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5 08, 2016

Prestigious Learning award for Bristol Museum & Art Gallery

August 5th, 2016|News|

Prestigious Learning award for Bristol Museum & Art Gallery A team from Bristol Museum & Art Gallery have been awarded a prestigious education award in recognition of the work they do to inspire Bristol schoolchildren and other educational audiences in and around the city. The museums’ Formal Learning Team has been recognised by Bishop Grosseteste University [...]

21 01, 2016

National performance tables show students are thriving in Bristol schools

January 21st, 2016|News|

National performance tables show students are thriving in Bristol schools Official GCSE school performance tables released today (21 Jan) by the Department for Education show that Bristol schools are above the national average for the second consecutive year. Over the past decade schools in the city have been improving and that success was consolidated last [...]

13 01, 2016

Give the gift of reading and help change a child’s life this year

January 13th, 2016|News|

Give the gift of reading and help change a child’s life this year Bristol residents are being asked to consider giving up one hour a week to help change a child’s life in 2016 and help kids improve their reading. Bristol Reading Partners, the council’s flagship reading scheme, has launched a fresh call for volunteers [...]

23 11, 2015

Mayor announces 2016 as Bristol’s Year of Learning

November 23rd, 2015|News|

Mayor announces 2016 as Bristol’s Year of Learning Mayor George Ferguson has announced the launch of an ambitious project to promote the value of learning for everyone in the city and establish 2016 as Bristol’s Year of Learning. Bristol Learns is a campaign that aims to raise awareness of the opportunities to learn in all [...]

12 10, 2015

Bristol’s councillors of tomorrow learn the ropes during Democracy Week

October 12th, 2015|News|

Bristol’s councillors of tomorrow learn the ropes during Democracy Week Bristol’s Youth Councillors are hoping to gain valuable leadership experience and deepen their understanding of politics during Democracy Week, which kicks off today. Bristol City Youth Council logoDuring the week, sixteen young people from Bristol’s Youth Council will begin shadowing councillors in their local areas, [...]

21 09, 2015

Newly qualified teachers welcomed to Bristol with special event

September 21st, 2015|News|

Newly qualified teachers welcomed to Bristol with special event This week Bristol’s newly qualified teachers (NQTs) were invited to attend a special event to celebrate the start of their teaching careers. Hosted by Bristol City Council, the event brought together new teachers from all education settings ranging from nursery and infant centres to primary and [...]

4 09, 2015

Education charity runs Bristol campaign for additional school governors

September 4th, 2015|News|

Education charity runs Bristol campaign for additional school governors National charity SGOSS – Governors for Schools – are planning a series of events to raise awareness of the need for school governors in Bristol’s schools. There are currently over 120 governor vacancies registered at maintained schools in the region. The charity will be visiting Bristol [...]

18 08, 2015

Bristol students celebrate A Level results

August 18th, 2015|News|

Bristol students celebrate A Level results Students in Bristol are celebrating their A-level results after two years of studying and hard work. Across the city, results remained high with tales of many individual success stories. The majority of schools in the city saw more students awarded the highest grades. George Ferguson, Mayor of Bristol, congratulated [...]

16 04, 2015

Bristol’s strategy to provide primary places reaps results for 2015 admissions

April 16th, 2015|News|

Bristol’s strategy to provide primary places reaps results for 2015 admissions As families across Bristol are receiving offers of primary school places for September, Bristol City Council has announced that the city's strategy to provide sufficient places to meet demand is reaping results. This year there was a 1.6 per cent increase in those offered [...]

3 02, 2015

Teachers explain why Bristol offers a fantastic life/work ‘package’ to school staff

February 3rd, 2015|News|

Teachers explain why Bristol offers a fantastic life/work ‘package’ to school staff As well as offering wonderful career opportunities in education, Bristol is one of the most exciting, diverse, friendly and beautiful places to live in the UK. It has all the facilities and attractions of a major city, but with easy access to coast [...]