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VIDEO: Bradford College students protest against staff cuts and service changes

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Students at Bradford College protesting against proposed job cuts (26824826)

5:06pm Thursday 21st May 2015

AROUND 100 Bradford College students took to the streets to protest plans to cut staff and transfer some services to outside companies.

Extra cash for four expanding primary schools

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Four expanding primary schools in Bradford will get extra cash

1:04pm Wednesday 20th May 2015

FOUR primary schools have been allocated tens of thousands of pounds to help ease pressure on school places this September.

Ofsted delivers critical reports on three children's clubs

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:09am Tuesday 19th May 2015

THREE early years providers have pledged to deal with issues raised in critical Ofsted reports.

Mentors pass on stage skills to talented youngsters

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Stella Litras with young people at the Brathay Trust

3:35pm Tuesday 19th May 2015

STELLA Litras knows a thing or two about mentors, and the valuable role they play in young people's lives.

School merger plan revealed to tackle overcrowding crisis

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Louise Armstrong, left, and Jane Hitchcock, whose children have been refused places at Aire View Infant School in Silsden

2:55am Monday 18th May 2015

PLANS HAVE been unveiled to merge Silsden’s two primary schools to help tackle an overcrowding crisis.

Students at Shipley College use selfies to raise awareness of autism

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Junaeed Ahmed, Antonio Gesso, Jack Gagg and Nicola Firth take 'selfies' at Shipley College to raise awareness of autism

11:04am Wednesday 13th May 2015

STUDENTS at Shipley College have used the social media craze of taking 'selfies' to raise awareness of the condition of autism.

May Day celebrations return to Bradford primary school

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Clayton Village Primary School held its first May Day for years with Liam Holland, 11, and Milly Read, ten, named king and queen

5:34pm Wednesday 13th May 2015

A PRIMARY school in a Bradford village have organised what they hope becomes an annual tradition.

Bradford primary school pupils show off their steps in ballroom dance competition

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: PRIMARY school pupils from Bradford taking part in the Accelerate Ballroom Dancing Competition Finals at Tong High School

11:00am Wednesday 13th May 2015

PRIMARY school pupils in Bradford donned bow ties and sequins to take part in a ballroom dancing competition as part of an innovative scheme that gives youngsters the chance to try out new activities.

Bradford College and Leeds City College Keighley campus staff could strike over 286 jobs at risk

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford College's new David Hockney building

11:45am Tuesday 12th May 2015

STAFF at Bradford College and Leeds City College's Keighley campus could strike over proposed job losses.

Primary school told to improve by Ofsted inspectors

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Harden Primary School

4:08am Friday 8th May 2015

INCONSISTENCY in the quality of teaching at a primary school has led to the academy being told to improve by Ofsted inspectors.

Support staff jobs to go at Bradford primary school

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Lapage Primary School in Barkerend, Bradford

6:02am Wednesday 6th May 2015

SUPPORT staff at a Bradford primary school have been told they could soon lose their jobs with one teaching union fearing the situation is likely to be repeated in other schools.

Major cuts in funding hit Leeds City College

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Keighley Campus Leeds City College

1:13pm Tuesday 5th May 2015

LEEDS City College, which has one of its campuses in Keighley, has warned it will suffer major loss of funding this year.

Bradford College celebrates awards short-listing

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

4:58am Monday 4th May 2015

BRADFORD College is celebrating being shortlisted for two top teaching awards recognising excellence in education.

Free books scheme gives 500 children a literacy boost from birth

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Helen Wright, area relationships executive from Beanstalk, talks to a potential volunteer at the recent reading helper recruitment event in Bradford

3:44pm Friday 1st May 2015

POOR literacy skills early on in a child's life can have a devastating impact in adulthood.

Parents’ insight into student life

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: education - university of bradford

11:14am Wednesday 29th April 2015

AN INTERACTIVE workshop will tell parents all they need to know about life at the University of Bradford.

School is outstanding say inspectors

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:27am Tuesday 28th April 2015

INSPECTORS have praised a special school, saying it is “outstanding” in many areas.

Pupils visit firms to learn about work

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Tong High School

11:04am Tuesday 28th April 2015

MORE than 50 pupils of a Bradford school are visiting employers this week to learn about work. Pupils in years seven, eight, nine, ten and the sixth form at Tong High School are discussing possible career paths.

University of Bradford up 15 places in rankings

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The University of Bradford

4:50am Monday 27th April 2015

THE University of Bradford has jumped up the national university rankings by 15 places in just one year, according to a league table published today.

University to host UK's first conference on how computer games can help children learn

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Playing computer games can help children develop their motor skills

6:03am Saturday 25th April 2015

A WHITE House advisor will be one of the speakers when the University of Bradford hosts the UK's first conference about how computer games can help children's learning.

Primary school taken over by academy chain still requires improvement

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Merlin Top Primary Academy, Keighley

7:03am Saturday 25th April 2015

A PRIMARY school which was taken over by an academy chain after poor inspection results still needs to improve, according to watchdog Ofsted.

Almost 80 jobs to go at Bradford College, union warns

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

12:09pm Friday 24th April 2015

ALMOST 80 staff could be made redundant by Bradford College due to newly announced efficiency savings, a union warned today.

Grand opening for new classroom

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

12:01pm Friday 24th April 2015

SWORDS and shields shone in the sunshine and young damsels danced with dragons at the St George’s Day grand opening of a village primary school’s new outdoor learning area.

School is held ‘in high esteem’

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Primary school deemed inadequate by Ofsted

11:46am Thursday 23rd April 2015

A PRIMARY school that parents hold “in high esteem” has been judged "good" after a recent visit from Ofsted.

Pupils mount charm offensive to recruit staff at Bradford secondary school

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Some of the pupils who helped make the recruitment video are, from left, Awais Kazim, Safwan Ahmad, Sehar Noor, Aneesah Kalim, Junaid Khan and Ibrahim Partapur

7:03am Wednesday 22nd April 2015

PUPILS at a Bradford school are mounting a charm offensive to help recruit 15 new teachers by creating their own promotional video highlighting the positives of working there.

Pupils tackle rugby in first girls’ team

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

1:20pm Tuesday 21st April 2015

A BRADFORD school could soon have its first girls-only rugby league team thanks to some inspiration from a local player who helped smash preconceptions about gender and race.

Schools get own Magna Carta

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: MAGNA CARTA: A copy of the Magna Carta, dating from 1216, that is held at Durham Cathedral, which will beon display in a new exhibition celebrating the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta. Picture: TOM BANKS

1:11pm Tuesday 21st April 2015

PRIMARY schools across the UK are to be sent a souvenir copy of Magna Carta to help teach pupils about the legacy of the famous historic document.

Fear of being branded a failure is putting teachers off Bradford schools, claim unions

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Fear of being branded a failure is putting teachers off Bradford schools, claim unions

5:03am Monday 20th April 2015

THE fear of being branded a failure is putting people off working in many Bradford schools leading to a struggle to fill important roles, according to teaching unions.

Free schools cash ‘would be used to cap class sizes’

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Shadow education secretary Tristram Hunt

10:58am Friday 17th April 2015

LABOUR admits it cannot promise to rescue Bradford’s crumbling schools – because any spare cash must help areas with classroom shortages instead.

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.

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