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Opportunity   Makaton Early Years Taster Session - 05 May 2020 12:30 - 14:30

This course is run by a specialist teacher from the Portage Team more...

Published: 28/02/2020 | Audience: Professionals, Early Years practitioners, parents/carers or anyone who wishes to learn to sign.

Opportunity   Course,Teaching Strategies for Children with Autism in the EYs -21 May 20

This course is run by a specialist teacher from the 0-25 Specialist Teaching and Support Service Date of course - 21 May 2020 09:00 - 15:30 more...

Published: 28/02/2020 | Audience: Teachers and SENCOs in Early Years settings

Opportunity   Course - Developing your understanding of handwriting- a practical guide

This course is run by a specialist teacher from the 0-25 Specialist Teaching and Support Service 15 May 2020 09:30 - 15:30 more...

Published: 28/02/2020 | Audience: SENDCOs, class teachers & teaching assistants

Opportunity   Course Supporting children with Autism Early Years (Support staff) 20.4.20

This course is run by a specialist teacher from the 0-25 Specialist Teaching and Support Service more...

Published: 28/02/2020 | Audience: Support staff in Early Years

Opportunity   SEMH in the classroom - Guidance for NQTs/RQTs - 25 Mar 2020 13:00 - 15:30

This course is run by a specialist teacher from the 0-25 Specialist Teaching and Support Service more...

Published: 28/02/2020 | Audience: NQTs & RQTs

Opportunity   Leading Outstanding SMSC Development and British Values Course

Our course, “Leading Outstanding SMSC Development and British Values: from class to whole school” is ideal for senior school leaders to support them to develop strategies for incorporating SMSC and British values into their school curriculum, culture and ethos. more...

Published: 28/02/2020 | Audience: Headteachers and senior and middle leaders leading on SMSC British values

Information   2019/20 Primary Predictions - first submission deadline today

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, KS1 and KS2 2019/20 predictions. If your school hasn't already submitted predictions, the first submission deadline is Friday 28 February 2020. more...

Published: 28/02/2020 | Audience: Primary headteachers and senior leaders, data managers, Early Years, KS1 and KS2 leads

Opportunity   SENCO Forum - Transition & EY's Inclusion Funding (Early Years PVI settings

SENCO Forum - Transition & EYs Inclusion Funding (Early Years PVI settings, is run by a specialist teacher from the 0-25 Specialist Teaching and Support Service Date 28/04/2020 more...

Published: 28/02/2020 | Audience: SENCOs in Early Years Private, Voluntary and Independent settings.

Opportunity   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: 28/02/2020 | Audience: SENCOs In Early Years, Private, Voluntary and Independent settings.

Opportunity   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: 28/02/2020 | Audience: All

Opportunity   Autism - Collaborative Network Events - 2 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: 28/02/2020 | Audience: All School Staff

Opportunity   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: 28/02/2020 | Audience: Early Years Practitioners, SENCOs & EYFS Teachers particularly those working in Day Nurseries a

Opportunity   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: 28/02/2020 | Audience: ALL

Information   Information for 0-25 Specialist Teaching & Support Services, Courses.

Skills4bradford bookable courses, Hubs, Forums and Networking Events more...

Published: 28/02/2020 | Audience: ALL

Information   Maternity Network Coffee Morning

Are you a qualified teacher or school leader who is either pregnant or on maternity leave? If so, come and join our DfE-funded coffee morning to network with colleagues from other schools and share your experiences more...

Published: 27/02/2020 | Audience: School Leaders Pregnant teachers- teachers on maternity leave

Information   Early Career Framework Briefings

Be informed about the early roll out of the Early Career Framework in Bradford. Sign up to one of our briefing events to find out more about funding, training and how your school can access this structured 2 year package more...

Published: 27/02/2020 | Audience: School Leaders NQT Mentors

Information   Maternity Conference

Are you a teacher that is due to undertake maternity leave, or are preparing to return to work? Sign up to our Maternity Conference which offers fully funded support for your well being and career development. more...

Published: 27/02/2020 | Audience: School Leaders Pregnant teachers and teachers on maternity leave

Information   Fully Funded Mail Merge Training

Improve communications to parents using Mail Merge, this fully funded training f is suitable for school office staff who want to produce personalised labels, letters and attendance certificates from SIMS. Limited places so early booking is recommended. more...

Published: 27/02/2020 | Audience: School Leaders and Office Managers

Opportunity   Mathematics Subject Leader Networks

Come and join out successful Maths subject leader network, which is now in its 5th year. We shall be investigating manipulatives in Y5 and Y6 and consodering if we should be using a 5 a day approach as well as the normal updates and discussions more...

Published: 27/02/2020 | Audience: Mathematics Subkect Leaders

Opportunity   Using the CPA approach to improve pupils fluency and reasoning

This course is designed for teaching assistants to enable them to develop their use of every day classroom materials and structured mathematical resources to support the teaching and learning of calculation.  more...

Published: 27/02/2020 | Audience: HLTAs, TAs, NQTs, RQTs

Opportunity   DataBusting for Schools Roadshow Bradford/Leeds - 22/04/20 @ Hollins Hall

Databusting for Schools will unravel the complexities of dealing with educational data and explains statistics in an understandable, everyday way, relevant to your classroom and your school. more...

Published: 27/02/2020 | Audience: Headteachers, Governors, Heads of School, Assessment Leads, Deputy Heads and more!

Information   Revised secondary IDSR release

Ofsted have announced that the 2019 secondary inspection data summary reports (IDSR) have been updated with revised key stage 4 data, destinations and data for disadvantaged pupils. more...

Published: 27/02/2020 | Audience: Secondary Headteachers, Senior Managers and Data Managers

Information   Closure alerts on BSO

Please can you make sure that closure alerts that your school might put on BSO are double checked more...

Published: 27/02/2020 | Audience: All head teachers

Information   Brackenhill Primary - No internet

We are currently experiencing internet connection problems more...

Published: 25/02/2020 | Audience: ALL

Information   REMINDER -Delivering Relationships and Sex Education with Confidence Course

Places are still available for the Delivering Relationships and Sex Education with Confidence Course on 6 March 2020 at University Academy Keighley. *This course was due to take place on 28 February 2020 but had to be rescheduled to 6 March 2020* more...

Published: 25/02/2020 | Audience: ALL

Information   Project Development and Funding Workshop

REMINDER: for those candidates that attended Modular 1 in November 2019, Modular 2 is planned for 11th March 2020. All other candidates are still welcome ! The workshops offer delegates the opportunity to obtain tools to develop funding strategies, gain practical hands-on experience etc. more...

Published: 25/02/2020 | Audience: Fund Raisers, Business Managers etc.

Information   Singing Day with Prof. Paul Mealor at Bradford Cathedral

Bradford Cathedral Music Dept Celebrity Choral Day with Professor Paul Mealor, Professor of Composition at Aberdeen University. more...

Published: 25/02/2020 | Audience: Families interested in singing

Information   FREE CONSTRUCTION PROJECT TRAINING WORKSHOP

Client Services would like to invite you to a free Construction Project Training Workshop. All building projects no matter how big or small come with certain financial and safety risks, which need to be carefully managed. more...

Published: 25/02/2020 | Audience: Governors, Business Managers, Caretakers, Site Supervisors

Information   **REMINDER** Attendance Network Meeting **REMINDER**

The next Attendance Network Meeting is due to take place on Wednesday 4 March 2020 at Margaret McMillan Tower more...

Published: 25/02/2020 | Audience: ALL

Information   New Fully-funded Level 2 course Bradford College Distance Learning Team

Bradford College Distance Learning Team offer fully-funded level 2 courses. We have just taken on a new course CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Children and Young People’s Mental Health. If you are interested in enrolling onto this course or any other course please see below. more...

Published: 25/02/2020 | Audience: Members of staff or volunteers.

Information   Coronavirus – Advice

Coronavirus – Advice for all early years providers, schools and further education providers The government is closely monitoring the spread of the Coronavirus and is taking action at home and abroad. more...

Published: 24/02/2020 | Audience: Early years providers, schools and further education providers

Information   Items free to good home

Merlin Top has a 100 primary school dining chairs in grey to give away. more...

Published: 25/02/2020 | Audience: Primary Schools

Information   Directors Briefing Session for Heateachers

The next Directors Briefing Session for Head Teachers - formerly know as Head Teacher Briefing Sessions will take place on Thursday 27th February 2020 at the Bradford Hotel, Hall Ings, Bradford BD1 5SH - 8.30 - 10.30am more...

Published: 25/02/2020 | Audience: Headteachers

Information   Training: Maximising Memory in Primary Schools

Evidence Informed Training more...

Published: 24/02/2020 | Audience: Primary teachers, SLT, Headteachers

Information   Training - Metacognition and Self-regulated learning

Evidence Informed Training more...

Published: 24/02/2020 | Audience: Teachers and school leaders at Primary and Secondary

Opportunity   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.

Opportunity   SENCO Forum - Transition & EY's Inclusion Funding (Early Years PVI settings

SENCO Forum - Transition & EY's Inclusion Funding (Early Years PVI settings, is run by a specialist teacher from the 0-25 Specialist Teaching and Support Service Date 28/04/2020 more...

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

Opportunity   SENCO Forum - Supporting the Education, Health and Care Assessment process

SENCO Forum - Supporting the Education, Health and Care Assessment process in Early Years (Early Years PVI Settings) Dates - 12 March 2020 6.30pm - 9.00pm & 18 June 2020 8.30am - 9.00am - 11.30am Forum run by 0-25 Specialist Teaching and Support Services, Specialist Teachers more...

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

Opportunity   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.

Opportunity   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

Opportunity   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

Opportunity   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

Opportunity   Autism- supporting students in Secondary course

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

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

Opportunity   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

Opportunity   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

Opportunity   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

Information   '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

Opportunity   Real Conversations, British Values and SMSC Development

Real Conversations is an ambitious national programme that is reinventing community relations across the UK. Its core principle is that only by having difficult conversations –conversations that are often avoided because they are potentially divisive –can we understand the point of view of others. more...

Published: 24/02/2020 | Audience: Headteachers and senior and middle leaders leading on SMSC British values, Heads of Year 9 & 10,