Plans for Bradford student flats are turned down

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The new plan

8:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

Major plans for a tower block of student flats behind the Alhambra Theatre and Odeon building have been refused by planners because they would “detract from the character and appearance” of the area.

1,196 Bradford pupils miss out on first choice of primary school

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Ralph Berry

6:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

Nearly 1,200 children in the Bradford district have been told they will not be going to their first-choice primary school in September.

Objections lodged to Shipley College's £1.9million building plan

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Objections lodged to Shipley College's £1.9million building plan

8:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

Plans by Shipley College to build a £1.9 million building in Saltaire have come under fire from critics as far apart as English Heritage and an architect in Pittsburgh, US.

Saltaire firm helps students learn about architecture

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Director Linda Hollings

7:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

A Saltaire-based company has opened its doors to inspire the future generation of architects.

Bradford MP David Ward welcomes new student loan proposals for Muslims

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: David Ward

8:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

David Ward, MP for Bradford East, has welcomed the Government’s announcement that it is consulting on the proposals for an alternative student finance product to ensure all young Muslim students have the opportunity to go to university.

School bands are class acts

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: AMP winners The Rook from Shipley College

8:25am Tuesday 15th April 2014

A music competition getting young people involved in every facet of the industry has proved a resounding success, and organisers hope it will return bigger and better next year.

Queensbury School pupils to name homes site

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Ross Clarkson with pupils at Queensbury School who were asked to name the new Bellway development

9:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

Pupils at a Bradford secondary school have been asked to help name a new housing estate being built on farmland in their village.

Grace Academy is on track to open next September

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: An artist’s impresssion of how the proposed of Fenby Avenue Academy will look

6:00am Thursday 10th April 2014

A £15 million school, called Grace Academy, will be the next major school building project in Bradford and is on track to open in September 2015.

More than 30 new members sign up for Keighley mosque Scout group

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: More than 30 new members sign up for Keighley mosque Scout group

10:44am Wednesday 9th April 2014

More than 30 young people and seven leaders have been invested into the Scout movement after the launch of a new group based at the Madinah mosque in Keighley.

Keighley head teacher set for 'monster' job in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Lawrence Bentley outside Holy Family School, where he was a classroom teacher in the 1980s

9:00am Tuesday 8th April 2014

A head teacher will be stepping down from his post to take on a new role as head of the country’s biggest Catholic school in Bradford.

Bradford school gets top marks - and is aiming even higher

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Luke Sparkes, principal of Dixons Trinity Academy (below)

7:00am Tuesday 8th April 2014

A city centre Bradford school that opened a little over 18 months ago is celebrating being named the first of its type to be classed as Outstanding by government inspectors.

Bradford NHS staff help out at Bankfoot Primary School

2:00pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

NHS staff in Bradford have been helping a primary school sort out their library books as part of their community outreach work.

Skipton pupils enjoy singing and signing

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Skipton pupils enjoy singing and signing

11:53am Tuesday 8th April 2014

Two Skipton schools came together for a morning of signing and singing.

South Craven School teams debate image issues

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Elliot Whitehead, Hannah Goldblum and Emily Cramby

11:46am Tuesday 8th April 2014

Image issues have secured public speaking teams from South Craven School, Cross Hills, a place in the regional finals of a competition.

Children enjoy a century of music

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Long Preston Primary School’s Eliza Mandziuk, Leo Walkden, Charlotte Mellin, Laura Birrell, Oliver Struh, Luke Beresford and Isobel Birrell

11:59am Tuesday 8th April 2014

A whole century of music was explored by children at Long Preston school to round off their term’s theme of “A Century to Remember”.

Menston student to climb Mount Kilimanjaro for Meningitis Research Foundation

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: India Shaw

10:00am Sunday 6th April 2014

A Menston student has set herself the challenge of climbing Mount Kilimanjaro to raise money for Meningitis Research Foundation (MRF).

Junior Witter is backing Bradford's Carlton Bolling School dance-box project

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Junio Witter

12:00pm Saturday 5th April 2014

The worlds of boxing and dance will come together for a ground-breaking new project at a Bradford school later this month.

Riddlesden St Mary’s Primary School pupils learn to Bike It

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Joining in the cycling session with Emily Groves, of Sustrans, are Riddlesden St Mary’s Primary School pupils (from left) Sanya Adrees, Sophie Newton, Mahdiya Khan and Ibrahim Nazir

12:00pm Saturday 5th April 2014

Children at Riddlesden St Mary’s Primary School are getting on their bikes – and scooters – and loving it!

Bolling Hall Museum library celebrates successful first year

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Librarian Dara Muranka  getting ready for the opening of the library at Bolling Hall last year

12:48pm Friday 4th April 2014

Visitors to one of the district’s newest public libraries have helped numbers at the museum in which it is housed jump by 20 per cent in its first year of opening.

Higher education brings £5 billion a year to Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Professor Brian Cantor

7:00am Thursday 3rd April 2014

Higher education institutions in the region, including Bradford University, generated more than £5 billion in economic impact during a one-year period, according to figures published today.

Embsay children learn Vikings were farmers not thugs

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: VIKING CALL: Embsay Primary School pupils Isabel Willis, Lana Davy, Charlie Dawson, Albert Patterson and George Archer enjoy a Viking history workshop at the school

6:00am Thursday 3rd April 2014

The myth that Vikings were just marauding and pillaging thugs was dismissed when living history character, Ragnar, visited Embsay school.

Charitable trust closer to taking over outdoor learning centres

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Ingleborough Hall

9:00am Thursday 3rd April 2014

Two Bradford Council-owned outdoor learning centres in the Dales are a step closer to being run by a specially created charitable trust.

Eastburn children enjoy Robin Hood fun

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The cast who took part in the school musical of  Robin Hood

8:00am Thursday 3rd April 2014

Robin Hood and his Merry Men rode into a village school. More than 50 children at Eastburn Junior and Infant School performed a musical version of the famous tale for pupils, parents and grandparents. Year Three teacher Sandra McLean said: “The feedback has been excellent and the children did so well. “There were a lot of lines to learn. We are very proud of them all.”

VIDEO: Hundreds of children take to the stage in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Southfield School performing as part of the Rock Challenge event at St George's Hall

9:53am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

Hundreds of schoolchildren are taking to the stage in Bradford to prove that rock ‘n’ roll is better than any drug.

Guiseley School pupils get Fairtrade support

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Watford backs Fairtrade fortnight

2:22pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

A Fairtrade farmer from the Middle East visited Guiseley School to talk to students about the ethical campaign.

Water carriers from St Joseph's and Menston help CAFOD appeal

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: SUCCESS: The pupils who took part in the water-carrying challenge in aid of the CAFOD campaign

9:00am Tuesday 1st April 2014

Pupils have helped raise awareness of the plight of impoverished African children by carrying litres of water for two miles.

St Mary's pupils enjoy success at dance contest

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Back row, from left, Grace Giedrojt, Lydia Giedrojt, Mia Giedrojt, Sally Waldron, Isobel Wilks, Nia Thomas and Adanna Okonofua and, front row from left, Kayley Tagione, Amelia Crompton, Syndey Mowbray, Phoebe Sloan and Lucy Moorby

12:37pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

Three teams from St Mary’s School showed off local talent when they took part in the Leeds Schools Dance Competition at Temple Moor High School.

Health boost for Bradford Studio School

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Students at  the converted 737 fuselage at International Food & Travel Studio School, Bradford, now known as Bradford Studio School

10:20am Tuesday 1st April 2014

A vocational school in the centre of Bradford is today re-branding as it prepares to offer a wider range of courses, including ones to train the country’s future health workers.

Councillor's plea: 'Area is crying out for a new school’

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Little Horton councillor Alyas Karmani

9:00am Monday 31st March 2014

A councillor is pushing for another new school to be built in inner city Bradford due to the pressure on existing schools rolls by rising numbers of children.

Schools urged to back Keighley Tour de France display

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Keighley Civic Centre

7:00am Monday 31st March 2014

Keighley Civic Centre has been packed full of information about this July’s Tour de France.

Bradford College gets £10m for hi-tech centre

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: An artist's impression of the new building

9:00am Friday 28th March 2014

Bradford College has been awarded £10 million by the Government to build a new “advanced technologies centre” in the city centre.

Bradford College students design Tour de France fashions

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Saima Amreen with fashion tutor Mabeth Ragan

6:00am Friday 28th March 2014

Fashion students in Bradford have set the wheels in motion for a Tour de France countdown of their own.

Airedale Hospital’s support staff to help students at University of Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Pauline Brett (pictured above right), a member of the Employee Health and Wellbeing team, is pictured with a patient

1:00pm Friday 28th March 2014

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust has won a bid to provide employee health and wellbeing services to Health Studies students at the University of Bradford.

That’s sum result for Otley's Prince Henry’s Grammar School pair

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: James Burgess and Luke Taylor King

10:00am Friday 28th March 2014

Two maths students at Otley are celebrating being among the best in the country.

Fewer Bradford teenagers are destined for 'scrapheap'

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A new report has found that those with prior work experience are most likely to do well in apprenticeships

7:00am Thursday 27th March 2014

A leap in the number of Bradford teenagers kept from “a life on the scrapheap” was hailed by ministers yesterday.

Baildon pupils bid farewell to Japanese siblings

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Pupils at the event

7:00am Tuesday 25th March 2014

A school said a fond farewell to two Japanese pupils by having a day of events themed on their country.

Steeton Primary School to host tribute to late councillor Michael Kelly

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Andrew Mallinson joins members of Steeton Primary School's gardening club

11:00am Tuesday 25th March 2014

A school is to build a greenhouse in memory of a Bradford councillor.

VIDEO: Stage 84 students enjoy competition success

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Clockwise from top left, Stage 84’s Bethany Grange, Emily Wright, Felicity Binns and Kathryn Moon

4:12pm Tuesday 25th March 2014

Youngsters at Stage 84 have returned from a performing arts festival with a clutch of trophies.

Lord Mayor of Bradford to launch firm's community education room

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: the Lord Mayor of Bradford Coun Khadim Hussain

9:00am Tuesday 25th March 2014

A new community educational facility is set to take a bow at a Bradford firm.

Pupils focus on science with new lab facilities

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Shawana Ali from Bowling Park Primary School taking part in the science activities

8:56am Tuesday 25th March 2014

A Bradford school is preparing for a major shift in how young children are taught about science and the world around them.

Pupils get on their bikes with campaign

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Reception class places are to be increased at Burley Oaks Primary School at Burley-in-Wharfedale.

8:50am Tuesday 25th March 2014

Children from ten Bradford primary schools put pedal power to the test by biking 2,732 journeys to school.

Bradford Bulls coach inspires Bradford College students

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Richard Johnson, centre back, during the visit

8:00am Tuesday 25th March 2014

The head coach of Bradford Bulls Wheelchair Rugby League club has taught students at Bradford College the ins and outs of the game.

Otley school enjoys cycling success

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Celebrating their super cycle credentials are the pupils at Ashfield Primary School in Otley

1:47pm Monday 24th March 2014

The two-wheeled efforts of an Otley school have earned it the ‘best in Leeds’ title in a national competition.

Pupils learn lessons in journalism

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Sir Ian McGeechan at Headingley

10:14am Monday 24th March 2014

Titus Salt School at Baildon is taking part in the BBC News School Report Day when students will focus on stories of local, national and international interest.

Benton Park School students in Rawdon learn of Holocaust ordeal

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Holocaust survivor Arek Hersh paid a visit to Benton Park School, Rawdon, where he met and chatted to students (from left) Jess Bunn, Fran Talbot, Millie Griffths and Ella Mason

12:00pm Saturday 22nd March 2014

Holocaust survivor Arek Hersh told pupils to value their rights when he visited Benton Park School in Rawdon.

Mother backing call over safety at Oakbank School in Keighley

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: David Mortimer on the pathway near Oakbank School

10:00am Saturday 22nd March 2014

A mother wants more to be done to protect students walking to and from school.

Student flats plan is cut down in size amid concerns over Alhambra skyline

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: An artistic impression of where the flats will be built behind the Odeon building in Bradford

7:20am Friday 21st March 2014

The architects behind a controversial multi-storey student building near Bradford’s iconic Alhambra Theatre have agreed to alter their plans to protect the city’s skyline.

Cullingworth school classroom plan is approved

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Cullingworth Primary School head teacher Kate Sutcliffe

7:00am Friday 21st March 2014

A Cullingworth primary school will start building classrooms to accommodate extra pupils this summer.

MP backs students in rocketry competition

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Shipley MP Philip Davies

9:00am Friday 21st March 2014

Students from Samuel Lister Academy are aiming for the moon this week as they take part in a regional competition to win a place at a UK rocket competition.

University of Bradford defends its animal testing research

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The University of Bradford

6:00am Thursday 20th March 2014

The University of Bradford has stressed it only uses animals for research “when there is no viable alternative.”

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