18 10, 2016

2,000 jobs on offer at City Hall Jobs Fair

October 18th, 2016|News|

2,000 jobs on offer at City Hall Jobs Fair Two thousand vacancies will be on offer at the City Hall Jobs Fair on Thursday (20 October). Employers from across Bristol are expected to attend, including University of Bristol Hospitals Trust, Greggs, The Aztec Hotel, TSB, Blue Arrow and Mainline Recruitment Agency. There will be a [...]

17 10, 2016

Bristol businesses invited to help shape the skills of future workforce

October 17th, 2016|News|

Bristol businesses invited to help shape the skills of future workforce Local businesses are being called on to join a new collaboration between Bristol’s employers, learning providers and young people to help develop a skilled local workforce. Led by Bristol Learning City, WORKS will offer a new way to bridge the skills gap between education [...]

11 10, 2016

Bristol Learning City Newsletter October 2016

October 11th, 2016|News|

October 2016 Newsletter 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 Learning Ambassadors and includes information on our monthly theme, upcoming events and learning stories. To read the Bristol Learning City October 2016 newsletter, click here. Sign up [...]

26 09, 2016

Over 100 extra places created at Redland Green School following expansion

September 26th, 2016|News|

Over 100 extra places created at Redland Green School following expansion One of Bristol’s popular secondary schools, Redland Green, has welcomed its first additional class of pupils after the school was successfully expanded in time for the start of the term. Thanks to a partnership between Bristol City Council, the school and construction partners Skanska, [...]

23 09, 2016

Bristol nurtures local talent to welcome a new wave of head teachers

September 23rd, 2016|News|

Bristol nurtures local talent to welcome a new wave of head teachers Bristol City Council has welcomed the city’s new head teachers and academy principals at a special event designed to help the leaders settle into their new roles. Eighteen new heads and principals are taking up positions in education settings across Bristol this September, [...]

22 09, 2016

Turner Prize winners unveil ‘The Cloud’, new artwork at Bristol’s Bridge Farm Primary School

September 22nd, 2016|News|

Assemble, The Cloud, 2016. Photo © Max McClure, courtesy of Bristol City Council and Arnolfini. Turner Prize winners unveil ‘The Cloud’, a new artwork piece at Bristol’s Bridge Farm Primary School A new piece of artwork by Assemble, the London-based architecture practice and 2015 Turner Prize Winners, has been unveiled at a Bristol primary school. [...]

6 09, 2016

Bristol Learning City Newsletter September 2016

September 6th, 2016|News|

September 2016 Newsletter 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 Learning Ambassadors and includes information on our monthly theme, upcoming events and learning stories. To read the Bristol Learning City September 2016 newsletter, click here. Sign up [...]

6 09, 2016

Bristol Learning City supports all-female ‘Get on Track’ programme

September 6th, 2016|News|

Bristol Learning City supports all-female ‘Get on Track’ programme As part of the Dame Kelly Holmes Trust all–female ‘Get on Track’ (GOT) programme running in Bristol this summer, Bristol Learning City supported volunteers to deliver mock interviews for the group. ‘Get on Track’ is a personal and social development programme to support young people facing [...]

26 08, 2016

City Hall seminar highlights issues businesses face in developing Black and Minority Ethnic talent

August 26th, 2016|News|

City Hall seminar highlights issues businesses face in developing Black and Minority Ethnic talent City Hall has played host to a seminar on the issues faced by businesses in developing Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) talent and support a government plan to increase BME employment by 20 per cent. Marvin Rees, Mayor of Bristol, and [...]

25 08, 2016

Bristol students celebrate GCSE results

August 25th, 2016|News|

Bristol students celebrate GCSE results Today (25 August) students across Bristol are collecting their GCSE results following years of hard work and a long wait over the summer. Provisional results for the city show more than 60% have achieved grade C and above in both of the core subjects of English and maths. This is [...]