Words Workshop

This workshop, delivered by teachers from the C&L team, will show how to understand & use the Precision Teaching approach & which areas of learning it can be used to target. more...

Days left: 5 Completed by: 27/04/2018 | Audience: SENCOs, Teachers, TAs in both Primary & Secondary settings

Lego Based Therapy

Delivered by members from the AS team, this is a structured intervention to develop the social & interaction skills of children & young people with autism in mainstream settings. more...

Days left: 5 Completed by: 27/04/2018 | Audience: All school staff who come in contact with children and young people with autism KS2-4

School Retention Data

Deadline to record any teaching staff leavers will be Friday 27 April 2018. more...

Days left: 5 Completed by: 27/04/2018 | Audience: School Data Staff

Bradford Traded Services Survey

Here in the Education Department of Bradford Council, we are currently working on bringing together all the services the council trades with schools under one umbrella to make it a one-stop-shop for all your school’s support and training needs. more...

Days left: 8 Completed by: 30/04/2018 | Audience: School business managers of all phases.

Free Training - How to Manage School Capital Projects

How to Manage School Capital Projects more...

Days left: 9 Completed by: 01/05/2018 | Audience: Governors, Business Managers, Site Managers etc.

Utilities / YPO Energy Update

Important information regards your schools utilities and energy contracts please read and action as appropriate. more...

Days left: 12 Completed by: 04/05/2018 | Audience: All Schools

School Grant Funding Workshops

Darren Starkey of the Education Client Services team is an expert in competitive bid writing and bid management, with a 99% success rate in winning contracts that provide services and project funding for public and private organisations. more...

Days left: 17 Completed by: 09/05/2018 | Audience: Business Managers, Head Teachers etc.

School Grant Funding Workshops

Darren Starkey of the Education Client Services team is an expert in competitive bid writing and bid management, with a 99% success rate in winning contracts that provide services and project funding for public and private organisations. more...

Days left: 18 Completed by: 10/05/2018 | Audience: Business Managers, Funding Officers etc.

Free places to CPD accredited SEND Conference - two dates available

Educational professionals can claim complimentary places to the Special Educational Needs and Disability Conference more...

Days left: 24 Completed by: 16/05/2018 | Audience: Education professionals

Summer School Census – May 2018

School Census is on Thursday 17 May 2018 and all schools are required to produce an electronic census return. more...

Days left: 25 Completed by: 17/05/2018 | Audience: Headteachers, Senior Leadership Team, Data Managers and School Administrators

BRADFORD FESTIVAL – SCHOOLS’ DAY

Bradford Music Education Hub (Music & Arts Service) is co-ordinating the Bradford Festival Schools’ Day on Friday, 13 July 2018 in Centenary Square, Bradford. more...

Days left: 33 Completed by: 25/05/2018 | Audience: ALL SCHOOLS

Course: Preventing Childhood Obesity - 20-21.03.18 9-4:30pm

HENRY is the UK’s leading charity dedicated to protecting young children from the health and emotional consequences of obesity. We are an innovative and thriving organisation that is transforming traditional approaches to obesity prevention through successful intervention at the start of life. more...

Days left: 58 Completed by: 19/06/2018 | Audience: Parental Involvement Workers, Community Engagement Workers, Family Support Staff, Early Years Staff,

Bradford Council Choir - Spring and Summer Rehearsals

Following the success of previous Council Choir rehearsals and events and feedback from participants, the Bradford Music Education Hub is pleased to announce the rehearsal schedule for Bradford Council Choir rehearsals. DON'T DELAY, REGISTER TODAY! more...

Days left: 68 Completed by: 29/06/2018 | Audience: Open to all Bradford Council Employees and Bradford school staff.

Bradford Council Choir - Summer Rehearsals

Following the success of previous Council Choir rehearsals and events and feedback from participants, the Bradford Music Education Hub is pleased to announce the rehearsal schedule for Bradford Council Choir rehearsals. DON'T DELAY, REGISTER TODAY! more...

Days left: 68 Completed by: 29/06/2018 | Audience: Open to all Bradford Council Employees and Bradford school staff.

Hot off the press Bradford Council Choir – Spring and Summer Rehearsals

Following the success of previous Council Choir rehearsals and events and feedback from participants, the Bradford Music Education Hub is pleased to announce the rehearsal schedule for Bradford Council Choir rehearsals.  more...

Days left: 72 Completed by: 03/07/2018 | Audience: Open to all Bradford Council Employees and Bradford school staff.

FREE CHARANGA CPD FOR PRIMARY SCHOOLS – SPRING AND SUMMER

The Charanga CPD session is aimed to provide a bank of resources and ideas for delivering music from Reception to Year 6 and is completely accessible regardless of your experience and ability in teaching music. more...

Days left: 81 Completed by: 12/07/2018 | Audience: Primary School staff (teachers and associate) interested in delivering as a part of their curriculum

Information Management Team Survery Customer Feedback

The Information Management Team (IMT) comprises of the Data Team and the Analysis Team which collectively manages and reports pupil, school and LA level data within Bradford Council’s Children’s Services Department. more...

Days left: 100 Completed by: 31/07/2018 | Audience: Headteachers, School Business Managers, Data Mangers, School Administrators and Bradford Council Dep

Gadget Drive

Gadget Drive collects items from the school, tests them and pays for them. more...

Days left: 253 Completed by: 31/12/2018 | Audience: Business Managers, ICT Managers

Free Mental Health Training Service to All Schools (England)

The Youth Mental Health First Aid skills programme is a three-year programme that runs until 2020. more...

Days left: 618 Completed by: 31/12/2019 | Audience: Head teachers, teachers, business managers, school nurses, school counsellors etc.

Inspections

To notify Education Services of an inspection please inform Barbara Newsome.

No schools have notified Education Services of an inspection after: 22/04/2018

Closed Schools

Emergency Closures

PTS services are currently fully operational today (22/04/2018)

No schools have been closed by unforeseen circumstances.

Scheduled Closures

No schools are scheduled to close.

PTS Status

PTS services are currently fully operational today (22/04/2018)


IMPORTANT NOTE: This announcement does not include mainstream school large bus and Mybus (yellow bus) services operated by PTE, for further information T: 0113 348 1122 W: www.generationM.co.uk

Further information about PTS status.

Health

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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