News Archive

Opportunity   Bradford Post-Graduate Certificate in SEN Co-ordination (January 2019)

We are pleased to announce that that we will be offering the opportunity to study for the National Award for SEN Co-ordination in Bradford (in partnership with Sheffield Hallam University). more...

Published: 19/09/2018 | Audience: SENCOs, aspiring SENCOs, Headteachers

Opportunity   SCIENCE WORKSHOPS

Our programme covers six sessions and will be delivered by our Science Specialist Leaders of Education who have a wealth of expertise. Signing up to all six will enable your school to apply for The Primary Science Quality Mark. more...

Published: 19/09/2018 | Audience: Science Leaders

Opportunity   GOVERNOR TRAINING - SIX WORKSHOPS

Is your Governing Body accessing training? Is your Governing Body compliant with the new Governing competency framework? more...

Published: 19/09/2018 | Audience: Governing Bodies

Opportunity   50 Things To Do Before You're Five

Are you interested in using this fabulous free resource to engage your parents and support children's development? more...

Published: 19/09/2018 | Audience: Early Years leaders in the private and maintained sectors.

Information   Foundation Degree (Arts) Integrated Working with Children and Families EYs

Now recruiting practitioners interested in gaining their Foundation Degree and BA (Hons) more...

Published: 19/09/2018 | Audience: Early Years Practitioners, HLTAs, Senior leaders responsible for staff development

Information   Shipley Area School Uniform Bank

We have recently set up a School Uniform Bank in the Shipley, Windhill & Wrose and Baildon area. Our aim is to support families in financial need by redistributing good quality uniform and other related sundries via a confidential referral system, accessed via schools and community links. more...

Published: 19/09/2018 | Audience: Chair of Governors, Headteacher, Family support

Opportunity   NQT Welcome Event, 26 September 2018 - POSTPONED

DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES THE NQT WELCOME EVENT ON 26 SEPTEMBER HAS HAD TO BE POSTPONED more...

Published: 18/09/2018 | Audience: Headteachers, NQT co-ordinators, NQT Mentors

Information   Forged £20 Notes - watch out or lose out!

Be aware of forged £20 notes – remember that the bank will not accept forged money. more...

Published: 19/09/2018 | Audience: All Headteachers and School Business Managers

Opportunity   Level 1 Forest School Training

The Level 1 certification will give each participant the basic foundations to the Forest Schools ethos and skills enabling them to be a competent helper during forest school sessions. The accredited course consists of 3 full days face to face learning and five hours self directed learning. more...

Published: 19/09/2018 | Audience: Head teachers, teachers, TAs, HLTAs, Outdoor Learning

Opportunity   Embedding Maths for Mastery

Our series of professional development comprises six sessions and will be delivered by our Maths Specialist Leader of Education, who has a wealth of expertise, and who is a Primary Maths Mastery Specialist teacher. more...

Published: 19/09/2018 | Audience: Maths subject leaders who are looking to embed mastery pedagogy across their school and all teachers

Action   Notifications of Domestic Violence Incidents - Urgent request

Notifications of Domestic Violence Incidents - Urgent request more...

Published: 19/09/2018 | Audience: All schools

Information   Early Years Foundation Stage Profile Moderation Schedule 2018-2019

This booklet details the Local Authority EYFS Profile moderation plan for 2018/2019 and offers guidance to promote consistency and accuracy. more...

Published: 19/09/2018 | Audience: FAO Head teacher/Owner manager, Foundation Stage Co-ordinators, Assessment Co-ordinators and Pre-sch

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

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

Published: 19/09/2018 | Audience: Early Years Practitioners, SENCOs & Teachers particularly those working in nurseries and 2 year

Opportunity   EARLY HELP REFERRALS

Delivered by Cath Dew, Bradford Early Help Advisor from the Local Authority - this training will cover everything you need to know about writing and submitting a strong referral. more...

Published: 18/09/2018 | Audience: DSL's ,SLT's ,PIW's and anyone involved in the Early Help process in Primary and Secondary Education

Opportunity   KEEPING CHILDREN SAFE IN EDUCATION 2018 UPDATE - Contextual Safeguardnig

Delivered by Alina Tai, Strategic Manager Education Safeguarding for the Local Authority, and West Yorkshire Police. more...

Published: 18/09/2018 | Audience: DSL’s ,SLT team, PIW’s Governors and anyone involved in Safeguarding in primary and Secondary School

Opportunity   HEALTH AND SAFETY PREMISES MANAGEMENT

Training is aimed at staff who have responsibilities for the management of school premises. more...

Published: 18/09/2018 | Audience: DSL’s ,SLT team involved in Health and Safety, Premises Managers

Opportunity   EDUCATIONAL VISITS COORDINATOR and EVOLVE TRAINING

Do you have a new EVC? Or just need a refresher and EVOLVE training ? Then this could be the course for you. more...

Published: 18/09/2018 | Audience: SLT members and anyone involved in using EVOLVE and creating risk assessments for educational visits

Opportunity   EVACUATION, INVACUATION AND LOCKDOWN TRAINING

Presented by Gary Laird, this seminar and workshop has been designed to give guidance to schools in managing a potentially violent or dangerous situation in or around the school premises. more...

Published: 18/09/2018 | Audience: DSL's, SLT's ,PIW's ,Governors and anyone involved in safeguarding children in Primary and Secondary

Opportunity   Bradford Armistice 100

Check out the brilliant opportunities for participation, education and engagement with Undercliffe Cemetery's WW1 project. more...

Published: 17/09/2018 | Audience: Head Teachers, Heads of Departments, Art, Literature, Media, History, Social Sciences, Forest School

Information   Educational Psychology Team Early Help Hub Consultation Sessions

The Educational Psychology team now offer Early Help hub sessions to enable to schools to access support and advice from an EP in a timely and efficient way. Early Help hub sessions are available across the year at a number of localities and central locations. Please call 01274 439444 to book. more...

Published: 17/09/2018 | Audience: Sencos

Information   Update on Prevention and Early Help and Family Hubs

The latest update for staff and stakeholders on changes in Prevention and Early Help services and the development of Family Hubs is now available. more...

Published: 17/09/2018 | Audience: All

Opportunity   Bradford City Community Foundation's ticket offer for the 2018/2019 Season

Bradford City AFC's Community Foundation is delighted to offer all primary schools the chance to attend 2 home league games this season. more...

Published: 14/09/2018 | Audience: All Primary School Headteachers and Business Managers

Consultation   Fair Access Protocol (FAP) Consultation

As set out in the School Admissions Code of Practice, every local authority must have a Fair Access Protocol (FAP), agreed with the majority of its schools. more...

Published: 14/09/2018 | Audience: Headteachers/Chair of governors in both primary and secondary sector

Opportunity   FREE STEM CPD SESSIONS FOR PRIMARY SCHOOL TEACHERS AND STEM AMBASSADORS.

Bradford Pathways and the West Yorkshire STEM Ambassador Hub (Science Media Museum) are hosting free CPD sessions to support primary schools' curriculum, developing practical support for teachers from STEM Ambassadors and providers of STEM support. more...

Published: 14/09/2018 | Audience: Primary school science teachers and key stage 3, STEM Ambassadors and STEM providers

Opportunity   CSPTSA and Geographical Association: Geography Leaders Network

The GA & CSPTSA are offering 3 termly twilights for Geography Leaders, beginning on Wednesday 19th September. more...

Published: 14/09/2018 | Audience: Geography Leaders

Information   2018 Provisional Key Stage 2 Analysis Update

The 2018 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: 13/09/2018 | Audience: All Primary Headteachers, SLT, Data Managers, Business Managers and Secondary Data Managers

Action   Autumn School Census – October 2018

School Census is on Thursday 4 October 2018 and all schools are required to produce an electronic census return. more...

Published: 13/09/2018 | Audience: Headteachers, Senior Leadership Team, Data Managers and School Administrators

Opportunity   Sexual Health Training Courses

There will be Sexual Health Training Courses on various topics in October and November 2018. Please see below for details more...

Published: 13/09/2018 | Audience: All safeguarding and PSHE leads and all others working in these areas

Information   Down Syndrome Training & Support Service September newsletter

Download our September newsletter more...

Published: 13/09/2018 | Audience: staff working with children who have Down syndrome

Opportunity   Down syndrome - Training courses this half term

Join us for training in signing, basic number skills and methods to develop language and literacy skills. All courses delivered in Bingley and aimed at teaching the fundamental skills at a pace suited to children with Down syndrome or other learning disability more...

Published: 13/09/2018 | Audience: staff working with children and young people who have Down syndrome and other learning disabilities

Information   English: New (or not) to Year 5/6

A course at The Innovation Centre, Bradford more...

Published: 13/09/2018 | Audience: Primary School Headteachers, Members of SLT & Literacy Leads

Information   Phonics course: New to Letters and Sounds

A course at The Innovation Centre, Bradford 4 October 2018 – 9.00 am – 3.30 pm more...

Published: 13/09/2018 | Audience: Primary School Headteachers, Members of SLT & Teachers

Action   School Retention Data

Deadline to record any teaching staff leavers will be Friday 05 October 2018. more...

Published: 13/09/2018 | Audience: School Data Staff

Opportunity   Mathematics Across the Curriculum

Mathematics is not just a stand-alone subject. It is full of interconnected ideas and concepts. It also underpins many other areas of the curriculum. more...

Published: 13/09/2018 | Audience: Teachers of all year groups from year 1 to year 6.

Opportunity   How to be a Great Mathematics Subject Leader

Mathematics is a very important subject for the life chances of children. A good mathematics education is critical in developing problem solving and decision making skills. Leading maths in a school can be a challenging experience. more...

Published: 13/09/2018 | Audience: Primary School Subject Leaders for Mathematics

Action   Children not in receipt of full time education

Schools are required to complete the new notification form detailing all students not in receipt of full time education. more...

Published: 13/09/2018 | Audience: Attendance Leads, Headteachers, DSL

Information   Unauthorised Leave of Absence taken in September 2018

Six weeks of attendance date required. more...

Published: 13/09/2018 | Audience: Attendance Leads and Headteachers

Information   Next Public Forum for Education - Thursday 27 September, 4.30-6.30pm

“Outstanding Culture for our Children and Young People." more...

Published: 13/09/2018 | Audience: All

Information   Crossflatts Primary - Phone Lines Down

All lines are down please call the emergency mobile on 07966 188063 if you require to speak to school. more...

Published: 13/09/2018 | Audience: ALL

Opportunity   GARY WILSON - BREAKING DOWN THE BARRIERS: RAISING BOYS’ ACHIEVEMENT

We would like to invite you to join us from 09:00am on 26th September to reflect on what it takes to break down the barriers and raise boys’ achievement and how this might have implications for your own school. The session is sponsored by Oxford University Press and organised by Noctua TSA. more...

Published: 13/09/2018 | Audience: Primary Headteachers, Members of SLT and Subject Leaders