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Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Schools Awards 2015

Private school closes with loss of 50 jobs

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Malsis School is to close

11:04am Friday 19th December 2014

ADMINISTRATORS have been called in to handle the aftermath of the closure of Malsis School, in Cross Hills, Keighley.

Health bosses in plea for patients to make right decisions on A&E visits

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

10:15am Friday 19th December 2014

HEALTH chiefs across the Bradford district are urging parents and carers of children under five to make the right choices should their child fall ill.

New canopy bid for school's playground

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Titus Salt School, above, one of the new schools blighted by problems, according to critics

10:52am Friday 19th December 2014

A SCHOOL hopes to put a canopy over its playground to protect children from the sun and rain.

Thousands of children study First World War project devised in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Gracie Brown, seven, and Declan Wind, eight, pupils at Hill Top Primary School, who took part in poppy workshop at the Peace Museum

8:29am Thursday 18th December 2014

CHILDREN in schools across the country have spent 2014 learning about the First World War in an entirely new light - thanks to a innovative new programme by Bradford's Peace Museum.

School's chairman of governors quits after taking his children out of lessons to see Santa in Lapland

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

5:32am Thursday 18th December 2014

A CHAIRMAN of governors at a Bradford primary school has been forced to quit after taking his daughter out of lessons to go on a three-day holiday to see Santa Claus in Lapland.

Plans revealed to tear down and rebuild district's crumbling schools

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

5:32am Wednesday 17th December 2014

PLANS to demolish four district secondary school buildings and replace them with state of the art facilities have officially been revealed.

Illness closes Bradford secondary school until New Year

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

6:24pm Wednesday 17th December 2014

A BRADFORD secondary school today announced it will not be open on the last two days of term because of a high number of cases of illness among staff and pupils.

Councillor apologises to city's school children over education failures

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:32pm Tuesday 16th December 2014

AN INFLUENTIAL Bradford councillor has issued a personal apology to children failed by the city's education system following a report by an independent expert which demanded a catalogue of improvements.

Student has designs on architecture

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

12:50pm Wednesday 17th December 2014

TONG High School student Tyrone King returned to Saltaire-based Rance Booth Smith Architects on a work experience programme after being inspired to find out more about a career in architecture during Work Inspiration Week earlier this year.

Students take flight in aviation tour

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

12:33pm Tuesday 16th December 2014

PUPILS from one of the district’s primary schools took a behind-the-scenes look at the aviation industry.

Pavement dangers revealed by school

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Guide Dogs Fundraising event

12:16pm Tuesday 16th December 2014

A BANNER highlighting the dangers of blocked pavements to blind and partially-sighted people has gone on display in a Bradford school.

Under-threat children’s centre rated as ‘good’

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Primary school deemed inadequate by Ofsted

11:24am Monday 15th December 2014

A CHILDREN’S centre that could soon be downgraded to a “delivery site” for children’s services has been given a good rating by Ofsted.

Out with the old in with the new as Bradford College rebuild forges ahead

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: An artist's impression of the tiered public park

4:34pm Sunday 14th December 2014

PART of Bradford city centre is undergoing rapid changes as work starts to demolish a former college building and a new high tech education building is being built a short distance away.

Primary school results 'not good enough' warns Council's education director

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Alixena Lubomski, head of Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School, Ilkley, with some of her pupils

5:05am Friday 12th December 2014

THE rate of improvement at Bradford's primary schools was last night condemned as "painfully slow" as latest league tables showed they continue to be among the country's worst.

Watchdog warns Bradford schools' performance is worsening

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

5:03am Thursday 11th December 2014

MORE than half of secondary pupils and a quarter of primary pupils in the district are studying at schools that are judged to be not good enough, the country's education watchdog has revealed.

RANKINGS: Primary school is best in the district as league table revealed

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

9:36am Thursday 11th December 2014

AN ILKLEY primary School has been revealed as the best performing in the district for exams taken by ten and 11-year-old pupils in school league tables published today.

Struggling Bradford secondary school needs to borrow up to £3m to secure future

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

11:18am Tuesday 9th December 2014

A STRUGGLING Bradford secondary school could need up to £3 million over the next seven academic years to secure an immediate improvement in standards and its future financial viability, a new report reveals.

Inspirational Bradford teenagers receive Princess Diana awards

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:10am Tuesday 9th December 2014

TWO inspiring Bradford teenagers are being honoured today at a star-studded ceremony in memory of Princess Diana.

School science club bids for success

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:32am Tuesday 9th December 2014

A KEIGHLEY school’s science club hopes to find the winning formula in a contest next week.

Almost 2,000 fines handed down to parents who take children out of school

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Parent Jodie Dawn was recently fined £120 for taking her children, Leah Hepton and Riley Dawn, out of school for a holiday

5:03am Monday 8th December 2014

ALMOST 2,000 fines were handed down to parents who took children out of school in a year - up almost four times on the previous 12 months.

Two Bradford primary schools double in size to ease pressure caused by growing number of children

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The official opening of the newly refurbished Southmere Primary school by The Lord Mayor Mike Gibbons, and Lady Mayoress Elizabeth Sharp, with head Kat Mcormack

6:06am Thursday 4th December 2014

TWO Bradford primary schools have doubled in size, helping relieve pressure on near-capacity schools in an area with a growing number of children.

Pupils send advent calendars to Bradford's poorest families

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

10:07am Thursday 4th December 2014

THE Christmas spirit is alive and well in a Bradford school, after dozens of Advent calendars were given to some of the poorest families in the city.

Pupils visit City Hall for advice on running their own council

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:19am Thursday 4th December 2014

PUPILS have been getting advice on how to run their newly-formed school council from the experts.

Students design exam board's Christmas cards

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Pupils at Tong School with their Christmas cards designs

7:06am Thursday 4th December 2014

TONG High School students in Bradford have been handed an early Christmas gift - in the form of an invitation to design an examination board's greetings card.

Bradford MP calls for urgent funding to help schools as 2,000 pupils arrive mid-term

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

5:31am Wednesday 3rd December 2014

A BRADFORD MP has pleaded for urgent government funding to help Bradford's schools deal with large numbers of pupils who move schools in the middle of term.

GALLERY: Hundreds celebrate graduation success with second day of ceremonies

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

3:09pm Tuesday 2nd December 2014

HUNDREDS more smiling students wore their caps and gowns for Bradford College's second day of graduation ceremonies today.

£16m school plans on show

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:56am Wednesday 3rd December 2014

MULTI-MILLION pound plans for a new Keighley school went on public show this week.

Ambassador bid to boost pupils' pride

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:17am Wednesday 3rd December 2014

A KEIGHLEY school is trialling a scheme to boost pupils’ confidence and pride in their school.

School worker Imtiaz gets recognition from Prince Charles for special needs work

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:48am Tuesday 2nd December 2014

SCHOOL worker Imtiaz Musa has been congratulated by The Prince of Wales for his work in mentoring young people.

Hundreds of Bradford College students celebrate at graduation ceremonies

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

3:41pm Monday 1st December 2014

HUNDREDS of students, as well as some famous faces, have been celebrating their graduations from Bradford College.

Education programme hailed at national awards ceremony

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:40am Tuesday 2nd December 2014

AN EDUCATIONAL programme linking up Bradford’s schools, colleges and local business has been highly commended in a national awards ceremony.

New city centre secondary to be built at former college premises

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Head teacher Wesley Davies outside the building which will become the new Dixons McMillan Academy in Trinity Road, Bradford

11:46am Monday 1st December 2014

AN EMPTY building in Bradford city centre will soon be transformed into a secondary academy for more than 700 pupils.

Business school in bid to raise profile

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

1:00pm Friday 28th November 2014

A CALL has been made for more young people and schools, as well as businesses, to use the services and talent available at Bradford’s top rated business school.

Pupils invest time to make school better

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

10:59am Friday 28th November 2014

SCHOOLS across West Yorkshire have visited Howard Park Community School in Cleckheaton to hear from pupils about how they help run the school.

City's private schools reject Labour's claim they shun state counterparts at sport

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford Grammar School says its pupils play sport against the district's state schools

11:50am Wednesday 26th November 2014

LABOUR claims that private schools refuse to play sport against state schools – and should lose lucrative tax breaks – have been rejected in Bradford.

Village primary will never cope with demand for places, former head teacher warns

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Allan Mirfield

11:50am Wednesday 26th November 2014

A LOCAL historian and former head teacher believes his old school will never be able to accommodate all children living in Eldwick as well as some from Gilstead, despite expansion and an ongoing consultation on its admission policy.

Opticians helping pupils to be seen

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

1:00pm Wednesday 26th November 2014

AN OPTICIANS is helping school children in the district be seen this winter.

Head of academy chain says parents were fully consulted over take-over plan

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Kings Science Academy

5:03am Tuesday 25th November 2014

THE head of the academy chain taking over a beleaguered free school says parents had been fully consulted about the upcoming changes - and that the vast majority support them.

Consultation held over admissions criteria for over-subscribed Bingley primary

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Eldwick Primary School

6:05am Tuesday 25th November 2014

A CONSULTATION is being held about the admissions criteria for places at one of the most oversubscribed primaries in the district.

Bradford schoolchildren put Shakespeare into a modern context

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Pupils from Bradford Primary Schools taking part in a Shakespeare for Schools festival St Stephen's CofE.

6:26am Tuesday 25th November 2014

BRADFORD schoolchildren put Shakespeare into a modern context for performances at a festival celebrating the Bard's work.

MP requests academy meeting over parent concerns

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Kings Science Academy

5:08am Monday 24th November 2014

BRADFORD'S troubled Kings Science Academy is embroiled in fresh controversy with a city MP requesting a meeting with the Secretary of State of Education over its transfer to new management.

Pupils learn all about the Great War

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:46am Monday 24th November 2014

CHILDREN at Cullingworth Primary School studied the First World War as part of commem- orations marking the 100th anniversary of the start of the conflict.

School reveals plans for new £2m all-weather hockey pitch

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:30am Thursday 20th November 2014

A SCHOOL has unveiled plans for an ambitious £2 million expansion of its sports facilities.

George Osborne's praise for Northern universities

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: George Osborne plans to give more people access to their pension pots

11:58am Thursday 20th November 2014

GEORGE Osborne sought to stress that his flagship project aims to do more than improve transport links by hailing universities as “the jewel in the crown of northern cities”.

Shakespeare is inspiring youngsters

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:54am Wednesday 19th November 2014

BRADFORD schoolchildren are putting their own twist on Shakespeare this week as part of a national festival aimed at boosting literacy and aural skills, confidence and teamwork.

'Offence' taken in council's discussion over school governors

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

12:03pm Wednesday 19th November 2014

A DEBATE about how to recruit more governors to schools became heated at a council meeting last night.

Ofsted boss backs Bradford head's stance for school uniform breaches

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: BACKING: Hanson Academy's staff sent 250 pupils home in three days

6:19pm Tuesday 18th November 2014

THE head of education watchdog Ofsted has given his backing to a Bradford school criticised for sending 152 pupils home in one day for not wearing the correct uniform.

Praise for school from Ofsted

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:48am Tuesday 18th November 2014

A PRIMARY school is celebrating high praise from Ofsted judges.

Help us spotlight the fantastic work of all our schools

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: (12730111)

2:02pm Monday 17th November 2014

When we decided to launch our very first Bradford and District Schools Awards more than a year ago, we had no idea what the response would be.

VIDEO: Bradford Council urges people to help tackle vacant crossing patrol crisis

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

5:02am Monday 17th November 2014

Bradford is facing a "desperate" shortage of crossing patrol workers with more than half of the district's roles vacant.

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