Bradford primary school wins rare challenge over its Ofsted rating

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: DELIGHT: Whetley Primary Academy head teacher Patricia Gavins

1:15pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A BRADFORD school has won a rare apology from education watchdog Ofsted after it wrongly slapped a "requires improvement' grading on it.

Parents urged to have their say on future of education in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Parents urged to have their say on future of education in Bradford

12:33pm Monday 22nd September 2014

PARENTS have been urged to attend a public meeting this week to discuss ways to help all schoolchildren in Bradford district achieve outstanding progress in their education.

University of Bradford climbs eight places in annual guide to country's best universities

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford University's Vice Chancellor, Brian Cantor, talking to student Peter Schaal at the opening of the new engineering lab

5:27pm Friday 19th September 2014

THE University of Bradford has risen eight places in a prestigious annual guide to the best British Universities.

£1.5m new lab helps Bradford University keep its first class technology status

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford University's Vice Chancellor, Brian Cantor, talking to student Peter Schaal at the opening of the new engineering lab

5:24am Friday 19th September 2014

A £1.5 million technology laboratory has been opened at Bradford University as part of its push to cement its position as a world leader in technology courses.

University course is first to become fully accredited by NHS

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Students urged to stay calm after have a back-up plan on results day

1:47pm Friday 19th September 2014

BRADFORD University's medical engineering course had just been fully accredited by the NHS.

VIDEO: College principal takes Ice Bucket Challenge at freshers fair

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: (10491032)

2:26pm Thursday 18th September 2014

SHIPLEY College principal Nav Chohan took on the Ice Bucket Challenge to the delight of staff and students during the college's Freshers Fair.

MPs demand tougher regulation to prevent repeat of Kings Science Academy scandal

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Kings Science Academy

1:34am Wednesday 17th September 2014

MPs today demand tougher regulation of academy schools to prevent a repeat of the Kings Science Academy scandal in Bradford.

Troubled free school could lose its name when Dixons Academy chain takes over its running

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Kings Science Academy

4:46pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

TROUBLED free school Kings Science Academy will likely lose its name when it is taken over by the Dixons Academy chain next year.

School kitchen is full of fresh ideas

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:46am Wednesday 17th September 2014

PUPILS at a Bradford primary school returned to school after their summer break to tuck into an entirely different type of school dinner.

Struggling Bradford school could be shut down or taken over by an academy chain

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Head of Belle Vue Boys, Colin Willsher, outside the school.

6:41am Monday 15th September 2014

A STRUGGLING secondary school, placed in special measures earlier this year, could be either closed down or taken over by an academy chain.

Probe demanded by MP into governance of controversial Bradford free school

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Kings Science Academy

5:09pm Friday 12th September 2014

A BRADFORD MP is demanding an independent inquiry into the controversial Kings Science Academy in the city after exposing fresh evidence of close links between senior Tory Alan Lewis and the school.

Bradford Council to challenge Whitehall over quirk in school funding for immigrant pupils

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Cllr Malcolm Sykes

6:47am Friday 12th September 2014

BRADFORD schools facing the financial burden of assisting pupils who arrive as immigrants from eastern Europe are missing out on vital funding due to a quirk in regulations, it has emerged.

VIDEO: Hundreds of protesters gather outside Bradford school in row over staff member's suspension

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: PROTEST: Police at the demonstration outside Carlton Bolling College

5:35pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

Hundreds of protesters gathered outside a Bradford secondary school today for a demonstration they say was organised to draw attention to a member of staff facing disciplinary action by the school.

Examining body agrees to review 'substantial' number of GCSE English marks at Bradford school

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Jen McIntosh, head of Laisterdyke Business and Enterprise College

6:01am Wednesday 10th September 2014

AN examining body has agreed to review a "substantial" number of GCSE exams from a Bradford school following what the principal has described as a "major discrepancy" in results.

Why ambitious pupils are focusing on helping others

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

2:44pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

SECURING university places and seeking jobs has become more competitive for today's young people as they venture out into the big world.

Bradford primary school praised for making huge improvements

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: CELEBRATION: Children and staff from Lord Miriam Primary School celebrating their good Ofsted report.

6:04am Monday 8th September 2014

A SCHOOL is celebrating a major turnaround as government inspectors today release a report praising its huge improvement since their last visit.

New project could help Bradford children improve their reading skills

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Ralph Berry

5:22am Monday 8th September 2014

A NEW project could help children in some of Bradford's poorest areas improve their reading skills.

Primary school's delight at Sport England grant

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: DELIGHT: Celebrating the Sport England award are, (from left), Stuart Todd, Karrigan Wilcock, Kyle Bower, Macy Fletcher, Ashton Green and Josie Lodge

5:04pm Monday 8th September 2014

A BRADFORD primary school is celebrating the new academic year with a £30,000 award to develop a new sports area.

Date set for axing of free school transport for many pupils

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: AXED: Free school transport for many Bradford pupils will be axed on October 1

7:02pm Friday 5th September 2014

FREE school transport for some pupils is to be scrapped within weeks, Bradford Council has announced, with Government cuts blamed for the change.

Nursery challenges 'inadequate' Ofsted rating

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Cheryl Dibbin and her son Nico Dibbin with the letter from Wilsden Nursery stating that Nico can't attend the nursery for the rest of the term

8:20am Thursday 4th September 2014

A NURSERY says it will challenge the results of an inspection that saw it downgraded from "good" to "inadequate" based on safeguarding issues.

University of Bradford's academic standards approved by quality agency

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Students urged to stay calm after have a back-up plan on results day

2:54pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

BRADFORD University's academic standards, along with the learning opportunities and information it provides for students, all meet expectations, a report has confirmed.

New school curriculum set to aid Bradford's 'modern pupils'

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:24am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

WITH most of the district’s schoolchildren returning to their desks this week after summer holidays, many will be learning a new curriculum that includes computer coding for primary school children and a stronger focus on British writers.

Thousands of Bradford families to benefit from free care for two-year-olds

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The new Carwood Primary School facility for two-year-olds. Manager Sylvia Ralph with young Daisy Hodgson, aged two

6:40pm Monday 1st September 2014

THOUSANDS of families across the district will benefit from a Government scheme to provide more free care to two-year-olds, which will be expanded this week.

Bradford primary school pupils make progress in reading and maths - but not as quickly as children nationally

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A teacher during a lesson

8:57am Saturday 30th August 2014

THE number of pupils making progress in reading and maths in the district's primary schools has increased - but Bradford Council admits it has to "close the gap" with the rest of the country.

Two of Craven’s independent schools, including Malsis in Glusburn, are to join forces

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

12:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

TWO of Craven’s independent schools are to join forces.

School to expand into neighbouring building to cope with growing pupil numbers

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Dr David Lee, chairman of Bradford Diocesan Academies Trust

7:48am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A PRIMARY school will expand into a neighbouring building from next September, doubling the amount of children it can take on in an effort to meet rising pupil numbers in the area.

Head of Bradford school calls for GCSE re-marking after 'major discrepancy' in English results

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Jen McIntosh, head of Laisterdyke Business and Enterprise College

8:02am Tuesday 26th August 2014

THE head of a Bradford school has called for GCSE exams to be re-marked after results showed that just one per cent of pupils got C or above in their English writing, despite 52 per cent of the same pupils making the grade in reading.

20 items you must take to university

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

12:20pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

VER the next few weeks hundreds of young people will be leaving their homes to embark on their university studies, with many living on their own for the first time.

Bradford College opens doors of its David Hockney Building

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The David Hockney Building at Bradford College

4:24am Tuesday 26th August 2014

BRADFORD College has opened the doors of its new £50 million David Hockney Building for a sneak peek before its official opening next month.

Live LIVE BLOG: Wait is over for Bradford pupils as GCSE results revealed

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

9:13am Thursday 21st August 2014

All the GCSE results news and results from across the Bradford district as they come in.

11 ways to go if someone tries to take your picture on results day

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: No, REALLY jump for joy

5:53pm Thursday 21st August 2014

So, it’s either going to be the best day or the worst day of your life. The last thing you really want when you’re about to open your GCSE results letter is for a T&A photographer to turn up. So how do you react?

Help on offer as pupils countdown to GCSE results

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Ralph Berry

6:33am Wednesday 20th August 2014

WITH thousands of pupils in the district anxiously waiting for their GCSE results tomorrow, a series of events have been organised to help those undecided what their next step will be.

Schools across Bradford prepare to provide an extra 7,250 meals a day

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Head teacher of Haworth Primary School Helen Thompson in the school kitchen before work started to upgrade it.

7:30pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

BRADFORD'S schools should be able to cope with providing an extra 7,250 school meals a day when the new term starts next month, but the man in charge of education at the Council admits it has been a struggle.

New school sports facility for Immanuel College is approved

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Extra classrooms plan for Menston primary school

3:26pm Monday 18th August 2014

A SCHOOL has been granted permission to build a new sports facility, which will be available to the community on evenings and weekends.

LIVE BLOG: Joy across the Bradford district as students receive A-level results

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

9:18am Thursday 14th August 2014

All the A-level results news and results from across the Bradford district as they come in.

Bradford College students celebrate A-level success

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

9:37am Thursday 14th August 2014

A third of all students at Bradford College achieved a grade B or better with 97 per cent of students from the Centre for Academic Studies receiving an overall pass, which is 2 per cent greater than last year, with 68 A* or A grades being awarded.

Retiring head teacher of Ilkley Grammar School welcomes more record A-level results

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: (9292314)Meg Stone, Olivia Garding and Alice Bullock, of Ilkley Grammar School, who are planning to head to university after gaining good A level results.

11:48am Thursday 14th August 2014

RETIRING headteacher Gillian James welcomed another year of success for her final set of A-level students at Ilkley Grammar School.

High Flying pupils set for aviation careers after A-levels success

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

10:57am Thursday 14th August 2014

Two high flyers from Fulneck School are taking to the skies after successfully piloting their way through their A-Level studies.

Bradford A-level students expected to look beyond university for further education

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Students urged to stay calm after have a back-up plan on results day

6:02am Wednesday 13th August 2014

HUNDREDS of Bradford students will receive their A-level results tomorrow, but many may spurn university and instead look to earn while they learn with apprenticeships.

Why students need a ‘plan B’ if A-level grades disappoint

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: KICKER: Mahum Sammar and Fahana Ullah open up their A level results at Beckfoot Grammar School last year. But if it's not all smiles for you, don't despair.

3:22pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

ON Thursday hundreds of young people across the district will find out whether after two years of hard work they have the results they need.

New community centre Sikh free school plan is put on hold for a year

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: ROW: Cllr Ann Wallace with residents and users of Fagley Youth & Community Centre where the locks changed to shut them out.

6:03am Monday 11th August 2014

PLANS to open a new free school on the site of a former Bradford community centre have been put on hold.

After school education firm sets its sights on Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: (7242087)

7:02pm Monday 11th August 2014

A COMPANY which provides after school education in inner city areas has set it sights on opening its first centre in the Bradford district in an empty shop.

Plans for floodlit sports pitches at Bradford secondary school set for green light

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford City Hall

9:32am Saturday 9th August 2014

NEW sports facilities at a secondary school, which would be available for community use, are likely to get the go ahead from Bradford Council next week.

Scandal-hit Bradford free school is most expensive in country, new figures reveal

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: ALARM: Cllr Ralph Berry outside the Kings Science Academy. Below left, David Ward MP. Below, former principal Sajid Raza Hussain with Prime Minister David Cameron

6:02am Friday 8th August 2014

SCANDAL-hit Kings Science Academy in Bradford has emerged as being the most expensive free school in the country.

Kings Science Academy principal dismissed

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: DISMISSED: Sajid Raza Hussain

4:47pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

THE principal of a flagship Bradford free school has this afternoon been sacked following a disciplinary investigation.

Win an iPad mini in our children's World War One poem competition

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

4:42pm Monday 4th August 2014

POETRY reflecting the tragedy, loss and acts of courage of the First World War has spanned the past century, from the front line to the present day.

Will free school meals plan be a real boost for pupils in Bradford?

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: PARENTAL PERMISSION OBTAINED. Generic picture of pupils enjoying school dinners at a Primary School in Cambridgeshire. (8863973)

4:28pm Monday 4th August 2014

IN a few weeks all infant pupils could be tucking in to free school meals regardless of their parents' income in a change that is intended to boost educational attainment.

Children get fired-up about reading at library's dragons event

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Eshika Rajasekaran with her flying dragon that she made at a workshop at Holmewood Library

12:12pm Monday 4th August 2014

CHILDRENcreated own fire-breathing dragons at a special storytelling session at Holme Wood Library .

Tributes paid to former St Joseph's teacher

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Kathleen Metcalfe.

6:01am Monday 4th August 2014

A MOTHER-FIGURE who nurtured classes of Bradford children as well as youngsters in her own family, has died aged 90 after a life of caring for others.

Work on £10 million technology building for Bradford College to bring jobs for local workers

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A gathering to mark the start of the building work at the site

6:33am Saturday 2nd August 2014

WORK on a new £10 million technology building for Bradford College should bring jobs for local workers, the construction firm has revealed.

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