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Information   Cyber Security Competition for Girls

Secondary schools are being encouraged to register for the CyberFirst Girls’ Competition more...

Published: 15/11/2019 | Audience: Secondary school ICT / Computer Science teachers

Opportunity   SAFEGUARDING HUB - INVACUATIONA/EVACUATION & LOCKDOWN TRAINING 6.3.20

A workshop designed to give guidance to schools in managing a potentially violent or dangerous situation in or around the school premises more...

Published: 15/11/2019 | Audience: SAFEGUARDING TRAINING

Opportunity   SAFEGUARING HUB - IOSH MANAGING SAFELY ACCREDITED TRAINING

SAFEGUARING HUB - IOSH MANAGING SAFELY ACCREDITED TRAINING - 25.02.20 & 03.03.20 & 10.03.20 & 17.03.20 - LONG LEE PRIMARY SCHOOL, BD21 4RU more...

Published: 15/11/2019 | Audience: Managers, Supervisors and Team Leaders who are responsible for the safety of their colleagues

Opportunity   EDUCATIONAL VISITS COORDINATOR & EVOLVE TRAINING

This course will help your educational setting meet the requirements of Section 4 of the 175 Safeguarding Audit. more...

Published: 15/11/2019 | Audience: SAFEGUARDING HUB - EDUCATIONAL VISITS COORDINATOR & EVOLVE TRAINING - 21.02.20

Opportunity   National Nuture Group Network Accredited Training, 3 day course, see below.

Course Delivered by SEMH Team - 0-25 Inclusive Education Service Dates - Day 1 -31.01.2020 Day 2 - 03.02.2020 Day 3 - 24.04.2020 more...

Published: 15/11/2019 | Audience: Teaching Assistants, SENCO's Behaviour Leaders, HLTAs, Class Teachers and NQTs

Opportunity   Making Every Contact Count (MECC) - free 3 hour training

The training offers practical advice on how to carry out opportunistic chats, signpost to other services and support/encourage people to make positive steps towards making a lifestyle change. more...

Published: 15/11/2019 | Audience: Anyone who comes into contact with the public including parents and students and has the opportunity

Consultation   Consultation on proposal to reduce PAN at Low Ash Primary School

Statutory consultation on the proposed reduction in Published Admission Number (PAN) for Low Ash Primary School from 90 to 60 for the 2021/22 academic year more...

Published: 15/11/2019 | Audience: Headteachers of Bradford District Primary and Nursery Schools.

Information   FREE Energy Heroes programme opportunity for Year 5 pupils

There is an exciting free programme opportunity called Energy Heroes, which is a project that is a teaching and learning resource to improve Numeracy and Science skills through the topic on energy and climate change. more...

Published: 15/11/2019 | Audience: Head teachers, Primary Schools, Year 5 teachers

Opportunity   FREE Energy Heroes programme opportunity for Year 5 pupils

There is an exciting free programme opportunity called Energy Heroes, which is a project that is a teaching and learning resource to improve Numeracy and Science skills through the topic on energy and climate change. more...

Published: 15/11/2019 | Audience: Primary schools, Head-teachers, Year 5 teachers

Opportunity   SENCO / Inclusion Manager

Courses run by Educational Psychologists. more...

Published: 15/11/2019 | Audience: SENCO / Inclusion Manager

Opportunity   Meeting the Needs of Children with Language Access in the Classroom - Best

Courses run by Educational Psychologists more...

Published: 15/11/2019 | Audience: SENCO / Inclusion Manager

Opportunity   Educational Psychology Courses

Courses run by the Educational Psychology Team Course to be booked via Skills4Bradford website, www.skills4bradford.co.uk more...

Published: 15/11/2019 | Audience: All

Opportunity   Using the new Bradford Matrix of Need

Courses run by Educational Psychologists more...

Published: 15/11/2019 | Audience: Audience

Opportunity   Developing a Relation Based Approach for Children with Attachment difficult

Courses run by Educational Psychologists more...

Published: 15/11/2019 | Audience: SENCO / Inclusion Manager

Information   Cut off Point for September Absences - Penalty Notice Requests

The cut of point to meet essential deadlines ...... more...

Published: 15/11/2019 | Audience: Headteachers and Attendance Officers

Opportunity   Mental Health Champions in Bradford Schools: A Future in Mind Initiative

Courses run by Educational Psychologist Specialist Teacher more...

Published: 15/11/2019 | Audience: All Mental Health Champions

Action   Primary and Secondary School 2020-21 FFT Aspire Subscriptions

Important information for schools regarding 2020-21 FFT Aspire subscriptions. more...

Published: 15/11/2019 | Audience: Headteachers, Members of SLT, Business Managers, Data Managers

Opportunity   Dof E Volunteer Placements in Barnardo's Charity Store

Barnardo's have a charity store in BD9 that can offer Duke of Edinburgh award placements to school students age 14+. more...

Published: 15/11/2019 | Audience: Schools in or near Bradford BD9 who run DofE schemes and need volunteering placements for their pupi

Opportunity   SENCO Forum - Transition & Early Years Inclusion Funding (Early Years PVIs)

Sessions Run by 0-25 Specialist Teachers - The aim of the PVI SENCO Forums is to enable SENCOs to develop their role in promoting and supporting inclusive practice in their setting. more...

Published: 15/11/2019 | Audience: SENCOs in Early Years Private, Voluntary and Independent settings.

Opportunity   Autism - Collaborative Network Events - 3 dates see below for each setting

Collaborative Social Communication/Autism Network Events These offer an opportunity for school and / setting staff to receive current information, advice and support from specialists and to share examples of good practice more...

Published: 15/11/2019 | Audience: All School Staff

Opportunity   SENCO Forum - Transition & Early Years Inclusion Funding (Early Years PVIs)

Sessions Run by 0-25 Specialist Teaching & Support Service. The aim of the PVI SENCO Forums is to enable SENCOs to develop their role in promoting and supporting inclusive practice in their setting. more...

Published: 15/11/2019 | Audience: SENCOs in Early Years Private, Voluntary and Independent settings.

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: 15/11/2019 | Audience: ALL

Opportunity   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: 15/11/2019 | Audience: All

Opportunity   AUTISM- supporting students in Secondary

This course aims to improve theoretical knowledge of autism in secondary and to look at practical strategies used in classrooms across the whole range of the autistic spectrum. The content includes an introduction to the TEACH approach, social communication theory and zones of regulation.&amp more...

Published: 15/11/2019 | Audience: Teachers, SENCOs, RQTs, NQTs

Information   New government advice on emollient fire risks

Please find information from the government and fire service on emollients and their fire risks. more...

Published: 14/11/2019 | Audience: Everyone

Information   Attachment Lead in Schools Trainiing

This 7-day modular training course has been developed to enable school staff themselves to become Attachment Leads in their schools and local authorities. more...

Published: 14/11/2019 | Audience: School Staff who work with Children Looked After or Previously Looked After

Information   Attachment Aware Schools Network Meeting

Bradford Virtual School for Children Looked After would like to invite you to our first Attachment Aware Schools Network meeting. I know a lot of you have already expressed an interest in becoming an attachment aware and trauma informed school and want to join our network. more...

Published: 14/11/2019 | Audience: Head Teachers and Designated Teachers for Children Looked After or Previously Looked After

Information   Reducing Parental Conflict Practitioner Training

Reducing Parental Conflict Practitioner Training is now available for colleagues working with families more...

Published: 14/11/2019 | Audience: All

Information   Safeguarding incident

Safeguarding incident more...

Published: 14/11/2019 | Audience: All Headteachers and Safeguarding Leads

Information   St Clare's Catholic Primary School - Suspicious E Mail

St Clare's Catholic Primary School - Suspicious E Mail. If you have received an email from the St Clare's Office email account with an invoice attached please delete this immediately and DO NOT OPEN THE ATTACHMENT. more...

Published: 14/11/2019 | Audience: All E-Mail Users

Consultation   Bradford District strategy for Children and Young People with SEND 2018-22

This is a chance to use an online survey to provide feedback on our draft revised SEND Strategy (a post on 6/11/19 offered a word document). The survey can be accessed by scrolling to the bottom of the page under ‘Have your say on our revised strategy’. more...

Published: 13/11/2019 | Audience: Headteachers, SENDCOs, All Schools

Action   NEW Mental Health Support Teams Offer to Schools *EOI Required*

*Response Needed* NEW Mental Health Support Teams (MHST). The NHS and Local Authority are now inviting schools (secondary and primary) to confirm they want to receive support from a MHST and help shape its implementation. Please complete the expression of interest form attached by 26.11.19. more...

Published: 13/11/2019 | Audience: Headteachers, Mental Health Leads in Schools

Information   Bradford Council seeks views on district's library service

Bradford Council wants to hear residents’ views as it develops plans for the district’s Library Service. more...

Published: 13/11/2019 | Audience: All school staff

Opportunity   Date for Bradford Health and Care Careers Fair 2020 announced

A careers fair offering students a chance to explore the wide range of careers opportunities open to them across the health and care sector in the Bradford and Craven districts is due to take place on 4 March 2020. more...

Published: 13/11/2019 | Audience: PHSCE, Secondary schools, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 5, Careers advisers, form tutors, PE, Science, Heal

Information   Matrix Challenge

The Matrix Challenge which is an online cyber based competition aimed at young people between the ages of 11 & 17 years old will soon be upon us ... more...

Published: 13/11/2019 | Audience: Secondary Schools

Opportunity   **EXTENDED DEADLINE** HM TREASURY WORK RELATED LEARNING PROGRAMME

Bradford Council are working in partnership with H M Treasury to provide a unique opportunity for post 16 students across the Bradford District. more...

Published: 13/11/2019 | Audience: Careers Leads, Work Experience and Post 16

Information   Parents' views sought on out of school activity clubs

Parents whose children use out of school activity clubs are being asked to take part in a short survey. more...

Published: 12/11/2019 | Audience: All school staff but in particular those who administer school newsletters and websites

Action   SENCO Qualification (response please)

SEND Transformation & Compliance TeamThis is hopefully a helpful reminder to schools of the need for their SEND Co-ordinator to have, or be working towards, the National SENCO Qualification. more...

Published: 12/11/2019 | Audience: SENDCO, Headteachers

Opportunity   All Aboard - Early Intervention in the Early Years - 4 Part course

Course being run by Educational Psychology Team Day 1 13.01.20 Day 2 04.02.20 Day 3 04.03.20 Day 4 23.06.20 more...

Published: 12/11/2019 | Audience: SENCO / Inclusion Manager

Opportunity   Signs of Safety Workshop - A Schools Approach

Come along and join us for a very informative workshop: An introduction to a Signs of Safety method and strength based approach in Bradford more...

Published: 11/11/2019 | Audience: School staff and associated professionals

Opportunity   Bradford Multi-Agency Child Exploitation Protocol Launch Events

Please come along to one of these launch events to inform the Bradford workforce about the new Multi-Agency Child Exploitation Protocol and how to put it into practice. more...

Published: 11/11/2019 | Audience: Multi-agency practitioners and front line managers working with children, young people and their fam

Information   We Care About Clean Air

The launch date for the ‘‘We Care About Clean Air’ campaign has been rescheduled for the start of January 2020.  more...

Published: 11/11/2019 | Audience: All

Information   Academic Reading and Vocabulary - workshop with Alex Quigley

Join us on this exciting workshop more...

Published: 11/11/2019 | Audience: Teachers and SLT

Information   FREE Twilight: Improving Literacy in Secondary Schools - with Alex Quigley

Sign up to our FREE twilight session on the 4th December 2019. more...

Published: 11/11/2019 | Audience: Teachers, SLT Leads, Subject Leads

Opportunity   PMLD – Engaging Pupils in Learning

A course suitable for anyone teaching or supporting a child or young person, with profound and multiple learning disabilities (PMLD). No prior knowledge is required. more...

Published: 11/11/2019 | Audience: Teachers, Nursery Practitioners, EYPs, SENDCOs, TAs, SNTAs,

Information   Safeguarding incident

Safeguarding incident more...

Published: 11/11/2019 | Audience: Heads and Safeguarding Leads in the BD6 area

Opportunity   Autism Education Trust training for school staff

Chellow OATS are running the AET Making Sense of Autism and Good Autism Practice courses over the Autumn term 2019 and start of the Spring term 2020. Please see the attached flyers for more information. more...

Published: 11/11/2019 | Audience: Teachers, SNTAs. TAs, SLT, SENDCOs

Information   School Holiday Calendar for 2020/21

Reminder To Submit School Holiday Calendar for 2020/21. more...

Published: 11/11/2019 | Audience: All School Staff