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Information   Henry Healthy Families Parenting Programme

The Henry Healthy Families Programme aims to provide parents with the skills, knowledge and confidence to give babies and young children a healthy start in life. more...

Published: 30/09/2022 | Audience: Parental Involvement/Safeguarding/Pastoral/SEN

Information   Cycle to School Week 3-7 October 2022

Organised by Bikeability and Sustrans, Cycle to School Week is a great opportunity to encourage families to embark on an active school run and try cycling and scooting to school. more...

Published: 30/09/2022 | Audience: School Staff

Information   Mini SCIL and Educational Psychology Course Brochures for 22/23

Please see the up-to-date mini brochures for 0-25 Specialist Teaching & Support Services and Educational Psychology for 22/23. All course are to be booked through the Skills4Bradford website. https://skills4bradford.co.uk/Training - Service Provider – 0-25 STaSS & Educational Psychology. more...

Published: 30/09/2022 | Audience: All

Information   SCIL Team SEND Advice Hubs - ALL TEAMS - free appointments

SCIL Team SEND Advice Hubs - run by the 0-25 Specialist Teaching and Support Service. (ST&SS) more...

Published: 30/09/2022 | Audience: ALL

Information   SEMH - Bradford Nurture Network Meetings - Twilight sessions.

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. These are run by the 0-25 Specialist Teaching and Support Services, (SCIL), Social Communication, Interaction and Learning Team. more...

Published: 30/09/2022 | Audience: All Staff

Event   Team-Based Learning Symposium and TALENT Project Showcase

We’re writing to invite you to join us at the University of Bradford on Wednesday 23rd November to learn about how Team-Based Learning (TBL) is being used in schools, colleges, and universities in Europe. more...

Published: 29/09/2022 | Audience: Headteachers, Principals, Teachers interested in Team-Based Learning and Active and Collaborative Le

Opportunity   Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering

Skills for Work, part of Bradford Council are currently delivering our newest course– Level 2 Award in Food Safety. more...

Published: 29/09/2022 | Audience: School Business Managers, Headteachers, Catering Staff

Information   Smoothwall Monitor, Cloud Filter & Cloud Portal training

David Navin, Smoothwall Account Director, is delivering free online training sessions aimed at Designated Safeguarding Leads to introduce the new Smoothwall Cloud safeguarding system and the additional features within the Smoothwall Monitor solution. more...

Published: 29/09/2022 | Audience: Designated Safeguarding Leads at Bradford Learning Network schools

Information   Free Online Safety Seminars for BLN contracted schools

Schools with a BLN contract have access to free termly Online Safety seminar update sessions delivered remotely via Microsoft Teams. A number of sessions are being delivered in October by Paul Scott and Tim Bleazard, Innovation Services. more...

Published: 29/09/2022 | Audience: Computing curriculum leads and safeguarding leads at schools with a Bradford Learning Network contra

Opportunity   Stammering & Down syndrome

SPEECH & LANGUAGE NETWORK NORTH (part of Down Syndrome Training & Support Service) are offering a specialist training day for SLTs. ‘STAMMERING & DOWN SYNDROME’, with BEN BOLTON-GRANT, Course Director for MSc Speech and Language Therapy at Leeds Beckett University more...

Published: 29/09/2022 | Audience: speech & language therapists

Opportunity   Signing and children with Down syndrome

covering approx 300 basic signs to help with the communcation and language development of children with Down syndrome more...

Published: 29/09/2022 | Audience: staff working with children and young people who have Down syndrome

Opportunity   Lets make it visual

Let’s make it visual — using visual resources to develop the language, communication and literacy skills of children with Down syndrome more...

Published: 29/09/2022 | Audience: staff working with children who have Down syndrome and other LD

Opportunity   Teaching basic number skills to children with Down syndrome and other LD

Detailing the challenges faced by children who have Down syndrome and other learning disabilities and demonstrating how the use of Numicon as a visual representation of number can help to overcome these difficulties and lead to increased understanding and confidence of basic number skills more...

Published: 29/09/2022 | Audience: staff working with children and young people who have Down syndrome

Information   Truancy Policy

West Yorkshire Police and the Education Safeguarding Team would like to alert DSLs to the force Truancy policy more...

Published: 29/09/2022 | Audience: Headteachers and Designated Safeguarding Leads in schools

Information   Free financial education resources for primary schools

Equip your pupils with essential life skills around financial education. more...

Published: 29/09/2022 | Audience: Head Teachers / Teachers

Information   2022- 2023 School Holiday Calendar

The 2022-2023 school holiday calendar has now been added to BSO more...

Published: 29/09/2022 | Audience: All School Staff

Event   Health and Social Care Careers Fair

Join employers and professionals working across the district to learn more about the range of career options in health and social care. more...

Published: 28/09/2022 | Audience: Headteachers in schools

Information   Online Safety CPD opportunities for primary school staff - autumn term

Paul Scott, Innovation Services Manager, is delivering a range of online and face to face courses this autumn aimed at primary staff with responsibility for safeguarding or Computing/online safety. more...

Published: 28/09/2022 | Audience: Primary school staff with responsibility for Safeguarding and SLT responsible for Computing/Online S

Information   Computing Subject Leader including getting deep dive ready (2 day course)

This 2 day face to face course is ideal for staff new to subject leadership or those who want to develop their present role. Delivered at The Innovation Centre Bradford by Tim Bleazard, Curriculum Innovation Consultant, this course is designed for both existing and new Computing subject leaders. more...

Published: 28/09/2022 | Audience: Computing subject leaders & Computing specialist staff

Event   The Webinar Briefing Session - November 2022

We are pleased to announce that PACT HR will be running their next briefing session via pre-recorded webinar in November 2022 for Senior Leaders in schools. more...

Published: 28/09/2022 | Audience: Senior Leaders in schools.

Event   Still time tor register for Bradford Manufacturing Weeks careers initiative

Bradford Manufacturing Weeks begins on 3rd October meaning there's still time to sign up for careers-based student experiences in the Bradford district. more...

Published: 27/09/2022 | Audience: Teachers, careers leads

Information   Apprenticeships Unlocked Event 2023 - Save the Date

Save the date - Wednesday 15th February 2023 more...

Published: 27/09/2022 | Audience: Careers Leads, Post-16

Opportunity   Reducing Parental Conflict

Reducing Parental Conflict Training more...

Published: 27/09/2022 | Audience: PSHE Teams in schools

Opportunity   Relationships Matter

As part of our Reducing Parental Conflict project, we are really excited to launch three online courses for parents. more...

Published: 27/09/2022 | Audience: PSHE Teams in schools

Information   YPO Update - Energy Relief Scheme

YPO update regards support for schools energy bills, this applies to schools whose utility contract has been procured through YPO via the Bradford Council Energy team. more...

Published: 26/09/2022 | Audience: Head teachers, business managers, finance managers

Information   Upcoming NCCE Primary Computing CPD

Tim Bleazard, Curriculum Innovation, is delivering a number of NCCE primary computing courses this term - online short courses are free & face-to-face courses are £65/day but schools receive a bursary of £220 for the first course they attend this academic year. more...

Published: 26/09/2022 | Audience: Primary school computing leads

Information   Free Computing Support from an NCCE Subject Matter Expert

All Bradford schools can access three and a half hours of in-school Computing support from a National Centre for Computing Education Subject Matter Expert. The funding for this support was originally scheduled to run until July 2022 but has now been extended until March 2023. more...

Published: 26/09/2022 | Audience: Primary school computing leads

Information   Inflatable Fun Days - 2023 End of School year treat for Pupils and Staff

BOOK NOW FOR 2023 TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT! Are you looking to give your amazing pupils and staff a well-deserved "fun day" during the final summer term of 2023? The Bradford Community Play & Development Service is here to help you plan and deliver your event hassle-free. more...

Published: 26/09/2022 | Audience: All school staff

Opportunity   Mapping NEET prevention in Bradford

New project from University of Huddersfield launches in Bradford more...

Published: 26/09/2022 | Audience: Careers leaders, Head of year 10/11, SENCO, Virtual School Headteacher,

Event   Bradford City Fun Football sessions

Fun football session for u5-u7s on 14 October. Part of Football Club's Academy pathway. more...

Published: 26/09/2022 | Audience: School year 2 & 3

Information   Pastoral Training for Support Staff

Amended dates for the Pastoral Staff Training this term have been published. Further details are available on the Skills4Bradford website and under School Governance and Workforce Development more...

Published: 23/09/2022 | Audience: Headteachers, pastoral Staff, SENDCos.

Opportunity   Governor Training programme

The downloadable version of the Autumn Term Governor Training Programme has been uploaded to the school Governor service section of this website. more...

Published: 23/09/2022 | Audience: Headteachers, Governors