Education Zone

Bradford University aims to become self-sufficient with new green plan

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: From left, Roger Thrush, Simon Duarri, Mark Wrigley and Russell Smith from The Estates Department at the University of Bradford

5:32am Thursday 16th April 2015

THE University of Bradford, already one of the greenest Universities in the UK, is working toward becoming completely self-sufficient.

Kenyan classroom test as Bingley teachers head for African school

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Children with the pillow case dresses made by Bingley Grammar Pupils

6:46pm Thursday 16th April 2015

THE new generation of teachers are learning new skills in an unfamiliar environment through an innovative scheme run by Bingley Grammar School.

'Why more women should join the IT crowd'

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Flying the flag for female information technology apprentices. Nichole Tinnion pictured with Asda colleagues.

6:48pm Thursday 16th April 2015

NICHOLE Tinnion knows what it's like to try and cut it in a traditionally male-dominated profession.

Bradford schools ‘will get much better’ by next summer, says education guru

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Professor David Woods who has been commissioned to report on how Bradford can turn its failing education system around (23221347)

12:19pm Wednesday 15th April 2015

AN education expert brought in to help lift Bradford's schools from the bottom of league tables says he is "confident" results will have noticeably improved by next year.

Students wowed by the world of radio

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

12:10pm Wednesday 15th April 2015

PRIMARY school pupils have been exploring the world of radio.

School uniform bank starts for hard-pressed parents

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Hannah Callan (left) and Marie Doherty at the Sandale Community Hub where a school uniform bank has started

5:32pm Sunday 12th April 2015

Instead of collecting tinned foods and packet essentials, workers at Sandale Community Hub in Reevy Road West are collecting school uniforms to give out free to families in need in the Buttershaw area.

REVEALED: The Bradford district's top five oversubscribed secondary schools

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Beckfoot School in Bingley

5:17am Wednesday 8th April 2015

THE TOP five most oversubscribed secondary schools in the Bradford district have been revealed, and include inner city academies, two Bingley schools and the country's biggest Catholic school.

Students are taught ‘crucial life skills’

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:57am Wednesday 8th April 2015

PUPILS at a Bradford secondary school have learned crucial life skills during a "Super Safety Challenge" day involving nearly 200 children.

‘Trashion show’ is top recycling lesson

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:30am Wednesday 8th April 2015

PUPILS at one of the district’s primary schools proved that one man’s trash really is another man’s treasure when they held a “trashion show.”

200 pupils' digital artwork showcases 'brilliant Bradford'

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Fagley Primary School held a digital showcase event to show off artwork created by its pupils. From left are 'Digital Leaders' Moniba Ahmed, eight, Aleksander Walczak, ten, and Sadiya Hussin, also ten

2:25pm Sunday 5th April 2015

MORE than 200 primary school pupils have showcased pieces of digital artwork based around the theme of Isn't Bradford Brilliant?

Young entrepreneurs’ skills praised

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:04am Wednesday 1st April 2015

YOUNG entrepreneurs at Dixons Allerton Academy have been praised for their business skills after the school hosted an enterprise challenge.

Starry aliens invade school

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:58am Tuesday 31st March 2015

ALIENS tucked into out-of-this-world food when they invaded a school.

Efforts of staff help school to improve

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:51am Tuesday 31st March 2015

STAFF at Benton Park, Rawdon, are celebrating a good Ofsted report after efforts to transform the school.

Firm's grant funds new school playground

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:27am Monday 30th March 2015

A QUEENSBURY school will be able to re-develop its playgrounds - thanks to a grant from a major local employer.

Pupils make eggstremely bizarre discovery with school's mystery challenge

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:07am Monday 30th March 2015

PUPILS at Low Ash Primary School are too young to remember it, but they faced a mystery that could have come from the script of the Quatermass science fiction television show.

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.

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