6:01am Wednesday 4th March 2015
WHEN 11-year-old Kian Barker found out he would be going to Samuel Lister Academy in September, his parents had never even heard of the school.
10:25am Wednesday 4th March 2015
A GIRLINGTON school has been rated as outstanding for a third successive time by inspectors.
12:35pm Tuesday 3rd March 2015
A QUARTER of 11-year-olds in the Bradford district will not be going to their first choice secondary school this September, new admissions figures have revealed.
6:28pm Tuesday 3rd March 2015
The Bradford & District Schools Awards are back this Thursday for a second year, to recognise the very best in education across the city. Today the three shortlisted nominees in each category are revealed.
2:02pm Sunday 1st March 2015
THOUSANDS of Bradford youngsters' love of literature has meant the district has sped ahead of the national average in an annual reading challenge.
11:14am Wednesday 25th February 2015
A WORLD-renowned graffiti artist who has spray painted at the Vatican inspired students at a Bradford school with a demonstration of his street art.
11:02am Wednesday 25th February 2015
A PRE-SCHOOL in Bradford is “outstanding” and run by an “inspirational” manager, according to education inspectors.
11:33am Wednesday 25th February 2015
PUPILS at Keighley’s Holy Family Catholic School added a splash of colour to their traditional non-uniform day, donning distinctive yellow hoodies as part of the build-up to this year’s school pilgrimage to Lourdes, southern France, in May.
6:54pm Tuesday 24th February 2015
A NEW project is to be set up in Bradford to "recruit and retain outstanding school leaders", according to Council leader David Green.
11:53am Tuesday 24th February 2015
HEADTEACHERS would receive business and leadership coaching under Labour plans aimed at raising standards and improving management of multi-million pound school budgets.
11:59am Tuesday 24th February 2015
CHILDREN across Bradford’s schools are being encouraged to done red noses and make a spectacle of themselves for the upcoming Comic Relief fundraiser.
11:42am Tuesday 24th February 2015
BRADFORD College’s work with students and their future employers has led to it being shortlisted for two national awards.
12:12pm Wednesday 18th February 2015
A PARTNERSHIP between Bradford's schools, where education leaders can both support and challenge head teachers, will drive up standards, according to the district's education bosses.
5:44am Wednesday 18th February 2015
BRADFORD Council's deputy director of children's services will soon retire from the post.
4:31pm Tuesday 17th February 2015
It's half term, but schools across Bradford are by no means deserted. Among the many staff whose work carries on throughout the holidays, business managers have more than enough to keep them busy.
5:27pm Friday 13th February 2015
A MOTHER has warned that proposed changes to school transport for disabled youngsters could be devastating for families.
Education chief's warning over 'hammer blow' as funding for extra school places in Bradford reduced by 92%
6:46pm Thursday 12th February 2015
BRADFORD education chiefs were last night locked in a furious row with the Government after it was announced that the cash the district receives to create more school places will be slashed by 92 per cent.
6:02am Friday 13th February 2015
YOUNG people across the district will learn the skills they need for the working world - thanks to a new course being run by Morrisons.
3:28pm Thursday 12th February 2015
A BRADFORD City legend has visited a school to help get pupils fired up for this weekend's momentous FA Cup showdown.
12:39pm Thursday 12th February 2015
A GROUP of students from a Keighley school has been taught vital first aid skills by a trainer keen to share his expertise.
5:32am Wednesday 11th February 2015
A SCHOOL put into special measures eight months ago has "eradicated" inadequate teaching since then, according to education inspectors.
11:03am Wednesday 11th February 2015
WITH two semi-finals on the same evening there was even more ability than might have been expected at the Lady Mayoress’s Festival of Talent.
11:54am Wednesday 11th February 2015
A COUNCIL team is to look into the way a school’s entire governing body was sacked last year.
1:00pm Wednesday 11th February 2015
SCHOOLS and parents were asked to help make the internet a safer place for children during an online safety awareness day.
6:25pm Monday 9th February 2015
NONE of the eight Bradford schools proposed for major expansions have been included in the latest wave of Government funding, a situation one leading councillor condemned as a "betrayal."
3:28pm Tuesday 10th February 2015
CHILDREN across Bradford are being encouraged to saddle up and start pedaling to school as part of an upcoming contest that has already boosted the number of young cyclists.
1:12pm Tuesday 10th February 2015
MEMORIES of the Beatles will be evoked in a school’s play.
2:48pm Friday 6th February 2015
JONNY Mitchell — star of hit Channel 4 series Educating Yorkshire — has visited a school in the district to hand over an award. He called at Phoenix Special School, Keighley, to present a national accolade won last summer.
5:02am Thursday 5th February 2015
A CRACKDOWN on dangerous parking outside the Bradford district's schools has lead to more than 400 people being given parking tickets since April - up from just 32 in 2012.
3:12pm Wednesday 4th February 2015
BRADFORD City's heroics in the FA cup may soon have the unlikely side effect of improving reading skills among the city's children.
11:21am Wednesday 4th February 2015
A GROUP of dignitaries from the German city of Hamm said they were very impressed when they visited a Bradford special school.
3:32pm Tuesday 3rd February 2015
A SENIOR Bradford councillor has said he will not heed calls from UKIP to stand down over the district's poor education results.
5:35am Tuesday 3rd February 2015
A BRADFORD free school, which saw its founder and principal dismissed in the summer, is now "moving in the right direction" according to Government inspectors.
4:11am Tuesday 3rd February 2015
A PROPOSED Government "war on mediocrity" in Britain's schools has been called an attempt to privatise the school system by a top Bradford councillor.
12:42pm Tuesday 3rd February 2015
PRIMARY school children have been crowned community champions after learning how to make their neighbourhood a better place.
11:27am Tuesday 3rd February 2015
CREATIVE children from a south Bradford school have been learning about each other’s cultures.
12:13pm Tuesday 3rd February 2015
St Andrew’s CE Primary has received a gold award from the Woodland Trust.
12:38pm Monday 2nd February 2015
MORE than 180 pupils from five primary schools went head-to-head in the finals of a poetry competition at Tong High School.
5:03am Friday 30th January 2015
CALLS were last night made by a Bradford MP for an urgent inquiry into why the district has slumped to near the bottom of GCSE performance league tables.
1:30pm Thursday 29th January 2015
BRADFORD once again has found itself near the bottom of the school league tables when it comes to GCSE results.
7:02am Wednesday 28th January 2015
A UNIVERSITY of Bradford-based science group is aiming to forge stronger links between the city's young scientists and firms.
12:03am Tuesday 27th January 2015
MPs today reject a call by a Bradford principal for every school to become an independent academy – arguing there is no evidence it would improve results.
12:21pm Tuesday 27th January 2015
A CHARITY dedicated to preparing schools and small sports teams for the worst is spreading its potentially life saving message to Bradford.
11:45am Tuesday 27th January 2015
BANTAMS mania has spread to the city’s primary schools following the club’s FA Cup heroics.
5:35am Monday 26th January 2015
THE PRINCIPAL of a Bradford school where all the governors were sacked last year felt they were "more concerned about their own aspirations in the community" than the school's best interests.
12:48pm Monday 26th January 2015
SCREEN experts are to advise local businesses on how they can cash in on the Bradford district’s increasing popularity as a film and TV production location.
11:55am Monday 26th January 2015
A LEADING Government minister from Ethiopia paid a visit to the University of Bradford.
11:44am Monday 26th January 2015
A Viking invaded the Bradford district – but he wasn’t in the mood for pillaging.
12:04pm Monday 26th January 2015
A PUBLIC forum being held on Wednesday will look at how the district’s young people can be brought into employment.