Academy chain praised for benefits it brings to poorer pupils in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: PRAISE: Dixons Trinity Academy in Trinity Road is run by the Dixons academy chain

6:23am Friday 25th July 2014

A BRADFORD academy chain has been praised for lifting the prospects of poorer pupils - as many other chains are rapped.

VIDEO: Royal Shakespeare Company to share skills with Cottingley school

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: SCENE: Fatima Harris and Tawanda Manangazira, right, acting a scene from Hamlet

4:53pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A COTTINGLEY school is partnering with the Royal Shakespeare Company to help transform the way the Bard's works are studied in the area.

Bradford Council set to lose up to £2m in education grant cuts

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: CONCERNED: Councillor Ralph Berry

3:59pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

UP TO £2m will be slashed from grants that fund everything from music to tackling struggling schools, in new cuts to hit Bradford next year.

Council could 'claw back' thousands of pounds in education funding from schools

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Malcolm Sykes

6:30am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

BRADFORD Council could attempt to "claw back" thousands of pounds in education funding that is currently being unused by the district's schools.

Ofsted says teaching of music is not good enough at music academy

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Nick Weller

5:53pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A primary music academy has been told it "requires improvement" by government inspectors, who say the teaching of music there is not good enough.

New Trojan Horse report is 'final proof' that Bradford links were overblown

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: MP David Ward

5:31pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A NEW report into the ‘Trojan Horse’ controversy is final proof that claims of a Bradford link were “blown out of all proportion”, an MP says.

Pupils learn from soccer professional

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Mark Jackson visits Fearnville Primary School

12:21pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

BRADFORD primary school pupils have benefited from some professional soccer coaching as part of a sport and health festival.

Greengates Primary School deemed inadequate by Ofsted

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Primary school deemed inadequate by Ofsted

9:01pm Monday 21st July 2014

THE head of a primary school in the district has promised to "rapidly improve" the school after a disappointing inspection report.

Primary school bids fond farewell to headteacher

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Low Moor Primary Headteacher, Virginia Hartley, with some of the youngest pupils at the school, celebrating her time in the profession before her retirement

1:37pm Monday 21st July 2014

A primary school in Low Moor will bid a fond farewell to its headteacher of over 20 years.

Bradford charity project gears up to help young carers and teenage parents thanks to funding boost

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Declan Norton lets Lewis Oddy let off some steam during sparring

12:55pm Monday 21st July 2014

IN recent years its future has been in doubt.

MP joins Otley schoolchildren to back global education campaign

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: (L to R): Showing their support for the Send My Friend to School campaign at Prince Henry's Grammar School - Tom Winter, Laura McPherson, Greg Mulholland MP, Georgina Anson, Robyn Gulley, Joshan Chana.

9:04pm Sunday 20th July 2014

AN OTLEY school's support for an international campaign to give all children access to education has been backed by the local MP.

Boost for tots' learning in Holme Wood

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The new Carwood Primary School 2 year old facility. Manager Sylvia Ralph with young Daisy Hodgson (2).

4:01pm Sunday 20th July 2014

TWO year olds in the Holme Wood area can now attend school after a primary school officially opened its new early years provision.

Silsden school pupils scale Yorkshire's heights as part of annual challenge

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Hothfield Junior School pupils who successfully walked the Yorkshire Three Peaks: from left, Isla Williams, Faith Jordan, Millie Isherwood, Connor Pennington and Joey van Suilichem

6:45am Saturday 19th July 2014

YOUNGSTERS and parents from a Silsden school have successfully climbed Yorkshire's three highest mountains.

School to double size to cope with demand

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7:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

A Horsforth primary school is set to double the number of pupils it takes to help cope with a growing demand for places.

Ilkley Grammar School's leavers’ ball at Craiglands Hotel - pictures

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Benji Claydon and Ben O'Connor

6:26am Friday 18th July 2014

ILKLEY Grammar School Leavers’ Ball saw the usual influx of ball gowns, tuxedos and strange methods of transport as the year 11 students headed to The Craigland’s Hotel to celebrate their final exam and for some the end of their school career.

Nasser hits final rivals for six in Bradford Schools final

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2:57pm Friday 18th July 2014

UNIVERSITY Academy Keighley's under-13s team have become Bradford Schools cricket champions.

Joint effort by Keighley and Leeds-based firms creates high-tech IT network for Keighley school pupils

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: From left, Daniel Holmes, LDD consultancy services manager, and Webanywhere customer services manager, Simon Smith, in the IT suite at Holy Family

6:47am Friday 18th July 2014

A SUCCESSFUL partnership between two firms has given a boost to a Keighley school's IT facilities.

Councillors call for more powers to deal with troubled schools

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: OUSTED: Marie Small, chairman of the governing body at St Luke's Primary School, which is being replaced by an Interim Executive Board

7:02am Thursday 17th July 2014

COUNCILLORS from all the major political parties have called for more power to intervene at troubled schools after it was revealed yet another Bradford school will have its governors replaced.

Concern at 'parents having no voice' over academy plan for school

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: HIGH EARNER: Bradford West MP George Galloway  who is the top earner among MPs for broadcasting and journalism work

6:31pm Thursday 17th July 2014

The headteacher of a Bradford primary school says she understands why parents are upset that the school will likely be turned into an academy.

MP joins Otley schoolchildren to back global education campaign

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: (L to R): Showing their support for the Send My Friend to School campaign at Prince Henry's Grammar School - Tom Winter, Laura McPherson, Greg Mulholland MP, Georgina Anson, Robyn Gulley, Joshan Chana.

7:05pm Thursday 17th July 2014

AN OTLEY school's support for an international campaign to give all children access to education has been backed by the local MP.

Reformed criminals deliver anti-crime message to Bradford pupils

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Laisterdyke Business and Enterprise college hosted a ' Prison? Me? No Way! ' event. This is one of the groups of young people who attended. The boy leaning on the counter is Raghib Khan.

2:24pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

PUPILS at Laisterdyke Business and Enterprise College are enjoying a week where they get to experience much more than their regular curriculum.

VIDEO: Pupils get a taste of life in Shakespeare’s time at Elizabethan Day

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Primary pupils watch jousting as part of an Elizabethan day at Bingley Grammar School

11:43am Wednesday 16th July 2014

JOUSTING knights, birds of prey and romantic misunderstandings made up a school day with a difference for Bingley pupils.

Tribute to former Keighley headmaster Keith Whalley

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Keith Whalley, pictured in 1988 when he retired from Highfield School

4:37pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Tribute has been paid to a former Keighley headmaster who has died aged 85.

Schools come together for education day

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12:21pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

STAFF from South Craven School at Cross Hills took part in one of the region's biggest ever educational training days.

Council bids to remove governors at Carlton Bolling College after draft inspection report says pupils are 'at risk to extremism'

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: PROBE: Carlton Bolling College, Bradford

7:32pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

EDUCATION bosses have been asked to sack the governors at another Bradford secondary school after Ofsted inspectors raised concerns about the way the school has been run.

All the school is a stage for pupils' funny Bard tale

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Arya Jose,Joshua Hutchinson and Elizabeth Ridley with Shakespeare at the table Louis Smith

11:14am Tuesday 15th July 2014

PUPILS have performed the mini-musical Shakespeare Rocks to an audience of parents, grandparents and fellow youngsters.

Parents oppose plans to force Bradford primary school to become an academy

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: FIGHT: Parents of pupils at Springwood Community Primary School who are opposing plans to turn it into an academy. Far left, Ian Murch of the NUT and (left) Nick Weller, of Dixons

8:21am Monday 14th July 2014

A Bradford primary school will likely be forced to become an academy by the Government, despite opposition from parents.

Bradford students take centre-stage as they link with Ilkley Playhouse theatre

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6:02am Monday 14th July 2014

A collaboration between Bradford College and Ilkley Playhouse will see students' work becoming part of a major new stage show, and help them get to grips with life in the theatre world.

Pupils become wired up to maths thanks to success of new tech project

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: INNOVATIVE: Maths teacher Vicky Haycock tries out the technology on her iPad

8:42am Saturday 12th July 2014

A SCHEME which uses the latest computer technology to improve the maths skills of Bradford pupils has been praised by schools across Yorkshire.

Paralympian Hannah Cockroft among inspirational figures to get Bradford University honour

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: INSPIRATIONAL: Paralympian Hannah Cockroft who is to be awarded an honorary degree by Bradford University

12:53pm Friday 11th July 2014

A PARALYMPIC gold medallist, an international journalist and the project director for Bradford’s City Park are among the people who will be given honorary degrees from Bradford University next week.

Emergency inspections take place at two Bradford schools as part of 'Trojan Horse' probe

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: QUESTIONS: Bradford East MP David Ward, who was among MPs who quizzed Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw

10:01pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

INSPECTORS have made “emergency” visits to two more Bradford schools in the wake of the ‘Trojan Horse’ controversy, it has been revealed.

Bradford pupils become published authors after year-long reading and writing project

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Artificial Light editor Andrew McMillan, (centre) shows off his new book in Undercliffe Cemetery, with students from Carlton Bolling College, LtR Jonathan Green, Raza Khan, James Stewart, & Habiba Desai.

5:20pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

PUPILS at two Bradford schools have become published authors at the end of a year-long project to get them more involved in reading and writing.

Four district schools could be expanded to meet high demand

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Headteacher, Mike Pope, at Lidget Green Primary School, where there are plans for 400 homes to be built opposite.

6:05pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

SCHOOLS in Bradford and Shipley could soon be expanded to meet the needs of the district's growing school age population.

Teaching standards improve at Bradford school - but reliance on supply teachers remains a 'major concern'

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Laisterdyke Business and Enterprise College.

4:40pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

GOVERNMENT inspectors have said teaching standards at a Bradford school have "steadily improved" after its governors were dramatically fired earlier this year.

Roma awareness project takes place at Bradford school

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Some of the crafts made by Carlton Bolling College pupils (left to right) Ida Ladicova, Elemer Ladic and Helena Danihelova

9:32am Friday 27th June 2014

ROMA and Gipsy pupils at a Bradford school have dispelled negative stereotypes and shared their rich culture with their classmates.

Fight is lost for free transport at Bradford faith schools

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A school service bus in Bradford

2:42pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

CAMPAIGNERS battling to save free transport for pupils at faith schools lost their fight today.

Oxenhope Primary school pupils sell bracelets for two good causes

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Oxenhope Primary School pupils show off loom bands made to raise cash for Manorlands: from left, Ryan Gill, Imogen Archer, Jack Lowery, Ethan Ingram, Josh Bartlett, Stan Lawler and Gabriel McCarthy

4:02pm Sunday 22nd June 2014

YOUNGSTERS at a Worth Valley school have been selling personalised friendship bracelets to raise cash for a pair of charities.

Bradford school to open £100,000 mountain bike trail

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Part of the mountain bike trail

8:02am Friday 20th June 2014

A £100,000 mountain bike trail will open in a Bradford school next month, providing a boost to both pupils and the wider community.

Air dome plans for South Craven School are re-submitted to Craven Council planners

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: An air dome interior, similar to what is planned for South Craven School

2:28pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

PREVIOUSLY refused plans for a multi-purpose air dome at South Craven School have been re-submitted this month.

Emergency Ofsted inspection concludes that school 'requires improvement'

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The sign for the Islamic Tarbiyyah Preparatory School, Ambler Street.

9:02pm Tuesday 17th June 2014

AN Islamic school in Manningham was subject to an emergency inspection by Ofsted after a complaint that "inappropriate views" were being taught in the school.

Wheel-y good fun for pupils with school's new balance bikes

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Reception pupils on balance bikes at Glenaire Primary School.

5:10pm Tuesday 17th June 2014

The youngest pupils at a Baildon school are learning the joys of two-wheeled travel thanks to a new fleet of special bikes which let them whizz safely around the playground.

Eastburn Junior & Infant School pupils hit all right notes at concert

11:00am Monday 2nd June 2014

Youngsters at Eastburn Junior & Infant School have hit a high note.

Oakworth Primary School Children help the community

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Katie McLean, Max Kennedy and Fergus Knappy

11:00am Tuesday 27th May 2014

Pupils at Oakworth Primary School have been digging in to help the community.

Helping children to close literacy gap

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Beanstalk is seeking volunteers in Bradford who can help children to be more confident readers

10:17am Tuesday 27th May 2014

Did you know that one-in-five adults don’t have the reading skills to find a plumber in the Yellow Pages? Or that more than half of all prisoners have the reading skills at or below those of an 11-year-old?

Waterfalls treat for Haworth Primary School children

11:00am Monday 26th May 2014

Year six children at Haworth Primary School enjoyed a picnic at Bronte Waterfalls.

Creating football stars is Academy's goal

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Guiseley Football Academy is expanding

9:00am Wednesday 21st May 2014

An academy that aims to nurture home-grown football talent, and allow them to continue with higher education at the same time, could soon be producing the stars of tomorrow.

Great Horton pupils build on Southmere Primary School's history

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Kaleem Malik with the brick he laid as part of Southmere Primary School’s new extension

10:00am Wednesday 21st May 2014

Pupils at a Bradford school have helped cement their place in the school’s history by each laying a brick as part of a new building.

Can volunteers govern schools?

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford’s changing demography and changes in school organisation are proving a huge challenge for governing bodies

9:11am Wednesday 21st May 2014

Has the time come for school governing bodies to be radically overhauled? At present virtually anybody of the right age without a criminal record can be a governor.

Brass donations are music to Foxhill Primary School pupils' ears

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Foxhill Primary School pupils with their donated brass instruments after an appeal in the T&A

8:00am Tuesday 20th May 2014

Queensbury school has praised the community for helping ensure its pupils will be able to continue the village’s musical legacy.

Lifesaving skills should be taught in schools

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Lifesaving skills should be taught in schools

9:03am Tuesday 20th May 2014

Children should be taught lifesaving skills at school, according to a poll.

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