News Archive

Consultation   Districts Play and Pitch Strategy (PPS)

Urgent: request to participate in the district's Play and Pitch Strategy (PPS) survey more...

Published: 24/05/2018 | Audience: Primary School Head Teachers, Sports Facility Managers

Information   Education safeguarding: successes and challenges

Education safeguarding: successes and challenges is the next topic for the Public Forum for Education. The forum takes place on Wednesday, 20 June 2018 from 4.30pm to 6.30 pm (buffet from 4.00pm) in the Hockney Room, Margaret McMillan Tower, Princes Way, Bradford BD1 1NN. more...

Published: 24/05/2018 | Audience: Everyone

Opportunity   Leadership and Mentoring Opportunity - (Opportunity Area Investment Fund)

£115,000 GRANT FUNDING OPPORTUNITY FOR HIGH PERFORMING SCHOOLS TO DELIVER: COACHING AND MENTORING including NETWORK FACILITATION and a series of LEADERSHIP MASTERCLASSES more...

Published: 23/05/2018 | Audience: all schools

Opportunity   Recruitment Fair

Are you a qualified social worker or do you hold a Level 3 Working with Children & Young People qualification? more...

Published: 24/05/2018 | Audience: Working with Children & Young People Level 3 Practitions HCPC Qualified Social Workers - Childre

Information   Looking for something exciting to do this weekend?

Why not go to the world premiere of a new show at Kala Sangam. Breaking Tradition, the UK’s leading folk and hip hop dance company come together with award-winning folk powerhouse ‘The Demon Barbers’ to invite 7-12 year olds and their families on an unforgettable adventure. more...

Published: 23/05/2018 | Audience: General

Information   Changes to SEND teaching support services

An update for staff and stakeholders on the changes taking place for SEND teaching support services more...

Published: 23/05/2018 | Audience: General

Opportunity   Summer Reading Challenge ~ Dennis & Gnasher School Assembly Performances

This year, as part of the support we offer schools to encourage participation in the Summer Reading Challenge, we are offering schools from BD4; BD5; BD7 & BD8 the opportunity to book one of our specially commissioned “Dennis & Gnasher” story-performances designed especially for school assembli more...

Published: 23/05/2018 | Audience: Head Teacher; Literacy Co-ordinators; Primary Teachers for BD4; BD5; BD7 and BD8 Primary schools

Action   Hockney Techniques at Cartwright Hall Art Gallery

An opportunity to explore the new David Hockney gallery and try out some of his techniques more...

Published: 23/05/2018 | Audience: Headteachers, Teachers, SLT's

Information   Fairytale Explorer at Cartwright Hall Art Gallery

Through a series of practical activities, pupils will use artwork to explore and reinforce different elements of classic fairy tales. more...

Published: 23/05/2018 | Audience: Headteachers, Teachers, SLT's

Action   Getting Ready To Teach the New BTEC Tech Award in Music Practice - Half Day

5th July 9am to 12pm at Bradford Music & Arts Service, Fairfax Learning and Development Centre, Flockton Road, Bradford BD4 7RY. more...

Published: 22/05/2018 | Audience: 14-16 year olds in secondary schools for first teaching in September 2018.

Action   Reminder: ESFA Asbestos Management Assurance Process

Responsible Bodies must submit their assurance declaration to the Asbestos Management Assurance Process (AMAP) before the 31st May 2018 @ 12:00 Noon. more...

Published: 22/05/2018 | Audience: Head teachers, Business Managers, Governors

Information   Funded CPD opportunity - Film for Learning: Culture in the classroom

Over the last 7 years the Curriculum Innovation Service have worked locally, regionally and nationally delivering highly successful ’Primary Film Literacy projects’ with a range of partners including BFI , Into Film, IVE (formerly Cape UK), Philip Webb Literacy and Bradford City of Film. more...

Published: 22/05/2018 | Audience: Primary school headteachers, SLT and teachers

Information   Planning a Whole School PSHE Curriculum Using the New PSHE Primary SOW

For all primary staff planning to, or currently using the new PSHE scheme of work. more...

Published: 22/05/2018 | Audience: PSHE - Co-ordinators

Information   Primary PSHE Scheme of Work ‘ You, Me, PSHE ’

This scheme covers everything Primary schools need to deliver a whole school, spiral PSHE curriculum within school, including current emerging issues. more...

Published: 22/05/2018 | Audience: PSHE Co-ordinators

Information   Crossflatts Primary School- Phone line difficulties

We are experiencing problems with our phone lines, this will be resolved as soon as possible. Thank you for your understanding. Regards Crossflatts. more...

Published: 22/05/2018 | Audience: Headteachers, Admin, Business Managers & All

Opportunity   Saltaire Festival Poetry competition: now open for entries

Saltaire Festival invites you and your pupils to enter our brand-new poetry competition to celebrate this year’s Festival theme: The World in Saltaire: Saltaire in the World. more...

Published: 22/05/2018 | Audience: English teachers, heads of year, drama teachers

Opportunity   Get Ready for Statutory Relationships and Sex Education (free CSE training)

Health and Wellbeing, and Public Health are pleased to offer a free, full day course on child sexual exploitation more...

Published: 21/05/2018 | Audience: All school staff, PSHE leads

Action   National Professional Qualifications: New December 2018 induction date

NPQML and NPQSL induction events will take place in Bradford and Keighley in June and December 2018 for primary school leaders and teachers. These programmes are fully funded, including the assessment, by the DfE scholarship. more...

Published: 21/05/2018 | Audience: Headteachers, Senior Leaders, Middle Leaders and aspiring leaders

Information   Youth worker apprenticeships

Bradford Council's youth service is looking to recruit 10 apprentice youth workers who are enthusiastic, organised and passionate about making a difference and changing young people’s lives. If you know someone who cold apply, they can find out more. more...

Published: 21/05/2018 | Audience: General

Information   Measles Message for schools

Important advice on measles prevention for school-aged children. more...

Published: 21/05/2018 | Audience: All headteachers and settings

Opportunity   BRADFORD FESTIVAL SCHOOL PERFORMANCE INVITATION

As you may be aware the Bradford Festival will start on 13 July 2018 with a fantastic day of performances and workshops in Centenary Square. There are a few performance opportunities for schools to perform during the day. more...

Published: 21/05/2018 | Audience: ALL

Information   Phone Lines Down

Lidget Green phone lines out of Order more...

Published: 21/05/2018 | Audience: All

Opportunity   Bradford Nurture Group Network Meeting - Next one 25.05.18

Venue is Peel Park Primary School. Everyone welcome if you are new to Nurture or not. This is a chance to share and gain ideas with like minded people. more...

Published: 18/05/2018 | Audience: All

Information   Bradford Ed Tech Conference - 25 June 2018

English is the focus for the annual Curriculum Innovation EdTech conference and primary school teachers from across the region are invited to join us on Monday 25 June at The Innovation Centre Bradford for a full day of exciting and innovative CPD. more...

Published: 18/05/2018 | Audience: Primary School teachers and SLT

Information   Phone line issues at Worth Valley Private Day Nursery

Some mobile providers are unable to contact us more...

Published: 18/05/2018 | Audience: All

Opportunity   ONE BRITAIN ONE NATION, PHOTO CALL!!

In order to raise the awareness of the “OBON DAY” campaign I want to take this opportunity to formally invite you to join us for a Press Photo Call which is to take place at 10.30am on Tuesday 22nd of May 2018 in the City Park but for all of us to initially meet in the reception area at City Hall. more...

Published: 18/05/2018 | Audience: Headteachers/Teachers

Information   Consultation feedback

A leaflet summarising the feedback for the recent consultation on SEND teaching support services in available for staff, parents and settings. more...

Published: 18/05/2018 | Audience: General

Information   Last day to subscribe for the 2018-19 Information Management Team SLA

Due to a change in funding arrangements in 2017, the Information Management Team (IMT) moved to a Service Level Agreement (SLA) model for the provision of data and analysis for schools from the summer of 2017 with the deadline for subscribing being Friday 18 May 2018. more...

Published: 18/05/2018 | Audience: All Headteachers, Senior Leadership Team, Business Managers and Data Managers

Information   Probe Wipes

We would like to make all schools aware of a potential safety risk linked to a brand of probe wipes being used in our district (to wipe down surfaces) that has been noted by Tommy Conroy, Bradford Council's Fire Safety Manager. more...

Published: 18/05/2018 | Audience: All

Information   Phone lines at St Joseph's Catholic Primary school in Bradford

The phone lines are up and running at St Joseph's Catholic Primary school in Bradford 18/05/2018 9.00am. more...

Published: 18/05/2018 | Audience: General

Information   Phone lines down

The phone lines are down at St Joseph's Catholic Primary school in Bradford. more...

Published: 18/05/2018 | Audience: General

Information   Upcoming Multi-Agency Safeguarding Training June/July 2018

An update on some of the multi-agency training opportunities coming up with the Bradford Safeguarding Children Board in June & July 2018 that still have a few places remaining. more...

Published: 17/05/2018 | Audience: Frontline professionals and volunteers working with children and young people

Information   Professional Practice - Challenge Multi-agency Learning Opportunity 140618

> Do you feel confident enough to express your opinion in a safeguarding meeting? > Are you able to challenge decisions making with regard to risk for children? > Are you confident in applying the Signs of Safety scaling tool in multi-agency discussions? more...

Published: 17/05/2018 | Audience: Frontline professionals working with children and young people

Information   Safeguarding Week 2018 - Programme now live!

Safeguarding Week 2018 will take place Monday 25th to Friday 29th June. more...

Published: 17/05/2018 | Audience: Volunteers and professionals working with children and young people

Action   2018 EYFS, KS1 and Phonics Check Assessment Data Collections

Information and guidance regarding the 2018 EYFS, Key Stage 1 and Phonics Check Assessment data collections is now available. more...

Published: 17/05/2018 | Audience: Headteachers, Teachers, Administrators, Business Managers, Data Managers, Assessment Staff

Action   Summer School Census – May 2018

School Census is on Thursday 17 May 2018 and all schools are required to produce an electronic census return. more...

Published: 17/05/2018 | Audience: Headteachers, Senior Leadership Team, Data Managers and School Administrators