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Bradford: A White Ribbon District

One in five children witnesses domestic violence during their childhood. Two women are killed every week by their current or former partner. Could your school help to change behaviours and eradicate male violence towards women in the district...? more...

Published: 20/11/2017 | Audience: Head Teachers and Heads of Year - Primary and Secondary

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Aspiring Head of School / Headteacher Programme: Cohort 4 and EMLP

School leaders are invited to join cohort 4 of the highly popular and successful Aspiring Head of School / Headteacher Programme and register staff for the Emerging Middle Leader Programme. more...

Published: 20/11/2017 | Audience: Headteachers, Aspiring Headteachers, Aspiring Middle Leaders (Primary)

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Bradford Research School at Dixons Academies Newsletter

Welcome to this month's newsletter. We're pleased to announce details of our launch event on 7 December where Sir Kevan Collins, Chief Executive of the EEF, will be delivering the keynote presentation. Our Bradford focus this month is Born in Bradford, an exciting health research project. more...

Published: 20/11/2017 | Audience: All schools and academies

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Emerging Middle Leaders Programme

This programme, developed by the Bronte Academy Trust and Exceed Teaching Schools, is for teachers who are preparing for their first middle leadership role. It has been specifically designed for aspirational leaders, or those who have recently taken up middle leadership responsibilities. more...

Published: 20/11/2017 | Audience: Primary Headteachers, Aspiring Middle Leaders

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Road Safety Week

This week is Brake Road Safety Week more...

Published: 20/11/2017 | Audience: All schools

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Virtual Guide to Applying for Initial Teacher Training

Recruitment to initial teacher training programmes starting in September 2018 is now underway. To support applicants, Exceed SCITT has produced a Virtual Guide for potential applicants. more...

Published: 20/11/2017 | Audience: Aspiring teachers

Consultation

50 Things to do Before You're 5

St Edmund's Nursery School and Children's Centre is currently working on a new initiative called '50 Things to do Before You're 5'. It takes a child centered approach, with a focus on the development of speech, language and communication skills in children aged birth to five. more...

Published: 20/11/2017 | Audience: early years practitioners, preschool teachers, headteachers, health visitors, parents

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Safeguarding audit UPDATE

The Bradford 2017-18 Safeguarding Audit has been prepared. All schools, academies and free schools are asked to return the completed audit by 15 December 2017. Please see update to this. more...

Published: 17/11/2017 | Audience: Headteachers, Chairs of Governors and CEOs of Multi-Academy Trusts

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(e)safeguarding in the Primary School (3 day course) - Day 1 31 Jan 2018

Paul Scott is delivering the above 3 day course at the Innovation Centre Bradford. Day 1 takes place on 31 January, followed by Day 2 on 21 March and Day 3 on 23 May 2018. more...

Published: 17/11/2017 | Audience: School staff responsible for (e)safeguarding

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Course - Managing Low Level Behaviour - 22.03.18

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

Published: 17/11/2017 | Audience: Secondary and primary classroom teachers and assistants, SENCos and SMT

To Do List

How to Safely Manage School Capital Projects - Free to all schools

The workshop will help schools: • Clarify Heads, Business Mangers, Governors legal obligations • Focus on managing construction safely • Avoid taking unnecessary risks and avoid making costly mistakes • Understand the need for proper project planning • Sign posting to the right experts more...

Days overdue: 6 Completed by: 14/11/2017 | Audience: Heads, Deputies, Business Managers, Facility Managers, Governors

Course - How to use and interpret the GL Assessment Portfolio

Delivered by the Cognition and Learning 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 overdue: 5 Completed by: 15/11/2017 | Audience: All school staff who come in contact with pupils with dyslexia

Course - Lego Based Therapy (KS 2-4) delivered by the Autism Spectrum Team

A structured intervention to develop the social and interaction skills of children and young people with autism in mainstream settings KS2 - 4. Staff will learn what Lego-based Therapy is and how to implement and differentiate Lego-based Therapy. more...

Days overdue: 5 Completed by: 15/11/2017 | Audience: All school staff who come in contact with children and young people with autism (KS 2-4)

Course - Motor Skills Workshop

Schools are increasingly finding that children are struggling to record their work with fluency, speed and legibility. This difficulty relates to an immaturity in the development of their motor skills. more...

Days overdue: 5 Completed by: 15/11/2017 | Audience: Senco's, class teachers and support staff

Education VAT Training Thursday 30 November 2017

Bradford Council’s Financial Services have arranged for Price Waterhouse Cooper to run Education VAT Training for maintained schools. The deadline for booking is Wednesday 15 November 2017. more...

Days overdue: 5 Completed by: 15/11/2017 | Audience: School Business Managers and other financial staff in maintained schools only

Course - How to Manage Physical Interventions in Schools

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

Days overdue: 4 Completed by: 16/11/2017 | Audience: TAs, HLTAs, Mentors, Teachers, SENCOs, SLT

Course-How to Manage Physical Interventions in Schools

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

Days overdue: 4 Completed by: 16/11/2017 | Audience: TAs, HLTAs, Mentors, Teachers, SENCOs, SLT

School Grant Funding Workshop

Darren Starkey is an expert in competitive bid writing and grant management, securing £475 million with a 99.9% success rate. The Workshop provides essential knowledge, tools, tips and strategies with hands-on experience of bid writing. The next workshop is Friday 17 November 2017. more...

Days overdue: 4 Completed by: 16/11/2017 | Audience: Heads, Deputies, Business Managers, Governors

The BBC Ten Pieces Coaching Scheme is back!

If you work with young musicians aged 10-18 years old and you think our musicians can improve their musical experience and performance skills, we want to hear from you. more...

Days overdue: 4 Completed by: 16/11/2017 | Audience: Free coaching from professional musicians for 10-18 year-olds across the UK

Autumn Term Headteacher/Principal Briefings November 2017

Agendas attached outlining the programme. more...

Days overdue: 3 Completed by: 17/11/2017 | Audience: For the attention of Headteachers of all education settings.

BOOK YOUR PLACE NOW - Autumn Term Headteacher/Principal Briefings November

Agendas attached outlining the programme for the meetings on 21 and 27 November as per the information below. more...

Days overdue: 3 Completed by: 17/11/2017 | Audience: For the attention of Headteachers of all education settings.

KS1 and KS2 Moderation - New teachers to Year 2 and Year 6

All schools are requested to submit information about new teachers in charge of Year 2 and/or Year 6 classes for statutory Moderation purposes. more...

Days overdue: 3 Completed by: 17/11/2017 | Audience: Headteachers; assessment co-ordinators

School Grant Funding Training

Darren Starkey is an expert in competitive bid writing and grant management, who has secured £475 million with a 99.9% success rate. The Workshop provides essential knowledge, tools, tips and strategies with hands-on experience of bid writing for £150.00 + VAT (PACT HR schools get a 20% Discount). more...

Days overdue: 3 Completed by: 17/11/2017 | Audience: Heads, Deputies, Business Managers, Facility Managers, Governors

Course - How to Manage Physical Interventions in Schools 30.11.17

A few places left be quick and book now. This course is run by Specialist Teaching Team within Behaviour Support Service more...

Due today Completed by: 20/11/2017 | Audience: TAs, HLTAs, Mentors, Teachers, SENCOs, SLT

Book Now.....Learning Conversations Focus on 3 Year Old Development

You are invited to a learning conversation session for all practitioners who work with 3 year olds in school and in the private, voluntary and independent sector. Learning conversations support to secure an accurate understanding of typical development for a 3 year old. more...

Days left: 1 Completed by: 21/11/2017 | Audience: For the attention of Primary Headteachers, Early Years Leaders and practitioners working with 3 Year

Course - Introduction to Autism - Intermediate (Key Stage 1 - 4)

The Autism Team will deliver comprehensive autism training and insight for school staff who already have a basic knowledge and experience of autism. more...

Days left: 4 Completed by: 24/11/2017 | Audience: School based staff in direct contact with CYP with a diagnosis of Autism, to include SENCOs, teacher

Bradford Council Choir. Book early to avoid disappointment!

The rehearsal is open to all Bradford Council employees and school staff, regardless of singing background or experience, and are FREE to attend! more...

Days left: 5 Completed by: 25/11/2017 | Audience: Open to all Bradford Council Employees and Bradford school staff.

2018/19 Formula Funding Consultations have been published.

Consultations for High Needs Block, Primary and Secondary Schools Block and Early Years Single Funding Formula (Early Years Block) have now been published. more...

Days left: 7 Completed by: 27/11/2017 | Audience: Head Teachers (Maintained & Academies) Business Managers Finance Managers Peripatetic Bursars

Bradford Council Choir

The rehearsals are open to all Bradford Council employees and school staff, regardless of singing background or experience, and are FREE to attend! more...

Days left: 8 Completed by: 28/11/2017 | Audience: Open to all Bradford Council Employees and Bradford school staff.

Course-Creating an enabling curriculum for children with issues around

Course title - Creating an enabling curriculum for children with issues around their social, emotional, mental health assessed as being at range four. This course is run by Specialist Teaching Team within Behaviour Support Service more...

Days left: 8 Completed by: 28/11/2017 | Audience: Behaviour Centre Staff / Teaching assistants specifically employed in mainstream schools to support

50 Things to do Before You're 5

St Edmund's Nursery School and Children's Centre is currently working on a new initiative called '50 Things to do Before You're 5'. It takes a child centered approach, with a focus on the development of speech, language and communication skills in children aged birth to five. more...

Days left: 10 Completed by: 30/11/2017 | Audience: early years practitioners, preschool teachers, headteachers, health visitors, parents

50 Things to do Before You're 5

We are a nursery school and children's centre based in Bradford, who are currently working on a new initiative called '50 Things to do Before You're 5'. It takes a child centred approach, with a focus on the development of speech, language and communication skills in children aged birth to 5. more...

Days left: 10 Completed by: 30/11/2017 | Audience: early years practitioners, preschool teachers, headteachers, health visitors, parents

School Admission Policies - Inclusion of Social and Medical Needs

Following a request from Bradford City Council's Overview and Scrutiny Committee, please see the attached important letter from Michael Jameson regarding the inclusion of social and medical needs within school admission policies more...

Days left: 10 Completed by: 30/11/2017 | Audience: All Headteachers/Principals of Academies, Free Schools, Voluntary Aided Schools, Foundation Schools

2017/18 Primary Predictions

The Primary Predictions form has been reset for the 2017/18 academic year and is now available for schools to complete with their Phonics, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 2017/18 predictions. The first submission deadline is Friday 1 December 2017. more...

Days left: 11 Completed by: 01/12/2017 | Audience: Primary headteachers and senior leaders, data managers, KS1 and KS2 leads

BBC Ten Pieces Free Workshops: December 2017

Get inspired for the BBC Ten Pieces with our free workshops delivered by Rachel Leach from the BBC Ten Pieces Team. more...

Days left: 14 Completed by: 04/12/2017 | Audience: ALL

Course-A practical guide to implementing provision in the classroom 4 SEMH

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

Days left: 21 Completed by: 11/12/2017 | Audience: TAs, HLTAs, Mentors, Teachers, SENCOs, SLT

Course-The National Nurture Group Network Accredited Training

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

Days left: 21 Completed by: 11/12/2017 | Audience: Teaching Assistants, SENCOs, Behaviour Leaders, HLTAs, Class Teachers and NQTs

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Places Consultation

Whenever the Local Authority and Academies’ propose to increase places or make changes to specialist provision, all interested parties who are likely to be affected by the proposals must be consulted in the development of the proposals. more...

Days left: 24 Completed by: 14/12/2017 | Audience: Everyone

Course-A practical guide to implementing provision in the classroom 4 SEMH

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

Days left: 25 Completed by: 15/12/2017 | Audience: TAs, HLTAs, Mentors, Teachers, SENCOs, SLT

Course: Supporting a pupil with VI who uses a long cane: 15.01.18

Course run by specialist staff from the Sensory Service, Habilitation Team more...

Days left: 25 Completed by: 15/12/2017 | Audience: Any person who works with or supports a pupil with a visual impairment

Course: Supporting a pupil with VI who uses a long cane: November / January

Course run by specialist staff from the Sensory Service, Habilitation Team more...

Days left: 25 Completed by: 15/12/2017 | Audience: Any person who works with or supports a pupil with a visual impairment

Course: The Individual Curriculum and Deafblind/MSI students - 09.01.18 pm

Course run by specialist staff from the Sensory Service, Support Team for Deaf Children more...

Days left: 25 Completed by: 15/12/2017 | Audience: Teachers of Deafblind/MSI students and Intervenors providing individual support to students with dua

Join the Bradford Music Education Hub Singing Challenge

For the Autumn term, we have linked with Out of the Ark to form Bradford Music Education Hub’s Singing Challenge. This is an opportunity to get access to five songs and online resources from Out of the Ark and raise the profile of singing. more...

Days left: 25 Completed by: 15/12/2017 | Audience: All Primary Music Co-ordinators and SEN Co-ordinators

Safeguarding audit

The Bradford 2017-18 Safeguarding Audit has been prepared. All schools, academies and free schools are asked to return the completed audit by 15 December 2017. more...

Days left: 25 Completed by: 15/12/2017 | Audience: Headteachers, Chairs of Governors and CEOs of Multi-Academy Trusts

Safeguarding audit UPDATE

The Bradford 2017-18 Safeguarding Audit has been prepared. All schools, academies and free schools are asked to return the completed audit by 15 December 2017. Please see update to this. more...

Days left: 25 Completed by: 15/12/2017 | Audience: Headteachers, Chairs of Governors and CEOs of Multi-Academy Trusts

Utility Bill Debt Update November 2017

Please can all schools ensure that utility bills are paid promptly and before the payment due date as advised on the utility bill more...

Days left: 25 Completed by: 15/12/2017 | Audience: All School Head Teachers, Business Managers, Finance staff

SEND Transformation 0-25

Extension to Consultation Period more...

Days left: 32 Completed by: 22/12/2017 | Audience: All staff of Education Settings, Governors

30 hours update – Guidance for parents on reconfirming their codes

A poster and guidance document is now on the 30 hour page on BSO for providers to support and encourage parents to reconfirm their 30 hour codes. more...

Days left: 41 Completed by: 31/12/2017 | Audience: All early years funded providers offering 30 hour places

School Calendar 2018/19

The 2018/19 School Calendar is now available to view and submit your schools holiday dates more...

Days left: 41 Completed by: 31/12/2017 | Audience: Headteachers, Administrators, Business Managers

Course: Working with Deaf/HI Children who have Additional and Complex Needs

Course run by specialist staff from the Sensory Service, Support Team for Deaf Children more...

Days left: 45 Completed by: 04/01/2018 | Audience: SENCOs, Teachers and Teaching Assistants working with Deaf/HI pupils with additional and complex nee

Course - Nurturing Talk Training – 07.02.18

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

Days left: 53 Completed by: 12/01/2018 | Audience: Teaching Assistants, SENCOs, Behaviour Leaders, HLTAs, Class Teachers and NQTs EYFS to KS2/3

Nurturing Talk Training – 07.02.18

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

Days left: 53 Completed by: 12/01/2018 | Audience: Teaching Assistants, SENCOs, Behaviour Leaders, HLTAs, Class Teachers and NQTs EYFS to KS2/3

Course: Supporting a child with a VI in an early years’ setting (mobility)

Course run by specialist staff from the Sensory Service, Habilitation Team more...

Days left: 58 Completed by: 17/01/2018 | Audience: Any person who works with or supports a young child with a visual impairment

Course: Supporting a pupil with a VI with mobility (sight-guided technique)

Course run by specialist staff from the Sensory Service, Habilitation Team more...

Days left: 63 Completed by: 22/01/2018 | Audience: Any person who works with or supports a pupil with a visual impairment

Finding Funding

Finding Funding is a short, focused workshop on looking for funding opportunities. We’re starting from scratch so no knowledge is needed. more...

Days left: 64 Completed by: 23/01/2018 | Audience: Funding Officers, Business Managers

Course - Small Group Work in a Mainstream Classroom on 01.03.18

A fresh new course designed and run by Specialast Teaching Team within the Behaviour Support Service more...

Days left: 80 Completed by: 08/02/2018 | Audience: Learning mentors, SENCos, anyone interested in learning about group work within the school setting

SEND Transformation 0-25 - Proposed Changes

Please note that the revised proposals for the SEND 0-25 Transformation are currently being finalised in response to the feedback we have received during the consultation period. more...

Days left: 84 Completed by: 12/02/2018 | Audience: All Headteachers, Principals, Governors, School Staff, Council Staff

Course: Basic Deaf Awarness - 14.03.18 - 0930-1200 hours

Course run by specialist staff from the Sensory Service more...

Days left: 93 Completed by: 21/02/2018 | Audience: Any staff working in school with hearing impaired or deaf children

Course - Managing Low Level Behaviour - 22.03.18

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

Days left: 108 Completed by: 08/03/2018 | Audience: Secondary and primary classroom teachers and assistants, SENCos and SMT

Course: Tactile Communication - 03.05.18 - 1300-1600 hours

Course run by specialist staff from the Sensory Service, Support Team for Deaf Children more...

Days left: 150 Completed by: 19/04/2018 | Audience: School staff and respite workers who need to communicate with Deafblind/MSI students who cannot acce

Gadget Drive

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

Days left: 406 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: 771 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 either Maureen Janane or Barbara Newsome.

Please see below a list of schools that have notified us of an inspection on or after: 20/11/2017

Dixons Allerton Academy

3806908 Locality: BW1 | First Day Of Inspection: 20/11/2017 | Last Day Of Inspection: 20/11/2017 | Inspection Type: Section 8

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 (20/11/2017)


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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