News Archive

Information   National Storytelling Week

This January 26th to February 2nd is National Storytelling Week! more...

Published: 18/01/2019 | Audience: All primary and secondary schools

Consultation   St Bede's and St Joseph's Catholic College - Admissions Policy for 2020/21

Consultation - SBSJ Admission Policy for 2020/21 The Governors of St Bede's and St Joseph's Catholic College would like to give notice of changes to the schools Admission Policy for the 2020/2021 academic year. more...

Published: 18/01/2019 | Audience: Consultation Document

Opportunity   KS2 Famous Fossil Workshop at Cliffe Castle Museum

Bradford’s Famous Fossil - A Victorian science and discovery story at Cliffe Castle Museum in Keighley. more...

Published: 18/01/2019 | Audience: KS2 Teachers

Information   DIVERSE LEADERS FOR TOMORROW – FREE FUNDED CLPD FOR BME LEADERS

This programme has been developed to tackle equality and diversity challenges and is for BME leaders aspiring to their next stage promoted leadership roles. Participants will learn from each other and develop their effectiveness as leaders on a programme where they are in the majority. more...

Published: 18/01/2019 | Audience: schools, head teachers teaching staff

Action   Essential Life Skills - Autumn Monitoring

ELS Autumn monitoring forms are now due. more...

Published: 18/01/2019 | Audience: head teachers schools primary schools secondary schools teachers school business managers

Information   * Safeguarding Concern *

We would like to highlight concern raised by one of our Headteacher’s about a mobile app more...

Published: 18/01/2019 | Audience: ALL

Action   Primary and Secondary School 2019-20 FFT Aspire Subscriptions

Important information for schools regarding 2019-20 FFT Aspire subscriptions. more...

Published: 18/01/2019 | Audience: Headteachers, Members of SLT, Business Managers, Data Managers

Action   Changes to the Data Sharing Agreement between Bradford Council and Schools

An updated Data Sharing Agreement between Bradford Council and Schools was sent to all headteachers in December. We would be grateful if the schools that haven't already returned their signed Data Sharing Agreement return it before Friday 18 January 2019 by following the instructions below. more...

Published: 18/01/2019 | Audience: All Headteachers, SLT, Business Managers and Data Managers

Information   Wycliffe CE Primary

Telephone lines and internet are currently not working. more...

Published: 18/01/2019 | Audience: Everyone

Opportunity   MELODY MUNCHKINS

Toddler Music Group Ages 0-4. at Music & Arts Service, Fairfax House Flockton Road, Bradford BD4 7RY. more...

Published: 17/01/2019 | Audience: Early Years & Nurseries

Information   Bradford City FC Community Foundation Half Term coaching, fun and games

PLEASE COMMUNICATE TO ALL PARENTS. Half term holiday coaching camps open to boys and girls, ages 5-13 and of all abilities. From £15 per day. more...

Published: 17/01/2019 | Audience: All parents

Information   5th Annual Music Education Conference

5th Annual Music Education Conference 2019 Nurturing Musical Talent – Wednesday 6 March 2019. 8.30 am to 5.00 pm. (Lunch and refreshments provided throughout the day) At Mercure Bradford, Bankfield Hotel, Bradford Road, Bingley BD16 1TU See link for further information and to make your bookings more...

Published: 17/01/2019 | Audience: Everybody

Opportunity   *Course* Introduction to Safeguarding

Child protection training is important for everyone no matter your occupation nor how frequently you work with children and/or their families. more...

Published: 17/01/2019 | Audience: Early Years Childcare Practitioners, Childminders, Out of school clubs and Practitioners based in sc

Information   Safeguarding Hub Courses Brochure - Spring 2019

Please see attached brochure for events due to take place in Spring 2019 more...

Published: 17/01/2019 | Audience: ALL

Information   Developing children's language and thinking mathematically from Birth to 5

An Early Education training course by Kay Rooks, delivered at St Edmund's Nursery School, Girlington BD8 9QW on 1st March 2019. 09:30 to 15:30 EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT FOR BOOKINGS MADE BEFORE 18 JANUARY 2019 more...

Published: 17/01/2019 | Audience: Early years teachers and practitioners

Opportunity   *New Course* Managing Allergies & Epi-Pen Training

Every school and many early years settings are likely to have at least one child who is severely allergic to a type of food. For many children, the symptoms of allergy are mild, however, occasionally the symptoms are severe and they may even be life-threatening. more...

Published: 17/01/2019 | Audience: All Early Years Settings, Primary Schools and Secondary Schools

Action   Looked After Children - Termly Attainment Data

A big thank you to everyone who has entered their autumn term attainment data for this academic year. Please can we remind those of you who have not submitted this data on BSO to do so at your earliest convenience. more...

Published: 16/01/2019 | Audience: Designated Teachers of Looked After Children and Head Teachers

Opportunity   Enhance your staff or volunteers skills with fully funded level 2 courses

Bradford College has secured funding to continue to run distance learning courses into 2018/19. If you would like to secure places on these courses please get in touch now by emailing: distancelearning@bradfordcollege.ac.uk Read on for details of the fully funded courses we provide! more...

Published: 16/01/2019 | Audience: All staff and Volunteers

Information   Family Weight Management course

A FREE 6 week program for families with children age 12 and over who need help with weight management, making healthy choices or even just brushing up their exercise and nutrition knowledge. more...

Published: 16/01/2019 | Audience: Headteachers, Teachers, Parent Liaison Officers, Inclusion Officers, School Nurses, Parents

Information   Wycliffe CE Primary

Phone lines are now working more...

Published: 16/01/2019 | Audience: All schools and education groups

Information   Portage Workshop: A Small Steps Approach to learning for Children with SEND

3 day workshop open to anyone working with young children (under 7) with additional needs /disabilities and their families more...

Published: 16/01/2019 | Audience: Parents and all Early Years Practitioners, SENCOs & Teachers particularly those working in nurse

Information   Working Together - thresholds, consent and the Front Door

Purpose of the session: Consistent understanding and application of the continuum of need and thresholds. Develop a shared understanding of the progress made around Early Help and Prevention and the integrated Front Door more...

Published: 16/01/2019 | Audience: ALL

Information   Bradford District Schools Annual 5v5 Football Festival 2019

Bradford Council's annual schools football festival take place for the 22nd consecutive year at Marley Activities and Coaching Centre, Keighley. more...

Published: 15/01/2019 | Audience: All district primary, secondary schools and academies.

Information   Phone lines down

Our phone lines arw currently down due to power issues more...

Published: 15/01/2019 | Audience: All schools and education departments

Information   Bogus Emails Masquerading as Shibden Head Primary Academy email.

A number of individuals and organisations have reported receiving bogus emails from Shibden Head office email account. more...

Published: 15/01/2019 | Audience: All Schools and Bradford Council Agencies and Employees

Information   School Catering and Cleaning Client Satisfaction Survey: 1st Term (2018-19)

Facilities Management (Catering & Cleaning Services) conduct a termly client satisfaction survey that is now available to complete online. more...

Published: 15/01/2019 | Audience: Head Teachers and School Business Managers

Information   Intermittent phone problem at Silsden Primary School

We are still having intermittent phone issues at Silsden Primary school. If you are trying to contact either our Aire View or Hothfield site and are unable to get through on the phone, please e-mail office@silsden.bradford.sch.uk. Thank you. more...

Published: 15/01/2019 | Audience: All schools and departments

Information   Secondary School Hate Crime Powerpoint

West Yorkshire Police have created a power point for an assembly on Hate Crime. more...

Published: 15/01/2019 | Audience: Teachers, DSLs, Headteachers

Opportunity   Linking English and Maths Learning Skills to Accelerate Children’s Progress

Alison Philipson and Sharon Day link up to provide a course helping pupils to access the KS2 SATs through inference and reasoning skills. more...

Published: 15/01/2019 | Audience: All primary schools

Opportunity   Linking English and Maths Learning Skills to Accelerate Children’s Progress

Alison Philipson and Sharon Day link up to provide a course helping pupils to access the KS2 SATs through inference and reasoning skills. more...

Published: 14/01/2019 | Audience: All primary schools

Information   Road Safety Provision Questionnaire

All schools should have now received a copy of the questionnaire via the internal post. more...

Published: 14/01/2019 | Audience: Primary Schools

Opportunity   DIVERSE LEADERS FOR TOMORROW

FREE FUNDED CLPD FOR BME LEADERS. This programme has been developed to tackle equality and diversity challenges and is for BME leaders aspiring to their next stage promoted leadership roles. more...

Published: 14/01/2019 | Audience: For the attention of Primary and Secondary Headteachers

Information   Chellow OATS SENCO Support Tuesday 15th January 2019 4pm start

Are you a SENDCO or teacher who wants some practical support, an opportunity to meet with others and have some support from specialists working within SEN in a special school? more...

Published: 14/01/2019 | Audience: SENDCOs, Class Teachers

Information   Phonelines are down at Silsden Primary School

We are in the process of having a new phone system installed at Silsden Primary School and currently both lines for our Hothfield and Aire View sites are unavailable. more...

Published: 14/01/2019 | Audience: To all schools and education departments

Information   Maths CPD Opportunity - Sharon Day & Curriculum Innovation Service

Evidencing the Development of Greater Depth Thinking in Mathematics by using the Outdoor Environment - 5 March, 7 May, 18 June more...

Published: 14/01/2019 | Audience: Primary Mathematics Subject Leaders

Information   Selecting your School Meals Menu Options

A new menu that is fully compliant with both the Statutory Food Based Standards and the Soil Association, has been prepared by Bradford Council's in-house catering service, Facilities Management, providing a base which you can adjust, as required to achieve a bespoke menu for your school. more...

Published: 14/01/2019 | Audience: Nursery, Primary & Primary SEN School Head Teachers and Business Managers

Opportunity   Governor Vacancies Information please

School Governor Service (SGS) are working with blue chip companies to recruit potential governors. Please could schools notify SGS of their Governance vacancies to support recruitment. more...

Published: 14/01/2019 | Audience: Governors,Clerks, Head Teacher

Consultation   Consultation on the proposed reduction in PAN at Princeville Primary School

Bradford Council is consulting on reducing the Published Admission Number (PAN) for Princeville Primary School from 90 to 60 from September 2020. more...

Published: 14/01/2019 | Audience: All Schools

Opportunity   Leading Mentally Healthy Schools

To enable and empower senior leaders to put mental health at the heart of strategic school improvement. To equip senior leaders with practical and sustainable approaches that can be implemented on return to school. more...

Published: 14/01/2019 | Audience: SLT (requires 2 staff members from each school)

Opportunity   SPRING TERM 2019 PRIMARY MUSIC TEACHERS NETWORK MEETING & SINGING CPD

To attend, the Spring Term's Primary music teachers network meeting and singing CPD, please register by FRIDAY 18TH JANUARY 2019. more...

Published: 14/01/2019 | Audience: Everyone

Opportunity   SPRING TERM 2019 SECONDARY MUSIC TEACHERS NETWORK MEETING.

The next date for The Secondary Music Teachers' Network Meeting run by Bradford Music & Arts Service is Wednesday, 13 February 2019 4:00 - 5:30pm at Carlton Bolling College, Undercliffe Lane, Bradford BD3 0DU more...

Published: 14/01/2019 | Audience: Everyone

Information   PREVENT Education Newsletter

This term's edition of the PREVENT education newsletter is now available. more...

Published: 14/01/2019 | Audience: Designated Safeguarding Leads, SLT, Primary and secondary school teachers