10 03, 2017

Bristol Learning City Newsletter March 2017

March 10th, 2017|Newsletter|

Bristol Learning City Newsletter March 2017 Our monthly newsletters are a great way to stay up-to-date with Bristol Learning City news and Learning Ambassador updates. Each edition is guest-edited by one of our partners or Learning Ambassadors and includes information on our monthly theme, upcoming events and learning stories. To read the Bristol Learning City [...]

1 03, 2017

Parents in Bristol receive secondary school place offers

March 1st, 2017|News|

Parents in Bristol receive secondary school place offers Today (1 March) on National Offer Day, families across Bristol will receive offers of secondary school places across the city. All families who applied to Bristol schools will be offered a place. This year 4,625 applications were received - 8% more than in 2016 and around a [...]

22 02, 2017

Bristol pupils get reading boost during Read Aloud month

February 22nd, 2017|News|

Bristol pupils get reading boost during Read Aloud month Pupils from Bristol schools will get a chance to read their favourite books to a series of high profile people this week as part of Read Aloud, a month long celebration of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Reading Recovery initiatives. Local sports stars, authors, and even [...]

10 02, 2017

Bristol Learning City Newsletter February 2017

February 10th, 2017|Newsletter|

Bristol Learning City Newsletter February 2017 Our monthly newsletters are a great way to stay up-to-date with Bristol Learning City news and Learning Ambassador updates. Each edition is guest-edited by one of our partners or Learning Ambassadors and includes information on our monthly theme, upcoming events and learning stories. To read the Bristol Learning City [...]

6 02, 2017

Childminders wanted to join city’s outstanding workforce

February 6th, 2017|News|

Childminders wanted to join city’s outstanding workforce New figures show that Bristol’s childminders are the best they have ever been with 98% now rated as ‘good’ or ‘outstanding’ by OFSTED. This is up from 63% just four years ago and well above the national average of 89%. Now in the top 20% of local authority [...]

1 02, 2017

New focus on school exclusions helps St Matthias Park make an early impact on the lives of young people

February 1st, 2017|News|

New focus on school exclusions helps St Matthias Park make an early impact on the lives of young people Closer work between schools, families and Bristol’s Inclusion Panel has helped drive a turnaround in the number of young people who go to St Matthias Park through permanent exclusion. St Matthias Park operates on two sites in [...]

25 01, 2017

Bristol wins international award as a Learning City

January 25th, 2017|News|

Bristol wins international award as a Learning City Bristol has won the UNESCO Learning City Award 2017 – one of 16 cites selected by an international panel of judges, from over 50 applicants worldwide. Bristol Learning City brings together over 70 local partners committed to creating and promoting learning opportunities for everyone, of all ages [...]

12 01, 2017

Bristol Learning City Newsletter January 2017

January 12th, 2017|Newsletter|

Bristol Learning City Newsletter January 2017 Our monthly newsletters are a great way to stay up-to-date with Bristol Learning City news and Learning Ambassador updates. Each edition is guest-edited by one of our partners or Learning Ambassadors and includes information on our monthly theme, upcoming events and learning stories. To read the Bristol Learning City [...]

16 12, 2016

Mayor’s Christmas card competition winner announced

December 16th, 2016|News|

Mayor's Christmas card competition winner announced Mayor of Bristol, Marvin Rees, will be using a design created by Victoria Karczewska - a pupil at Shirehampton Primary School - for his Christmas e-card. Victoria was presented with a certificate of her design by the Mayor at her school assembly this morning. The design for the card was chosen through [...]

15 12, 2016

University of Bristol announces pioneering new scheme to tackle social mobility

December 15th, 2016|News|

University of Bristol announces pioneering new scheme to tackle social mobility The University of Bristol is launching a pioneering new scheme today to help ensure local school pupils have an equal opportunity to realise their academic potential, irrespective of their background. The Russell Group university will be making lower offers to five ‘high potential’ students [...]