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Information   Free Winter Workshops on 3rd January

The Winter Workshops are for children from the Bradford Community from ages 4-11. more...

Published: 11/12/2019 | Audience: Teachers, Parents, Head teachers, Families, Primary schools

Opportunity   Including children with Down syndrome - an introduction

Including children with Down syndrome - an introduction, with Dr Wendy Uttley at the Down Syndrome Training & Support Service, Bingley. This training is vital training for all staff working with children and young people with Down syndrome and it is FREE more...

Published: 11/12/2019 | Audience: staff working with people who have Down syndrome and other learning disabilities

Opportunity   Down syndrome and teaching number skills beyond 10, time and money

Tackling number skills beyond 10...counting in 10s and 5s, basic addition/subtraction, recognising/ordering numbers, learning days of the week and how to tell the time, learning about money..all of the everyday basics. more...

Published: 11/12/2019 | Audience: staff working with people who have Down syndrome and other learning disabilities

Opportunity   HEALTH & SAFETY PREMISES MANAGEMENT TRAINING - 23RD JANUARY 2020

The training is aimed at staff who have responsibilities for the management of school premises more...

Published: 11/12/2019 | Audience: DSLs, SLT team involved in health & Safety, Premises Managers/Caretakers

Opportunity   EDUCATIONAL VISITS COORDINATOR & EVOLVE TRAINING - 21ST JANUARY 2020

This course will help your educational setting meet the requirements of the Section 4 of the 175 Safeguarding Audit more...

Published: 11/12/2019 | Audience: SLT members and school staff responsible for organising school visits

Opportunity   FIRE SAFETY MANAGEMENT TRAINING - 20TH JANUARY 2020

Supporting the 175 Safeguarding Audit Section 4 more...

Published: 11/12/2019 | Audience: DSLs, SLT Team involved in Health & Safety, Premises Managers/Caretakers

Opportunity   HEALTH & SAFETY PRINCIPLES & PRACTICE - 15TH JANUARY 2020

The course builds on the introductory course (Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH), for those colleagues whose role relates to managing health & safety in the workplace. more...

Published: 11/12/2019 | Audience: Head Teachers, SLT, Premises Staff/Caretakers responsible for site security

Opportunity   CHARTERED INSTITUTE OF ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH (CIEH) - 14TH JANUARY 2020

Health and Safety Awareness - An introduction to occupational health and safety. A Chartered Institute of Environmental Health Course (CIEH) more...

Published: 11/12/2019 | Audience: Anyone new to the role of Site Managers/Caretakers, Senior Leaders and staff responsible for managin

Opportunity   IOSH MANAGING SAFELY ACCREDITED TRAINING - 4 DAYS

4-Day IOSH accredited course which is designed for Managers, Supervisors and Team Leaders who are responsible for the safety of their colleagues. more...

Published: 11/12/2019 | Audience: Managers, Supervisors and Team Leaders who are responsible for the safety of their colleagues

Opportunity   INVACUATION/EVACUATION & LOCKDOWN TRAINING - 6TH MARCH 2020

A workshop designed to give guidance to schools in managing a potentially violent or dangerous situation in or around the school premises. more...

Published: 11/12/2019 | Audience: DSL, Head Teachers, Governors & Business Managers

Opportunity   INVACUATION/EVACUATION & LOCKDOWN TRAINING - 9TH JANUARY 2020

A workshop to given guidance to schools in managing a potentially violent or dangerous situation in or around the school premises. more...

Published: 11/12/2019 | Audience: DSL, Head Teachers, Governors & Business Managers

Information   Bradford Children and Young Peoples Lifestyle Survey

We are planning to repeat the successful Children and Young Peoples Lifestyle Survey that was last carried out in 2012/13. Invitations will be being sent to headteachers in early January more...

Published: 10/12/2019 | Audience: All Headteachers

Information   Introduction to the film Industry for GSCE Media Studies

Wednesday 29 January 2020 This interactive study day will help students prepare for GCSE Film Studies with expert advice, activities and resources. more...

Published: 10/12/2019 | Audience: GCSE Film Studies

Opportunity   Delivering relationships and sex education with confidence course

Delivering relationships and sex education with confidence course more...

Published: 10/12/2019 | Audience: ALL

Information   Christmas events at Bradford Cathedral

Join us for Christmas services, concerts and events and more at Bradford Cathedral. more...

Published: 10/12/2019 | Audience: Families and children

Information   FREE Parental Conflict & Family Mediation Service Available

FREE SERVICE for families receiving benefits and low income more...

Published: 10/12/2019 | Audience: parents, carers and families

Information   UPDATED - Polar Express in 3D at National Science and Media Museum

Looking for an end of term treat for your pupils? Don't miss our showing of Polar Express, exclusively for schools at the National Science and Media Museum. more...

Published: 10/12/2019 | Audience: Teachers, Schools

Information   Royal Institution Christmas Lecture Live Screening

Join us for an exclusive live screening of one of the Royal Institution’s Christmas Lectures, written and presented by mathematician and TV and radio personality Dr Hannah Fry. more...

Published: 09/12/2019 | Audience: Kids aged 11+, schools, parents, teachers, maths teachers

Information   A new training course; Metacognition and Self-regulated learning:

New to 2020 more...

Published: 09/12/2019 | Audience: Teachers and school leaders at Primary and Secondary

Information   New Training: Maximising Memory and the Science of Learning

Delivered by Bradford Research School more...

Published: 09/12/2019 | Audience: Teachers and school leaders at Secondary

Information   Training: Leading Learning - Improving the quality of CPD in your school

Leading Learning more...

Published: 09/12/2019 | Audience: School leaders at Primary and Secondary

Information   New upcoming Training : Improving Secondary English

Training : Improving Secondary English more...

Published: 09/12/2019 | Audience: English Teachers and Leaders

Information   School Travel Newsletter December 2019

The latest newsletter is available for parents and carers who use the Council's school travel service, including useful numbers to contact when bad weather might affect your transport. Please share with parents and carers at your school who use this service. more...

Published: 09/12/2019 | Audience: Those working with pupils who use the Council's school travel service

Action   'Children Looked After' - Autumn Term Attainment Data

A big thank you to everyone who has entered the Autumn term attainment data for this academic year for 'Children Looked After'. Please can we remind those of you who have not submitted this data on BSO that it is due and to do so at your earliest convenience. more...

Published: 09/12/2019 | Audience: Designated Teachers of ''Children Looked After'

Information   Polar Express in 3D at National Science and Media Museum - School Special

Looking for an end of term treat for your pupils? Don't miss our showing of Polar Express, exclusively for schools at the National Science and Media Museum. more...

Published: 09/12/2019 | Audience: Teachers

Opportunity   Chellow SENDCO and Teacher Support

Do you want some practical support, an opportunity to meet with others and have some support from specialists working within SEN in a special school? more...

Published: 09/12/2019 | Audience: SENDCOs,Teachers, SNTAs

Consultation   Sufficiency of Specialist places for Children and Young People with SEND

Consultation for Sufficiency of Specialist places for Children and Young People with Special Education Needs and Disabilities (SEND) across the Bradford District. more...

Published: 09/12/2019 | Audience: All Headteachers and Staff

Information   FREE Parental Conflict & Family Mediation Service Available

FREE SERVICE for families receiving benefits and low income more...

Published: 09/12/2019 | Audience: parents, carers and families

Information   Deadline for schools to claim Service Pupil Premium is approaching

Service Pupil Premium (SPP) was introduced by the Department for Education (DfE) as part of the commitment to delivering the Armed Forces Covenant. more...

Published: 09/12/2019 | Audience: All

Opportunity   Portage Workshop–A Small Steps Approach to learning for Children with SEND

This is a 3 day course, run by the Bradford Portage Team more...

Published: 06/12/2019 | Audience: Early Years Practitioners, SENCO’s & EYFS Teachers particularly those working in Day Nurseries a

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: 06/12/2019 | Audience: Early Years Practitioners, SENCOs & EYFS Teachers particularly those working in Day Nurseries a

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 Inclusive Education Service, specialist Teachers more...

Published: 06/12/2019 | Audience: SENCOs in Early Years Private, Voluntary and Independent settings.

Opportunity   SENCO Forum - Early Identification of SEN in the Early Years (EY's & PVI)

Dates of Forum - 10 Feb 2020 - Part 1 9.30am-12.00 Noon Part 2 1.00pm - 3.30pm 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 Inclusive Education Service, specialist teacher more...

Published: 06/12/2019 | Audience: SENCOs In Early Years, Private, Voluntary and Independent settings.

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

Date & Times - 14 Jan 2020 1pm - 3.30pm & 28 April 2020 - 6.30pm - 9.00pm Margaret McMillan Tower Bradford. Courses run by 0-25 Inclusive Education Service, specialist teachers. more...

Published: 06/12/2019 | Audience: SENCOs in Early Years Private, Voluntary and Independent settings.

Information   Learn and Develop Bradford's eLearning courses

Fraud Awareness, Information Security and the GDPR, Hazardous Substances and many more. more...

Published: 06/12/2019 | Audience: All staff

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: 06/12/2019 | Audience: All

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: 06/12/2019 | Audience: All School Staff

Opportunity   National Nurture Group Network Accredited Training, 3 day course, see below

Course Delivered by SEMH Team - 0-25 Inclusive Education Service Dates - Day 1 -31.01.2020 Day 2 - 03.02.2020 Day 3 - 24.04.2020 more...

Published: 06/12/2019 | Audience: Teaching Assistants, SENCO's Behaviour Leaders, HLTAs, Class Teachers and NQTs

Opportunity   Social Communication: Principals into Practice Network 13/02/2020

event run by 0-25 Inclusive education service Specialist Teacher more...

Published: 06/12/2019 | Audience: All Early Years staff working in a PVI setting.

Information   December 2019 & January 2020 newsletter Down Syndrome Training & Support

Please visit http://www.downsyndromebradford.com/newsletters/ Happy Christmas more...

Published: 06/12/2019 | Audience: staff working with children and young people who have Down syndrome

Opportunity   Social Communication: Principals into Practice Network - 27 Apr 2020

This event is run by the 0-25 Inclusive Education Service - Specialist Teacher Date and Time 27 Apr 2020 09:00 - 12:00 Venue Margaret McMillan Tower (MMT / Prince's Way, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD1 1NN more...

Published: 06/12/2019 | Audience: All Early Years staff working in a PVI setting.

Information   The National Lottery Heritage Fund - 'What is Heritage' Small Grant Event

This FREE workshop is for groups who haven't applied for funding before and are interested in finding out more about The National Lottery Heritage Fund Small Grants programme, and the wide range of work and activities we can support. more...

Published: 06/12/2019 | Audience: All

Information   Free Accredited Level 2 Courses

Enhance your skills with free level 2 courses! more...

Published: 05/12/2019 | Audience: Employees, Professionals

Consultation   Consultation on proposal to reduce PAN at Bradford Forster Academy

Statutory consultation on the proposed reduction in Published Admission Number (PAN) for Bradford Forster Academy from 210 to 180 for 2021/22 academic year more...

Published: 05/12/2019 | Audience: Headteachers of Bradford District Secondary Schools

Information   School Grant Funding Newsletter

ach year it is estimated that £2.75 billion is available through 8,800 grant funders and trusts. Don't miss out ! more...

Published: 05/12/2019 | Audience: Fund Raisers, Business Managers etc

Information   2019 - 2020 School Holiday Calendar

The 2019-2020 school holiday calendar has now been added to BSO. more...

Published: 05/12/2019 | Audience: All school staff

Information   Cyber Crime Prevention

Please see attached information regarding Cyber Crime Prevention more...

Published: 05/12/2019 | Audience: ALL

Information   Phone lines

Home Farm Primary School phone lines are now working. more...

Published: 05/12/2019 | Audience: All

Information   Headteacher Masterclasses 2019-20

Fully funded support for recently appointed headteachers, aspiring headteachers and new to Bradford headteachers. more...

Published: 05/12/2019 | Audience: Headteachers and Senior Leaders

Information   Fault on phone line

We continue to experience problems with incoming calls. more...

Published: 05/12/2019 | Audience: All

Opportunity   Deepening Learning Experiences in Maths - I See Maths - LAST CHANCE

The CSPTSA have linked with Gareth Metcalfe at I See Maths for a 2-day CPLD session on Deepening learning experiences in Maths. more...

Published: 05/12/2019 | Audience: Maths Leaders