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.

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.

Bradford Grammar School scheme a model for how young carers are given support

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Members from the Barnardo’s young carer’s mentoring scheme at Bradford Grammar School, back (from left) Hollie Smallwood and Will Ashby and front (from left) Roma McNeil and Parvathi Kanakath

6:00am Friday 16th May 2014

Schools “could do better” to help young carers achieve more in the classroom, says a Bradford children’s charity.

Bradford University students' invent a reusable notebook

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Esquoia team showing their wipe-clean jotter to the Duke of York last week

6:00am Friday 16th May 2014

A group of past and present Bradford University students are hoping to revolutionise the stationery world with an invention that already has a royal seal of approval.

New Bradford College chief has to withdraw

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Anthony Bravo

9:00am Friday 16th May 2014

The man who was due to start work as the new chief executive of Bradford College in September has announced he will be withdrawing from the position.

VIDEO: Baildon school bus change may ease chaos

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Congestion outside Baildon CofE Primary

7:00am Wednesday 14th May 2014

A new plan to crack car parking problems outside a Baildon school has been hatched by a ward councillor working closely with public transport chiefs.

Lower Fields Primary School pupils go wild as they enjoy nature

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Lower Fields Primary School pupils Chloe Mills and Millie Walker

9:10am Tuesday 13th May 2014

Children at a Bradford primary school have been getting a taste of the great outdoors – despite being based in an inner-city area.

University of Bradford pledges more help for women to choose sciences

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Chancellor George Osborne

6:00am Monday 12th May 2014

The University of Bradford is taking part in a national scheme to get more women involved in science and technology.

University of Bradford gears up for health mela

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: education - university of bradford

6:00am Monday 12th May 2014

The second annual Bradford Health Mela will take place at the University of Bradford on Saturday.

Bradford students scrap to win in national business challenge

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Clockwise from left, Twaanda Sikwese, Nikhil Mistry, Rohan Bingham and Francis Harrison

8:00am Thursday 8th May 2014

A team of pupils at a Bradford school have won a national competition – thanks to a scheme to turn trash into cash.

Great Horton schools link up to create shared nursery

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: George McQueen (right) with a group of the children who will enjoy the new facilities at the children’s centre

11:00am Wednesday 7th May 2014

Two schools have teamed up to create new nursery classes for two-year-olds in what is believed to be a first for the district.

Pupils’ blogging is a worldwide hit on the web

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Fulneck Junior School teacher Gemma Zincke with young bloggers Fletcher Bamford, Katie Proctor and Fegor Johnson

10:26am Tuesday 6th May 2014

Technology is advancing at a rapid pace. With a touch of a button we can organise our lives; stock our food cupboards and keep in touch with family and friends.

Bradford Community Environment Project holds seminar on forest schools in Riddlesden

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Enjoying the forest school.

11:00am Friday 2nd May 2014

The value of playing in the wild outdoors will be the subject of Bradford ForestFest.

Conference celebrates 40 years of peace studies at the University of Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Peace team playing in tomorrow’s War and Peace match

8:00am Wednesday 30th April 2014

It is 40 years since a division dedicated to peace studies education was created at the University of Bradford.

Increasing early-years provision ‘is a priority’ says Councillor Ralph Berry

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Ralph Berry

6:00am Wednesday 30th April 2014

Bradford faces a shortfall of more than 1,000 early-years places for two-year-olds this September, it has been revealed.

VIDEO: High Crags Primary School's extension will double places

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: High Crags Primary in Shipley, which is expanding to offer more two-year-old places

6:00am Wednesday 30th April 2014

One of the schools building an extension to offer more places to two-year-olds is High Crags Primary in Shipley.

Horton Park Primary School pupils set their sights on archery

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Pupils from Horton Park Primary School receive lessons from archery teacher Mark Parry, centre, thanks to cash grant

2:00pm Saturday 26th April 2014

Pupils at a Bradford school are getting to learn a sport that rarely makes it into PE lessons thanks to an Olympic Legacy project.

Hipperholme Grammar School in healthy success

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Wilson Vale team

8:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

Hipperholme Grammar School has proved it has the right ingredients when it comes to cooking.

European project offering teachers a learning curve

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: European teachers get an insight into how Lister Primary School operates as part of the British Council’s Comenius Programme

8:56am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

This month, teachers from across Europe descended upon a Bradford school.

Students produce their own take on Cottingley Fairies story

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Members of the youth group from the Cottingley Cornerstone Community Centre with some of their work

7:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A Bradford youth group put its own spin on the ‘Cottingley Fairies’ photographs as part of project to delve into local history.

Schools aiming for sporting excellence

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Archery teacher Mark Parry with six year-old Jagoda Amelia Klimczak, a pupil at Horton Park Primary School, which has received a grant from the Watson Buckle Foundation to put on archery classes

10:10am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

The legacy of the 2012 London Olympics and Paralympics is still being felt in Bradford, as thousands of young people have benefited from investment in sports since.

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