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Be inspired in Bradford

Latest stories from the world of education in Bradford

Looking for your first teaching job in 2020?

Posted on: 2019-12-13

Take a look at Bradford. Here's what some potential recruits thought when they visited our schools. Read more

Student summit hailed a huge success

Posted on: 2019-12-11

Hundreds of Bradford’s trainee teachers converged in the city centre last week for an event designed to inspire them to pursue their future career in local schools. Read more

Busman’s holiday for the teachers of tomorrow

Posted on: 2019-11-18

Hundreds of trainee teachers are being given bus tours around Bradford schools Read more


Posted on: 2019-11-17

Tell us what’s great about your school! Read more

BOOK NOW:Teacher Recruitment Summit 2019

Posted on: 2019-11-11

If you’re looking for the latest insights and ideas about teacher recruitment, ahead of the Spring advertising round, join us for this free half day summit. Practical ideas and policy insights from leading national speakers. Read more

Bradford School scoops top teaching ‘Oscar’

Posted on: 2019-10-11

Carlton Bolling College named as Secondary School of the Year in the Making a Difference Category. Read more

Mapping the routes to a classroom career

Posted on: 2019-10-09

Experts on hand at free city event to help would-be educators get into teaching. Register for free now! Read more

Bradford South Primary Showcase at Appleton Academy

Posted on: 2019-09-27

Free primary event with phonics and maths sessions. Read more

A taste of life on the school front line

Posted on: 2019-09-23

Budding maths and physics teachers have been given first hand experience of life in the classroom Read more

Bradford sets out plans to be top of the class for teaching

Posted on: 2019-09-12

Pioneering professional development programme unveiled at schools summit Read more

Getting ahead with peer support

Posted on: 2019-09-04

New and aspiring headteachers in Bradford are benefitting from a dedicated programme designed to support their personal and professional development during the early stages of their new roles. Read more

International honours for top Bradford primary

Posted on: 2019-09-03

A pioneering Bradford primary school has been awarded the British Council’s prestigious International School Award in recognition of its work to bring the world into the classroom. Read more

View from the research front line

Posted on: 2019-07-18

Michelle Long, the Principal of Bradford’s Dixons Music Primary, has recently helped to co-author Improving Behaviour in Schools, a comprehensive research overview published by the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF). Read more

Book Now: Teacher Retention Summit 2019: Using Evidence to Improve Teacher Retention

Posted on: 2019-07-17

Exploring the evidence around teacher retention to help school leaders create or refine their own teacher retention strategy, to keep more high quality teachers in the profession for longer. Read more

Celebrating new teachers trained in Bradford

Posted on: 2019-07-16

We have some fabulous new teachers starting in classrooms across Bradford and surrounding areas in September who have just qualified through the training provider Bradford Birth to 19 SCITT. Read more

Bradford schools shine at education ‘Oscars’

Posted on: 2019-06-22

Bradford confirmed its place among the teaching elite with two wins in the prestigious Times Education Supplement (TES) Awards on 21st June. Read more

Behaviour on the agenda at research roadshow

Posted on: 2019-06-21

School leaders from across Bradford can learn about the latest thinking in pupil behaviour at a free twilight event in the city on 10th July. Read more

Maths: Teaching for Mastery Conference 2019

Posted on: 2019-06-19

Wednesday 10 July 2019, Book now Read more

Research puts Bradford schools on the international map

Posted on: 2019-06-12

One of the largest research studies in the world is helping teachers and academics develop revolutionary new approaches to child development in Bradford and beyond. Read more

Research roadshow puts parents in the spotlight

Posted on: 2019-06-05

Teachers from across Bradford can hear about the latest evidence-based parental engagement techniques at one of a series of targeted research roadshows across the city. Read more

Bradford literacy scheme engages dads in child's learning

Posted on: 2019-06-03

The National Literacy Trust Hub in Bradford runs sessions for fathers and their children to emphasise the importance of literacy development. Read more

Cash incentives for Bradford early career maths and physics teachers

Posted on: 2019-05-23

Receive an extra £2,000 of support during the early years of your classroom careers Read more

Latest DfE guidance for teachers and schools

Posted on: 2019-05-21

Maths early-career payments and teachers' student loan reimbursements Read more

Reaching out for reading results

Posted on: 2019-05-16

Bradford schools are playing a leading role in an innovative virtual reading initiative designed to help struggling Year 1 students improve their literacy levels. Read more

Lecture series leads from the front

Posted on: 2019-05-13

Teachers across Bradford can hear from some of the education sector’s most inspirational leaders as a part of major new lecture series starting this June. Read more

Educating the global citizens of tomorrow

Posted on: 2019-05-04

A pioneering international exchange programme is preparing young pupils at a Bradford school to become ‘future citizens of the world’. Read more

Taking the guesswork out of schools improvement

Posted on: 2019-05-03

Thanks to support from the city’s own specialist ‘research school’, teachers in Bradford are developing an increasingly evidence-informed approach to improving classroom standards and pupil outcomes. Read more

Bringing learning alive for the under fives

Posted on: 2019-04-17

An interactive learning initiative conceived in Bradford is receiving national attention for the positive impact it’s having on the personal development of the city’s under fives. Read more

Tool to assess child motor skills

Posted on: 2019-04-01

Calling Bradford teachers! A research team at @UniversityLeeds is creating a tool for schools to assess child motor skills. Read more

Bradford Schools Hit The High Notes

Posted on: 2019-04-01

Dixons Music Primary School and Dixons City Academy in Bradford use music across the curriculum to develop children’s confidence and ability to succeed. Read more

Support for Early Career Teachers: Bradford information event

Posted on: 2019-03-31

Friday 10 May from 10:00 – 14:00 at The View Room in Margaret McMillan Tower, Bradford, BD1 1NN Read more

Free Maths and English Language GCSE courses

Posted on: 2019-03-25

With GCSEs just around the corner, the Bradford Opportunity Area has worked with AQA to offer free GCSE courses for secondary Maths and English teachers. Read more

International school exchanges

Posted on: 2019-03-24

A new International  Schools Exchange Programme has been launched by the Department for Education to enrich school curriculums and give students an international experience. Read more

From the shop floor to the classroom

Posted on: 2019-03-07

When Chris Evans gave up his job in retail sales to look after the two young children he’d recently adopted, he had no idea it would be the first step on a roller-coaster journey into teaching and school leadership. Read more

Raising Aspirations Pilot for Schools and Colleges

Posted on: 2019-03-03

The Raising Aspirations Pilot will provide support for secondary schools and colleges to address the needs of disadvantaged pupils and will fund projects which seek to raise their aspirations. Read more

Act fast to Accelerate your teaching career

Posted on: 2019-03-01

Talented teachers in Bradford will need to move quickly to secure their place on a free new pilot professional development programme known as Accelerate. Read more

Logon for free classroom technology course

Posted on: 2019-02-28

New free online course to help teachers make best use of technology in the classroom. Read more

CPD putting geography on the map

Posted on: 2019-02-27

Science and geography teachers in Bradford can now access free professional development support to help them improve how they use evidence in their classrooms. Read more

Develop your teaching career in Bradford and we'll help you grow

Posted on: 2019-02-12

Scholarship funding is available to support Bradford teachers seeking National Professional Qualifications (NPQs) to develop their career. Read more

Be inspired in bradford

What's your story?

Inspire us so we can inspire others about Bradford. Send us stories of inspiration, innovation and success from your school. Maybe it's something you’re doing or someone who makes an exceptional contribution. We’ll use the best ideas to report stories from Bradford schools to publish here and on our networks. Send us your story >>

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