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Opportunity   Schools Travel Subsidy Scheme for Holocaust Exhibition & Learning Centre

From today, eligible schools can claim back up to £350 for each coach hired or £200 for each minibus hired when booking an Active Learning Session at the new Holocaust Exhibition and Learning Centre in Huddersfield. more...

Published: 14/06/2019 | Audience: Teachers

Information   Pedestrian Safety Lesson/ Follow Up

The Year 3 pedestrian training film is available to all schools, once again. more...

Published: 14/06/2019 | Audience: Year 3 teachers

Information   Reducing Parental Conflict Workshops

Reducing Parental Conflict Workshops more...

Published: 14/06/2019 | Audience: Designated Safeguarding Leads

Opportunity   NQT mentor/co-ordinator training

There is still time to book a place on the next day of training for new mentors or coordinators. Wednesday July 10 2019 from 09:30-15:30 at Margaret McMillan Tower. more...

Published: 14/06/2019 | Audience: Headteachers, NQT co-ordinators and tutors

Opportunity   Apply now: Fully-funded National Professional Qualifications starting Sept

National Professional Qualification (NPQ) Scholarship Funding for the 2019/20 financial year (April 2019 to March 2020) has been confirmed. Exceed Teaching Schools will commence cohorts of NPQML and NPQSL in September 2019 in Bradford/Keighley. Apply now to secure places for these programmes. more...

Published: 14/06/2019 | Audience: Headteachers, Senior Leaders, Middle Leaders, Aspiring Midde Leaders

Information   Once In a Lifetime: Developing Senior Leadership Teams

Improving Impact, run by Stuart Herrington, have a new exciting training programme for Senior Leadership Teams available on the 4th July in Bradford. This is an additional date as the 14th June event is now sold out. Currently, there are places for one leadership team still available. more...

Published: 14/06/2019 | Audience: Headteachers

Action   Parental engagement: Opportunity Area support and investment (Updated)

To inform future OA investment in parental engagement, a self-evaluation survey taking 20 minutes to complete has been developed for all primary and nursery schools to undertake to inform how support is best provided in 2019-20 and to capture current provision, including hot-spots of good practice more...

Published: 14/06/2019 | Audience: Headteachers (Primary and nursery)

Action   Key Stage 2 Teacher Assessments Submission *Reminder*

The statutory deadline for your school to submit its Key Stage 2 Teacher Assessments to the NCA Tools website is THURSDAY 27th JUNE 2019. more...

Published: 14/06/2019 | Audience: All Primary Headteachers, KS2 Teaching Staff and Administrators

Opportunity   Resilience Passport expressions of interest from primary schools

Bradford District Care NHS Trust is ready to hear from primary schools interested in purchasing the award winning Resilience Passport - an evidence-based tool for schools to promote emotional well-being. Schools are encouraged to register their interest and find out about cost options available. more...

Published: 13/06/2019 | Audience: Primary schools

Opportunity   Community Led Launch Safeguarding Week Launch Event 24.06.2019

Come along to the community led launch of Safeguarding Week 2019 taking place 10.00-12.00 on Monday 24 June at Buttershaw Youth Centre. more...

Published: 13/06/2019 | Audience: Strategic leads and senior managers from all partnerships, board members, local community 

Opportunity   Safeguarding Week 2019 - A week of free learning opportunities!

This year Safeguarding Week is being held Monday 24 to Friday 28 June 2019 and will provide free learning opportunities for staff and volunteers working in the sectors of safeguarding children, adults and domestic abuse. more...

Published: 13/06/2019 | Audience: Open to all working with children, young people and adults

Information   Bradford City Summer Holiday Football Camps

Bradford City Summer Holiday Football Camps run across the district from 22 July to 30 August for boys and girls aged 5 to 13. more...

Published: 12/06/2019 | Audience: Teachers of pupils aged 5 to 13

Information   Space Chase Summer Reading Challenge 2019 Lift-Off Sat 13th July

Space Chase Summer Reading Challenge 2019 starts Saturday 13th July at all libraries across the Bradford district. This term encourage your pupils to participate using the free resources available to teachers. Visit www.spacechase.org.uk to access the YouTube Summer Reading Challenge trailer; more...

Published: 12/06/2019 | Audience: Primary Teachers & Head Teachers

Information   Reminder: Legionella Monitoring – Statutory Duty

A reminder of your Statutory Duty under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 to ensure you are taking suitable precautions to prevent or control the risk of exposure to legionella in your school. more...

Published: 12/06/2019 | Audience: Governors, Head Teachers, Business Managers, Caretakers, Site Managers etc.

Information   Phone problems at Princeville Primary

We are experiencing problems with our incoming phone lines. more...

Published: 12/06/2019 | Audience: Everyone

Information   Gallery Adventure and Digital Animation Workshops - Plastic Pollution

Impressions Gallery are running a special 2 hour Gallery adventure and digital animation workshops for KS1 to KS2. That will teach pupils all about plastic pollution in creative ways. They are also running VR and digital animation workshops for KS3 to KS5. more...

Published: 11/06/2019 | Audience: Teachers of KS1, KS2, KS3, KS4 and KS5

Information   Shipley College Open Day, Thursday 13th June, 3-7pm

Shipley College Open Days are a great way for you to come and check out the College and find out more about the courses and Apprenticeships we offer. You can talk to our tutors, get some careers advice and guidance and apply for your course. more...

Published: 11/06/2019 | Audience: School leavers, part-time students,m apprentices, teachers, careers advisors

Information   Young Open 2019 - 22 June to 10 November 2019

After previous successful Young Open exhibitions, the highly anticipated event is returning to celebrate young artist's work from Bradford.  more...

Published: 11/06/2019 | Audience: Everyone

Opportunity   Saltaire Festival Poetry competition 2019

Saltaire Festival invites you to enter our 2019 poetry competition to celebrate this year’s Festival theme: Textiles, Technology and Time. more...

Published: 11/06/2019 | Audience: Teachers, parents, school pupils

Action   Please help promote Bradford Festival

Thank you very much for your help with promoting our City Park events. A consignment of leaflets has been delivered to your school and we would be grateful if these could be handed to pupils as soon as possible so families can plan their visit between 12 and 14 July. more...

Published: 11/06/2019 | Audience: Headteachers

Information   Help Children in the Bradford District

In September 2019, Riddlesden St Mary's Primary School is going to launch a fundraiser called 'A Million pennies for One in a Million' (OIAM), but we would rather not do this alone and we are therefore looking for as many Bradford district schools to get involved as possible. more...

Published: 11/06/2019 | Audience: Senior Leaders and Fundraising staff

Opportunity   Complete an online questionnaire for a chance to win a £20 amazon voucher

In collaboration with the University of Leeds and the Born in Bradford project, we have created a short 10-minute questionnaire designed to explore primary school teacher/headteacher/teaching assistants' understanding of fundamental movement skills and perceptions of testing these skills in school more...

Published: 11/06/2019 | Audience: Primary school teachers, headteachers, teaching assistants, and special educational needs coordinato

Information   NSPCC Leeds Bradford Service Centre Open Day.

Come along to the NSPCC Leeds Bradford Service Centre Open Day. more...

Published: 11/06/2019 | Audience: ALL

Action   Booking Deadline - LA Headteacher Briefing Session - 26th June 2019

Headteacher Briefing Session - Book by Wednesday 19th June 2019 more...

Published: 11/06/2019 | Audience: Head Teachers

Opportunity   Bradford Research School Roadshow: Working With Parents to Support Children

Join us for this free twilight event on Monday 17th June, from 4.30-6pm looking at parental engagement which is consistently associated with better academic outcomes. We will explore the four key recommendations of the EEF guidance, and offer some practical recommendations for schools. more...

Published: 10/06/2019 | Audience: school staff interested in supporting effective parental engagement

Action   Summer School Census – May 2019 Outstanding Data Submissions

School Census is on Thursday 16 May 2019 and all schools are required to produce an electronic census return more...

Published: 10/06/2019 | Audience: Headteachers,Senior Leadership Team, Data Managers and School Administrators

Action   2019 EYFS, KS1 and Phonics Check Assessment Data Collections

Information and guidance regarding the 2019 EYFS, Key Stage 1 and Phonics Check Assessment data collections is now available. more...

Published: 10/06/2019 | Audience: Headteachers, Teachers, Administrators, Business Managers, Data Managers, Assessment Staff

Opportunity   Teen Brain – What’s going on? What can we do? - 24th June 2019

This is being delivered by Specialist Senior Educational Psychologist Helen Goult. This training is being funded by the Virtual School for Children Looked After so is free of charge. more...

Published: 10/06/2019 | Audience: Staff who work with Secondary School age and Post 16 Children Looked After

Opportunity   Traineeship & Apprenticeship Recruitment Event

Construction & Engineering recruitment event at Trinity Green, Bradford College. more...

Published: 10/06/2019 | Audience: Students interested in apprenticeships

Information   Internet and phone lines down - Lapage Primary School and Nursery

Please note that all the phone lines and the internet system is down at the moment. more...

Published: 10/06/2019 | Audience: All school and local authory

Opportunity   Introduction to Down syndrome (CPD certified)

Monday 24th June, 9.30 to 2:30pm - FREE This session will introduce Down syndrome to people who have little experience of working with children and young people who have Down syndrome. Vital training for all involved in the education, inclusion and development of a person with Down syndrome more...

Published: 10/06/2019 | Audience: Staff working with children and young people who have Down syndrome

Information   Mathematical Enquiry in the Primary School

The National Curriculum states that children should learn how to: reason mathematically. This course will show you how to use a ‘Low Threshold, High Ceiling’ lesson structure in order to teach children how to notice and discuss mathematical relationships and generalisations. more...

Published: 10/06/2019 | Audience: Teachers, Year 1 to 6

Information   Expert Teaching of Mathematics in Year 5

For children to achieve their full potential in the KS2 tests, every teacher in all year groups has their part to play with confidence, learning, gaps and misunderstandings. This course will help Yr5 teachers to deliver the Yr5 curriculum. more...

Published: 10/06/2019 | Audience: Year 5 Teachers

Information   Expert Teaching of Mathematics in Year 4

For children to achieve their full potential in the KS2 tests, every teacher in all year groups has their part to play with confidence, learning, gaps and misunderstandings. This course will help Yr4 teachers to deliver the Yr4 curriculum. more...

Published: 10/06/2019 | Audience: Year 4 Teachers

Information   Expert Teaching of Mathematics in Year 3

For children to achieve their full potential in the KS2 tests, every teacher in all year groups has their part to play with confidence, learning, gaps and misunderstandings. This course will help Yr3 teachers to deliver the Yr3 curriculum. more...

Published: 10/06/2019 | Audience: Year 3 Teachers

Information   Expert Teaching of Mathematics in Year 1

For children to achieve their full potential in the KS2 tests, every teacher in all year groups has their part to play with confidence, learning, gaps and misunderstandings. This course will help Yr1 teachers to deliver the Yr1 curriculum. more...

Published: 10/06/2019 | Audience: Year 1 Teachers

Consultation   Born in Bradford - Healthy & Happy Children/Have your say survey

We want to hear from you about your views on what makes children healthy and happy. This is the first phase of our community consultation, we will collate all the themes and then re-consult with the community to make joint decisions on research priorities for the future. more...

Published: 10/06/2019 | Audience: Young People, Parents, Carers, General Public, Teachers, Social Workers, Health Professionals, Youth

Opportunity   Early Years Effective Management Course

Are you an Early Years Manager or Deputy interested in how to successfully manage your team and improve your skills as a Nursery Manager. more...

Published: 10/06/2019 | Audience: Early Years Managers and Deputys

Information   Family activities at this Saturday's Bradford Cathedral Centenary Festival

To celebrate the half-way point of our Centenary year, we are opening up our doors for a series of incredible activities and events that you can take part in! It's all happening Saturday 15th June from 11am onwards. more...

Published: 10/06/2019 | Audience: Families

Information   Free Nursery Tables (aged 3 - 4)

We have 13 x Claughtons tables for ages 3-4 free to a good home. more...

Published: 10/06/2019 | Audience: Headteacher, teacher, office, nursery staff, reception staff