News Archive

Opportunity   Schools competition to celebrate International Migrants Day 2021

Bradford for Everyone, the Council of Europe and the Intercultural Cities programme (ICC) invite schools to engage in a competition to break down the stereotypes that reduce migrants and their identities to labels. more...

Published: 19/10/2021 | Audience: Heads, Assistant Heads, Teachers, HoYs.

Information   Shared Values - Bradford district

Shared Values Campaign launches as part of World Values Day (21 October 2021)!! more...

Published: 19/10/2021 | Audience: Heads, VPs, Assistant Heads, Heads of Year, Teachers

Information   Music Audits – Academic Year 2021-22

All Music Education Hubs have been tasked to visit schools and audit the delivery of music in the curriculum on an annual basis. We hope you will work with us to achieve this. more...

Published: 19/10/2021 | Audience: All Schools, Headteachers, Music Coordinators, Heads of Music

Information   Bradford Schools: Eco Heroes

Free Eco Heroes resources in local primary schools more...

Published: 19/10/2021 | Audience: Head Teachers and Teachers

Information   Bradford is #LIT - Fun for your families

Bradford is #LiT is a district-wide festival of light, which will culminate on Friday 5 and Saturday 6 November 2021 in Bradford city centre with a fun, free, family-friendly event between 5pm and 10pm. Please share details with your families. more...

Published: 18/10/2021 | Audience: all

Information   Be Bright Be Seen Information

Children are vulnerable road users all year round, however in addition to the dangers they ordinarily face, they will soon be making journeys in the dark, especially when the clocks go back on 31st October. more...

Published: 18/10/2021 | Audience: Head Teachers, After School Groups, All School Staff

Opportunity   STEM Learning - Join our Climate Change Virtual Careers Fair 1-12 November

https://www.stem.org.uk/news-and-views/news/join-our-climate-change-virtual-careers-fair more...

Published: 15/10/2021 | Audience: 13-18, secondary, STEM, SLT, Curriculum Leads, Careers Leads

Opportunity   Bradford Mental Health Senior Leads Training; DfE Grant Funded

In this Bradford based training; each suite of seven courses will be delivered to strengthen your school or college’s offer on mental health and wellbeing, as well as providing a valuable space for peer support and reflection. more...

Published: 15/10/2021 | Audience: Head Teachers

Opportunity   BRADFORD MENTAL HEALTH & EMOTIONAL WELLBEING CHARTERMARK

The focus of the Chartermark is to provide an opportunity for schools and settings to showcase the development of their whole school ethos and policy with regard to mental health and emotional wellbeing. more...

Published: 15/10/2021 | Audience: Head Teachers

Information   Learning through Landscapes – Local School Nature Grants

The Local School Nature Grants Scheme project is funded by six charitable trusts which receive their funding from People’s Postcode Lottery. more...

Published: 15/10/2021 | Audience: Headteachers

Information   Spooky half-term fun for families in Bradford Parks

Families on the lookout for things to do in Bradford District this half term can use the new Love Exploring App in Lister Park, Peel Park, Harold Park and Horton Park. more...

Published: 15/10/2021 | Audience: All

Information   Bradford Learning Network 2022-2025 contract launched

We are pleased to announce the new contract for the BLN is now available to buy. An individual renewal quote has been sent to headteachers and business managers who currently have a BLN contract, if you are part of a multi academy trust the whole trust contract has been sent to your head office. more...

Published: 15/10/2021 | Audience: Headteachers and Business Managers

Information   Mini SCIL and Educational Psychology Course Brochures for 21/22

Please see the up-to-date mini brochures for 0-25 Specialist Teaching & Support Services and Educational Psychology for 21/22. All course are to be booked through the Skills4Bradford website. https://skills4bradford.co.uk/Training - Service Provider – 0-25 STaSS & Educational Psychology. more...

Published: 15/10/2021 | Audience: All

Opportunity   SEMH - Bradford Nurture Group Network Meeting - Virtual Twilight Meetings

Support is available from the service for schools wishing to develop nurture  provision whether as a whole school approach or with a traditional nurture group. 0-25 Specialist Teaching and Support Services more...

Published: 15/10/2021 | Audience: All Staff

Opportunity   SCIL Team SEND Advice Hubs - ALL TEAMS - various dates - free appointments.

please see all available dates for our SCIL Teams SEND Advice Hubs - run by the 0-25 Specialist Teaching and Support Service - Autumn Term Dates. more...

Published: 15/10/2021 | Audience: ALL

Information   Home broadband pilot

The DfE is running a small-scale pilot project in partnership with BT, to provide fixed-line home broadband connection to families without broadband internet access more...

Published: 14/10/2021 | Audience: all

Opportunity   Support for your School's Early Years -Launch event

Bradford Birth to 19 has been re-commissioned by the Bradford Opportunity Area to provide CPD and support in the Early Years. more...

Published: 14/10/2021 | Audience: Head teachers, SLT, Early Years Leaders, EYFS teachers, PVI leaders

Event   Getting it right for siblings of disabled children

Siblings of disabled children play a unique role within their families and face significant challenges across the lifespan. The needs of this group of children and young people are often overlooked. This important conference will focus on the needs, rights and future aspirations of young siblings. more...

Published: 14/10/2021 | Audience: A half-day conference for professionals working across the children and young people sector

Opportunity   'Meadowsong' – Free CPD Opportunity – Places available for Year 3 Teacher

Are you a Year 3 Primary school teacher, looking to deliver a Cross-curricular scheme of work based on the Plants Topic? more...

Published: 14/10/2021 | Audience: Headteacher, KS2, cross-curricular, primary

Action   ECT induction update – action required

If you are no longer using Bradford as the Appropriate Body for ECT induction, then you should ensure you have downloaded all PDFs of previous assessment forms from ECT Manager and ensure each NQT/ECT has a copy of their own forms. more...

Published: 14/10/2021 | Audience: Headteachers, ECT induction coordinators

Consultation   Consultation on 2022/23 High Needs Formula Funding Arrangements

We have published today the Authority's consultation document, which sets out proposals for 2022/23 financial year high needs formula funding arrangements. more...

Published: 13/10/2021 | Audience: Headteachers & Principals, Business and Finance Managers, Governors and Trustees, of maintained

Consultation   Consultation on 2022/23 Formula Funding Arrangements

We have published today the Authority's consultation document, which sets out proposals for 2022/23 financial year formula funding arrangements for mainstream primary and secondary schools and academies. more...

Published: 13/10/2021 | Audience: Headteachers & Principals, Business and Finance Managers, Governors and Trustees in Primary and

Information   Using Micro:bits in your class - free session 15 Nov

Tim Bleazard is leading this free 2 hour Teach Computing session at The Innovation Centre Bradford from 14:45-17:15 on Monday 15 November. more...

Published: 13/10/2021 | Audience: Primary Computing Subject Leaders