Education Zone

Drive starts to recruit top teachers to Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

4:31am Friday 27th March 2015

A DRIVE to attract top teachers to Bradford is being backed by a £660,000 investment by Council chiefs.

College's most inspiring students recognised at awards ceremony

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

10:37am Friday 27th March 2015

SOME of Bradford College's most inspiring students, many of whom had overcome major hurdles to get into higher education, were celebrated at an awards ceremony last night.

New academy for 700 pupils gets go-ahead from Bradford Council

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

5:21am Thursday 26th March 2015

AN academy for over 700 secondary school pupils in the city centre, including a new sports hall for community use, has been given the go ahead by Bradford Council.

VIDEO: More than 800 children take to the stage for annual Schools' Prom

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Schools Proms rehearsals. Rehearsing are Take 4 &7/8, a jazz quartet from Beckfoot School

2:27am Thursday 26th March 2015

More than 800 pupils from schools across the district have wowed crowds with song, dance and even "body percussion" on the stage of Bradford's St George's Hall.

Bradford school is given ‘outstanding’ rating by Ofsted

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:44am Thursday 26th March 2015

A SECONDARY school for children with learning difficulties has been rated described as “outstanding” in every category after an inspection.

Shrek-effect for gunge hero teacher

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:54am Thursday 26th March 2015

COMIC Relief lasted a little bit longer at one Bradford primary school, to the delight of pupils but the misery of a PE teacher.

School’s team in debating success

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:29am Thursday 26th March 2015

A DEBATING team at Beckfoot School in Bingley has won a competition that saw schools from across Yorkshire discuss tough issues.

Bradford school in special measures after damning Ofsted report criticises weak governance and poor exam results

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Newly appointed head Philip Beaumont

3:28am Wednesday 25th March 2015

A BRADFORD school has been placed in special measures after an Ofsted inspection found it to be inadequate in every category.

Councillors pass buck in school places row

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

10:46pm Tuesday 24th March 2015

COUNCILLORS were playing the blame game over Bradford’s lack of school places at a meeting tonight.

Prom night shows music in schools is vital for children's development

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Prom night shows music in schools is vital for children's development

4:11pm Tuesday 24th March 2015

Tomorrow night hundreds of schoolchildren will gather at St George’s Hall to showcase their talents in music, dance and drama.

Bradford schools sign up to innovative training scheme for new teachers

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Staff from St Edmund's Nursery and Children's Centre staff L-r Christian Bunting, head of teaching  with Anne Marie Merifield Head Teacher and Linda Marshall from Bradford Academy. (21114865)

6:16pm Tuesday 24th March 2015

EFFORTS to improve the performance of Bradford's schools are being boosted by the success of an alliance of schools working together to train teachers.

Judges give the pupils a fair trial in mock court day

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

10:49am Monday 23rd March 2015

STUDENTS from two Bradford schools will take on the region’s best after winning a city heat of a mock trials competition.

Pupils get creative to mark academy status

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

CHILDREN showed off their creative flair to celebrate a school’s achievements and its transition to academy status.

Explosive fun for students in Science Week

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:34am Monday 23rd March 2015

EXPLOSIVE fun came to the classroom when Oakbank students celebrated British Science Week.

VIDEO: Bradford pupils gather to witness solar eclipse spectacle

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

12:56pm Friday 20th March 2015

At Clayton Village Primary school pupils, parents and teachers gathered to watch the eclipse this morning.

Free school plans collapse following council decision on land use

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Ann Wallace with residents and users of the Fagley Community Centre shortly after it was closed

5:05am Friday 20th March 2015

A NEW free school will not be opening in a former community centre as planned this September after Bradford Council decided the site should only be for community use.

Percentage of "good" Bradford schools is falling, says Ofsted

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: More than 60 of Bradford's schools require improvement, according to Ofsted

6:02am Friday 20th March 2015

MORE than a third of Bradford schools either require improvement or are inadequate, according to latest Ofsted figures.

Pupils set to fight it out from dock

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford and Keighley Magistrates' Court

11:22am Thursday 19th March 2015

SCHOOLS from across Bradford will battle it out in a mock court trials competition in the city.

School hopes it's third time lucky for rebuild grant bid

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Principal Gareth Dawkins at Bradford Academy

8:02am Wednesday 18th March 2015

A BRADFORD school will find out soon if it will be getting a Government grant needed to push forward with a £3.6 million expansion.

Pupils race to take up the school sports challenge

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: All Saints and St Columbas Primary Schools were just some of the dozens of local schools taking part in the most recent West Yorkshire Schools Games

4:02pm Tuesday 17th March 2015

CHANGES to how school sports are funded have led to huge increases in the amount of young people taking part in sports after school in the past few years.

VIDEO: Youngsters get a pizza the action with cooking class

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

9:44am Monday 16th March 2015

THE owners of a Bradford restaurant visited a local primary school to talk to pupils about their business and Italian heritage.

Glowing Ofsted report at nursery

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:42am Monday 16th March 2015

A PRE-School in East Bierley has been praised for the way it provides “an exceptional range of high-quality learning experiences.”

Bradford boxer is a big hit with schoolchildren as he fights to boost interest in reading

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford boxer Tasif Khan drops into Dixons Allerton Academy to talk about reading as part of the Bradford literacy campaign. He is helped with his book by Mohammed Uzasir Gulfraz and Rohaan Jahangir

5:42am Friday 13th March 2015

A TOP Bradford boxer has helped pupils learn the joys of reading after he visited their school to talk about his favourite book.

VIDEO: Bradford youngsters show off their skills on stage for Festival of Talent

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

10:17am Friday 13th March 2015

IN HER role as Lady Mayoress of Bradford Elizabeth Sharp was quick to identify the rich seam of talent she saw among children during visits to Bradford schools.

Further charges for former Kings Science Academy staff

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Kings Science Academy

3:10pm Thursday 12th March 2015

TWO more former staff members of Bradford free school Kings Science Academy have been charged with fraud related offences.

University of Bradford celebrates British Science Week with ten days of events

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Alex Stone, a placement student at Bradford University Sciences Department, gets ready for Science Week

5:42am Friday 13th March 2015

THE University of Bradford is celebrating British Science Week with ten days of science, technology, engineering and maths.

Pupils travel to site of the Holocaust

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:10am Friday 13th March 2015

KARA Farrar and Patricia Owino (pictured) visited one of the most infamous concentration camps of the Second World War after joining a Holocaust Education Trust initiative.

Majority of schools will be in debt within two years, head teachers warned

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The majority of Bradford schools are likely to be in debt within two years, head teachers have been warned

5:03am Thursday 12th March 2015

THE majority of Bradford schools will plunge into the red within the next two years as rising bills outstrip budgets, head teachers have been warned.

School judged outstanding for helping expelled pupils

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Trevor Loft, head teacher at the Bradford Central Pupil Referral Unit with pupils, (from left), Jamie Bell, Harry Pullan, Rahim Gul, and Declan McShane

7:02am Thursday 12th March 2015

A SCHOOL that helps turn round the lives of expelled pupils has been called "outstanding" and is credited with making significant improvements in the lives of some of Bradford's most vulnerable children.

Should 'sexting' and 'revenge porn' be on the school curriculum?

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

2:55pm Thursday 12th March 2015

All schoolchildren must be taught a "curriculum for life" that helps them deal with modern issues such as "sexting" and revenge porn, Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has insisted.

Bradford school now doing better job of tackling 'sensitive issues' including extremism, new report says

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Carlton Bolling College, Undercliffe

5:24am Wednesday 11th March 2015

A BRADFORD school criticised by inspectors over how it safeguarded its pupils is now doing a better job of "tackling controversial and sensitive issues" like protecting students from extremism, a new report says.

Row breaks out over shortage of school places

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford Council's strategic director for children's services, Michael Jameson

6:47am Wednesday 11th March 2015

A ROW has broken out over how to tackle a shortage of school places in part of the Bradford district.

School’s ‘governor sacking’ probed

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor David Green

11:05am Wednesday 11th March 2015

AN independent working party is to examine the way a school’s governing body was sacked en-masse last year.

New special school for autistic children could be built in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Cllr Ralph Berry

6:32am Tuesday 10th March 2015

THE RISING number of children diagnosed with autism in the Bradford district could require the creation of a new special school in the next few years.

Bradford pupils hope to retain title as country's top entrepreneurs

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Boxer Qais Ashfaqs with staff and students from Tong School at the charity auction dinner at the Bradford Hotel

4:00am Tuesday 10th March 2015

PUPILS from a Bradford secondary school are hoping to retain their title as the country's top entrepreneurs after raising more than £5,000 from just an initial £1 investment.

Pupil's Ebola isolation unit wins national award

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Emily Nar in one of her technology classes in school

6:02am Tuesday 10th March 2015

A BAILDON school pupil has won a nationwide engineering competition with her design for a piece of medical equipment that could be used in the fight against Ebola.

Pupils feel the magic of animals

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:01am Tuesday 10th March 2015

PUPILS at a Bradford school put on brave faces as they got to hold tarantulas, snakes and some more cute and cuddly animals.

Green light set for rebuilding of four Bradford district schools

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Belle Vue Boys School, Heaton

6:02am Monday 9th March 2015

PLANS to demolish four secondary school buildings and replace them with state-of-the-art facilities look set to get the go-ahead.

Free book lending scheme starts in Shipley

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Cllr Alex Ross-Shaw with Leighton Davis-Dunne at the start of the Bradford Little Free Libraries

6:52pm Sunday 8th March 2015

A FREE book lending scheme, thought to be the biggest outside London, has started in Shipley to promote literacy for young and old across the district.

Inspectors give good Ofsted rating for Bradford primary school

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

3:16pm Monday 9th March 2015

A BRADFORD primary school is celebrating being judged as 'good' for the second time following its latest Ofsted inspection.

Former Kings Science Academy head vows to clear his name following fraud allegations

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Prime Minister David Cameron meeting headteacher Sajid Raza and children during a visit to Kings Science Academy

5:03am Saturday 7th March 2015

THE former head of a flagship Bradford school has been charged with a string of financial offences following a police investigation which took more than a year to complete.

Experts converge on Bradford to discuss crucial early years of children's lives

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Midland Hotel

4:12am Saturday 7th March 2015

EXPERTS from across the country have converged on Bradford to talk about the crucial early years of a child's life.

Former principal of Kings Science Academy charged with fraud

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Sajid Hussain Raza

2:44pm Friday 6th March 2015

THE former principal of the Kings Science Academy was today charged with nine offences relating to financial irregularities when the free school was formed in Bradford.

VIDEO: T&A Schools Awards honour stars of the district's education service

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

4:50am Friday 6th March 2015

A sports teacher who had worked in schools across the district until his death last year was one of the teachers and education leaders honoured at the Telegraph & Argus Bradford and District Schools Awards.

GALLERY: Fancy dress fun for teachers and pupils on World Book Day

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: ALL STARS: Year four pupils from Fulneck Junior School in Pudsey, with teacher Paul Rushfirth, dress up as their favourite characters

4:17am Friday 6th March 2015

TEACHERS, pupils and staff at schools and libraries across the Bradford district dressed up as their favourite characters to mark World Book Day yesterday.

Shadow minister criticises emphasis on free school programme

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

3:10pm Thursday 5th March 2015

SHADOW Education Secretary Tristram Hunt backed greater transparency in national decisions on school buildings funding and less emphasis on creating free schools when he visited Ilkley Grammar School today.

Independent working party could look at how school's governing body was replaced

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Cllr Faisal Khan

5:17am Thursday 5th March 2015

BRADFORD Council's decision-making executive is to consider a recommendation to set up an independent working party to look at how a school's governing body was replaced en-masse last year.

Reward for biggest bookworms

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

10:05am Thursday 5th March 2015

A TOP author visited a Bradford primary school after its pupils proved they were some of the district’s most dedicated readers.

Scheme success as school goes solar

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

10:43am Thursday 5th March 2015

A SCHOOL has embraced the latest technology on offer to cut its energy use.

Funding to boost pupils

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

10:08am Thursday 5th March 2015

HELP could be on the way for Bradford schools which have to cope with high levels of pupils joining part way through the academic year.

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