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Opportunity   It Ain't What You Do It's The Way That You Do It

A coaching course for SENIOR LEADERS / SLEs on relational leadership and the impact of emotional intelligence on social improvement more...

Published: 20/09/2019 | Audience: SENIOR LEADERS / SLEs

Opportunity   Say Less, Ask More

Two days of quality thinking time to help you find your own solutions to your own school improvement opportunities and challenges for SENIOR LEADERS / SLEs / LLEs more...

Published: 20/09/2019 | Audience: SENIOR LEADERS / SLEs / LLEs

Opportunity   SEMH- Supporting Students In Secondary

We will begin to explore the impact of Adverse Childhood Experience along with significant trauma and loss and how these experiences impact on daily living for our most vulnerable children. more...

Published: 20/09/2019 | Audience: Teacher, NQTs, RQTs SENCOs

Opportunity   WSS- Including the Excluded CPD event

The purpose of this event is to offer school leadership teams the opportunity to share best practice in addressing the challenges some of our most vulnerable learners can present within mainstream primary and secondary schools. more...

Published: 20/09/2019 | Audience: Head Teachers, Assistant Teachers, Governors, MAT Leaders

Information   School Prioritisation

The Local Authority’s annual risk assessment of schools on BSO closes today. more...

Published: 20/09/2019 | Audience: FAO of all Headteachers / Principals / CEO’s of MAT’s

Opportunity   Educational Psychology Course Brochure 19-20

Course brochure for 19-20 run by the Educational Psychology Team. more...

Published: 20/09/2019 | Audience: SENCOs/Inclusion Managers

Information   IES Courses Brochure V22.08.19

IES Courses Brochure more...

Published: 20/09/2019 | Audience: ALL

Information   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: 20/09/2019 | Audience: All

Opportunity   SEND ADVICE HUBS - various venues, various dates, See Below

SENDCo Advice Hubs - 30 minute appointments for school staff, on a one to one basis. Secondary, Primary, Early Years and PVI Hubs run by 0-25 Inclusive Education Service specialists. more...

Published: 20/09/2019 | Audience: ALL

Information   Knife Awareness for Year 9

West Yorkshire Police has provided resources about knife awareness for schools aimed at Year 9 You can find the resources below (please note this is a 27mb document) more...

Published: 20/09/2019 | Audience: Designated Safeguarding Leads (secondary)

Opportunity   "Mrs Carnegie & The Richest Man in the World" @ Keighley Library

To celebrate National Libraries Week ( 7th – 12th Oct) and Keighley Library as the first Carnegie library, we have a specially commissioned performance of “Mrs Carnegie – wife of the Richest Man in the World” performed by Irene Lofthouse. Suitable for Y5 or Y6 pupils from Keighley schools. more...

Published: 19/09/2019 | Audience: Head Teachers; History Leaders @ Primary; Primary Literacy Leaders

Information   New (and not so new) to Year 6

Even though the Key Stage 2 SATs are a measure of the whole of the Key Stage 2, Year 6 teachers still need to be skilled in preparation for the mathematics papers and their content. more...

Published: 19/09/2019 | Audience: This course will be particularly useful for teachers who are new to year 6 but will also benefit any

Opportunity   Free English Hub phonics and early reading showcase events 2019 2020

Are you ready for the new Ofsted requirements for phonics and early reading? Join us for our free English Hub showcase events this term, held at different primary schools across Bradford, and review your early reading practice. Please note this is a repeat of showcase events from last year. more...

Published: 19/09/2019 | Audience: Headteachers, English Subject Leads, EYFS leaders, EYFS and KS1 teaching staff

Information   New (and not so new) to Year 2

Each school needs to have confidence in the teacher assessment judgements at the end of Key Stage 1. Year 2 teachers need to feel skilled in making these judgements. more...

Published: 19/09/2019 | Audience: This course will be particularly useful for teachers who are new to year 2 but will also benefit any

Information   Making Mathematics Memorable

How do we ensure that our mathematics curriculum is ambitious and designed to give all learners, particularly the most disadvantaged and those with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) or high needs, the knowledge and skills they need? more...

Published: 19/09/2019 | Audience: This course will be useful for Teaching Assistants and Teachers who work with children with SEND and

Information   In Response to Bold Beginnings EYFS Mathematics

Mathematics is not as well planned for as literacy, according to the findings of the OFSTED report: ‘Bold Beginnings’. This course will support you in making good decisions for the maths curriculum for Reception in your school. more...

Published: 19/09/2019 | Audience: This course will benefit any teacher of Reception or manager of the Early Years. Mathematics Subject

Opportunity   Free waste shredding offer for schools

Bradford City Council is working in partnership with ShredCare to offer a free, one off, on-site shredding service until 30th November 2019 more...

Published: 19/09/2019 | Audience: All schools

Action   NQT registrations

Please will all schools which use Bradford as the Appropriate Body for NQT induction check that they have registered their NQTs on NQT Manager as a matter of urgency. more...

Published: 19/09/2019 | Audience: Headteachers, NQT induction coordinators, NQT mentors

Information   Knife awareness for Years 5&6

West Yorkshire Police has provided resources about knife awareness for schools aimed at Years 5 & 6 more...

Published: 18/09/2019 | Audience: Primary Designated Safeguarding Leads

Opportunity   Bradford Libraries Rhyme Challenge 2019-20 Is Now Available

Is your setting ready for the latest Bradford Libraries Rhyme Challenge? more...

Published: 18/09/2019 | Audience: Literacy Co-ordinators, Nursery School Teachers, Nursery Practitioners, Reception class teachers

Action   2019 Provisional Key Stage 2 Analysis Update

The 2019 Key Stage 2 Analysis has now been updated and is now available for schools to view on Bradford Schools Online that have purchased the IMT SLA. more...

Published: 18/09/2019 | Audience: All Primary Headteachers, SLT, Data Managers, Business Managers and Secondary Data Managers

Information   Volunteers Needed for Bradford's School Admission Appeals Panels

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Published: 18/09/2019 | Audience: Chairs of Governors

Information   Cooking@The Storehouse delivering Jamie Oliver Ministry of Food courses

We deliver Jamie's Ministry Of Food cooking classes and courses into schools. We are passionate about teaching children and young people about food and believe food preparation is a great way to develop confidence and skills which can be transferred to other areas of learning. more...

Published: 18/09/2019 | Audience: Schools

Information   Letter from Lord Agnew regarding EU exit preparations for schools

Attached is a letter from Lord Agnew, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the School System, and is intended for Directors of Children’s Services, and then for onward distribution to all state schools in their areas. more...

Published: 18/09/2019 | Audience: For the attention of Headteachers

Opportunity   Children's Trust Board - Children Friendly City Status

You are warmly invited to join the Children’s Trust Board for a focus session about Children Friendly City status. more...

Published: 18/09/2019 | Audience: Headteachers, Staff and Governors

Information   Children Missing Education: Revised referral form and process

We would like to draw your attention to the changes that have been made around Children Missing Education. more...

Published: 18/09/2019 | Audience: School Attendance Teams

Information   Quality First Teaching and SEND Best Endeavours spreadsheet is now on BSOL

This has now been updated and can be found on BSOL. This spreadsheet gives you a range of strategies and interventions that you may wish to use to ensure you are fulfilling you best endeavours duties to CYP with SEND in your school. more...

Published: 18/09/2019 | Audience: Sencos / class teachers

Information   PACT HR Awarded 'Approved Partner' status with the ISBL

PACT HR are pleased to announce that we have been awarded ‘Approved Partner’ status with the Institute of School Business Leadership (ISBL). more...

Published: 17/09/2019 | Audience: Headteachers, Business Managers, School Leaders

Opportunity   Volunteers needed to help celebrate the UCI Road World Championships

We’re looking for volunteers to help visitors at the UCI Road World Championships to make the most of this spectacular event and their visit to our wonderful district. more...

Published: 17/09/2019 | Audience: Teachers, support staff

Information   Discover 100 years of Bradford history

Whether you are a born and bred Bradfordian, or a newcomer to this great city, then don’t miss the opportunity to be part of the ‘Bradford on Film’ archive screening. more...

Published: 17/09/2019 | Audience: Families, and those interested in history

Opportunity   Feature Film Casting - Open Call

Shaheen Baig Casting are searching for people from Bradford for key roles in a forthcoming film more...

Published: 17/09/2019 | Audience: Boys and Girls (age 10-14) with Pakistani Heritage, Slovakian & Eastern European Families with c

Opportunity   Apply now for Maths Mastery Readiness Programme and receive £200!

The West Yorkshire Maths Hub is offering a £200 payment for all schools that join a Mastery Readiness Work Groups. This programme is for schools who have a commitment to developing a teaching for mastery approach long term and who currently need additional support for improving maths. more...

Published: 17/09/2019 | Audience: Primary headteachers and maths leads

Information   Online campaign urges parents to protect their children from flu

An online campaign fronted by Abraham the Pharmacist, a media pharmacist based in Bradford, is aiming to improve the vaccination rates for children across the Bradford and Craven districts. more...

Published: 17/09/2019 | Audience: primary schools, pre-school, head teachers, deputy heads, healthy living leads, school nurses, SEND,

Opportunity   Allegations Management training

Due to our upcoming date for Allegations Management half day training now being fully booked, we have set a new date for our that will take place Thursday 6th February 2020. more...

Published: 16/09/2019 | Audience: This course is for managers of staff who have contact with children including heads of service, head

Opportunity   SEMH- Supporting Students in SECONDARY

Childhood should be the happiest time in a person's life yet for many children who develop social, emotional and mental health disturbance the reality is very different. more...

Published: 16/09/2019 | Audience: Teacher, NQTs, RQTs SENCOs

Opportunity   It Ain't What You Do It's The Way That You Do It

A coaching course for SENIOR LEADERS / SLEs on relational leadership and the impact of emotional intelligence on social improvementr more...

Published: 16/09/2019 | Audience: COACHING FOR SENIOR LEADERS / SLEs

Opportunity   NQT Welcome Event 2019

There is still time to book your NQTs onto the NQT Welcome Event at Valley Parade on Wednesday 18 September! more...

Published: 16/09/2019 | Audience: NQTs, NQT mentors, headteachers

Opportunity   Say Less, Ask More

Two days of quality thinking time to help you find your own solutions to your own school improvement opportunities and challenges for SENIOR LEADERS / SLEs / LLEs more...

Published: 16/09/2019 | Audience: SENIOR LEADERS / SLE’S / LLE’S

Opportunity   Creating a sister school links with China

TRUE Education partnerships-opportunity are looking to establish an exciting sister school links with China. more...

Published: 16/09/2019 | Audience: Schools

Information   Digital Leader Academy Programme opprtunity

The Curriculum Innovation Digital Leader Academy Programme aims to train primary school pupils to be experts and advocates of using appropriate technologies allowing them to act as ambassadors and peer mentors for staff, students and parents. more...

Published: 16/09/2019 | Audience: Primary school SLT & Computing Subject Leads

Information   CPD Opportunity - Leading the Primary Computing Curriculum Oct 17th

This course is ideal for staff new to subject leadership or those who want to develop their present role. Held over 2 days the training will enable you to clarify your responsibilities as subject lead and provide you with a range of skills, knowledge and resources to successfully fulfil your role. more...

Published: 16/09/2019 | Audience: Primary school Computing Subject Leaders

Information   Curriculum Innovation Edtech conference - Registration now open!

The Curriculum Innovation team are pleased to announce that their primary EdTech conference 2019 'Spice up your Subjects!' which will take place at The Innovation Centre Bradford on 14th November is now live! more...

Published: 16/09/2019 | Audience: Primary SLT & Computing Subject Leads

Information   Relationships and Sex Education Model Policies

Relationships and Sex Education Model Policies more...

Published: 16/09/2019 | Audience: Primary and secondary schools

Information   Roll out of Early Years Inclusion Funding to schools from September 2019

All local authorities are required by the DfE to have an Inclusion Fund for 3 and 4 year olds with SEND who are accessing their early education entitlement. more...

Published: 16/09/2019 | Audience: SENCOs/Inclusion Managers in schools

Information   E-mail Down

Keelham Primary School are unable to access e-mails today (16-09-2019) whilst essential maintenance/upgrade work is carried out. Apologies for any inconvenience. more...

Published: 16/09/2019 | Audience: all

Opportunity   Whole School SEND - Including the Excluded

The purpose of this event is to offer school leadership teams the opportunity to share best practice in addressing the challenges some of our most vulnerable learners can present within mainstream primary and secondary schools. more...

Published: 16/09/2019 | Audience: Head Teachers, Assistant Teachers, Governors, MAT Leaders

Information   Funding Opportunities

Please find a list of the latest funding opportunities. more...

Published: 16/09/2019 | Audience: All school community