News Archive

Opportunity   Eldwick Primary invite you to Primary Mathematics Moderation Project

In 2017-18 we will be exploring what it means to be working at greater depth within the expected standard in Mathematics. more...

Published: 23/06/2017 | Audience: Primary School - Maths Coordinators, Assistant Headteachers

Information   Bradford Council Choir

Come and hear the Bradford Council Choir performing. Put this date in your diary! Summer sharing a real joy - not to be missed! more...

Published: 23/06/2017 | Audience: ALL

Opportunity   We Walk the Talk Training Session is Excellent - book now for September 17

Due to the highly successful feedback we are running an additional session for the "We Walk the Talk" Autism Training at Crossflatts Primary more...

Published: 23/06/2017 | Audience: Headteachers

Action   Key Stage 2 Teacher Assessments Submission Reminder

The statutory deadline for your school to submit its Key Stage 2 Teacher Assessments to the NCA Tools website is THURSDAY 29th June 2017. more...

Published: 22/06/2017 | Audience: All Primary Headteachers, KS2 Teaching Staff and Administrators

Information   Salix Finance Funding for Maintained Schools

Salix offer 100% interest free capital for school energy efficiency projects. In partnership with the Department of Education, Salix Finance provides funding to reduce energy bills through the installation of energy efficiency technologies. The fund more...

Published: 23/06/2017 | Audience: Head Teachers, Business Managers, Governors, Grants and Funding Officers etc.

Information   CREATIVE SUMMER SCHOOL FOR 5 - 14 YEAR OLD CHILDREN

FOUR WEEKS ARTS BASED CHILDREN'S SUMMER SCHOOL 2017 Young Masters Visual Art School has become an official supplementary school for Bradford district, complying with all requirements which rise from working with young children. more...

Published: 22/06/2017 | Audience: ALL

Information   Emergency School Closure

Emergency School Closure more...

Published: 22/06/2017 | Audience: All

Information   Bradford EdTech Conference – 4th July 2017 One week left to register!

Over 40 delegates have booked to attend the Curriculum Innovation Education Technology conference to be held at The Innovation Centre Bradford, Little Germany. Registration for the conference closes next Tues 27 June and breakout sessions are already filling up. Book now to avoid disappointment. more...

Published: 22/06/2017 | Audience: Primary Headteachers, Members of SLT, ICT subject leaders

Information   Invitation to the Community Play and Development Service Showcase Event

You are cordially invited to the Community Play and Development Service's Showcase Event. more...

Published: 21/06/2017 | Audience: All PTAs at all schools

Information   NEW DATES - First Aid Training Programme from Bradford Council

Bradford Council First Aid Training programme dates have now been added from June to September. There are six different training courses available to for all your first aid training needs from refresher training to full QCF Award. more...

Published: 21/06/2017 | Audience: All teaching staff

Action   Childminding Forum Summer 2017

Excellent opportunity to meet with like-minded professionals and debate Early Years Learning and care. The forums are part of the Local Authority’s role to ensure our youngest children receive high quality services in the district. more...

Published: 21/06/2017 | Audience: For the attention of Childminders

Action   Syllabus for Safeguarding

A ‘Syllabus for Safeguarding’ is being developed to equip all schools to address a range of issues with regard to safeguarding. In order to determine current levels of resourcing and confidence in teaching please could as many members of teaching staff in your school complete the on-line survey. more...

Published: 21/06/2017 | Audience: All Schools

Information   Resources to keep you children active this summer term

Schools across the district will be receiving materials for The Change4Life summer campaign to help children keep active over the summer months. more...

Published: 21/06/2017 | Audience: KS1 and 2 Headteachers, Deputies, teachers, school nurses, healthy living leads

Opportunity   Free half-day comprehension workshop

Use guided reading to raise standards (Project X Origins as an effective guided reading programme) more...

Published: 21/06/2017 | Audience: All primary schools

Information   Apprentice Levy Billing Information

Apprentice Levy more...

Published: 21/06/2017 | Audience: Headteachers, Business Managers, Finance Administrators

Information   Yorkshire Teachers Film CPD

In the Frame : How to use Film in the Classroom takes place on 5 July in Leeds. Full details below. more...

Published: 21/06/2017 | Audience: All teachers those working with/ interested in film in the classroom

Information   Emergency School Closure - Horton Park Primary

Due to a fire overnight, school will unfortunately be closed today while we assess the safety of the site. We hope to re-open as soon as possible. more...

Published: 21/06/2017 | Audience: All

Opportunity   Summer Reading Challenge 2017 Young Ambassador Opportunities for 13 - 21yrs

Bradford Libraries are offering 13 to 21 year olds the opportunity to be one of our Summer Reading Challenge Young Ambassadors. more...

Published: 21/06/2017 | Audience: Secondary Head teachers; Secondary Teachers; Parents of Teenagers; Youth Workers/Career Advisers

Information   Special offer on literacy support for Bradford primaries thanks to funding

Thanks to funding from The Brelms Trust, local literacy charity Reading Matters is able to offer primary schools within the Bradford area a fantastic literacy support package worth £1400 for just £650. more...

Published: 20/06/2017 | Audience: All primary schools

Information   Bradford Pathways - Routes to Success

Bradford Pathways - a part of Bradford Council - offers free advice and support to schools on developing a careers framework into the school's curriculum. more...

Published: 20/06/2017 | Audience: All primary schools

Opportunity   Fantastic Corporate clubactive gym offer for just £20.00 per month

Bradford Council's Corporate Clubactive delivers a great value-for-money membership that will allow you to benefit from unlimited access to swimming pools, gyms and fitness classes at 8 conveniently located leisure centres and pools across Bradford. more...

Published: 20/06/2017 | Audience: All

Action   A Victorian Classroom

A local history experience at Moorside Board school. more...

Published: 20/06/2017 | Audience: Headteachers, Teachers, SLT's

Action   Great Fire of London : Life at the Time

Help pupils to find out more about life at the time of the Great Fire of London more...

Published: 20/06/2017 | Audience: Headteachers, Teachers, SLT's

Information   Beat the 8372 Srebrenica Football Challenge!

We are inviting schools across Bradford to play a football match at some point on July 12th in memory of the 8372 men and boys who were killed in the Srebrenica genocide. In taking part you will open up opportunities for pupils of all ages to challenge hatred and intolerance. more...

Published: 20/06/2017 | Audience: Headteachers, PE teachers, PSHCE

Information   Meeting Room Hire - Margaret McMillan Tower

If you’re looking for a meeting space in Bradford City Centre – Margaret McMillan Tower is the ideal location. more...

Published: 20/06/2017 | Audience: All schools and settings seeking meeting room hire

Action   LAC Termly Attainment Data

A big thank you to everyone who has entered their autumn and spring 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: 20/06/2017 | Audience: Designated Teachers for Looked After Children

Information   New postcard sent to families of eligible 2 year olds -confirms eligibility

Currently 74% (i.e. 3298) of eligible 2 year olds across the Bradford District are accessing a 2 year old early education place. more...

Published: 20/06/2017 | Audience: Settings / schools providing 2 year old early education places

Opportunity   'Kids Invent Stuff' comes to Bradford and you are invited to enter!

Kids Invent Stuff is the YouTube channel where kids get their inventions made! In the run up to the Bradford Science Festival they are looking for kids' ideas for Pedal Powered Contraptions - inventions that are powered by pedalling alone. more...

Published: 20/06/2017 | Audience: All Primary School Headteachers, Primary Science Teachers

Opportunity   'Kids Invent Stuff' comes to Bradford and you are invited to enter!

Kids Invent Stuff is the YouTube channel where kids get their inventions made! In the run up to the Bradford Science Festival they are looking for kids' ideas for Pedal Powered Contraptions - inventions that are powered by pedalling alone. more...

Published: 20/06/2017 | Audience: All Primary School Headteachers, Primary Science Teachers

Information   Casual Virtual School Associate Teacher Vacancies

The Virtual School is dedicated to ensuring the District’s looked after children and young people achieve their potential. We support schools’ proactive planning, react to the unexpected and remove barriers to progress. more...

Published: 19/06/2017 | Audience: All

Information   13A Electrical Socket Covers

Please note that current advice is not to use safety covers for 13A electrical sockets. more...

Published: 19/06/2017 | Audience: Headteachers, Business Managers

Information   Emergency Asthma Inhalers

Please note the Department of Health has produced guidance for schools on obtaining an emergency inhalers for use in schools. more...

Published: 19/06/2017 | Audience: All School Heads/Business Managers

Action   Introduction to Teaching BTEC Music Level 2 - DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 23 JUNE

Bradford Music & Arts Service is offering a day’s FREE staff training for those teachers new to delivering or wanting a refresher of BTEC Music at Key Stage 4. This is open to any teacher in a Bradford District school. more...

Published: 19/06/2017 | Audience: Secondary School staff that teach and/or are interested in teaching BTEC Music Level 2

Information   Green Tree Schools Award

Do you love trees? Do you want your pupils to love trees? The Woodland Trust has created The Green Tree Schools Award to encourage outdoor learning and 1000 schools across the region are being given a unique chance to nurture and inspire a new generation of nature lovers. more...

Published: 19/06/2017 | Audience: Head Teachers, Outdoor learning, Forest Schools, Governors, Science Teachers, School club leaders