Education Zone

Site being sought in Bradford for new school for expelled pupils

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: CUTS: Michael Jameson, the Council's strategic director children’s services, has blamed Government spending cuts

6:32am Monday 29th September 2014

BRADFORD Council is searching for a site to set up a new specialist school to teach pupils who have been expelled from mainstream education.

Concerns raised over number of Bradford nurseries and child minders deemed inadequate

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Oxenhope Community Centre

5:15am Saturday 27th September 2014

A QUARTER of the nurseries and child minders in the Bradford district visited by inspectors over a three-month period were told they were inadequate or need to improve.

VIDEO: Bradford students given football coaching masterclass by Gareth Southgate

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Ex-England footballer and current under 21's coach Gareth Southgate visited Oastlers School today and put some of his skills to the test with pupils at the school's indoor facility

3:16pm Friday 26th September 2014

STUDENTS at a Bradford special school were given a coaching masterclass by England Under-21 football manager Gareth Southgate.

Pupils get into balancing act with six new bicycles

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Arthur Dalby, Tyler Binney, Naomi Taj, Luke Brooks, Milly Charlton and Natalia Lee try out their new balance bikes

3:06pm Friday 26th September 2014

PUPILS in the reception class at Christ Church School, Skipton, have a novel way of learning to ride a bike.

Parents' protest after primary school serves non-Halal food to daughter

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: PROTEST: The 'Halal only' stickers

7:48am Wednesday 24th September 2014

A MUSLIM family have sent their children to school with "Halal only" signs taped to their chests as a protest about the school serving their daughter non-Halal food.

Schools across Bradford district urged to install solar panels

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Solar panels on the roof of Saltaire Primary School

3:15pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

SCHOOLS are being encouraged to get solar panels fitted to slash their energy bills.

Children's safety project opens its doors at new Bradford venue

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Ralph Berry

12:45pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A CHILDREN'S safety project has opened its doors at a new venue in Bradford.

Book charity that keeps on giving

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:38am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A CHARITY that helps Bradford children get the best academic start in life is about to mark its second anniversary and is inviting all the families it has helped to a party to celebrate.

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

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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.

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