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Children set to celebrate their love of reading books

Pupils at Dixons MarchBank Primary School celebrate World Book Day

Children from schools across the District will be celebrating their love of reading and books by taking part in World Book Day today.

Whether you grew up with Charlotte’s Web and the friendship that grows between Wilbur, a runty pig, and Charlotte, a heroic spider,  the Famous Five or Harry Potter; there is nothing quite like delving into a good book.


Bus tours hailed a success as hundreds of trainee teachers visit Bradford schools

Bus Tour

Bus tours have taken hundreds of teacher training students around schools in Bradford this year as part of a successful project to attract the best people to work in the district’s classrooms.

The tours, organised by Bradford Council, give those training to be teachers an insight into what life is like in the district’s schools to get them to consider beginning their careers here.


Bradford Dragonboat Festival 2017 launch – 28 February

Dragon Boat Race

The Lord Mayor of Bradford, Coun Geoff Reid will be launching the Bradford Dragonboat Festival for 2017 at a special event in the Mirror Pool of Bradford’s multi-award winning City Park on Tuesday 28 February at 12 noon.


Bradford Hub boosts development with Early Language and Literacy Project

Dad pictured at a library reading to daughter

A joint early years project in Bradford has raised low development levels in reception-aged children.

The Early Language and Literacy Project was created by our Early Childhood Services and the National Literacy Trust’s Bradford Hub, in partnership with the Bradford Birth to 19 Teaching School Alliance and the Innovation Centre Bradford (TICB). The project was rolled out to eight Bradford primary schools, with children’s centres across the district also being invited to take part, which promoted opportunities for joint working and information sharing between them and the schools..


Young people receive awards to mark travel training success

Travel Training Awards

Four young people who have special needs were presented with travel training awards by Coun Cath Bacon, at Beechcliffe School before half term.