SEMH: Supporting students in Secondary course

We have 8 places remaining for Friday 6th March 2020. more...

Published: 21/02/2020 | Audience: Teachers, SENCOs, NQTs, RQTs


Autism- supporting students in Secondary course

7 places remaining for Thursday 19th March 2020. more...

Published: 21/02/2020 | Audience: Teachers, SENCOs, RQTs, NQTs


'First Aid-CitizenAID (RQF)' & 'First Aid-Automated External Defibrillator'

At Bradford Council we have a pride of delivering high quality training, with our courses. First Aid-CitizenAID (RQF): Would you know how to react in the event of a terrorist attack? Learn how to use an Automated External Defibrillator. more...

Published: 21/02/2020 | Audience: All Staff


SEND ADVICE HUBS - various venues, various dates, See Below

SENDCo Advice Hubs - 30 minute appointments for school staff, on a one to one basis. Secondary, Primary, Early Years and PVI Hubs run by 0-25 Specialist Teaching and Support Service more...

Published: 21/02/2020 | Audience: ALL


Bradford Nurture Group Network Meetings 19/20

If you run a nurture group, or are thinking of starting one, or just want to know what nurture is all about, please book on to our FREE group. more...

Published: 21/02/2020 | Audience: All


SENCO Forum - Early Identification of SEN in the Early Years (EY's & PVI)

Date of Forum - 04 Jun 2020 - Part 1 9.30am-12.00 Noon Part 2 1.00pm-3.30pm Margaret McMillan Tower Bradford Forum run by the 0-25 Specialist Teaching Services, specialist teacher. more...

Published: 21/02/2020 | Audience: SENCOs In Early Years, Private, Voluntary and Independent settings.


Portage Workshop–A Small Steps Approach to learning for Children with SEND

3 Day Course, Day 1:14/05/2020 09:15 - 15:00 Day 2: 15/05/2020 09:15 - 15:00 Day 3:11/06/2020 09:15- 15:00 Course run by the Bradford Portage Service. more...

Published: 21/02/2020 | Audience: Early Years Practitioners, SENCOs & EYFS Teachers particularly those working in Day Nurseries a


Course C&L How to use & interpret GL Assessment Dyslexia Portfolio 02/03/20

2nd March 2020 - 9.00am-12.30pm Course run by Cognition & Learning - 0-25 Specialist Teaching & Support Service - Specialist Teachers more...

Published: 21/02/2020 | Audience: SENCOs


Autism - Collaborative Network Events - 3 dates see below for each setting

Collaborative Social Communication/Autism Network Events These offer an opportunity for school and / setting staff to receive current information, advice and support from specialists and to share examples of good practice This course is run by a specialist teacher from the 0-25 Specialist Teaching more...

Published: 21/02/2020 | Audience: All School Staff


Social Communication: Principals into Practice Network 27/04/2020

event run by 0-25 Specialist Teaching and Support Service, Specialist Teacher more...

Published: 21/02/2020 | Audience: All Early Years staff working in a PVI setting.

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2019/20 Primary Predictions

The Primary Predictions form has been reset for the 2019/20 academic year and is now available for schools to complete with their Early Years, Phonics, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 2019/20 predictions. The first submission deadline is Friday 28 February 2020. more...

Days left: 4 Completed by: 28/02/2020 | Audience: Primary headteachers and senior leaders, data managers, Early Years, KS1 and KS2 leads

6th Annual Music Education Conference 2020 - Music For All

Bradford Music Education Hub 6th Annual Conference is on Wednesday 11 March 2020 – 8.30am -5pm at Hollins Hall Hotel, Baildon, Shipley, Bradford BD17 7QW. KEYNOTE SPEAKER – JULIE PRICE-GRIMSHAW – EX HMI subject leader for initial teacher training (Music) more...

Days left: 6 Completed by: 01/03/2020 | Audience: Headteachers 7 Music coordinators of Primary & Special schools

Bradford Council Survey :What should our slogan for SEND in Bradford be?

Bradford Council’s Special Educational Needs & Disability (SEND) Strategy is being revised and we need a new ‘strapline or ‘slogan’ to go with it. This was part of the consultation on the revised strategy and since then we have met with our SEND Ambassadors, who have come up wit more...

Days left: 11 Completed by: 06/03/2020 | Audience: SENCO , Schools , Headteachers , Primary school , Parents , Carers , Children , Young people ,

Consultation upon the Post 16 Transport Policy Statement

Consultation upon the Post 16 Transport Policy Statement. The consultation ends at midnight on Friday 6 March 2020. more...

Days left: 11 Completed by: 06/03/2020 | Audience: Head teachers and chairs of governors

Sufficiency of Specialist places for Children and Young People with SEND

Thornton Primary School, part of the Focus-Trust, are consulting to open a Resourced Provision for primary aged children with Educational and Health Care Plans for Social Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) needs more...

Days left: 25 Completed by: 20/03/2020 | Audience: Headteachers , SENCO's, School Governors of Nursery Schools, Primary and Secondary Schools and the P

2020 EYFS, KS1 and Phonics Check Assessment Data Collections

Information and guidance regarding the 2020 EYFS, Key Stage 1 and Phonics Check Assessment data collections is now available. more...

Days left: 158 Completed by: 31/07/2020 | Audience: Audience: Headteachers, Teachers, Administrators, Business Managers, Data Managers, Assessment Staff


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No schools have notified Education Services of an inspection after: 24/02/2020

Closed Schools

Emergency Closures

PTS services are currently fully operational today (24/02/2020)

There is 1 closure caused by unforeseen circumstances.

Full Closure

Cottingley Village Primary School

Re-opens 25/02/2020
Submitted by Cottingley Village Primary School
Reason Full week closure plus Monday 24th February. Three quarters of school is flooded inside the building. This is now dry. Investigations have taken place and a blocked drain beyond the school has been unblocked in the first instance. Council have been supporting school;.
Post updates on school private face book page continue as we have more information.
Additional Notes We will update when we have more information to share in the week.
Look on our facebook page.
Update:10/2/20 Staff have cleared all the flooded rooms and been amazing. Council workers on site dealing with flood water and clearing up. Investigations regarding flood in progress.
Update 23/2/20: School will be closed to children tomorrow while the council support school staff in outing the building back together ready to reopen the school on Tuesday 25th February.

A huge thank you to all our school community for their support and understanding through this difficult time- everyone has been brilliant.
Last Updated 23/02/2020 14:03:10

PTS Status

PTS services are currently fully operational today (24/02/2020)

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

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