Opportunity

NQT Course: SEND in Primary and Secondary Schools

Bradford Birth to 19 SCITT in partnership with 5 partner SCITTs are excited to offer this SEND course for NQTs in West Yorkshire more...

Published: 13/12/2017 | Audience: NQTs - Head Teachers - NQT Mentors

Information

Security Alert

We would like to make you aware of a safeguarding concern in the BD20 area. more...

Published: 13/12/2017 | Audience: All

Action

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...

Published: 12/12/2017 | Audience: Open to all Bradford Council Employees and Bradford school staff.

Opportunity

Working at Greater Depth - Primary Mathematics Moderation Project

Eldwick Primary School is offering Maths Leaders and teachers the opportunity to look at what it means to be at age-related with greater depth for the Primary age range. more...

Published: 12/12/2017 | Audience: Primary School Headteachers, Senior Team, Maths Coordinators,

Opportunity

Grandma’s Washday Memories

Explore how much washing has changed in the last 70 years in this role play based workshop. more...

Published: 12/12/2017 | Audience: Headteachers, Teachers and SLT's

Information

Invitation to free annual conference - Sheffield - 10 January 2018

YoHPAKE (Yorkshire and Humber Physical Activity Knowledge Exchange) would like to invite you to their second FREE annual conference, 'Enabling Active Communities: Play your Part', which will be held at Sheffield Hallam University (Collegiate Campus) on Wednesday 10 January 2018. more...

Published: 12/12/2017 | Audience: Primary and secondary leaders looking to blend research with practice in education/heatlh

Information

Bradford School Awards 2018 - Nominate your inspirational colleagues

There is just one week left to submit nominations for inspirational people from Bradford schools for the annual school awards. more...

Published: 12/12/2017 | Audience: All

Opportunity

Funded Course for RQTs:The Teaching and Assessment of Maths for KS1 and KS2

Bradford Birth to 19 Teaching School are excited to offer this fully funded course to develop RQT teachers’ understanding of mathematics under the new assessment framework, using the process of joint practice development. more...

Published: 11/12/2017 | Audience: Headteachers, RQTs, Maths and Reading Subject leads

Information

Comedian Adrian Edmondson visits Thackley Primary School

Young bookworms at Thackley Primary School will now be able to curl up with a book in their new state-of-the-art library. more...

Published: 11/12/2017 | Audience: All

Opportunity

First Aid

New dates for all First Aid courses now available from Bradford Council, January - June 2018 more...

Published: 11/12/2017 | Audience: School staff that require First Aid training

To Do List

Bradford BBC Ten Pieces Festival 24/25 March 2018 - Get Involved!

The Bradford Music & Arts Service is holding a BBC Ten Pieces Festival on 24/25 March and we want schools to get involved! more...

Days overdue: 6 Completed by: 08/12/2017 | Audience: All schools and settings

Elklan Speech & Language Support 5-11s

This 10 week course is delivered by Elklan trained Speech & Language tutors from the Cognition & Learning Team. Participants will learn about communication theory and will be given a course book, Language Builders, full of practical interventions to use in the classroom. more...

Days overdue: 6 Completed by: 08/12/2017 | Audience: Teaching Support staff & Primary Teachers

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 overdue: 3 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 overdue: 3 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...

Due today 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: 1 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: 1 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: 1 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: 1 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: 1 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: 1 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: 1 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: 1 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: 8 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: 17 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: 17 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: 21 Completed by: 04/01/2018 | Audience: SENCOs, Teachers and Teaching Assistants working with Deaf/HI pupils with additional and complex nee

FFT Aspire training for Schools 25th and 26th January 2018

FFT and the Information Management Team (IMT) invite you to join them in exploring your FFT Aspire Dashboard. more...

Days left: 27 Completed by: 10/01/2018 | Audience: Headteachers, Senior Leaders, Data and Assessment

FFT Aspire training for Schools 25th and 26th January 2018

FFT and the Information Management Team (IMT) invite you to join them in exploring your FFT Aspire Dashboard. more...

Days left: 27 Completed by: 10/01/2018 | Audience: Headteachers, Senior Leaders, Data and Assessment

Consulation on changes to admissions for Dixons McMillan Academy

The Academy is consulting on the following proposed changes to its admissions policy from September 2019: more...

Days left: 29 Completed by: 12/01/2018 | Audience: Head Teachers/Principals, Admissions Officers, any other interested parties

Consultation on changes to admissions for Dixons City Academy

The Academy is consulting on the following proposed changes to its admissions policy from September 2019. more...

Days left: 29 Completed by: 12/01/2018 | Audience: Head Teachers/Principals, Admissions Officers, any other interested parties

Consultation on changes to admissions for Dixons Trinity Academy

Consultation on Admissions Policy The Academy is consulting on the following proposed changes to its admissions policy from September 2019. The Academy propose adopting one of the following two models: more...

Days left: 29 Completed by: 12/01/2018 | Audience: Head Teachers/Principals, Admissions Officers, any other interested parties

Course - Nurturing Talk Training – 07.02.18

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

Days left: 29 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: 29 Completed by: 12/01/2018 | Audience: Teaching Assistants, SENCOs, Behaviour Leaders, HLTAs, Class Teachers and NQTs EYFS to KS2/3

Queensbury School Consultation Document re Published Admission Number

Proposal Document: Queensbury School. To reduce the Published Admission Number The Trustees and Leadership Team of Queensbury School, with the full support of the Local Authority, propose to reduce the Published Admission Number (PAN) for Year 7, from 240 to 210 to take effect from 2019. more...

Days left: 30 Completed by: 13/01/2018 | Audience: Headteachers, Business Managers, Chair of Governors

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: 34 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: 39 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: 40 Completed by: 23/01/2018 | Audience: Funding Officers, Business Managers

Reminder To Submit School Holiday Calendar for 2018/19

The collection of your school holiday dates for 2018/19 is now underway. more...

Days left: 48 Completed by: 31/01/2018 | Audience: School Business Managers, Administrators, Headteachers, Data 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: 56 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: 60 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: 69 Completed by: 21/02/2018 | Audience: Any staff working in school with hearing impaired or deaf children

Course - How to Manage Physical Interventions in Schools 16.03.17

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

Days left: 77 Completed by: 01/03/2018 | Audience: TAs, HLTAs, Mentors, Teachers, SENCOs, SLT

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: 84 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: 126 Completed by: 19/04/2018 | Audience: School staff and respite workers who need to communicate with Deafblind/MSI students who cannot acce

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

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: 229 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: 382 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: 747 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.

No schools have notified Education Services of an inspection after: 14/12/2017

Closed Schools

Emergency Closures

There are 3 closures caused by unforeseen circumstances.

Full Closure

Byron Primary School

Re-opens 14/12/2017
Submitted by Byron Primary School
Reason Due to boiler failure we are unable to maintain the required temperature.
Additional Notes Parents can collect children from 1.30 after lunch. All children will need to be accompanied including the older children. From 3.15 usual arrangements will apply.
Further information will be sent confirming the situation for Thursday and Friday.
Last Updated 13/12/2017 12:32:17

Full Closure

Carlton Bolling College

Re-opens 14/12/2017
Submitted by Carlton Bolling College
Reason Boiler / Heating Failure
Additional Notes Year 12 Trip to Leeds Beckett will still go ahead as normal
Year 12 Life Skills workshop will still go ahead as normal
Last Updated 13/12/2017 08:07:59

Full Closure

St Anne's Catholic Primary School

Re-opens 14/12/2017
Submitted by St Anne's Catholic Primary School
Reason Closed due to power failure. If electricity comes back before 10.30am we will send text to parents and open before lunch.
Last Updated 13/12/2017 08:28:08

Scheduled Closures

No schools are scheduled to close.

PTS Status

PTS services are currently fully operational today (14/12/2017)


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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