News Archive

Information   2019 secondary inspection data summary report (IDSR) prototype release

The prototype of Ofsted's new secondary inspection data summary report (IDSR) has been released. more...

Published: 18/10/2019 | Audience: Headteachers, Senior Managers and Data Managers

Information   Updated Bradford’s Child Exploitation Risk Assessment Form

Updated Bradford’s Child Exploitation Risk Assessment Form more...

Published: 18/10/2019 | Audience: ALL

Information   Reminder - Directors Briefing Session for Head Teachers - 24th October 2019

The next Directors Briefing Session for Head Teachers - formerly know as Head Teacher Briefing Sessions will take place on Thursday 24th October 2019 at the Mercure Hotel, Bingley - 8.30 - 10.30am. more...

Published: 18/10/2019 | Audience: Head Teachers

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 more...

Published: 18/10/2019 | Audience: All School Staff

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 Inclusive Education Service specialists. more...

Published: 18/10/2019 | Audience: ALL

Opportunity   IES Courses Brochure V22.08.19

IES Courses Brochure more...

Published: 18/10/2019 | Audience: ALL

Opportunity   SENCO Forum - Transition & Early Years Inclusion Funding (Early Years PVIs)

Sessions Run by 0-25 Inclusive Education Specialist Teachers - The aim of the PVI SENCO Forums is to enable SENCO's to develop their role in promoting and supporting inclusive practice in their setting. more...

Published: 18/10/2019 | Audience: SENCO's 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: 18/10/2019 | Audience: All

Opportunity   The City of Bradford Festival of Talent is back for 2020

Calling all Under 18s more...

Published: 18/10/2019 | Audience: Governors, Headteachers, Music Teachers, Performing Arts

Opportunity   AUTISM- supporting students in Secondary

This course aims to improve theoretical knowledge of autism in secondary and to look at practical strategies used in classrooms across the whole range of the autistic spectrum. The content includes an introduction to the TEACH approach, social communication theory and zones of regulation. more...

Published: 18/10/2019 | Audience: Teachers, SENCOs, RQTs, NQTs

Opportunity   SEMH- Supporting students in Primary

The course provides an introduction to attachment in the classroom, trauma and loss, and explores theories by Louise Bomber and Helen Townsend to explore what survival looks like for children with SEMH. more...

Published: 18/10/2019 | Audience: Teachers, SENCOs, NQTs, RQTs 

Opportunity   How To Improve Progress For SLCN Mainstream Primary

The course develops an understanding of progress measures for students with speech, language and communication difficulties. Delegates will explore how to personalise learning through appropriate provision and to critically evaluate how this meets students needs. more...

Published: 18/10/2019 | Audience:  Teachers, SENCOs, NQTs, RQTs 

Opportunity   WSS- SEND SUMMIT

Lancashire and West Yorkshire Region CPD Event more...

Published: 18/10/2019 | Audience: SENCOs

Information   EU EXIT: PREPARATIONS FOR BRADFORD SCHOOLS.

The United Kingdom is due to leave the European Union on the 31st October 2019.  We want to ensure that you are supported through this process. You may be unsure of the consequences of Brexit and want some guidance on the issues that might be raised and how to prepare for these.   more...

Published: 17/10/2019 | Audience: ALL SCHOOLS

Information   Government guidance on sexual violence and sexual harassment

Government guidance for schools on sexual violence and sexual harassment between children in schools and colleges has been updated this month. more...

Published: 17/10/2019 | Audience: governing bodies, proprietors, headteachers, principals, senior leadership teams and designated safe

Opportunity   Safeguarding Disabled Children training

We are offering two new multi-agency courses in relation to safeguarding disabled children more...

Published: 17/10/2019 | Audience: Those who may work or are working with children with disabilities

Opportunity   Allegations Management training

We have set a new date for this course of Thursday 6th February 2020. more...

Published: 17/10/2019 | Audience: This course is for managers of staff who have contact with children including heads of service, head

Consultation   Primary & Secondary Formula Funding Consultaton 2020-21

Consultation documents setting out proposals for 2020/21 Primary & Secondary Schools Block formula funding arrangements have now been published. more...

Published: 17/10/2019 | Audience: Headteachers, CEOs, School Business Managers, School Finance Managers

Information   Attendance Network Meetings 2019 - 20

Attendance Network Meetings for 2019 - 20 have now been arranged more...

Published: 17/10/2019 | Audience: ALL

Information   Delivering Relationships and Sex Education with Confidence

Delivering Relationships and Sex Education with Confidence more...

Published: 17/10/2019 | Audience: ALL

Information   ** REMINDER ** Primary and Secondary DSL Network Meetings ** REMINDER**

The Primary and Secondary DSL Network Meetings are due to take place on Monday 21 October 2019 at Margaret McMillan Tower more...

Published: 17/10/2019 | Audience: ALL

Information   Achieving the Online Safety Mark CPD - registration closes Mon 21 Oct

Do you want your school to join the growing number of Bradford schools that have been awarded the SWGfL Online Safety Mark? This 3 day course will guide you on how to create, deliver and evaluate a detailed (e)Safeguarding action plan to meet the SWGfL Online Safety Mark standard. more...

Published: 16/10/2019 | Audience: Primary school SLT

Information   Real Life Maths Opportunity for Primary Schools - registration due to close

Are you looking for a way to motivate your pupils with a meaningful and engaging activity to improve their mathematical skills? The Maths in Motion challenge stimulates genuine excitement amongst pupils of all abilties and promotes teamwork and confidence amongst those who take part. more...

Published: 16/10/2019 | Audience: Primary School staff

Opportunity   Secondary SMSC Leaders Network Meeting - Wednesday 23rd October, City Hall

This Network meeting is free and open to all Secondary colleagues who lead SMSC in their schools with a special focus on 'Improving 'school experience' for our EE/ Roma pupils and new migrant children' more...

Published: 16/10/2019 | Audience: Secondary SMSC Leads

Information   'Spice Up Your Subjects' event 14 Nov - Registration closes Fri 25 Oct

The Curriculum Innovation team are offering you the opportunity to join them and fellow Subject Leaders at their Edtech event which will focus on enhancing teaching and learning across the curriculum. Come away with ideas, resources and teaching tips to stimulate creativity in your classroom. more...

Published: 16/10/2019 | Audience: Primary SLT & Computing Subject Leads

Opportunity   Free HENRY Training

HENRY are passionate about creating the best possible start in life. This means supporting the whole family to make positive lifestyle changes, creating healthier and happier home environments, and building healthier communities. more...

Published: 16/10/2019 | Audience: Anyone who has contact with families with children age 0-5 years

Opportunity   See what Buckden House OEC can do for you!

Buckden House is offering two day visits to the centre for school staff more...

Published: 15/10/2019 | Audience: School leaders, SLT, Head teachers, governors, teachers, NQTs, school business managers

Information   Roll out of Early Career Framework support package

Following the publication of the Early Career Framework in January, which will underpin a reformed statutory induction from September 2021, the Invitation to Tender for the procurement of the Full Induction Programme to support early roll-out of the Early Career Framework, has been announced. more...

Published: 15/10/2019 | Audience: Headteachers, NQT coordinators

Information   Attendance Treat - Bounce Planet - Wednesday 30th October 2019

Would you be interested in offering your pupils the very best in attendance treats available anywhere this October half term! Bounce Planet has really taken off and captured the imagination of children District wide. more...

Published: 15/10/2019 | Audience: headteachers / business managers / attendance officers / teachers

Opportunity   Governors HR Conference

We are excited to announce, PACT HR’s first Governors HR Conference dedicated to those who give their valuable time to perform this vital role in education establishments. more...

Published: 15/10/2019 | Audience: Governors and Trustees

Information   Prize Draw added to School Catering and Cleaning Client Satisfaction Survey

Facilities Management (Catering & Cleaning Services) conduct an online termly client satisfaction survey, which now features a free prize draw. more...

Published: 14/10/2019 | Audience: Head Teachers and School Business Managers

Opportunity   Bikeability Cycle Training

FREE Bikeability Cycle training for year 5 upwards. We have received some additional funding for Bikeability and we have availability right now through to 31st March. https://bso.bradford.gov.uk/content/bikeability more...

Published: 14/10/2019 | Audience: Primary Secondary Schools Community groups eg Scouts

Opportunity   Celebrating Education Yorkshire 2019 - teaching and learning conference

An event to celebrate the wonderful variety of pedagogies, examining teaching and learning across Maths, English, early years, primary, approaches to the curriculum and more. more...

Published: 14/10/2019 | Audience: NQT coordinators and NQTs

Information   School Holiday Calendar for 2020/21

Reminder To Submit School Holiday Calendar for 2020/21. more...

Published: 14/10/2019 | Audience: All School Staff